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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-23-2009, 09:39 PM Thread Starter
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Hi Folks,

Realize my recent experience may be old news here but I'm curious to know (I'm sure it's somewhere in the "phone book" that came with the car) if the radio and heater system would have eventually shut off.

I pulled my Saturn into the garage and I have the lock system set up so that the driver's door unlocks when the key is pulled. The radio shuts off when the driver's door is opened. As I walked around the car I realized the passenger front door window was down about 6 inches. I unlocked all the doors from the pass side and reached in from that side and inserted the key into the ignition, turned it to the run position and raised the pass door window. I had left the radio and heat system in the on position so doing this they were running. When I removed the key (I was on the pass side with pass door open), the radio continued to play. Got out of the car, closed the pass door and continued to watch the radio playing. Not wanting to stand there for who knows how long, I walked around to the driver's side, reached in, inserted the key, rotated it to the run position, then removed it, WALLLAH!, radio and accessories all off.

So, my question is: Does the radio and accessories have a timer, say 10 minutes or more where it automatically shuts off to save the battery? I know, read the manual...and I will. This just happened to me last night and it kinda' threw me.

Thanks in advance!


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