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Re: Cig Lighter Fuse?
But does anyone know which fuse controls the cigarette lighter outlet?I don't know but you can figure it out by hooking yourself up Abu-Grahib style to the outlet and yanking one fuse at a time. It's only 12 volts so you'll need to use your tongue to get a good reading.,,
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Easiest way to find out if its the fuse, is to look at the fuses with a flashlight and see if any of the links are broken. If there are any blown you'll see and you should replace the ones blown. That should tell you which one is connected to the CIG lighter. If you don't find any are blown then your CIG lighter connections behind the actual CIG lighter might be loose.
hi there. ok what I advise is to simply disconnect the cig lighter, then replace fuse and turn on stereo. this will tell you which is causing the problem. if fuse blows its the stereo if fuse is good then its the cig lighter. you may have had a child etc put coins in the slot thinking it a slot machine...ive been there before but sadly it was only pennies....they rattle around in the stereo and hit electrical parts. also look into the cig lighter hole and see if a coin or similar stuck down there bridging the sides with the bottom... simply use your finger to check this and not a screwdriver to short it again.
the cig is very simple, its just a connector and a fuse.
if you have 12vdc on both sides of the CIG fuse. key on
then the CIG socket is bad, or the wire behind it fell off
or the Cig ground wire fell off.
a voltmeter will tell you which is bad, and why.
its just a 2 wire circuit, power and ground
fuses that look good can in fact be bad, (hair line cracks)
so use the OHM meter part of you meter, and check for
0 ohms good
infinity ohms bad, works 100% of time , ohms checks, no guessing!@
No power from the cig lighter if you have a voltmeter youll have to test it for power at its harness behing the cig lighter, just to let you know that cig lighter also wears out and a replacement may be it the fix for you,also there is only one fuse for it
These items clock, radio, dash lights are usually fused on the same circuit. Please check the fuses for this problem. The fuse or fuses should be listed on the fuse box cover inside the interior fuse box. Replace the blown fuse if that is that problem. If it blows again, then the cig lighter circuit may be involved. Make sure the cig lighter is free of any objects, remove lighter, (push in part). Try new fuse while lighter is out, and if problem goes away, push in may be bad.
but does anyone know which fuse controls the cigarette lighter outlet?
I don't know but you can figure it out by hooking yourself up Abu-Grahib style to the outlet and yanking one fuse at a time. It's only 12 volts so you'll need to use your tongue to get a good reading.