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Old 01-26-2009, 10:17 PM   #1
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Hey I was looking at a write up about checking the code for the CEL and i was wondering if this same way could work on a DRL computer plug. If not how can i diagnose what is going on with my DRLs. They used to work and the light started to flicker. They havent worked in a while, but with them not working my brights dont work either. anyone have this problem too because its the only light left on my dash during the day and its getting annoying. thanks
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Old 01-27-2009, 10:14 AM   #2
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same problem however i cant find the problem in mine either
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Old 01-27-2009, 10:04 PM   #3
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Probably a problem with the DRL relay. I had the exact same problem on my 95, the DRL light was always on and they did not work, and only 1 of the high beams worked (the DRLs are the high beams on lower voltage, so it makes sense).

I searched up a fix for the DRL relay, which is a fairly common problem, just need to resolder the relay. I did this to mine, and they worked flawlessly afterwards.
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Probably a problem with the DRL relay. I had the exact same problem on my 95, the DRL light was always on and they did not work, and only 1 of the high beams worked (the DRLs are the high beams on lower voltage, so it makes sense).

I searched up a fix for the DRL relay, which is a fairly common problem, just need to resolder the relay. I did this to mine, and they worked flawlessly afterwards.
Thanks I found the topic where u posted the DRL relay, I havent taken a look under the carpet yet, but resoldering the relay wires? or the relay, its just that part that im a bit confused about. or would a new realy do the same thing? thanks
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Thanks I found the topic where u posted the DRL relay, I havent taken a look under the carpet yet, but resoldering the relay wires? or the relay, its just that part that im a bit confused about. or would a new realy do the same thing? thanks
Here's the write-up I used: http://www.nyx.net/~smanley/hondadrlfix/

Buying a new one would fix it if the relay ends up being the problem.
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thanks i will take a look at that and get that light finally off my dash
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so, that relay is above the pedals like it says on that website... i have heard different things from many people including my mechanic that all say other things...
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No the relay is under the passenger footwell carpet, beside the ECU
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