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Manual: 2009-2012

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Electrical System
In order to avoid damage and faults in electrical or electronic systems, electrical accessories should be installed at your authorized Porsche dealer.

  • Only use accessories authorized by Porsche.

Risk of short circuit and fire, resulting in serious personal injury or death.

Replacing fuses or relays with the engine running or the ignition on could cause electrical shock.

  • Disconnect the negative terminal on the battery during all work on the electrical system.
    Please see the chapter "BATTERY" on page 239.

Defective relays should be changed only by an authorized workshop.

In storage tray between the front seats
(not on vehicles with iPod, USB, AUX interfaces)

Electrical accessories should preferably be connected to the 12 V sockets.

  • Please observe the maximum power consumption.

Note on operation
The tire filling compressor must be connected to the cigarette lighter.

In the passenger's footwell

Note on operation
The sockets and thus the connected electrical accessories function even if the ignition is switched off or the ignition key is withdrawn.

If the engine is not running and the accessories are switched on, the vehicle battery will be discharged.

Do not operate additional accessories for more than 5 minutes when engine is off. Continuing to do so may drain the battery such that it may go completely dead.

Maximum power consumption for both sockets together: 70 W.

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