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Broken Cigarette Lighter Splitter / Power Adapter

Hi,
I have owned a Whistler DE-1793 Radar Detector for about 4 years now. I have had very few problems with it until just recently, when the Cigarette Lighter Splitter / Power Adapter broke when I was trying to install it back into my car. Does anyone know where I can find just that one, single replacement part? Since everything else is fine (especially the radar detector itself), I would hate to have to throw the whole thing out just because I can't get power to it.

Thanks much in advance!

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  • JRedog Jun 17, 2008

    Hmmm... It's always the simplest solutions I overlook.... Thanks!

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    yeah i got the same problem.....

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Call whistler at 800-531-0004 to order a power cord.

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

  • John Nolan Jun 17, 2008

    you're welcome! :-)

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