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Way to make the DC receps "constant hot" when vehicle is off?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by StaticFilter, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. Apr 25, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    StaticFilter

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    My 01 silverado let me plug in a cell charger and charge my phone while i was at work, my 05 taco doesn't seem to work that way, I have to have the key in the ignition... Any way to change that?
     
  2. Apr 25, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    if its like the first gen tacomas.....you can take out the relay and use a jumper wire to make the plug ins work all the time, instead of just when truck is cranked up.
     
  3. Apr 25, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    I have an 09 Tacoma and would like the same, at least one of the two power sockets to be hot with the key off.
     
  4. Apr 25, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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  5. Apr 25, 2009 at 4:13 PM
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    sweet! thanks!
     
  6. Apr 26, 2009 at 11:17 AM
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    is that relay accessible without tearing the whole dash apart?
     
  7. May 16, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    bump for answer to relay question...
     
  8. May 23, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    Woo! Finally had time to do the mod today! My 12v Receps are now in a state of constant hotness!
     
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