EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

DRL Replacement 2003-2009 Toyota 4Runner

Rosen Nissan helped make these videos

Have you purchased the bulbs you plan to install?

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

Daytime running lights, sometimes referred to as DRLs or DTRs, are lights that switch on automatically when your 2008 Toyota 4Runner is turned on and in drive. Since the daytime running lights are on whenever you are driving your 4Runner, they are often the first bulbs to burn out. The video above shows you how to change the daytime running lights in your 2008 4Runner. These bulbs grow dimmer by over 20% over time, therefore we recommend changing both bulbs on your 4Runner at the same time, even if only one bulb is burnt out - this will allow both DRL bulbs to have the same intensity and prevent the old DRL bulb from appearing dimmer than the new one.

When you change the daytime running light on your 4Runner, it is important not touch the glass part of the bulb with your fingers because the oil from your fingertips will cause that part of the bulb to burn hotter, which significantly shortens the life of the bulb. Some studies indicate that driving with your lights on can reduce accidents by 18 - 34%, driving with your DRLs or headlights on the day can reduce your chance of getting in an accident.

Comments

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6 Windshield Washer Fluid Add Fluid
    Add washer fluid

    One of the easiest fluids to top off - learn how to open the hood and where the reservoir is on your car

    2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
  • 2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6 Battery Clean Battery & Terminals
    Clean the gunk off of your battery

    If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner

    2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
  • 2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6 Lights Center Brake Light (replace bulb)
    Change center stop light

    Don't be the guy with your third brake light burnt out

    2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
  • 2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6 Air Filter (Engine) Replace
    Replace your air filter!

    Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by up to 4%. Isn't efficiency great?

    2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
  • 2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6 Power Steering Fluid Add Fluid
    Top up power steering fluid

    Help keep your car as responsive as you are by maintaining proper power steering fluid levels

    2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
  • 2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6 Fuse (Engine) Check
    Check for a blown engine fuse

    Odd electrical problems that come out of nowhere can often signify a blown engine fuse - check and change yours here!

    2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
  • See all videos for the 2008 Toyota 4Runner
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
Similar Cars in our Video Library