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Date: 09.30.2013
SCION
tC
2011 - 2012
LED DRL in FOG LIGHT HOUSING
Part Number: STC-501
Kit Contents
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Description
LED DRL housings
Bezels
Driver Box
Harness bag
User’s card
Switch
Recommended Tools
Safety Tools
Safety Glasses
Protective tape
Electrical Tape
Installation Tools
10mm Wrench
Phillips Screw Driver
Pliers
Panel Tool Removal
Side Cutters
Torque Wrench
Hardware Bag Contents
Item #
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2
3
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6
Quantity Reqd.
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1
8
2
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Description
Hood Wire Harness
Cabin Wire Harness
Wire ties
T-Taps
15” wire tie
Relay
Special Chemicals
3M Silicon Sealant
Mandatory
Legend
STOP: Damage to the vehicle may occur. Do not
proceed until process has been complied with.
OPERATOR SAFETY: Use caution to avoid risk of
injury
Service Parts
Item
DRL Housing LH
DRL Housing RH
Bezel LH
Bezel RH
Switch
Wire Harness
Driver Box
CRITICAL PROCESS: Proceed with caution to ensure
a quality installation. These points will be audited on a
completed vehicle installation
Part number
STC-501-LL
STC-501-RL
STC-312-LB
STC-312-RB
TCA-712SE-SW
TTA-712-WH
TCA-712SE-DB
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT: This calls out the specific
tools and equipment required for this process
REVISION MARK: This mark highlights a change in
installation with respect to previous issue.
SPECIAL NOTE:
After Auer Automotive Safety mandated preparatory steps
have been taken, the installation sequence is the suggested
method for completing the accessory installation. In some
instances the suggested sequence is written for one associate
to install and in others the sequence is given as part of a team
accessory installation. Unless otherwise stated in the
document, the associates may perform the installation steps in
any order to make the installation as efficient as possible while
maintaining consistent quality. Also some items listed to be
removed may not need to be removed if caution is taken to not
damage vehicle.
General Applicability
Conflicts
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Care must be taken when installing this accessory to ensure damage does not occur to the vehicle. The
installation of this accessory should follow approved guidelines to ensure quality installation.
the red, black, black-white and red-white
Preparation
wires through firewall. Note: Extra caution
Remove negative battery cable
should be taken not to damage the pin
Installation
1.
connectors. Seal with 3M Silicone sealant
(picture 3)
From front of vehicle, run the DRL’s wire
harness on the driver side from the battery
towards the firewall of the car. Use wire ties
as needed (picture 1 & 2)
Picture 3
Vehicle Disassembly
Picture 1
3.
Remove
driver
side
door
scuff
plate.
Disengage with panel tool and remove
(picture 3)
Picture 2
2.
Locate the large vehicle harness grommet
Picture 3
on the left side. If accessible, cut the
auxiliary
wiring
access
nipple
off
the
4.
grommet or cut ¼” slit in grommet and push
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Remove the driver side cowl side trim
(picture 6). Unscrew the cowl side trim clip.
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Disengage two (2) clips and remove the
and install switch into switch knockout
cowl side trim (picture 4)
(picture 7)
Picture 7
Picture 4
5.
8.
Remove the lower finish panel (picture 5)
From inside the cabin, locate the wires that
were pushed through in step 2. It will be the
grommet above the gas pedal (picture 8)
Picture 5
6.
Remove hood latch and gas door cables
Picture 8
(picture 6)
9.
Route the wire harness to reach the lowerleft side panel
10.
Push the pins into the connector supplied in
kit. Make sure that the wire colors of the
connectors are aligned with the wire colors
of the driver box: black with black and red
with red, etc (picture 9)
Picture 6
7.
Remove switch panel left of steering wheel.
Remove far right dash panel switch plug
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14.
T-tap the blue wire from DRL harness to
connector C46 pin 3, brown-gray wire
(picture 12, 12A and 12B). Connector C46
is located behind the left switch panel
Picture 9
11.
Connect the driver box to the wires pushed
into the connectors on step 10 (make sure
wire colors are aligned).
12.
Picture 12: connector C46 location
Using a 15” wire tie, secure the driver box
behind the lower left panel (picture 10)
Picture 12A: Connector C46
Picture 10
13.
T-tap the red wire from DRL harness to
connector C25 pin 8, gray wire. Connector
Picture 12B
C25 is located behind the mirror control
15.
switch (pictures 11 and 12A)
panel (picture 13)
Picture 11
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Secure ground (black) wire to bolt in kick
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17.
Plug in the switch and reinstall all panels
and connectors (picture 16)
Picture 13
16.
Secure relay and any excess wire from t-
Picture 16
taps to main wire harness (picture 14 & 15)
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
18.
On the driver side, route the DRL’s wire
under car to reach left fog light area.
19.
Remove fog light cover plates
20.
Insert one side of the DRL housing into the
plastic sleeve and secure other side with
supplied Phillip screws (picture 17). Repeat
this step for left and right DRLs.
Picture 14
Picture 17
21.
Plug in left side DRL into harness plug and
secure with wire ties
Picture 15
22.
Run right side of wire harness under skid
plate and secure with wire ties (picture 18)
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Picture 18
23.
Plug in right DRL into harness plug and
secure with wire ties
24.
Snap on both DRL bezels (picture 19)
Picture 19
25.
Reinstall negative battery cable and torque
to 48 in-lbs
Check System for Operation
1.
DRL will work at full power when ignition
switch is ON. DRL will dim out to DOT
specifications when lights are ON.
2.
If DRL switch position is off, DRL will not
work at any time.
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LED DRL in FOG LIGHT HOUSING
Look For:
Accessory Functions Checks
DRL function…………………………..
….
All Panels snapped into place……………….
•
Loose panels and switches
Battery Terminal……………………………
•
Re-torque battery terminals to 48 in/lbs.
Vehicle Function checks
Check functions all switch functions
VEHICLE FUNCTION CHECK
AFTER ALL PANELS, COVERS AND COMPONENTS THAT WERE REMOVED HAVE BEEN
REINSTALLED, TEST THROUGHLY ALL MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS
DISCONNECTED AND/OR REMOVED FROM THE VEHICLE DURING THE INSTALLATION OF
THIS ACCESSORY
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