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    Thread: DRL turn off procedure??

    1. 08-31-2012 12:06 PM #1
      Has anyone successfully turned off the DRL "feature" on their Golf-R using the owners manual procedure??

      I have tried it several times, searched on the VW forums found more specific explanations, tried them and failed. Tried it with parking brake on and off, still failed. Summoned the great 28 armed god of mine shafts, foreign cars, and pest control. Tried again and well you get the picture.....

      Can anybody help?

    2. 08-31-2012 12:42 PM #2
      Why the hell would you want to turn off the most distinctive feature of our cars?

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      08-31-2012 12:44 PM #3
      I them I wish they NEVER turned off!
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      08-31-2012 12:45 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by spud-r View Post
      Has anyone successfully turned off the DRL "feature" on their Golf-R using the owners manual procedure??

      I have tried it several times, searched on the VW forums found more specific explanations, tried them and failed. Tried it with parking brake on and off, still failed. Summoned the great 28 armed god of mine shafts, foreign cars, and pest control. Tried again and well you get the picture.....

      Can anybody help?
      Pretty sure the manual is referring to regular Golf, there... It won't work. You can use VAGCOM to allow you to turn them on/off via the MFD.
      "Of course, but I can also downill ski and figure skate..."

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      08-31-2012 02:41 PM #5
      Check your MFD, it should be there under convenience I think? I'll double check when I go to lunch.

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      08-31-2012 03:04 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Icer Jo View Post
      Check your MFD, it should be there under convenience I think? I'll double check when I go to lunch.
      Nope. You need vagcom to turn them off.

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      08-31-2012 03:08 PM #7
      In Vagcom, you can enable the option in the MFD for turning them on and off. I think it's in central elec somewhere.

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      08-31-2012 03:22 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by spud-r View Post
      Has anyone successfully turned off the DRL "feature" on their Golf-R using the owners manual procedure??

      I have tried it several times, searched on the VW forums found more specific explanations, tried them and failed. Tried it with parking brake on and off, still failed. Summoned the great 28 armed god of mine shafts, foreign cars, and pest control. Tried again and well you get the picture.....

      Can anybody help?
      don't turn them off

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      08-31-2012 04:29 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by chainsdd View Post
      In Vagcom, you can enable the option in the MFD for turning them on and off. I think it's in central elec somewhere.
      I forgot my friend coded my car, so I guess thats why its available in my MFD well after vagcom you can enable/disable at will.

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      10-05-2012 10:53 PM #10
      I would like to turn off the DRL myself, tbh...
      Will see what I can do after I get the ECM and DP installed on Monday.

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