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Old 10-13-2012, 12:12 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by hotleadsingerguy View Post
Actually that slot isn't for a cable. That slot is for the lid to center and to keep the hinge safe (to keep it centered).

When you close the lid a plastic "tooth" drops down into that groove and goes all the way to the bottom. The better part is the corners of the lid don't close tightly, so I just leave the cable sitting on the corner when I close the lid.
This is what I do on my SEL too. It's not perfect, but at least my USB cable doesn't get messed up like it was when I tried routing out the middle of where the lid closes. This is definitely an oversight on Ford's end though because most cars offer a actual cutout for things like this (especially if all the media connections are located IN the center console).
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