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Q: How do I use the power outlet?

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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.

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