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12v socket in kitchen not working

Mike1973

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Hi,

the 12v socket next to my 240v socket stopped working a few months back after many years of use. I check with a voltmeter and nothing. Nada. All the other electrics are working fine, including the 240v socket and the other 12v sockets in the mid section and rear. There are no signs of any damage to the wires or connection pins. Any ideas what I should do to diagnose and fix the issue?

(PS - once I get some juice back to the socket I plan to replace the Hella socket with a USB socket which I think will be easy as it is a standard c-line socket)

Mike
T5, 2006.

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You say you checked with a voltmeter , that is in the socket or on the wires....?
Could be the socket is worn or broken .
Don't know exactly if that socket has a seperate fuse , did you check all fuses ?
 
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I checked on the wires. I haven't checked the fuses. I inferred from another thread wiring diagram is not available. Where would the fuses be? Under the seat with the leisure battery?
 
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I checked on the wires. I haven't checked the fuses. I inferred from another thread wiring diagram is not available. Where would the fuses be? Under the seat with the leisure battery?
Normally a 15 amp fuse under the passenger seat. Turn seat through 90o and slide towards kitchen for better access.
 
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I'll take a look in the daylight tomorrow thanks. Hopefully I don't have to take the seat off...

Also I am LHD so for me its the driver seat hehehe

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@Mike1973 did you replace socket with usb, if so I would appreciate where you obtained it from?
Remember some USB sockets are On continuously and will consume power even if nothing is plugged in, so get a switched one.
 

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