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 Post subject: A little light on the subject
PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:26 pm 
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For those that find connecting the charge plug in the dark a little frustrating, then this might be the answer. I found some small rectangular led lights (a AA battery size) and tried several positions in the cavity where we plug in. To my astonishment each position caused the battery to drain completely as I tried bottom and the door flap itself. Then I tried one more place and it works and so far no battery drain. See the attached photos ( I hope). e-mail me for photos.

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 Post subject: Re: A little light on the subject
PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:49 pm 
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Clever idea. I am usually charging first thing at workplace or inside lighted garage so no need.

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 Post subject: Re: A little light on the subject
PostPosted: Sat May 06, 2017 4:55 pm 
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Well my problem usually is when we dine out and find poor lighting or after dark and if the charger has been abused even a little the handle is sometimes difficult to click on. I really would like to know why the little AA batteries for the low draw led lights are drained of their power so quickly ?? Is the "mother car" sucking all the power it can reach ??


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 Post subject: Re: A little light on the subject
PostPosted: Tue May 09, 2017 4:33 pm 
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I've been thinking about the same! It's quite hard to plug it in when it's pitch black. Could you re-upload the picture as it's not showing?

You'll need to upload it to imgur.com (or a similar website) and then you can use the link to attach to your post.


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 Post subject: Re: A little light on the subject
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 10:10 am 
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Here goes...
http://imgur.com/a/qwH77


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 Post subject: Re: A little light on the subject
PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 10:55 am 
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Thanks for the web site......answered the question I have had for ages !


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