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Does Volvo cigarette ligher socket accept standard chargers?

I bought a gps system to use in my 1999 Volvo. It worked fine for a few short trips after I charged the battery. I then tried to use the car charger and it wouldn't work. The lighter DOES work, so I know that the circuit is ok.

Do older Volvos have different lighter sockets from the newer ones or was the problem more likely in the charger itself? Should I buy another system and expect it to work or do I have get some fancy Volvo-adaptor-adaptor ?


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Check the fuse in the car charger, and try in another car. The manual with should show where the fuse location. (because it worked befor you charged it,sounds like the car cord fuse is blown or the cord is defected)

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