Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I use the power outlets?

asked by on

How do I use the power outlets?

Your vehicle has a power outlet on the instrument panel, and, if equipped, in the center console. To use the power outlets, first remove their covers, then plug an electrical device in. The electrical device cannot exceed 12 volts and 10 amps, and will only work when the car is turned on. Tips Make sure that the electrical device you are planning to use is turn off when you initially plug it in.

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!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I use the power outlets?

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 use voice recognition to call a phone number?

You can use the voice recognition system to dial a phone number, even if you don’t have the number stored in your contacts. To do so, press the voice command button, which will prompt you by saying “Ready”, followed by...

Q: 92 nissan maxima stalling problems

You should first replace the fuel filter and see if this helps condition. If filter does not help then have fuel pressure checked to see if the fuel pump is producing enough pressure and have it replaced if below specifications....

Q: How do I use the cargo side nets?

The cargo side nets are located in the trunk, on both sides. Place items in the storage nets to help secure them.

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...