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Old 11-20-10, 12:35 PM   #1
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I have a US spec imported GS300 with Daytime Running Lights. I dont need this feature and wanted to switch it off.

Is there a specific fuse that can be unplugged for this feature?

By doing so will there be any undesirable side effect like low beam or high beam also being disabled?

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Old 11-20-10, 12:57 PM   #2
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i just remove the bulb... High beams are not necessary and are illegal to use anyways.
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Old 11-20-10, 01:39 PM   #3
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i just remove the bulb... High beams are not necessary and are illegal to use anyways.
wow really?

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Old 11-20-10, 02:46 PM   #4
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im sure its not illegal to use... if it was they wouldnt even put em on in the first place.. especially the newer 2010+ cars.

BTW i tried the DIY above... didnt work on my 99 GS400 car for some reason
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Old 11-20-10, 02:48 PM   #5
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i just remove the bulb... High beams are not necessary and are illegal to use anyways.
"Use your high beams whenever possible in open country or dark city streets, as long as it is not illegal. Do not blind other drivers with your high beam headlights. Dim your lights when necessary. If another driver does not dim his/her lights:"


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Old 11-20-10, 03:04 PM   #6
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i just remove the bulb... High beams are not necessary and are illegal to use anyways.
Hmm...not necessary? guess you don't drive at night on rural 2lane roads. Or must have very good night vision.
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Old 11-20-10, 03:12 PM   #7
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like what GS4 Fiend said..."i just remove the bulb."
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Old 11-20-10, 03:17 PM   #8
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"Use your high beams whenever possible in open country or dark city streets, as long as it is not illegal. Do not blind other drivers with your high beam headlights. Dim your lights when necessary. If another driver does not dim his/her lights:"


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Nice citation.
High beam are illegal in the city area I meant. Because you blind everyone that's what I meant. But that was good to know.
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im sure its not illegal to use... if it was they wouldnt even put em on in the first place.. especially the newer 2010+ cars.

BTW i tried the DIY above... didnt work on my 99 GS400 car for some reason
The referenced DIY doesn't work on my 99 GS300 either... now I can't press the metal bar back in place either...
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I have a US spec imported GS300 with Daytime Running Lights. I dont need this feature and wanted to switch it off.

Is there a specific fuse that can be unplugged for this feature?

By doing so will there be any undesirable side effect like low beam or high beam also being disabled?

Thanks


http://www.clublexus.com/forums/2242476-post10.html

check the link. worked on that guys gs. works on my gs430 also. dont know about the 300. I'm not responsible if you break anything.
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The referenced DIY doesn't work on my 99 GS300 either... now I can't press the metal bar back in place either...
99's dont have DRL's
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Does not work on my '03 GS300.
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Old 12-19-10, 08:49 PM   #13
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99's dont have DRL's
it most certainly does sir
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99's dont have DRL's
98's did not have DRL... 99+ did.
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jumper wire for 00 and up.
metal clip for 99.

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