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Old 11-27-2004, 10:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there anyway to make the lighter socket stay off when the key is not in the ignition and at the 1st or 2nd position? I have a radar detector and it is annoying having to reach for the dial to turn it off. Since the dial also controls the volume, I have to manually adjust it to the volume level I liked. In my honda accord, the lighter socket power automatically shuts off when I take out my keys.
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No. However, you could power it off another source, such as the sunroof motor.
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Originally posted by asiangear@Nov 27 2004, 11:24 PM
Is there anyway to make the lighter socket stay off when the key is not in the ignition and at the 1st or 2nd position? I have a radar detector and it is annoying having to reach for the dial to turn it off. Since the dial also controls the volume, I have to manually adjust it to the volume level I liked. In my honda accord, the lighter socket power automatically shuts off when I take out my keys.
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Is it hard wired in??? If not, just unplug the dang thing, and then plug it back in when you want it on!! No volume adjustment required then!
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