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How do you wire a cigarette lighter to a Ford Fiesta Mk3?


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2007-12-20 16:10:28
2007-12-20 16:10:28

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 sure you secure all the cables so the dont get caught up or melt and short on you engine! If your going to do it that way rather than to wire it into the loom be sure to put an inline fuse in or you'll probalby end up melting the wire!!!


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yes y not you can add a new one just wire it to the bat and fuse it

When your cigarette lighter fuse is good and there is voltage measured between the fuse's load side to ground (To check this, use a dc voltmeter or a 12v automotive lamp and an automotive lamp socket. Connect one wire to the fuse and the other wire to the chassis of the vehicle the lamp should glow if voltage is present on the fuse terminal.), check the wire between the fuse and cigarette lighter. This wire should be without cut and when the wire is good then check the connector on the cigarette lighter socket for loose connection or corrosion. One more thing is that, make sure that your cigarette lighter fits the cigarette lighter socket because not all cigarette lighters will work on some cigarette lighter sockets.

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the color of the positive wire should be a bright red color.

Take the old one out and wire the new one the sam way.

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Probably just the fuse or it could be a lose wire under the dash

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It's the bottle under the bonnet with the cap and a wire on it.

It more than likely just plugs right into your cigarette lighter. If not, you should get a different one that does.

Load is too large for the circuit, or there is a short in the wire you are hooking up.

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