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12v Power Socket (or not) #371977
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Although I am assured that I have a 12v socket on my 2000 4/4 I cannot find it. Is it me not looking properly or did some models not have one?
Brian

Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #371980
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Try inside the glove box, that's where mine is


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Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: Ken A] #371982
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Originally Posted By Ken A
Try inside the glove box, that's where mine is

Mine too on my 2008 +4. On the right hand side towards the top.


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Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #371983
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As Ken says, there should be a cigar lighter in the glove box. I replaced mine for a more secure type to power sat-nav.
http://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/p/car-ac...p;0&cc5_826


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Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #372003
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I seem to recall that you are correct, the later cars have the socket under the dash.
When I had my first car, I had to be shown (by a Hopmog member) where the reset button for the display was, that was a little black button under the dash. They keep moving things, just like Wesley on Last of the Summer Wine.


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Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #372007
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I couldn't find the 12v socket in my 8....

Try looking under the dash, passenger side, towards the transmission tunnel. It possibly has a black rubberised cover on it.


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Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #372016
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Try under the dash RHS near the door


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Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #372017
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Thanks for all the suggestions guys, I've given up! I'm about to fit a marine socket on the rear bulkhead above the transmission tunnel. If I ever find the original I'll have 2 sockets!

Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #372018
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I don't like the glovebox option as they are always live & I worry about a short.


JohnV6
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Re: 12v Power Socket (or not) [Re: madmotorist] #372030
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Fitting a marine socket is probably the best option! smile


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