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Help! what's the voltage on my 98 Legacy and can I use the lighter for . . .


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#1 bobs98subaru

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 09:38 PM

Just bought a used 98 Legacy and rushing through last minute details, I'd like to power up my cell phone during a long drive tomorrow. Can I plug one of those adapters into the lighter, or is there another plug for accessories somewhere?? ( my manual is lost ) and what's the voltage--I'm a complete dolt when it comes to cars and gizmos. Need to run over to walgreens I guess as soon as I figure this out. Thanks. 



#2 dp213

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 10:39 PM

Cigarette lighter works just fine for charging phones

#3 golucky66

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 06:00 AM

Yeah. Use the Cigarette light port. It supplies 12v.

#4 1 Lucky Texan

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 02:39 PM

^^^ what they said

 

none of them come stock with power if the key is off however.

 

some folks modify them for all-time power.

 

try to buy a quality adapter - I have read of cheap ones that wiggle too much or w'ever and short out and blow the little 'fusistor' on the back of the power port. nuisance to hazard issue.






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