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Drl Mod / Disable

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I know this has been beat to death....While I had my S80 @ the dealer to have a new remote and key programmed, I asked them to turn off the DRL's.. I was standing there when the Tech brought all the modules up on the Screen.. I got a Freebee ETM update, as it showed mine is Failing...@ 73%.. Well, when he went to disable the DRL's, that option was NOT highlighted..as in "Not Clickable" on the screen.. He was hooked into Vida/ Dice etc... 2 techs couldn't figure out why that option to click on DRL was not functional.. Any Ideas? Such a PITA to have lights on all the time.. I know about the safety and all that... but it doesn't matter if you have lights on or not around here...people still drive like dumb@sses...I have a need to be Stealth sometimes with rental houses and Thieves lurking around properties..so I like to catch'em at Gun Point and call the meat wagon to haul them in...kinda hard to do lit up like a landing airplane 24-7.

I'm at the point of connecting an inline switch to the fuse... I don't need lights on all the fricken time..ha haha.. I have HID's in the headlights and the Fogs.. Did the Shunt mod so that nagging Bulb warning is nonexistent now..So any Ideas why the option to turn off the DRL's thru Vida wan't "Clickable" in the program?

Thanks

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i know on my s70 there is a set screw below the headlight switch that turns them off, i turned it to the left and they are off, i hate drl's, 850's may be the same, not positive.

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i know on my s70 there is a set screw below the headlight switch that turns them off, i turned it to the left and they are off, i hate drl's, 850's may be the same, not positive.

yeah My 855r had that screw..I turned it and Off Presto!.. no such a luxury on this s80

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Why is this in Performance and not Cosmetics?

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Well I know you have an s80 but. I have a question did all the models have drl or were there models that had the option to turn off. the reason I ask is on my 850 i changed my light switch to an earlier model which could turn the lights off all the way or I could leave them switched on and the lights would turn off with the ignition.

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Mine did not have DRLs and was a 99. My dad has an 02 and it has DRLs.

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Mine did not have DRLs and was a 99. My dad has an 02 and it has DRLs.

Yours didn't have them at all, or you were able to disable them?

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Here you go. The default setting is flexnoll. Switch it to flexstd and click program. No more DRL :tup: .....

DRL.jpg

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i know on my v70 there is a Light sensor under the CC unit.

DSC03707.jpg

The little sensor underneath the "feet vent" selection button. if you cover this on my car, i used a tiny piece of electric tape, the DRL's shut off. maybe its the same on your car.

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Here you go. The default setting is flexnoll. Switch it to flexstd and click program. No more DRL :tup: .....

DRL.jpg

Holy Smoke!!!! Thats Exactly what i was looking for!!! I need to show the dealer this...I forgot but the screen they were on but this looks familiar...the "Daytime running light" box was a light gray, and inactive I think...either way, I'll show them this cause its on my receipt that they were supposed to do it and charged me the same..I looked this morning... I'll be back in touch with results.. Now is this Doable with a Vida/ Dice unit or does this require VD with Volvo interaction? A Download....? Thanks! Very informative here.. and Sorry for putting this in the wrong Category.. my bad.. U guys Rule man..

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i know on my v70 there is a Light sensor under the CC unit.

DSC03707.jpg

The little sensor underneath the "feet vent" selection button. if you cover this on my car, i used a tiny piece of electric tape, the DRL's shut off. maybe its the same on your car.

hahaha..man..I wish it was that easy.. even at night they come on.. I'm like Whats the point of having a switch is the Sh!t is Hardwired with No control other than switching between parking lights and headlights?.. I think this option sux.. People complain about shortening bulb life, and the rebutle that that isn't true is beside the point.. Ballast get hot and Burn up.. no one mentioned that.. Even though ballast (Non OEM) are cheaper now, I bought a case of 100 Xantec ballasts directly from China very cheap and made a ton of $$$ off of knuckleheads around here...but I use them in my 850r and my S80 and only had to replace 1 because it got hosed and shorted out.. I have had one heat up on me, but I swapped it and presto no more problems..(That was a weird one).. but..I'll try that tape thing..

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Now is this Doable with a Vida/ Dice unit or does this require VD with Volvo interaction? A Download....? Thanks!

No download purchase is needed, it is done directly through Vida.

I do have an original Dice and pay a yearly subscription, but I would assume it could be done with a clone Dice also?? :unsure:

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if you don't mind me asking where is the screw? anyone have a picture of the screw on the s70's?

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Volvo-headlight-switch-8622.jpg

bottom right corner of the switch. Pretty sure that the position shown is for DRLs, and that you should turn it ~45 degrees left to disable them.

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