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Old 11-24-2012, 07:10 PM   #101
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I'll look into this next week, Mines canadian so I'll look to see what relays and fuses are in place for this to work
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Old 11-24-2012, 07:34 PM   #102
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I'll look into this next week, Mines canadian so I'll look to see what relays and fuses are in place for this to work
That would be great. The US owner's manual doesn't state anything about a DRL relay.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:16 PM   #103
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My Focus was a Canadian Built model. It had the DRL's from the factory. I didnt like the feature. 1. my lights were on all the time. 2. my auto lights werent available due to lights being on all the time. 3. because they were on all the time, id hate to be sitting in a parking lot waiting for my wife and someone would think i was leaving when they saw my lights on and would sit and wait for me.


i had my technician at the dealership go in with the IDS and turn them off. We also had a technician who wanted his Focus to have them, so he turned them on with the IDS on his 2012.

It can and has been done both ways. It takes about 40 minutes to do. If a customer comes to my shop and asks me to do it, we will charge a half hour labor to do it.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:21 PM   #104
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So the DRL are just turning on your low beams? I assumed they worked like every other DRL which is where it runs the high beams at ~20% power and the rear lights aren't on. If all they do is turn the lights to the "ON" setting then I don't know that I want them.
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So the DRL are just turning on your low beams? I assumed they worked like every other DRL which is where it runs the high beams at ~20% power and the rear lights aren't on. If all they do is turn the lights to the "ON" setting then I don't know that I want them.
All of my lights were on (tail and headlamps).
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All of my lights were on (tail and headlamps).
Interesting. I might consider making my own circuit then. Thanks for the info.
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My Focus was a Canadian Built model. It had the DRL's from the factory. I didnt like the feature. 1. my lights were on all the time. 2. my auto lights werent available due to lights being on all the time. 3. because they were on all the time, id hate to be sitting in a parking lot waiting for my wife and someone would think i was leaving when they saw my lights on and would sit and wait for me.
Technically you mean a Canadian specification model, but it was not built in Canada. No MK3 Focus is built in Canada period. All the North American spec models are built in the Wayne, Mi, Michigan Assembly plant. Lol.
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Technically you mean a Canadian specification model, but it was not built in Canada. No MK3 Focus is built in Canada period. All the North American spec models are built in the Wayne, Mi, Michigan Assembly plant. Lol.
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My Focus was a Canadian Built model. It had the DRL's from the factory. I didnt like the feature. 1. my lights were on all the time. 2. my auto lights werent available due to lights being on all the time. 3. because they were on all the time, id hate to be sitting in a parking lot waiting for my wife and someone would think i was leaving when they saw my lights on and would sit and wait for me.
That mean KM's are primary on your speedo?
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Nope. MPH. It was setup with the drls as if we're a Canadian model. It was a New Jersey rental car.


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