Jerelo
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How to turn running lights off?

Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:03 pm

When this Soul EV limited is parked and I turn the lights (headlamps) off, I find that a strip of led lights remain on. I think these are called running lights, and they provide diffuse light. The light is really quite bright and I want to learn what options might exist to turn them off even on a temporary basis. Of course I could cover this led strip with cloth or tape, but I’m wondering whether an electronic switch could be put in to turn them off, or if I could remove a fuse or something? Hope to hear if there are any ideas. I like to watch nature in the car, with climate controls on, and don’t want the unnecessary lights disturbing the scene.

IanL
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Joined: Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:57 pm
Location: Jersey, English Channel Islands

Re: How to turn running lights off?

Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:31 am


Jerelo
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Re: How to turn running lights off?

Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:28 am

Yes! After reading through that long link I found the simple answer: when the parking brake is on the daylight running lights turn off.

IanL
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Joined: Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:57 pm
Location: Jersey, English Channel Islands

Re: How to turn running lights off?

Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:10 am

Many owners have found that it does not work. Does it work on yours, and, if so, what year is it?

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