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Old 07-09-2011, 11:39 PM
tampamark tampamark is offline
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Originally Posted by JlMMY View Post
Do you think the IBS would register if we used the cigarette lighter socket via this adapter?

CTEK 56-263 Comfort Connect Cig Socket


http://www.amazon.com/CTEK-56-263-Co.../dp/B0016LA5O8
You can't charge via the cigarette lighter socket. The electrical system is a smart system, it only stays active for 15 minutes (or so?), never tested the exact time until it goes into "sleep mode". But the TIS manual expressly points out that you should trickle charge via the terminals under the hood. And that you cannot charge via the cabin socket since it goes through a relay that shuts down.
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