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Hello,

I have this Belkin Ipod/iphone car charger/AM/FM tuner that plugs into my accessory power or cigarette lighter hole in my car. The problem is that the rubber piece toward the end has worn down [url="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/POFugb5UUxx1kKoDFNQDX9MTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink"](see photo)[/url] and not it wont stay upright while I drive. Usually when it falls my iphone is flung into my floorboard. This also causes the charger itself to wiggle out and the phone to stop charging. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on how to get this thing to stay upright and not move around. I checked my local auto parts store to see if they made the rubber piece at the end, as most car plug-ins have them. Unfortunately they don't carry any item like that. I also cant justify buying a new one since apple is changing their connector type. Any ideas will be appreciated.

Thanks,

Han

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[font=arial,helvetica,sans-serif][size=4]Not a permanent fix , but you may try to slightly pry up one or two of the little metallic ear/keeper thingies to make it fit a little tighter in the hole.[/size][/font]

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whip out the Blu-tak and wedge it in the lighter socket! When replacing it in future dont buy belkin again, cheap tat and pretty rubbish consumer electronics in general.

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Electricians tape

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