Power Outlets

Accessory power outlets can be used to plug in electrical equipment, such as a cell phone or MP3 player.

There are three accessory power outlets. The power outlets located below the climate control system, inside the center console storage bin, and on the rear of the center console are powered while the vehicle is in ON/RUN, START or ACC/ACCESSORY mode, or until the driver door is opened within 10 minutes of turning off the vehicle.

On the CTS Wagon there is an additional accessory power outlet located near the rear cargo net that is powered at all times.

Remove the cover to access and replace when not in use.

Notice: Leaving electrical equipment plugged in for an extended period of time while the vehicle is off will drain the battery. Always unplug electrical equipment when not in use and do not plug in equipment that exceeds the maximum 20 ampere rating.

Certain electrical accessories may not be compatible with the accessory power outlet and could overload vehicle or adapter fuses.

If a problem is experienced, see your dealer.

When adding electrical equipment, be sure to follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. See Add-On Electrical Equipment.

Notice: Hanging heavy equipment from the power outlet can cause damage not covered by the vehicle warranty.
The power outlets are designed for accessory power plugs only, such as cell phone charge cords.

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