better check your owners manual before you get carried away. Someone might
have changed a setting that makes it stay on for a pre-determend amount of
time. Othe than that...what year is it? what model? check for a fuse that
says DRL in the manual and pull it...
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This very problem happened to my 1998 Ford Taurus Sedan.
The Daytime running Light Module is under the Left Front Wheel well. Its
about the Size of a Cigarette box. On my car it failed in the permanent-on
position. I didnt disconnect the battery every night, but found a fuse that
powers it under the hood fuse box.
I eventually replaced the part myself. it cost me about $70 US.
The funny thing about pulling that fuse, I had no heat. seems that fuse
powered other things in the car. weird huh?
I just had the dealership replace that module for the exact same problem. I
knew where it was located, but couldn't find it easily (I don't have a hoist
or anything to get good access from underneath).
I'm curious as to whether there is any disassembly of the fender or anything
required to access it. I have a feeling that the dealership didn't really
need the whole hour they charged me to replace it (yes, I know, minimum
charge, but they kept me waiting the whole hour anyway) !
The other thing I am curious about is which fuse was pulled to temporarily
"fix" the problem. While I was having the problem (while on vacation,
naturally) pulling fuses didn't help. I had to disconnect the battery
everytime I parked the car. Pulling the DRL fuse didn't kill the headlights,
neither did pulling any of the high or low beam fuses, etc.
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