If the car is off and key is not in ignition is there any power going to the power port?

Asked by Feb 17, 2017 at 09:50 PM about the 2016 Nissan Versa

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers

98,475

There should be, that is why it is called a power port, it has power all the time.

Best Answer Mark helpful

So is it possible to overload the circuit of a 12v charger and start a fire?

My brand new 2016 versa sat for 5 hours untouched. Off with key out of ignition. Cell phone charger plugged into the power port but nothing charging. It caught fire in the center dash area right under my rear view mirror. Like where radio and heat/air controls are. Power port is located between the seats. There was no fire there. Nissan says I was charging something and overloaded the 12v charger which caused the fire. I saw where the fire started and it was not the 12 v charger. I want to know if this is even possible!

98,475

Every power port if tested blows the fuse if it is overloaded even slightly, the circuits abality to transfer enough amps to start a melt down and fire by itself just can't happen without an external source, I suspect a power amp for the radio shorted internally and caused a melt down and fire and then it involved other circuits as it progressed.

Thank you so much! I'm trying to fight this. Haven't had much luck so far. This is good news. I appreciate it!

Your Answer

Versa

Looking for a Used Versa in your area?

CarGurus has 450 nationwide Versa listings starting at $2,900.

Postal Code:

Nissan Versa Experts

  • #1
    NSSNVRS2007
    Reputation
    260
  • #2
    lightGear
    Reputation
    210
  • #3
    Racer_X
    Reputation
    200
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Sentra
161 Great Deals out of 1,752 listings starting at $1,987
Used Toyota Corolla
162 Great Deals out of 3,413 listings starting at $2,394
Used Honda Civic
307 Great Deals out of 4,113 listings starting at $1,494
Used Nissan Versa Note
45 Great Deals out of 784 listings starting at $6,490
Used Nissan Altima
70 Great Deals out of 1,275 listings starting at $2,750
Used Toyota Camry
42 Great Deals out of 1,593 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford Focus
129 Great Deals out of 2,546 listings starting at $750
Used Toyota Yaris
41 Great Deals out of 711 listings starting at $1,488
Used Hyundai Accent
55 Great Deals out of 1,456 listings starting at $1,288
Used Hyundai Elantra
155 Great Deals out of 3,443 listings starting at $2,490
Used Honda Accord
62 Great Deals out of 1,114 listings starting at $748
Used Honda Fit
18 Great Deals out of 591 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Fiesta
43 Great Deals out of 692 listings starting at $3,495
Used Mazda MAZDA3
168 Great Deals out of 2,577 listings starting at $2,250
Used Chevrolet Cruze
197 Great Deals out of 4,321 listings starting at $2,900

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Nissan Versa For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 22 listings starting at $7,995
2013 Nissan Versa For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 20 listings starting at $3,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.