How do I disable the automatic DRL on 2019 Civic?

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I had a 2018 Honda Civic and the DRL could easily be disabled by simply removing a certain fuse. Then to have them off, you would just have the switch on the OFF position.
Now with the 2019, there is no permanent OFF position. The switch can either stay on AUTO, Parking Lights and Full Headlights (ON), but cannot stay on the OFF position.

Any suggestions on how the DRLs can be disabled on the 2019, if even possible?
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My 2019 Sport Coupe has a DRL dedicated fuse in circuit #22 in the interior fusebox. 10 amps, I believe. Check it.
 

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You can't disable them, they're a safety feature.
 

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A bit of a pain, but if you are in a place where you don't want them on, and are parked, and want the engine running... I believe the procedure is to start the car with the parking brake on? Then, as long as you don't disengage it, you can have the car running and no DRL lights... For the almost entirely defunct drive-in theaters and the like... :) This is documented in the manual somewhere.
 

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A bit of a pain, but if you are in a place where you don't want them on, and are parked, and want the engine running... I believe the procedure is to start the car with the parking brake on? Then, as long as you don't disengage it, you can have the car running and no DRL lights... For the almost entirely defunct drive-in theaters and the like... :) This is documented in the manual somewhere.
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A bit of a pain, but if you are in a place where you don't want them on, and are parked, and want the engine running... I believe the procedure is to start the car with the parking brake on? Then, as long as you don't disengage it, you can have the car running and no DRL lights... For the almost entirely defunct drive-in theaters and the like... :) This is documented in the manual somewhere.
I mean while driving. I know if the e-brake is on before starting the car then they don’t turn on.
Thanks though.
 
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My 2019 Sport Coupe has a DRL dedicated fuse in circuit #22 in the interior fusebox. 10 amps, I believe. Check it.
Thanks for your input! I’ll be checking the internal fuse box today to see which fuse it is and will send an update here if the AUTO feature still activated.
 

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You are in Ontario...you can get ticketed for not having them on. It is a safety feature.

The "Off" position was removed due to the large amount of drivers that are not turning their lights on at night. Hopefully they make this law...
 

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Thanks for your input! I’ll be checking the internal fuse box today to see which fuse it is and will send an update here if the AUTO feature still activated.
Did you end up finding it? I found two locations for the fuse, which is strange. The first picture is fuse 17 which is under the hood. Second picture is fuse 22 which is under the steering wheel. I removed the one under the hood and it does the job.
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