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Hi, I have 2010 3 S and my Car charger for my cell phone is stuck in the dashboard outlet...is there any way to remove the outlet to make it possible to remove stuck charger?
 

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pull the negative battery terminal and let it sit....then get a set of needle hose or whatever you need to pull that fucker out.
 

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I tried twisting, turning, pulling, pushing....nada

I was hoping someone knew how to dissasemble that part.

If not I will just get a pair of pliers and try to yank it out....
 

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I wish I could see your sig at work...I think I know what it says though!

I seem to remember, what, 5+ pages of a thread on this very topic?
 

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This just happened to me! I took it to the dealership and the guy told me this is an issue with alot of cars. Took them 30 min to take the charger out. I got the charger back and they replaced the outlet but he suggested that I don't use the front outlet..kinda lame..
 

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My salesman warned me about this...said its a problem with Verizon phones....
 

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Sounds like the charger may be expanding due to the heat from charging. Try pulling it out 1st thing in the morning after the ignition and electrics have been turned off all night. If it's wired on 24/7 then pull the fuse to it.
 

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I was going to look for the old thread on this today. My charger has been stuck for 6 months. It's a verizon charger. I finally called the dealership to bring it in. They said it is covered under warranty. I have an appointment Monday.
 

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I had this happen to me within the first 3 days of owning my car. Certain Verizon brand chargers seem to get stuck in the outlet. It hasn't happened since, but I did have to go back to the dealership and have them take care of it. If your car is still under warranty just take it back and let them deal with it.
 

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My dealership had this problem fixed in under 5 minutes. I sat in the car while the service manager fixed it for me.

You need some muscle but you actually have to yank the whole outlet out. Don't loose the blue clip! You can then disconnect the wires so that you can get a better grip on the whole thing. You need to twist and pull to get the charger out. This also may require a little extra muscle as mine was really stuck in there.

A Verizon charger will not get stuck in the outlet in the arm rest. Hope this helps!
 
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