answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy

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. Once the lower cover is off reach up behind the center console on the side and push the center of the plastic rivet out. Repeat on the other side, and the console should be loose now. Pull it slightly up and out, until you can see the wiring harness at the top of the console. Pull the plug out of the console, and the console should come away free.

Now you should have access to the back of the cigarette lighter plug. The socket for the cigarette lighter screws in like a lightbulb. Hold the part that the socket screws into, and using needlenose or other pliers, screw the front portion back in all the way.

Reinstall the center console, reconnect your battery, and your cigarette lighter should work now. Now that your Saturn is complete, sell it as soon as possible before it breaks again. :)

The instructions provided sound a little daunting if you have no clue about cars. However, the fix was very easy. It is important to note that there are four parts to the assempbly. The outer rim which fits in the outside of the lighter hole, a barrel separator which fits behind the console into the outer rim, the power receptacle which fits behind the barrel assembly, and the lighter receptacle which is put through the outer ring, the barrel, and then screwed into the "light bulb" like power receptacle. In order to completely screw in the lighter receptacle, you will stick your finger in the receptacle and continue screwing it in. Make sure it is tight.

Thanks!

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-15 21:27:09
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: How do you fix the cigarette lighter in a 1997 Saturn SW?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

How do you fix a broken cigarette lighter on a 1998 Saturn SC2?

you dont fix the lighter. you fix your smoking problem. get those patches or the gum


How do you fix a cigarette lighter on a Chevy Cavalier?

To fix the cigarette lighter on a Chevy Cavalier, check the fuse first. Next check the wiring and the cigarette lighter itself for a problem.


Cigarette Lighter not working on 2004 Pontiac grand am and the fuse in not blown?

How do I fix my cigarette lighter when fuse is good


How do you fix a cigarette lighter in a 1991 eagle talon?

check your fuse for the cig lighter


How do you fix the cigarette lighter on a Chevy Cavalier?

I'm trying to get an answer!


How do you fix a cigarette lighter that does not work on a 1997 Toyota Previa?

check the fuses,if it has currents,,and still don't work, then replace the cigarret coil lighter that you use to light up the cigarrete with


How do you fix cigarette lighter outlet?

Well it's very simple you take it in and get someone to fix it for you!


How do you fix the cigarette lighter on a 1999 VW Jetta?

WHAT'S WRONG WITH IT?


How do you fix a cigarette lighter in a 2001 Dodge Intrepid?

Get a new whip!


How do you fix a cigarette lighter in a Daewoo Leganza?

you have to replace the appropiate fuse labeled "cigarette lighter" in the fuse box inside your car around the driver dash side.


Lincoln mark VIII cigarette lighter fuse blows y and how do i fix it?

a coin may have fell in the lighter


How do you remove console to fix cigarette lighter socket on 94 cavalier?

The fuse is ok but the lighter won't work.


How do you fix the cruise control on a 1993 mustang?

If you have no horn and cigarette lighter, its a fuse.


How can you fix the cigarette lighter in a Peugeot 207?

check the fuse or the ground wire.


How do you fix the cigarette lighter in the car?

probably a blown fuse, check the fuses.


Where can one view videos on how to fix a car lighter?

One can view videos on how to fix a car lighter on YouTube. There is even more than one video to choose from on YouTube. They are titled How to Fix a Cigarette Car Lighter.


How do you replace the cigarette lighter on 2003 jaguar x-type?

Fix the lighter? HA! Just buy a new Jaguar.


How do you fix a cigarette lighter in a 1984 GMC truck?

easy try a junk yard or buy a new lighter --check the fuse


How do you fix a cigarette lighter in a 2004 Honda civic ex?

What is wrong with it??? EXPLAIN more please!


How do you fix cigarette lighter for 89 Camry?

Change the fuse, check the wiring, change the element.


How to fix the cigarette lighter in a Chevy Beretta?

If the fuse is good, take the lighter out and check it in another car to see if it is good. If it is, then replace the recepticle. If it is bad, replace the lighter.


How do you fix a cigarette lighter in a Honda Civic?

Have you checked your fuse panel underneath your dash on drivers side?


How do you fix both cigarette lighter sockets on your 2003 Ford Windstar - no power?

did you try the fuse?


How fix my cigarette lighter on Mazda 3 2006?

Start with checking the fuse. The owners manual can help you with that.


How do fix cigarette lighter maxima 2000?

plug something into it like a radar detector...iff it works your lighter is screwed...if no power check the fuse