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Hi, Anyone know what the maximum rated current is for the switched and unswitched power outlets in the dash? Cannot find the relevant fuses myself.
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You looked at the PDC under the hood, or the panel under the dash? The owners manual should tell you, where the fuses are, if NOT the current limit for the outlets.

I suspect, its 10amps max current, that is what most 12VDC power sockets are, and I've pulled my dash for a project and judging from the wire gauge going to those outlets, 10 amps looks about right. You'd want to confirm that, I'm guessing.
 

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The one that is hot all the time is considered a cigar lighter! It is rated for 20A. The other 2 are considered power outlets - both rated at 20A. Is this what you wanted? :icon_confused:
 

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My power outlet in the rear of the Jeep hasn't worked since I've owned it. I spent one Saturday morning trying to figure out if the fuse had blown, but couldn't figure out which fuse it was. I checked the fuses that I think may pertain to that outlet and they were perfectly fine. Unless I was looking at the wrong fuse, I'm left scratching my head why that dang outlet won't work.
 

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My power outlet in the rear of the Jeep hasn't worked since I've owned it. I spent one Saturday morning trying to figure out if the fuse had blown, but couldn't figure out which fuse it was. I checked the fuses that I think may pertain to that outlet and they were perfectly fine. Unless I was looking at the wrong fuse, I'm left scratching my head why that dang outlet won't work.
It is located in the fuse panel under the left side of the dash, left of the steering wheel. It is cavity #4, a 20A yellow fuse. Hope this helps you. :eek:rangehat:
 

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Thanks for the location dhh3. I just checked that fuse and it's not blown. I'm sure I can live without it.
 

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My power outlet in the rear of the Jeep hasn't worked since I've owned it. I spent one Saturday morning trying to figure out if the fuse had blown, but couldn't figure out which fuse it was. I checked the fuses that I think may pertain to that outlet and they were perfectly fine. Unless I was looking at the wrong fuse, I'm left scratching my head why that dang outlet won't work.
have you check the ground at the socket? most likely thats where your problem is!
 

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I never thought to check the ground at the socket. I'm going to check it out. Is it pretty simple to remove the socket?
 

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The one that is hot all the time is considered a cigar lighter! It is rated for 20A. The other 2 are considered power outlets - both rated at 20A. Is this what you wanted? :icon_confused:
Sorry for the delay. This is exactly what I nneded to know :)
 

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My power outlet in the rear of the Jeep hasn't worked since I've owned it. I spent one Saturday morning trying to figure out if the fuse had blown, but couldn't figure out which fuse it was. I checked the fuses that I think may pertain to that outlet and they were perfectly fine. Unless I was looking at the wrong fuse, I'm left scratching my head why that dang outlet won't work.
Thread hijack a little bit, but mine wasn't working either (I bought my 06 used). Before getting into the nitty gritty and checking fuses and everything, I took out the little cupholder and storage panel there in the back and sure enough it was disconnected. Plugged it back in, works fine.
 

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Is it pretty easy to remove the cup holder and storage panel? Any little tricks I should know? Thanks...
 

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Is it pretty easy to remove the cup holder and storage panel? Any little tricks I should know? Thanks...
It's extremely easy to remove. Just squeeze the rim together in the middle and pull up.
 

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It's extremely easy to remove. Just squeeze the rim together in the middle and pull up.
This process can also be used to remove the lime from your Corona. :)
 

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Is it pretty easy to remove the cup holder and storage panel? Any little tricks I should know? Thanks...
Looks like you got your answer, but yes, very easy. I figured I should check to see if its connected first and I thought I would have to take the whole panel off. Took the cupholder out to get some better access and what do you know, it was right there.
 

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Piece of cake to fix. I removed the cup holder and sure enough, it was unplugged. All I had to do was plug it in and now it works.

Thanks for all the advice.
 

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well just an fyi! i have a early 2006 limited and the rear left cup holder and tray(presume right side is the same) is not removable!!! it is plastic welded under the panel.dont do as i did! remove the a/c bezel and check inside you will see if its pinned or welded.
i broke 2 legs on the cup holder before removing the a/c vents.not a big deal but hey!now i have something else to fix!!
btw where is that amp! i cant see it inside the panel.is it small tucked behind the ac duct?or near the tailgate?it says in the option list that i have it!
 

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all ac outlets will not work

on my 06 commander the back power outlet was the only one working, cigarrete and front power outlet wouldnt, now all 3 do not work, the manual for the port # 4 shows as the power outlet fuse, but i seem to have a 15 in place, when i put a 20 it does nothing and the warning ding and pedal light go off, and back on when i put it back, ive checkd and fuses are good under hood and the interior ones also, any suggestions its driving me crazy
 

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A C Outlets

Your AC outlets don't work?
Your airconditioning broke or your 110 down ?

on my 06 commander the back power outlet was the only one working, cigarrete and front power outlet wouldnt, now all 3 do not work, the manual for the port # 4 shows as the power outlet fuse, but i seem to have a 15 in place, when i put a 20 it does nothing and the warning ding and pedal light go off, and back on when i put it back, ive checkd and fuses are good under hood and the interior ones also, any suggestions its driving me crazy
 

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My ac had broken at one point, needed new compressor, but would that affect the cigarrete and bothe front and back power outlet
 

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simple! test with a test light or multimeter.there all fused positive center and sides to ground.
with a good known ground on one end probe the center pin with other end for 12v
if 12v is good then reverse.with a good positive on one end probe the sides of the socket with the other end to see if theres a good ground.
that should tell you what you need to repair.
test with key on in some power outlets work with the key but not the rear one this one always works
 
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