Why does my Tomtom Smart 52 get very hot when plugged into the 12v socket on my car?

alangidley
alangidley Registered Users Posts: 14
Master Explorer
When I use my Tomtom start 52 in my car using the 12v socket it gets very hot. Any help appreciated

Answers

  • rider1rider
    rider1rider Registered Users Posts: 1,410
    Exalted Pioneer
    Using the tomtom supplied cable to charge?check with customer care..
  • YamFazMan
    YamFazMan Posts: 20,787
    Superuser
    Hi
    @alangidley
    alangidley wrote: »
    When I use my Tomtom start 52 in my car using the 12v socket it gets very hot. Any help appreciated
    Are you also using the Tomtom supplied Cable & Power Adapter ???

    ATB YFM
  • alangidley
    alangidley Registered Users Posts: 14
    Master Explorer
    Yes I am using the UBS cable & Power adapter as supplied with the satnav.
    This satnavn is plugged into a cigar/cigarette lighter socket wired direct to the battery in my classic car, 12v negative earth.Any help appreciated