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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-08-2019, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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Center Console 12v power supply

Just bought the 2019 Outback and am wondering if that power take-off is switched......ie only on when ignition is on)

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Yes, but there are threads here on how to make it always hot. Just search them.

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Switched power to socket outlets has been a long standing tradition with Subaru's.

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My truck has three always-hot sockets on the dash which is a good thing - until you don't unplug your powered device. I've owned the truck for nine years and have always unplugged my GPS and dashcam when parking. About two months ago I forgot to unplug them and let the truck sit for two weeks. Went to use it and had a dead battery. Luckily I wasn't in a rush to get anywhere so threw it on the battery charger for a few hours, and all was good.
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