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12v Constant On Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BAP_29, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:37 AM
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    BAP_29

    BAP_29 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just modded the two 12v outlets so that they are constantly hot. Instead of using a piece of rubber to force the relay closed as according to the Tundra Solutions method, I used a folded up piece of athletic tape. Just wanted to make sure this wouldn't cause any issues such as the tape getting hot and catching on fire.

    Also, if I leave my phone charger plugged in at all times, but not have my phone connected to it, will it still drain my battery down so that it wont start? I usually never unplug the charger, thats why I ask.

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  2. Jan 5, 2012 at 10:41 AM
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    Seabass

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    You don't really care, do you.
    Still best to use rubber on the relay, IMO. And, as long as your phone isn't plugged in, the circuit is open and there will be no drain on your battery (unless your charger has an LED light, but the mAh drain is so minimal it won't matter).
     
  3. Jan 5, 2012 at 11:04 AM
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    BAP_29

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    Okay, I figured those would be the answers. Thanks
     
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