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Old 05-08-2009, 03:42 PM
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Is there a way to make E91 Trunk 12V cigarette (AUX) socket constant power?

I can understand that it won't be juiced without the key fob inserted, however it's not juiced at all unless the engine is on! Found this the hard way going car camping and trying to inflate a mattress -- I thought I had blown a fuse or my 12V inflator was kaput.
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Old 05-08-2009, 03:48 PM
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I noticed that too, even the cigarette adaparters in the car don't work unless the engine is on

The radio works, though, without the car being on
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All 3 series from 06 on work that way. At least that is what the dealer's parts department told me when I went looking fora battery tender.
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Old 05-08-2009, 07:59 PM
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You could always tap straight into 12V power and just run the cord to the back of the plug.
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