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Part of cigarette lighter connection stuck

When I removed the Magellan from the lighter connection, part of the end of the Magellan stayed in the hole, and it fits so tightly, I need to know how to get it out.

There is a "screw" connection on the line from the GPS to the lighter. I wonder if I am missing a small piece in the connection set up.

I don't know if there is another piece between the two that may have fallen out.

Help!

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  • irene_64 Jan 21, 2009

    I had the problem and asked this question. I never found the little pieces that came off the end of my Magellan Cord...so what have I done? I bought a Garmin! It works beautifully. I found Magellan service is lacking when there is a problem.

  • Greg Robbins
    Greg Robbins May 11, 2010

    You are absolutely correct about Magellan's Customers Service. They take your problem and turn it into the most complicated long winded issue that any one could think about. I have a spare cig, lighter chord but the piece that plugs in is mini usb

  • Greg Robbins
    Greg Robbins May 11, 2010

    Is the piece stuck in the Cig. lighter or stuck in the unit? What kind of unit is it?

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Use a clean ice-cream stick and super glue and pull it out.

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