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Offline bob1055

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Dash cam
« on: April 15, 2018, 04:29:36 PM »
Hi all can anyone pleaser confirm the following.

I have just bought a 2012 2ltr sport and want to know if the accessory socket in front of the gear stick is only live when the engine is running. I want to plug my dash cam into this socket but don't want the battery to fail if it is a live all the time socket.

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Re: Dash cam
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2018, 04:58:18 PM »
On a Gen 3, the accessory socket is live only when ignition's on, so I suspect your car will be the same. Easiest way to find out is to plug in your dash cam :-)

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Re: Dash cam
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2018, 01:26:40 PM »
I have a gen 2. From memory (of last using my tyre inflator) the engine doesn't have to be running but the key does have to be in the ignition and switched to one of the pre-ignition positions. So I don't think it would be suitable for your requirements.
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Re: Dash cam
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2018, 01:26:40 PM »