Dodge Journey: ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS

There are two fused 12 Volt (13 Amp) power outlets located in the center console below the radio. The power outlet on the top has power available when the ignition switch in the ON or ACC position. The power outlet on the bottom has power available when the ignition switch is in the LOCK, ON, or ACC position.

This power outlet will also operate a conventional cigar lighter unit. To preserve the heating element, do not hold the lighter in the heating position.

Front Power Outlets
Front Power Outlets

1 — Switched Power.

2 — Battery Power.

A third fused 12 Volt power outlet is located on the back of the center console. This power outlet has power available when the ignition switch is in the LOCK, ON or ACC position.

Rear Power Outlet
Rear Power Outlet

A fourth fused 12 Volt power outlet is located on the left quarter trim panel in the cargo area. This power outlet has power available when the ignition switch is in the ON or ACC position.

Rear Power Outlet
Rear Power Outlet

NOTE:
• To ensure proper operation a MOPAR knob and element must be used.

• Do not exceed the maximum power of 160 Watts (13 Amps) at 12 Volts. If the 160 Watt (13 Amp) power rating is exceeded the fuse protecting the system will need to be replaced.

• The power outlet on the bottom of the center console shares the fuse with the power outlet on the back of the console. The combined usage must not exceed 160 Watts (13 Amps) at 12 Volts.

WARNING:
To avoid serious injury or death: • Only devices designed for use in this type of outlet should be inserted into any 12 Volt outlet.

• Do not touch with wet hands.

• Close the lid when not in use and while driving the vehicle.

• If this outlet is mishandled, it may cause an electric shock and failure.

CAUTION:
• Many accessories that can be plugged in draw power from the vehicle’s battery, even when not in use (i.e., cellular phones, etc.). Eventually, if plugged in long enough, the vehicle’s battery will discharge sufficiently to degrade battery life and/or prevent the engine from starting.

• Accessories that draw higher power (i.e., coolers, vacuum cleaners, lights, etc.) will degrade the battery even more quickly. Only use these intermittently and with greater caution.

• After the use of high power draw accessories, or long periods of the vehicle not being started (with accessories still plugged in), the vehicle must be driven a sufficient length of time to allow the alternator to recharge the vehicle’s battery.

• Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory bracket from the plug.

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