2006 CR-V: Power Supply and Glove Box

Hi All,
I'm hoping someone can give me some practical advice before I take my car to the dealership...
I just got a new 2006 CR-V. There are two annoying problems.
1) The front power supply doesn't work (the thing you plug a cell phone charger into). I've looked for any bad fuses, but they all seem to be intact.
2) The light in the glove box is always on. So, at night, I can see the light glowing at the edges of the box.
These problems existed right from the start, but I've waited to take the car to the dealership--I didn't feel like heading back to see the "nice people" there. Since then, I installed a Sirius radio directly to the stereo and power supply. Now, I learn that because I've taken the stereo out, that the warranty "might not cover" the problems.
Any practical advice on how to fix these nuisances without involving the dealership is appreciated.
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I actually hadn't noticed that my '06 CR-V had a glove box light until I went out and looked just now...
If you look above and to the right of the latch in the glove box hole in the dash, you will find a button that should turn off the light when you press it. If it doesn't, then the wire to it might not be fully connected or the switch might just be bad. If the button works, then check that it is positioned so that the glove box actually pushes it when you close it.
Are you aware that the front accessory outlet is switched? It is only powered when the ignition key is turned to accessory or "on" (a little piece of Honda weirdness that has irritated me with every Honda I have owned). If it actually is dead and you want to chase it down yourself, it is powered through fuse 15 in the under dash fuse box which is to the right of the steering column between the steering column and the center console. It is grounded through 2 separate connections - one at the left corner of the dash, which is also used by all the dash lights and instruments, and the other, which the glove box light also uses, is in the center of the dash just below the AC ducts & behind the coin box/CD drawer.
Unless you cut wires or somehow damaged the circuits when installing your Sirius radio, there should be no warranty issue. The dealer has to be able to prove that something you did damaged these circuits to disallow the warranty. Neither of these two circuits have anything to do with the radio (per the wiring diagrams in the FSM).
If you do end up needing to take it in, just to be on the safe side, take the Sirius out before you let the dealer look at the other problems and don't tell them about it.
On 10/6/06 1:20 PM, in article snipped-for-privacy@k70g2000cwa.googlegroups.com, " snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com"

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Thank you! With your help I actually solved both problems without involving the dealership. It turns out I had been checking the wrong fuse; I misinterpretted the diagram in the manual. Fuse 15 was labelled something like ACC and I didn't realize it was the front power supply.
Also, I jiggled the switch for the light, and got the physical setting adjusted so that the light switches off.
Problems solved. Thanks!!
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