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      12-26-2012, 01:14 PM   #1
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Cig lighter socket doesnt cut power?

I just installed a driving recorder and i realised that after engine off and doors are lock power is still supplied to the 12v socket??

Is this normal or is my car coded wrongly from the dealer
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      12-26-2012, 01:26 PM   #2
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Yes for about 15 minutes or so, then it's off.
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      12-26-2012, 01:33 PM   #3
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I see, that's really weird though. If we plugged in a gps plus 2 recorders I'd imagine the devices would be draining a fair bit of battery in 15mins
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      12-26-2012, 03:06 PM   #4
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have you seen the size of the battery?
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