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I've seen this phrase being used with the new A Class and wanted to know a bit more about it.


Does the car automatically activate DRL depending on the ambient lighting, is there a DRL activation zone (i.e. - if you're within 1 second behind the car in front at decreasing light
) or will I just be posing if I have my LEDs on in the middle of the day?

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there is an option in the setup menu for DRL, mine was set to off when I picked the car. haven't looked through the manual yet to see what the option does.
 

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LED daytime running lights not linked to interior Ambient lighting... they are either on or off, there is the option to switch on or off from the menu.. I think you can only do whilst stationary. If you have the lights set to auto with DRL set to on then they will be on dependant on ambient daylight
 

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If you have Xenon headlights via either Night Pack or ILS, you get LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL). With standard headlights you still have DRL's but they will be the standard side light type bulb.

As has been said, DRL's can be switched permanently on or off via the driver information screen.

If you have auto headlights, these switch the headlights on or off depending on the outside light level - the DRL's then act as sidelights.
 

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Thinking about that mixonic2 ....got confused when ordering, thought the AMG Sport had led's as standard according to first adverts way back in August 2012, but alas 'ordinary' ones, do you think that would be an easy job swopping them?
 

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i dont know what fitment the standard bulbs are on the a class but generally swapping standard side lights for led sight lights should be a srtaight swap just like replaing a blown bulb ...
 

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tone1 said:
Thinking about that mixonic2 ....got confused when ordering, thought the AMG Sport had led's as standard according to first adverts way back in August 2012, but alas 'ordinary' ones, do you think that would be an easy job swopping them?
I intend to find out if this is possible, l did it on my Audi A3 last year and it looked great.
 
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