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The outlets include tethered caps labeled with a key or
battery symbol indicating the power source. The passen-
ger side instrument panel and center console outlets are
powered directly from the battery, items plugged into
these outlets may discharge the battery and/or prevent
The passenger side and center console outlets are pro-
tected by an automatic reset circuit breaker. The auto-
matic circuit breaker restores power when the overload is
NOTE: If desired, the fourth power outlet in the rear
cargo area can be converted by your authorized dealer to
provide power with the ignition switch in the OFF
Electrical Outlet Use With Engine Off
• Many accessories that can be plugged in draw power
from the vehicle’s battery, even when not in use (i.e.
cellular phones, etc.). Eventually, if plugged in long
enough, the vehicle’s battery will discharge sufficiently
to degrade battery life and/or prevent engine starting.
• Accessories that draw higher power (i.e. coolers,
vacuum cleaners, lights, etc.), will degrade the battery
even more quickly. Only use these intermittently and
with greater caution.
• After the use of high power draw accessories, or long
periods of the vehicle not being started (with accesso-
ries still plugged in), the vehicle must be driven a
sufficient length of time to allow the alternator to
recharge the vehicle’s battery.
• Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do
not hang any typeof accessory or accessory bracketfrom
the plug. Improper use of the power outlet can cause
damage not covered by your warranty.
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