Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I use the power outlet?

asked by on

How do I use the power outlet?

The power outlet can be used to power electrical devices while you are in the car. Here’s how to use the power outlet: 1. Locate the outlet, which is in the center console. 2. Remove the cover from the outlet. 3. Make sure the device you are going to use is turned off. 4. Plug the device into the outlet. 5. Turn on your vehicle. Tip A device that draws more than 10 amps should never be used with the power outlet.

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 make a call through the Call Lists in the infotainment system?

The Call Lists represent an easy way for you to make a phone call. Here’s how to use them: 1. Press the phone button once or twice, depending on the radio. 2. Use the MENU/SELK knob to select Call Lists....

Q: 2012 Elantra - I'm changing #4 cylinder ignition coil but i'm not sure which one it is. Anyone know the cylinder order?

The No. 1 cylinder is the cylinder nearest the engine's crankshaft pulley. The No. 4 cylinder would be nearest the other end of the engine which is the flywheel (or flexplate) "end" of the engine. If you need assistance with...

Q: How do I access the elapsed time feature?

The elapsed time feature displays how much time has eclipsed since the feature was reset. The feature can run for up to 100 hours, at which point it will automatically reset. To access the elapsed time, press the Trip button...

Related articles

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...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.