Join Date: 8th January 2007
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TomTom charger and Civic's crappy lighter socket
Has anyone else had problems with a TomTom power cable (or ANY other power cable for that matter) in the Civic's lighter socket? When I push it in, it's quite stiff (ooh-err!) but when I pull it out, the entire lighter-socket comes out of the console complete with dangling wires. It seems it's only held in by two tiny lugs and it's much easier to pull the socket out of the car than the power cable out of the socket. The same thing happens with my mobile phone charger. It seems the socket is slightly smaller diameter than standard sockets and as such, most chargers I've tried seem to get jammed in the socket.
From now on, I'm going to have to charge my TomTom in the house or modify the charger somehow so it pulls out more easily.