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Old 06-01-2013, 12:30 PM   #51
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Look behind the climate controls and you will see a black box about the size of a 90's walk-man. On the bottom them is a gray port. That is your USB2 port.



This is where I'm having issues. Where do you see this? (in comparison to the picture before as soon as you took off the plate) If you can red circle where it is, that would be great.
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:19 AM   #52
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This is where I'm having issues. Where do you see this? (in comparison to the picture before as soon as you took off the plate) If you can red circle where it is, that would be great.
The conector is behind the climate controls, look uppwards to the rear, the ports look like big ethernet ports, but the mini USB plugs right in.
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:31 AM   #53
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Hello all, and special thanks to Vrod21. I just got my 2013 SE and added the 2 USB to plug my phone.

My 2 cents:
-To access the ports you just need to pull hard, the pin just comes out and can be reused. (attached is a picture of the pin)

-It is not easy to switch the ports so that the original USB becomes USB#2, the plug has a notch that prevents it form plugging into the other port. I guess it could be done if you get a mini USB extension (male to female)

-The only way I found to change to USB 2 is by voice command, does any other way work?
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:48 PM   #54
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FYI, just a word of caution regarding USB2. Just in case anyone runs into trouble with USB2 devices, here's my experience.

I added USB2 a while back, and it worked great for about 3 months. Then, it stopped recognizing the USB stick. I thought the stick came loose, so I re-seated it in the connector, and no luck. I thought my USB2 cable went bad, so I plugged the stick into the regular USB port, no luck. I thought the stick went bad, so I replaced it with another, still no luck.

Finally, I removed the USB2 cable all together, and the stick works fine in the regular USB port. I tried the USB2 cable in my computer, and it seemed to be intermittent. So it appears that a bad cable will take our BOTH USB ports.
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Old 09-03-2013, 04:32 PM   #55
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Thanks again for this mod, gonna be doing it soon!

EDIT: Just finished, very quick and easy. My only input is that there is no reason to use a USB mini-adapter if you already have a USB to Mini USB cable in the first place. I would assert that a USB to USB cable would be unusual to have around in the first place.
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