Auxiliary Power Points

WARNING: Do not plug optional electrical accessories into the cigarette lighter socket (if equipped). Improper use of the lighter can cause damage not covered by your warranty, and can result in fire or serious injury.

Note: If used when the engine is not running, the battery will discharge.

There may be insufficient power to restart your engine.

Note: Do not insert objects other than an accessory plug into the power point. This will damage the outlet and blow the fuse.

Note: Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory bracket from the plug.

Note: Do not use the power point over the vehicle capacity of 12 volts DC180 watts or a fuse may blow.

Note: Do not use the power point for operating a cigarette lighter element.

Note: Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage not covered by your warranty.

Note: Always keep the power point caps closed when not being used.

Run the engine for full capacity use of the power point . To prevent the battery from being discharged:

• Do not use the power point longer than necessary when the engine is not running.
• Do not leave devices plugged in overnight or when the vehicle is parked for extended periods.

Locations

Power points may be found:

• on the front of the center console
• inside the utility compartment
• on the rear of the console, accessible from the rear seats
• in the cargo area.

110 Volt AC Power Point (If Equipped)

WARNING: Do not keep electrical devices plugged in the power point whenever the device is not in use. Do not use any extension cord with the 110 volt AC power point, since it will defeat the safety protection design. Doing so may cause the power point to overload due to powering multiple devices that can reach beyond the 150–watt load limit and could result in fire or serious injury.

Note: The cap should always be closed whenever the power point outlet is not in use.

Note: The power point will turn off after 13 minutes if the ignition is on without the engine running. Keep the engine running to use the power point.

The 110–volt AC power point outlet is used for powering electrical devices that require up to 150 watts. Exceeding the 150–watt limit will cause the power point to cut off the power temporarily to provide overload protection.

The power point is located on the back of the center console.

The power point is located on the back of the center console.

The power point is not designed for the following electric appliances; they may not work properly:

• Cathode-ray, tube-type televisions
• Motor loads, such as vacuum cleaners, electric saws and other electric power tools, compressor-driven refrigerators, etc.
• Measuring devices that process precise data, such as medical equipment, measuring equipment, etc.
• Other appliances requiring an extremely stable power supply: microcomputer-controlled electric blankets, touch sensor lamps, etc.

The power point can switch to a fault mode when it is overloaded, overheated or shorted. Unplug your device and turn the ignition off then on for overloading and shorting conditions. Let the system cool off, then turn the ignition off then on for an overheating condition.

The power point can provide power whenever the ignition is on and the indicator light is on. The indicator light is located in the top left corner of the power point.

When the indicator light is:

• on — power point is ready to supply power
• off — power point power supply is off; ignition is not on
• blinking — power point is in fault mode.

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