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R170 Headlight Control

For at least the 1999 model the headlights do not automatically come on when the engine is running except apparently for Canadian models. I would like to have my headlights to be on automatically when I'm driving. Too many stupid drivers on the road.

Is there a programming change that can achieve what I'm looking for? Any input appreciated.

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One way is change to the new projector lights and wire the Angel eyes to a switch fuse connection. Give the 170 a up to date look at the same time.

Here is an example of these.


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Thank you for the information and the link. I'll be looking at the various models. I was considering the update as it was so this may expedite my decision.
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Two of my cars have daytime running lights. I haven't found that they ward off stupid drivers. Good luck.
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