Why is it so hard to find a car dock charger?

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  1. thc1967

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    I have a car dock, and with that car dock came a charger that did two cool things for me:
    • It automatically launched Car Dock Mode when plugged into the phone
    • It is a split cable, with USB and a 1/8" jack so I can plug it right into my car stereo
    Unfortunately, the cable that came with the dock has broken and doesn't work any more. I've been frustrated in searching online for a replacement.

    Maybe you guys can suggest better search terms for me to use, or point me to something?

    This is for a Note 3, but I assume that most modern Samsung phones use the same pin configuration / cable.

    Thanks!
     
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    Who manufactured the dock, and have you contacted them?
     
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    I haven't contacted them because the dock is old enough that parts are out of warranty and I don't really want another cable from them because I'd rather have one that lasts a bit longer.