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A cigarette lighter is a handy device used to produce small flames. It is made up of a plastic or metal container filled with pressurized liquid gas or flammable fluid, an ignition system, and a simple mechanism to extinguish the flame.

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There might be some kind of paneling or retaining ring on the outside of it that needs to be removed first. I'd remove the battery before playing with it, because a lot of cars keep the cigarette lighter hot at all times. (current flowing) But once you can get to the lighter holder, the inside actua…
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It could be that the lighter coil is burnt out. The coils are replacable and do burn out with use. My 96 Avalon had the same problem. I took it to a Toyota dealer to get it checked out. The Lighter itself had to be replaced. It is a pretty big job, as alot of the dash has to be removed. With the par…
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Just pull 12V from the battery or the fuse panel. Make sure you put the appropriate sized fuse inline with you cigarette lighter. It will protect against fires. Good luck.
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If it's anything like mine, it probally just has to be cleaned. I had the problem because the cigarette lighter is really close to the cup holder, and i drink a lot of coffee...and also corner quite abruptly. lol. Some degreaser sprayed in there when battery is unhooked, and a good wipe with a rag w…
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The 2002 Mitsubishi cigarette lighter is held in place with a retaining ring. Remove the retaining ring. Pull the cigarette lighter out. Remove the wiring harness from the end of the cigarette lighter. Reverse the process to install the new cigarette lighter.
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the fuses the only things linked to the cig. lighter fuse for 1980 thru 98 are door mirrors and radio so the check engine light is probably indicating a non related problem and is purely coincidental. Answer there may be another problem go to auto zone or another parts store and have the …
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This sound like your lighter fuse is blown. Check the fuse box located below the steering wheel, somewhere above the brake pedal. The cover of the fuse box should guide you to the correct fuse related with the functions of the cigarrete lighter. Replacing the fuse if blown should correct your proble…
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On the -87 Voyager the fuse for the lighter that (as stated below) also covers the horn is fuse #7 that is thesecond one from the top in the second row from the left. (In Sweden the Voyager is a Chrysler.) blixten_200. We have a 92 Plymouth grand voyager and the cigar lighter does not work and the …
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%DETAILS% Answer Check the fuse box first then the lighter.
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check you fuses under the driver side dash befor you replace
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I have changed the cigarette lighter element myself. It is a 60 minute procedure which requires removing the dashboard bezel.. Not a job for the clumsy or faint of heart. Takes a bit of finesse to properly remove dashboard bezel i.e numerous small screws etc. Wouldnt recommend doing it to a first ti…
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The best way to get to it is to take out the center consel. It seems like a hassle but its not that bad. I had to take it all out when I put in a new CD player. The trickiest part is getting to the screw that holds the shift boot cover to the consel. Once that stuff is out of the way, everthing will…
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Gain access to the back of the console and screw the retainer back on to the receptacle.
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Accessory Fuse. If you have a manual, it'll tell you exactly which access. fuse it is if you have more than one, otherwise, resort to the old pull and look method. In case you don't know how to tell if the fuse is blown, there's a metal arch in the fuse, and if the arch isn't complete, the fuse is b…
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I had a 94 & 96 taurus and you had to take the ash tray out to get to it.
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Not knowing the year, make or model vehicle, that info can be found in the drivers manual.
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Lighter in ThunderbirdThe lighter should be in the center console.. Open the console arm rest and remove two screws that are located under the arm rest that hold the back part of the console.Then lift up on the console and pull it forward and then it should lift up past the gear shift.. after that..…
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all wires run to the fuse box. if you have already checked the fuse you need a new lighter. i too had to replace mine recently.LIke already said trace wires to the fuse box or take the wire out and replace that might be the problem also. it may not wven be the lighteri have checked the fuse and it i…
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I just removed mine. Take out the ash tray. You will see 4 visible bolts, easy to access. BUT, there are two more hidden. You need to remove the plastic dash panel part which wraps around the radio. There are no screws. Just grasp under an edge (I used the lower left corner) and pull it straight out…
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Your problem could be a coroded wire. Wires along the floor under the carpet, at the underhood fuse panels may go bad as they are exposed to water and moisture. I don't think the problems you have are on the same curcuit, but it could be a single wire that's causing it. It's hard to pinpoint a speci…
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1. Check the fuse. 2. Check the wire behind the lighter plug, in case it has fallen off. Disnonnect the negative battery cable if you have to fuss with the wiring at all. Also, if the lighter has been heavily used, the element may simply be burned out or broken--get a new one from your parts store.
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cig lighter fuse and relayThe fuse and relay (for the lighter/12v. outlets) are located under the hood on the drivers side fender in the power distribution box. open the box and inside the lid is the location of both the fuse and relay.This answer is correct, the lighter fuse should be the 4th small…
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hi there could you please tell me what the 100 amp fuse is powering as they normally have fuseable links to power up main branch lines to the fuse box on the camry's
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you have to find your fuse panel, may be under the dash, inside glovebox, or maybe on side of dash with door open, find the fuse for the cig lighter, pull it out and replace it It is under the hood, it doesnt say cigarette lighter it says inside lights or indoor lights....email me if it worked f…
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That information can be found in the owners manual that comes with every vehicle.
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Answer It is under the hood in the plastic fuse compartment next to the air filter . Take off the cover of the fuse compartment, and loomfor a 20 amp minifuse . # 34 in the owners manual. I don't know if this can help you, I have one Malibu 2005 and it has 3 boxes of fuses: one, in the middle, s…
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Check under the hood in the back left hand corner closest to the windsiled. There should be a black cover over it that may give a diagram so you know what fuse goes to what area.Yes my 92 accord would not work so i checked the fuse panel under the hood. There is no label that says lighter fuse but i…
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it's fuse number 15 in the interior fuse panel located under a side panel of the dashboard on the drivers side
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Better Answer OK.. at the very left side of the dashboard (where it butts up against the driver's door) there is a cover. Remove this cover and underneath is the fuse panel, called the "junction block". Fuse #6 of this block (top right corner) is the fuse you need to check. The fuse might be ins…
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go to wal-mart and buy a replacement lighter. unplug the fuse for the lighter. reach behind the lighter and remove the two wires that are connected to it. unscrew the whole assembly (you will see how it works when you look at the replacement one...it's pretty simple) and install the new one. re-ins…
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open glove box, pull out glovebox insert - to access "that" fuse block. you should see the fuse block. lighter fuse is number 12/ fuse to use is 10 amp. also, wnen you open glove box look under glove box door (top) there should be a Rectangle box in middle, squeeze ends to pop off, there you should …
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The cigarette lighter might not be any good. I checked my fuse in mine and it was good and i took the old cigarette lighter out and replaced it and it worked fine. They are like $3-$4 at Wal-Mart.
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Answer THEY USE THE SAME FUSE AS INTERIOR LIGHT IF NOT IN FUSE BOX TRY ENGINE FUSE BOX IT SHOULD ONLY BE 10AMP OR 15 AMP. SLOT NUMBER 27.
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I own a 95 saturn, which I'm pretty sure has the same dash as a 96. Start by disconnecting the negative battery cable. Next you will need to take the center console cover off. There are two plastic rivets holding it on. Take off the cover underneath the console. It should be velcroed and snapped in.…
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you need to carefully pop out the frame around the gear shifter; its tough not to crack it. i looked at several in the junk yard before doing mine. use a very thin flat head screw driver and you will see the socket and wire assembly.there should be a connection you can unplug the wires and then take…
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Most cigarette lighter assemblys are in two parts, first you would insert into dash, and from the back side screw on the back from under the dash.   are we talking about the actual lighter that has the heat element, or are we talking about the socket adapter. I have posted for socket, if this…
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I been Looking for this answer too and I thought If I reply to this at least It will help someone else out too and I will know where to find the answer next time. The Highlander does have two fuse boxes one in the engine compartment and the other In the Cab. The Second fuse box is where you will fin…
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Answer Owner's manual. Answer I own a 1998 Jeep Wrangler and have the same question. I know there is a fuse for the cigarette lighter & I know it's in the fuse box inside the vehicle's glove box. However, the owner's manual does not document the specific fuse for the cigarette lighter. My…
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On a 1997 Wrangler (as I have) there are two fuses to check. Both in the Power Distribution Center (PDC) under the hood. Fuse 3 supplies the accessory circuits through the ignition key and energises the coil of the accessory relay. If your radio works that fuse is OK. The other fuse, fuse 5 supp…
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ZX2 Cigarette Lighter Fuse The cigarette lighter fuse on an Escort ZX2 is located in a secondary fuse panel just above the main passenger compartment fuse panel to left of the driver's left shin when sitting. You can only see it by getting your head down below the driver's seat level. It is black…
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Answer Fuse panel. This information can be found in your owner's manual. If you do not have one, then I suggest you get one. You need an owner's manual to know what items to service and when, and for specifications. You can order one from a dealer, find one at a salvage yard, ebay, or one of thes…
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The fuse for a 2001 Saturn L200 cigarette lighter is found in the cabin fuse box. The fuse is labeled as CIG.
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The cockpit fuse panel is on the drivers side left of the steering wheel underneath the control switch for power mirrors behind the coin holder which lifts out and up. Answer Fuse panel. The location of the panel is listed in your owner's manual. Don't have one, then get one. Dealer, salvage ya…
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I am replacing the factory radio in a '97 SR5 4runner, the lighter does NOT come off like a Normal lighter. Usually, they just twist/unscrew and voila! This one has plastic tabs that need to be accessed from behind the trim. I fully removed the trim (due to radio install) and STILL broke a small…
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Answer If fuse is good, then replace the lighter itself or the entire lighter assembly. **added 12/18/2007: Personally, I rewired the cigarette lighter. I was sick of it only operating with the key in the ignition (i wanted to charge my cel in m car while I was at work), and I am pretty sure it…
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If you have your car manual it should have a diagram of the fuses in the back pages, however the fuse is normally a blue 15amp fuse. if you cannot find the manual it won't take long to check all the fuses. all you do is pull them out 1 by 1 and look between the 2 pins, they should be joined together…
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I just bought a 97 Cadillac Seville that had the same problem. It was the fuse on mine. There are two separate power supplies for both the front and rear lighters.
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it is probably a fuse and it is labled cigar in a separate fuse panel directly above the fuse panel in the lower left side of the dash. if that is not it the dash panel around the radio has to be removed and the wiring checked at the lighter.
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do you get a response? I'm looking for the same thing!It is a 15 amp fuse located to the left of the steering column
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Fuse number 23. It should be a 20A Or.. I found on my Econoline, that it was fuse 10 @ 25A There is a complete fuse and relay diagram in the Roadside Emergencies section of the owners manual. Check out http://vehicleownersmanuals.blogspot.com/2009/09/ford-econoline-e-150-e-250-e-350-owners.html to…
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Comment I don't think I can help you, but our 2000 Dodge Neon only has a power plug opening, no cigarette lighter and no ash tray. We bought is used, so don't know if ours came special or what. It is under the hood in the fuse box by the battery- 20 amp the mini ones- my lighter fuse went out, a…
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The Fuse for the lighter and acc plug is under the hood next to the battery in a fuse box. If you look across the bottom of the fuse box there are eight large fuses in groups of two, with the fuse puller at the far right. Just above the first pair of fuses on the far bottom left, just below the fog …
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Answer Check in the under the glove box. Open the glove box and the plastic piece should be able to lift up and the fuse box should be under there. In my 96 cutlass the fuse for the cig lighter is on the right side of the glove box, accessible by opening the passenger side door.
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15 It's a 15amp Fuse located on the top left corner of the Fuse Panel inside the Cabin under the Glove Box. No tools needed, just undo the 'Shroud' with the 2 knobs, this will expose the Fuse Box , just pull it down and swap in a good fuse and you should be good to go.
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Answer Hi, what you need to do is first of all buy a cigarette lighter from a car store (just get one of those universal ones) or go to a scarp yard and get one from there, then all you have to do is wire it straight up to your battery! run the cables behind the dash then under your bonet. make s…
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under the hood in the power distribution box, maxi-fuses. gm Jim
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Answer it is locted in the engine compartment. it is a 20 amp fuse and it is a mini at at that. i blew mine and it took me a day to find it too. hope this helps. aj
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Answer you simply repair it by buying another lighter
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if you have already replaced the fuse inside the cab of the vehicle there is another fuse relay box under the hood. open it up look at the diagram and find which one runs the power outlet and cigarette lighter and see if it is blown. the look like big fuses.
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there is no fuse there is a fuseable link inside the lighter plug
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Not enough information to answer. Please ask a new question with year, make, and model included.
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If you pull the cover off the fuse box under the dash on the drives side, it should have a label showing which fuse goes where. The fuse box is located by the kick panel on the drivers side.Answer Usually the lighter is shared with something else (like the horn). Check to see if there is somethin…
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On the passenger side of engine, take off timimg belt covers, in the center of area, runs off timing belt
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The fuse diagram should be in your owners manual, and also on the fuse box cover. If you don't have the manual, and there is no diagram on the fuse box cover, go to your local Nissan dealer and ask them to give you a diagram.
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locate the fuse box under the coin holder. Push fuse remover over fuse and pull. This will easily take out the fuse for replacement.The fuse chart is on the back side of the change/coin holder. I found the cigarette lighter fuse to be 15 A and in the 3rd column over and 3rd fuse down.
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Pull out old one, insert new one. You may wish to install roll bars incase it has hazardous side effects. For a 106 without a cigarette lighter, its reasonably easy to fit one. Local car parts supplier had a lighter for less than £3. All the wiring required to fit the new lighter is behind the ce…
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Answer hey dude look at the fuse box on the ends you will see a white clip on both ends pull them out and lift the fuse box and pull it will allow the fuse box to come out. On the top of the fuse box you will see the blown fuse for the cigarette lighter. It will be the white 15 amp in the middle …
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Answer If it is the ashtray cigarette lighter, it would be the number 14 fuse which is a 15 amp fuse. This is true only if the set up for the '02 model is the same as for the '97. I have an 02 continental. I can't figure out the fuse for the center consul's cigarette lighter and phone aux fuse n…
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i have a 97 Z24, the ciggarette lighter jack is to the right of the steering wheel by the lever for the wipers, washers, if it isn't there then look on the center console on the rear side of the gear shift/chooser.
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Answer Often smaller circuits like this share a fuse so it is probably listed on your fuse panel as 'acc' or 'instr' or 'dsh'. I suggest you pull the fuses that are likely to be shared and test them with a 12V circuit tester. Answer In the main fuse block - fuse #18 is listed as "radio and do…
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Buy a lighter from Canadian tire that will fit your car and puch the lighter in the outlet it should now work
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Most important - this should not require a dealer service call. Fuses are simple electrical devices designed to prevent voltage overflow into and through a component.The Honda Owner's Manual should list the fuse panel location for the vehicle. According to notes - the panel is on the driver's side n…
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Answer between 750 to 1500 hundred bucks Answer $1500-$2000 is a going rate for mint in the box.
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Answer First of all, be sure to check for a blown fuse. Then, you will have to pull the ashtray and expose the lighter charging coil, which is the round metal piece that the actual lighter rests in. Disconnect your battery, and then disconnect the wiring harness clip from the back of your lighter…
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This fuse is under the hood near the air filter, in the senor box, its a little 10 amp fuse  This fuse is under the hood near the air filter, in the senor box, its a little 10 amp fuse
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A couple of things you can do:1. Look in Used Car ads for 1991 Buick Park Avenues selling near you. When you find one, drive over and pull the panel and take a look 8-)2. Go to a "Junk" yard (AKA "Auto Recycling Yard") and get one.3. Ask someone else who has one to let you take a look.4. The fuses s…
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I'm looking for the same answer. Can anyone help us? I believe it is the fuse labeled "H/CLN" If that does not work, than it is a wiring problem that many 2003 Protege's had. Look here: http://www.msprotege.com/forum/showthread.php?t=123641604
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am also looking for an answer to this, now my 15 amp fuse is blown and the car won't start. someone said if you have an after market stereo to start with the wiring behind the stero ...does anyone have any idea what the connection is here? It's possible the fuse is not making good contact because o…
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not sure what number what you could try taking out the fuses one by one and checking if your lighter works each time, it'll take a little longer but if your not sure where its at then that's probbally the fasted. There is a diagram in the owners manual (page 125 for fuses, page 129 for relays). …
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Answer Many Windstars have 3 cigar lighters, also known as a "power point": Front dash area adjacent to the ashtry Middle section, maybe in a console facing the 2nd seats In the 'way back' right corner, near where the tire jack / fuel reset button compartment is
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Try fuse #27... This is well detailed and illustrated in the Owners Manual - See "Related Questions" below for more
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Oxygen, o2 sensor Mazda 626Hello, from Australia. I have a 1991 626. I have just replaced my oxygen sensor, which should be replaced every 80,000 to 100,000km in order to minimise emmisions and maximise economy. It is great that you are giving it a go yourself.It should be located between the radiat…
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i have a 1988 jeep Cherokee and all you have to do is take off the panel that goes around your radio and guages and eveything and once you have that off you should be able to get to the cigarette lighter its only like 2 or 3 screws then anothe 2 or 3 conections on the back...but im not sure about an…
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how do you check to know whether your coolant fan motor needs replacing in my 1993 toyota camry v6?
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FUSE PANEL LOCATED CENTER CONSOLE PASSENGER SIDE, 20 AMP FUSE FOR DOOR LOCKS IS SAME FOR CIGARETTE LIGHTER ON 1996 SL2 (1997 model has a separate 20 amp fuse just for the cigarette lighter); fuse diagram and a fuse puller are on the inside of the plastic panel covering the passenger footwell side of…
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This is Fuse 32 under the hood in the fuse box. I had a problem with this fuse as well. I don't smoke so didn't care when I first realized my lighter didn't work, but my check engine light came on and when I took it to get the engine code read, the part they connect to under the dash (ODBII) would …
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Answer Bad lighter maybe? Something else hooked into the same circuit and when you use the lighter it overloads the circuit, blowing the fuse? because of where the lighter outlet sets anything you plug in get hit by the shifter check for loose or frayed wires behind it
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The lighter wouldn't make an difference but taller would a little but it will also make speedo read wrong
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No there isn't but most do have the wiring. You can buy one from a scrap yard and fit it urself or just take it to the nearest peugeot garage.
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GOOD ADVICE STOP SMOKING I agree with that, but it explains how to remove it in the manual, very easy.
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Answer The fuse block is located on the right side of the IP, in the right front door opening Answer It would depend on the year. The Main Fuse block in a 93' is in the Glove Box, and the Big fuses + relays +control modules are behind the black panel below the Glove Box by the passengers feet…
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I am looking for the same problem, havent found the break in the positive or negative line yet, slow process I am too big to fit under the dash for long.
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It is the ACC Fuse in your fuse box. It also runs the radio and digital clock. If both of those work, and just not the lighter, then you need to replace the lighter assembly. I got mine at Toyota dealer parts department for $45.98, part number 85500-28050.
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Answer Yes it should be a size 15 fuse and be labeled cig lighter
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I have a 2000 XKR convertible but it only have 1 lighter. It also did not work with the cell phone charger. I tried several adaptor and finally found one that would engage the contacts and charge. It was from Advance Auto Parts and it was one that has a cord and lets you connect 3 devices to the one…
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Answer to replace lighter take it out and go to parts store and buy a new replacement part comes with directions and installation instructions.
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