Mazda OEM DRL Module

[1/11/2005] Reviewed by: Gordon da Silva -

Applicable to: '90 - '97

Mazda Canada-Spec OEM Daytime Running Lights Module. Fits 94-97 Miatas. Mazda Part Number NA07-67-750A

Ganuine Mazda factory part. Fits like it should, where it should.

After being driven off the road, TWICE, in broad daylight, I started driving with my parking lights on. After 3 dead batteries, (D'oh!) I decided to order this part after reading about it in the 'Garage' section. I tried to order this from my local Mazda dealer, and the parts guy looked at me like I was smoking crack. (that, or HE was smoking crack...) I ended up ordering online from Trussville Mazda in Alabama. Found the jumper connector under the dash, swapped it for the DRL module, and have not looked back. Works flawlessly and makes me feel that much safer on the road. A little pricy, but cheaper than a wrecked car.

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Mazda DRL Module

[10/12/2002] Reviewed by: Armand MacMurray -

Applicable to: '90 - '97 1.8 liter

Mazda OEM (Canadian) daytime running light control module for '94-'97 Miatas.

This really helps my '95 Miata be more visible on the daytime roads, without having to have my lights flipped up. I used the Garage write-up to install it (and to know what to get), and drove the 2 1/2 hours up to Vancouver BC to buy the module with dirt-cheap Canadian dollars (more than 3 Can$ per 2 US$). It ended up costing about $70 US at the same Wolfe Mazda mentioned in the other review. Installation just took 5', plugging the new module into a pre-existing harness, and removing a shunt connector from another, all under the driver's side dash.

I'm very happy with the module, Wolfe Mazda, and my new "Canadian" Miata.

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Mazda Daytime Running Light Module

[5/1/2000] Reviewed by Kibben Miller -

Applicable to '90 - '97 1.8 liter

Mazda DRL Module - Uses existing wiring harness to enable daylight running lights

Took a quick trip to Vancouver B.C. to get a Mazda DRL module. Purchased it at Wolfe Mazda (address, etc. available on Dealers link on Mazda Canada web site) First attempt to procure module was Summit Mazda - Vancouver B.C., they were not interested in shipping to the US. Wolfe was great about it (Barry in the parts dept. placed order, didn't require VISA upfront)

Decided "what the heck" and took a roadie to BC. Figured as long as I'm up there, might as well get the automatic tranny flushed, and advance timing to 12 deg. Phil (Service Manager) was outstanding, as was Jim (Senior Mech.).

DRL works great, very bright.

Total $ amount for all work/parts - $ 325 CND - with exchange rate @ approx. $1.45, pretty good deal.

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[8/31/99] Reviewed by:Anonymous

Applicable to: '90 - '97 1.8 liter

Mazda factory part to convert US '94-'97 Miatas for daytime running light function. Mazda Daytime Running Light (DRL) Module, Part No. N07-67-750A, available through Roebuck Mazda, (800) 240-2121, at Miata Club discount for $76.12 plus $4.75 shipping (list price is $89.55). contributor Wil Brown describes it best: "Enter the Canadian Spec Miata - it has daytime running lights "built in" - they use the front turn/marker assembly as a DRL. Basically, when your headlights are not on, and the key is turned "ON", the front turn signal filaments are on - the real bright orange ones that come on when you use your turn signal." Rather than make different wiring harnesses for different spec cars (US spec & Canadian spec, for example) they use the same harness, which is a superset or combination of the different requirements. In the US, a shorting plug is used, and the DRL module is not used. In Canada, just the opposite - they don't use the shorting plug, and install a DRL module."

So, all you have to do is: Get a Canadian DRL module (available through Roebuck Mazda), crawl under the dash, unplug a shorting plug, and plug in and mount the DRL module.

Learned about the retrofit ability from the article by Wil Brown (accessable through under "Tips from the Garage," "Electrical" section, "Canadian Spec DRL modification"). The great thing is it takes only a minute or so, is totally reversable, uses factory everything, and gives full and proper function of daytime running lights. It's not just an imitation, like the kit offered by Team Miata, which uses the dimmer parking light filaments in the bulbs. The parking lights are not bright enough to be of useful function in daylight for DRLs. Also, the Mazda retrofit doesn't disable the proper operation of the front parking lights in the engine-off mode, as the Team Miata kit does. Although the Mazda part price price is about $80 (as opposed to $29 for the Team Miata kit) (both prices including shipping), the factory-designed system is well worth it. No wiring alterations, no fuss, no muss, with complete DRL function. It's a no-brainer for safety enhancement!

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