Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I use the 12-volt power outlets?

asked by on

How do I use the 12-volt power outlets?

A: The 12-volt power outlets can be used to po...

The 12-volt power outlets can be used to power electrical devices in your vehicle. Depending on your model, your power outlets may be on the front of the center console, inside the center console compartment, at the rear of the center console, or in the trunk. These power outlets will operate just like standard power outlets, as long as your vehicle is running and the device does not need more than 12 volts.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I seek using the steering wheel?

You can control your sound system using the steering wheel. To seek, press the Seek Up or Seek Down buttons. When listening to a CD, this will take you to the next track or the previous track. When listening to...

Q: Problem with AC/heater - 2005 Ford Explorer

Hello. The problems you describe with the front system may either be a faulty control switch or faulty vacuum motors for the air blend doors. The problem in the rear is likely the rear heater control valve, which regulates the...

Q: How do I scan the songs from my MP3 player or WMA discs?

You may be searching for a particular song in your library and not want to listen to everything else on your device. You can scan through all of your folders to find the song you want. Press the Scan...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...