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Hey, I am trying to figure out how to turn off my daytime running lights on my 2010 v6 premium... I have had them since I got the car. Neither the car nor I is from Canada.. Was wondering if someone knew how to turn them off. thanks
 

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did you try useing a bigger hammer?......

ok, seriously now. I do not believe there is a way to just turn them off unfortunately. I did some looking around and reading and came up with this answer...... Ford has been installing DRL capability in all its mustangs since the early 90's. This is because it was not cost efficient to produce a separate "smart junction box" for U.S. and Canadian mustangs that are required to have DRL's. Therefore, you should be able to turn your DRL's off by manipulating the smart junction box. Unfortunately, there is some arguing about whether this is a physical change (cutting or swapping wires) or a simple programing change. I would contact a ford dealer and ask if you could have your DRL's deactivated via programing. If they say no then you know your going to have to find a wiring schematic for the smart junction box and make the change there. If they say yes then your probably going to have to get them to do it via a programmer.

Note that thin information came from a variety of sources, including forum's. Therefore I can not 100% guarantee that all this info is correct. however, contacting a dealer and asking the question is most definitely the firs step and will give you a big clue.

Hope this helps, good luck.
 

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I've asked three dealers about deactivating the DRLs that somehow were activated when I had my smart junction box replaced a few years ago on my 2005 mustang and no luck so far. That makes me wager it will involve wiring... but I'd love to know for sure
 

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I've asked three dealers about deactivating the DRLs that somehow were activated when I had my smart junction box replaced a few years ago on my 2005 mustang and no luck so far. That makes me wager it will involve wiring... but I'd love to know for sure
Oh they put one from a Fleet model in.
 

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I'm gonna go to the dealer Monday and see if they can help, thanks for the responses. I'll post what they say.
 

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Ok. Here I go. I have DRL's. hate them. I asked my hometown dealer to deactivate them. Thy wanted almost $300 my car was designed for rental purposes and all rentals have them I believe. I gave them their money and they said they couldn't do it and didn't know how to.

It's a $100 charge extra to get them. So, if they are charging then it can be taken out. I've heard of getting a new SJB but I'm not in the market for that stupid crap on a new car. It's not wires I don't believe, nor a legit fuse like sn95's. I just upgraded my bulbs to a sylvania silver star ultra (gold tip h13) so they burn white and not a crappy yellow.

If you mess with the SJB then you could really mess up your car to the point where the thing won't even start. So, certain dealers can do it if someone knows what's up, but most don't. Oh and as far as someone seeing you, excuse this but that's bull****. Since the turn signals and lights are in the same housing and the inside, the blinker gets blocked out by the light in the day time so no one can really see when I turn. Plus I have a white car, if you can't see that, you don't even need to be able to drive. And at night, if they can't see a white like HID bulb then you also shouldn't be driving.
 

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Just call around and have your check book ready.it can be done. Just have to find someone smart enough
 

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Thanks there might be a couple dealerships in the state I haven't called yet so it is probably worth a try after New Years. For now I'll just have to go back to pulling up my parking brake a bit whenever I'm parked and idling at least they go off then lol.
 

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Thanks there might be a couple dealerships in the state I haven't called yet so it is probably worth a try after New Years. For now I'll just have to go back to pulling up my parking brake a bit whenever I'm parked and idling at least they go off then lol.
Wait, what year do you have? Mine won't do that no matter what I do.
 

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I have a 12. They run similar wirings but the drive train is different. What lights are your DRL's, the fogs or headlamps.
 

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Same as me. When I get my GT fogs and bumper I'm hoping tht since I can't get them removed then I can get them transferred into the fogs and not the headlights
 

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I plan on going to a dealer later this after noon to see if they can help me or if I'll have to find anther dealer.
 
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