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Refreshed Model 3 - 2021 - Switched power for radar detector?

Has anyone found a source of switched 12V power in the 2021 Model 3's yet? I was looking for one for my radar detector, and while I tore open the driver's footwell, nothing like the old 6 pin connector could be found at all to tap into, so I resorted to pulling the thick blue wire out of the bundle and tapping into it (not the one that was twisted - in my case with purple, not white).

It seems to be working fine, but I'd prefer to find switched power, as to not use the Auto Power function I'm currently using on my Escort.
 
Has anyone found a source of switched 12V power in the 2021 Model 3's yet? I was looking for one for my radar detector, and while I tore open the driver's footwell, nothing like the old 6 pin connector could be found at all to tap into, so I resorted to pulling the thick blue wire out of the bundle and tapping into it (not the one that was twisted - in my case with purple, not white).

It seems to be working fine, but I'd prefer to find switched power, as to not use the Auto Power function I'm currently using on my Escort.
I am wanting the same. Wish Tesla had a customer support system that would provide this answer instead of having us hunt for one.
 
I ordered a long power cord off of Amazon and mounted it to the right side of the mirror up high, and just ran the cord tucked away under the trim into the arm rest, it powers on about 85 percent of the time, but every now and then I have to just unplug and plug back into the "lighter" in the arm rest. Works great for me.
 

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I ordered a long power cord off of Amazon and mounted it to the right side of the mirror up high, and just ran the cord tucked away under the trim into the arm rest, it powers on about 85 percent of the time, but every now and then I have to just unplug and plug back into the "lighter" in the arm rest. Works great for me.
How long did it need to be?
 
You all may want to have a read through this thread. If you go through the whole thing you'll see where folks have arrived for this.

 
A little late here but anyone coming across this thread in the future I have an alternate way of powering switched 12v and put together a tutorial video. It taps power off the center console 12v power and actually follows a page out of the manual for tapping accessory power.

Is this connecting to the cigarette lighter 12V which for my 2021 M3 isn’t switched? I couldn’t really figure it out from the video (but it was really helpful for how to remove the trim), you seem to move from the area of the lighter socket to the rear USB socket at the back of the centre console. Is this where you’re taking the switched 12V from? I’m only trying to wire in some ambient lighting so that it goes off when the car shuts down, at the moment I have to turn it off by the app or the button on the cigarette lighter power adapter.
 
Anyone know if the USB-C ports are switched, and if so if they support 12V via USB-PD? If so, maybe something like this would do the trick: Amazon.com: Pd Trigger Module USB Pd Trigger Module USB-C Type-C Pd Trigger Module USB-C Type-C Pd 12v Dc Fixed Voltage Power Trigger Module 5a Pd 2.0 3.0 Power Delivery Decoy Board (5 Pack) : Electronics

Shouldn't be too hard to 3d print an enclosure that incorporates an RJ11 female jack

Edit: Doing some digging, there's some conjecture that late 2022 cars can do 12V/3A off the front ports, but it seems like they all can do at least 9V 3A. Per the V1 Gen 2 specs, the allowed voltage range is 6 - 35v. In which case, perhaps getting a 9v adapter like above instead of 12v would do the trick for wider compatibility. If the ports are switched, that might be the way I go
 
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In my 21 M3 I'm using the 12v plug in the centre console. I find that it typically powers down about 10 minutes after I exit the car, and turns on as soon as I open the door to get in. I've also occasionally seen it powered up at random times when I haven't been interacting with the car, but it's not been an issue to this point (about 5 months).
 

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