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Wiring DRLs - need accessory or engine power pickup

Edz6litrestato

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What's the easiest way to get accessory or engine power to my daytime running lights without running a wire from the interior through the firewall?
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Some controllers have a high volts 13.8 sense.
So, engine running with alternator running is on.
How that translates to a modern ecu switching the alternator on and off to save load, I would guess that breaks those controllers.
Unhelpful I guess. I don't think the early 6.0 had this feature.
 

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Thanks for that. Mine are pretty simple, they even work when I just connect them to a small 12 v battery I have. Just struggling to find a simple method of getting switched power to them.
 

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Have a probe at the wipers. Normally there is a key on power to park the motor in most cars.
 
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