Can you verify you have a test light and or multi meter? I am including the left fuse box info that I have and can youplease verify if this is the same set up you have so we are on the same page.
OK, back at my PC. So sorry for the delay but my handheld does not have all of my info and it is some slow to communicate.
Can you obtain so fuse taps so this can be permanent?
Radio shack sells them as most parts stores.
Now, let's make 100% sure we do not hook it up wrong so with the key in the "on" position verify that we have power at fuse F12 in the left fuse box with the light switch (low beam) on and no power when we turn the headlight switch off. Even with the key on we should have no power with the headlight switch off.
Also make sure the same condition is for fuse F13.
Then we have to find a switched ignition for the DRL tap.
Are we good so far?
Yes that is correct there is power at the fuse with the key on
and the headlight switch on.
And NO power with the key on and the headlights off correct? But I will proceed as I am quite sure this is correct.
If you do not have any wire taps right now you can get them later but just "wrap" the stripped end of a piece of wire around the base of the fuse blade for now.
(But when you get the fuse taps you can use female spade terminals to connect to the male ends on the wire taps.)
18 gauge wire should be good but 16 gauge is good also and is thicker.
NOW, I am looking at the fuse chart and I want to see if fuse F40 has power with the key on only. So please test that. if it does not, use your test light and tell me which fuses have power with only the key on?
That is very interesting as this is a better situation for the technique we are going to use. That is the power socket and lighter fuse so those must be switched ignition.
Jump a wire with the method we previously discussed and this should be a good technique for the DRL's. Get back to me with the results.
I made this jumper and it works!
I did a little research and I want you to hold the on/off button for more than 15 seconds. We are trying to reboot this. If that does not work, you will try to disconnect the battery for a few minutes and reconnect. You will need your radio code. it seems to be a common problem with these that a full reboot will be required and that is done by the dealer. That will be our last resort.
Look at this thread on a maerati forum:
How are the DRL's working?
Holding the button for 15 seconds did it, now I need the radio code.
What are DRL's?
The Daytime Running Lights we hooked up. The code will be in your portfolio or the dealer will have to provide it.
Is there anything else I can help you with?
The lights are working fine.
The dealer is sending me new books as the original ones were missing. I have e-mailed him asking for the radio code.
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