Daytime lights/Running lights don't turn on/don't exist

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Simon9C1
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Daytime lights/Running lights don't turn on/don't exist

Post by Simon9C1 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:43 am

Hey I can't seem to turn on my running lights in any way whatsoever. No amber on my headlights turns on at all. My tail lights come on when I turn the dial to running lights only. Did they just remove the bulb itself or is the wiring all messed up from being a police car? 2011 9c1

thanks.

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Re: Daytime lights/Running lights don't turn on/don't exist

Post by xcidmigs » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:42 pm

I'm pretty sure my DRL is just the standard headlight which is turned on a lower output than the normal, no amber lights on until you use turn signal? Not sure what you are describing otherwise.

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Re: Daytime lights/Running lights don't turn on/don't exist

Post by Simon9C1 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:14 pm

Oh. I'm just used to DRL's being amber. Maybe they took them out cuz they were strobes. Hoping I can just put regular bulbs back in and have it all work.

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Re: Daytime lights/Running lights don't turn on/don't exist

Post by CrashTestDummy » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:16 pm

I've never had, nor seen LEO vehicle with operational DRLs. I know they don't work on our '10 Tahoe and '12 9C1. I'm pretty sure that feature is omitted, although it may be available via a reprogram.
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Re: Daytime lights/Running lights don't turn on/don't exist

Post by brewerb258 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:14 pm

Ive seen plenty of LEO cars DRL. The county in which I live in, I have spotted a few deputies driving around with them on. My 9C3 has DRL.....a feature that annoys me.

However, I THINK that the ambers come on even with DRL. Like crashtestdummy said, it could just need re-programing.
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Re: Daytime lights/Running lights don't turn on/don't exist

Post by 91C02920 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:37 pm

Daytime Running lights are something that can be configured when programing the BCM. Not sure what cars have it or not, but it is select able in https://tis2web.service.gm.com/tis2web/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and different options will give you a different lighting architecture number. Same with the dome light. You get asked the same questions when programing it within SPS (for 2011-2013 cars at least).

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