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I have a 1968 Braun cylindrical cigarette table lighter. i need help troubleshooting. the lighter occasionally sparks but ignition of lighter fluid never occurs. i do not think that the fluid is coming through. please help!

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Unscrew the base off via philips screw push the inner workings out you will then see a lever which raises when button pressed .if this lever does not raise then it will not release gas to ignite .check the linkage to the button this is the main cause k coulbeck grimsby

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    the linkage via the ignitor may have come away from gas release mechnism you need to take the polished case off to inspect the inner working which slide down wards there is a thin horse shoe shaped linkage attached via button to gas valve

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