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1991 chevy 1500 no power to radio fuse

I have a 1991 chevy 1500 pickup that I purchased a few weeks ago. I noticed the aux plug(cigarette light) had no power. i pulledthe ash tray out and noticed the black wire was not connected on the side. I touched it and it sparked, so i know there was power to it. later that day I disconnected the battery and attached the black wire to the side of the plug, reconnected the battery and not only does the plug still not work but the radio does not work now either. I tested the fuses and the fuse box and there is one fuse not functioning. I changed it out and still no power. it seems that there is no power coming into that spot on the fuse box now. what could cause this? I have pulled out the radio and changed the fuse on the back of it as well. Is there a relay or another plug inline or relay that I need to replace

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If you got a spark when you touch it to the side (which is the ground) the wire is a power source that should go to the terminal at the back of the lighter. there is no relay for this circuit so change the new fuse it's blown and check for burnt wires.

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