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26/04/2020

How do you turn off the DRL on a Ford Escape?

How do you turn off the DRL on a Ford Escape?

You can turn the daytime running light on or off in a Ford Escape using the information display and the five-way control switch on the left side of the steering wheel. Scroll to settings, then vehicle, next lighting and finally daytime lights.

How do you replace a daytime running light module?

Part 1 of 3: Locate the daytime running light module

  1. Materials Needed.
  2. Step 1: Locate the daytime running light module.
  3. Step 1: Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4. Step 2: Unbolt the module.
  5. Step 3: Disconnect the electrical connector(s).
  6. Step 4: Remove the module from the vehicle.

What is a DRL control module?

Daytime running lights are a safety feature found on many late model vehicles. The daytime running lamp module is the computer that controls the daytime running lamps, and any issues with the module can cause the lamps to not function properly.

How do I test my daytime running light module?

Diagnose the DRL relay daylight hours with parking brake OFF and transmission in drive, remove the DRL relay from the socket and use your voltmeter to check for battery voltage on one terminal in the relay socket and partial voltage in another terminal. Then check for good ground on the other two terminals.

What does a DRL controller do?

The system simply delivers full power to the low beams 30 seconds after the ignition key has been turned on giving you time to start your engine and run. This will turn the DRL off while parked with the engine running. An additional on/off switch can be used (not supplied).

How does a DRL controller work?

The circuit activates when it senses ignition voltage. It does so by getting a signal from the main wire (IGN+) and the positive supply wire that runs from the circuit to the ignition-switched +12V power line.