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hi guys, im trying to wire my DRL and i want the DRL switch off when i will switch on my parking/side lights and also when using my indicator/signal lights, after doing some reading about installing DRL i have to use relays so i then search and read about relays, i also search and look for diagrams but most are just the one that switch off the DRL when parking/side light/headlight is switch on, nothing with turn/indicator lights, also i look at those DRL harness but the wire that goes to the turn/indicator lights will make the DRL flash same time with the turn/signal lights

i made up this diagram by just connecting the diagrams of relays so i dont really know if this works, please see attachment
advise are much appreciated, thanks
 

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why do you want the DRL's to go off with the indicators? That would not be in compliance with the lighting installation requirements
 

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rofl...i thought thats the correct requirements, o well never mind
 

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rofl...i thought thats the correct requirements, o well never mind
The full installation requirements from ECE48

6.19. Day-time running lamp (Regulation No. 87)
6.19.1. Presence
Mandatory on motor vehicles. Prohibited on trailers.
6.19.2. Number
Two.
6.19.3. Arrangement
No special requirement.
6.19.4. Position
6.19.4.1. In width: the distance between the inner edges of the apparent surfaces in the direction of the reference axes shall not be less than 600 mm.
This distance may be reduced to 400 mm where the overall width of the vehicle is less than 1,300 mm.
6.19.4.2. In height: above the ground not less than 250 mm nor
more than 1,500 mm.
6.19.4.3. In length: at the front of the vehicle. This requirement shall be deemed to be satisfied if the light emitted does not cause discomfort to the driver either directly or indirectly through the devices for indirect vision and/or other reflecting surfaces of the vehicle.
6.19.5. Geometric visibility
Horizontal: outwards 20° and inwards 20°.
Vertical: upwards 10° and downwards 10°.
6.19.6. Orientation
Towards the front.
6.19.7. Electrical connections
6.19.7.1. The daytime running lamps shall be switched ON automatically when the device which starts and/or stops the engine (propulsion system) is set in a position which makes it possible for the engine (propulsion system) to operate. However, the daytime running lamps may remain OFF while the following conditions exist:
6.19.7.1.1. The automatic transmission control is in the park position; or
6.19.7.1.2. The parking brake is in the applied position; or
6.19.7.1.3. Prior to the vehicle being set in motion for the first time after each manual activation of the propulsion system.
6.19.7.2. The daytime running lamps may be switched OFF manually when the vehicle speed does not exceed 10 km/h provided they switch ON automatically when the vehicle speed exceeds 10 km/h or when the vehicle has travelled more than 100 m and they remain ON until deliberately switched off again.
6.19.7.3. The daytime running lamp shall switch OFF automatically when the device which starts and/or stops the engine (propulsion system) is set in a position which makes it impossible for the engine (propulsion system) to operate or the front fog lamps or headlamps are switched ON, except when the latter are used to give intermittent luminous warnings at short intervals .
6.19.7.4. The lamps referred to in paragraph 5.11. may be switched ON when the daytime running lamps are switched ON, except if daytime running lamps are operating according to paragraph 6.2.7.6.2., where at least the rear position lamps shall be activated.
6.19.7.5. If the distance between the front direction-indicator lamp and the daytime running lamp is equal or less than 40 mm, the electrical connections of the daytime running lamp on the relevant side of the vehicle may be such that either:
(a) It is switched OFF; or
(b) Its luminous intensity is reduced during the entire period (both ON and OFF cycle) of activation of a front direction-indicator lamp.
6.19.7.6. If a direction-indicator lamp is reciprocally incorporated with a daytime running lamp, the electrical connections of the daytime running lamp on the relevant side of the vehicle shall be such that the daytime running lamp is switched OFF during the entire period (both ON and OFF cycle) of activation of the direction-indicator lamp.
6.19.8. Tell-tale
Closed-circuit tell-tale optional.
6.19.9. Other prescriptions
No prescription.



 

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6.19.7.5. If the distance between the front direction-indicator lamp and the daytime running lamp is equal or less than 40 mm, the electrical connections of the daytime running lamp on the relevant side of the vehicle may be such that either:
(a) It is switched OFF; or
(b) Its luminous intensity is reduced during the entire period (both ON and OFF cycle) of activation of a front direction-indicator lamp

this maybe applies to me because im using the sticky LED strips and i want around the bottom of the headlight assembly which is so near on the indicator lamp, but the way i understand here is if im indicating left only the left DRL will switch off or dim and on my wiring diagram both will switch off so that doesnt work:confused:ahh, complications!

thanks Richard
 
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