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Vw golf 1.6 lighter is jammed in. How can I get it out so I can use the 12volt socket as a charger for my GPS? Thanks Bob

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The chrome/brass ring is corroded to the carrier,pull/twist hard (it may wreck the elelement)

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All you can do is to use a bit of intelligent brute force: don't just try and yank it out, try pushing it in and twisting slightly before pulling it out.

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