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Discuss Need cigarette lighter not to go off with the ignition switch! in the rec.autos.makers.chrysler forum at Car Dealer Forums; On Sun, 07 Oct 2012 18:55:40 -0500, cottone40511 wrote: > Is there a way to ...
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    General Schvantzkoph
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    Default Re: Need cigarette lighter not to go off with the ignition switch!

    On Sun, 07 Oct 2012 18:55:40 -0500, cottone40511 wrote:

    > Is there a way to have the cigarette lighter supply voltage at all
    > times, without splicing into a hot wire. I need to have the GPS recharge
    > while the ignition is turned off. The vehicle is a 2004 Town and
    > Country. Many thanks


    In my 300C there is a plug in the center console that doesn't turn off,
    check and see if you have a plug in yours.



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    Ashton Crusher
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    Default Re: Need cigarette lighter not to go off with the ignition switch! Solved part!

    On Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:51:45 -0500, cottone40511@yahoo.com wrote:

    >On Sat, 13 Oct 2012 10:03:08 -0400, "Percival P. Cassidy"
    ><Nobody@NotMyISP.net> wrote:
    >
    >>On 10/12/12 10:26 am, ecotton40511@yahoo.com wrote:
    >>
    >>> I only have one on the dash and it is switched off with the ignition
    >>> switch. I have not located a second connector that is hot. Guess I
    >>> could splice into a hot wire, but would like to do it by the book if
    >>> possible. It said in my owners manual that Chrysler could convert it
    >>> to be hot all the time, but who wants to pay for what should be a
    >>> simple task. many thanks, Everett

    >>
    >>What is needed may be a simple programming change, a 2-minute job that
    >>the dealer might do for no extra charge when they have it in for regular
    >>service anyway. I think that having our '96 Stratus's doors lock
    >>automatically at 15mph was such a programming change that the dealer did
    >>free of charge.
    >>
    >>Perce
    >>

    >
    >I was able to find something that was able to make the rear seat
    >outlet on with the ignition off, but the front outlet is still
    >controlled by the ignition. I was told earlier by someone here that
    >there was a setting in the fuse panel to make the outlet on with the
    >ignition off, but it was in his earlier users manual. I found
    >reference to changing the fuse position that is located in the upper
    >right, with reference (ign or bat). You just unplug the fuse that is
    >in the ign position and plug it into the batt position. I am still
    >trying to convert the front outlet or find how to install the missing
    >cigarette lighter.



    I found that it seemed like my fuse block was set up to make that
    change but when I switched the fuse to the alternate position the cig
    liter still went on and off with the ignition.

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