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A magnet got stuck in the cigarette lighter and when i took it out the lighter stopped working. What is the cause

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I had the same problem on my '97. I ended up taking out the lighter when I was replacing the LCD on the radio, only to find that somehow it had become disconnected. Not sure how it happened but it might be worth checking out to see if it wiggled loose. To get to the lighter: 1) Prior up the cover by the shifter (the one that also goes back to the seat heater). It is connected with snaps so pry slowly. 2) Once the panel is removed you will see screws that are holding in the ash tray/cig lighter. Unscrew those and the whole lighter/ash tray can be pulled out. It is also held in by snaps on the top.

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check wiring behind each cig lighter or use test light inside the socket

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The part that Pulled out Should Screw into the Part that is still in the Car.

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I had the same problem, and was able to replace the fuse quite easily. I'm not sure which fuse exactly is the correct one, but I DO know the fuse is in the engine not in the interior of the car. You should be able to find exactly which fuse on the internet.

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I would put a red volt meter lead on the middle and a the black lead on the outside. If it checks above 12 vols, the lighter itself is bad. If no voltage is present, you have to check all the positive wires back to the battery. If those are all working, you have a bad ground.

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