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The radio quit working and all the cigarette lighters quit working after your wife used a cell phone charger in the front cigarette lighter What is the cause?


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2005-11-02 14:52:29
2005-11-02 14:52:29

Check your fuses in your fuse panel usually that is what is wrong when cigarette lighters and radios quit working.


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Check the fuse. If you use a phone charger or any other aux device in the cigarette lighter most likely blew it.

On the 2004 it is in the trunk on the Drivers side.

Check the outlet by plugging in a 12v accessory (radar, gps, phone charger). If it has power, then the problem is the lighter itself. The are only a few dollars.

Check with a test light very carefully so as not to burn out the fuse...see if you have power at the plug behind the lighter at the connector harness, if so then replace the heat element, common on all lighters.

Did you check for a blown fuse?

If the cigarette lighter is not working and the ACC fuse, inside the car, left of steering wheel, is still good (radio is working), the "fuse" on the back side of the cigarette lighter socket, a brown wire, has blown. Socket needs to be replaced or fixed with a soldering iron and a new wire.

Cigarette lighter not work?I read in my car owner manual, and it tells me that the reason why a cigarette lighter will stop working is because the heating mechanism is burned out. I'm not sure exactly what it is or what is a definite answer for why it would burn out. But one reason was given. It said if you take the lighter out before it pops up, that it would cause the heating mechanism to burn out faster.

Also you need to be sure the fuse is working in your car before replacing the lighter.

The lighter will no work if the lightbulb in the ash tray is blown. I changed the lightbulb in my del sol, and the lighter started working.

it is most likely not working due to a blown fuse

check your fuse, if fuse is good most likely the socket, or if the lighter is used often it can also fail.

the ACC fuse powers the lighter, the door locks and the trunk hatch. It is a 20amp fuse.

Check to see that noone has used it for a coin holder. It is fused.

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

Is cigarette lighter not working also? If so then probably a fuse blown by shorting the cigarette lighter socket. Fuse is located under glove box passenger side front (RHD version). It's not easy to get to and will probably be the last one you try.

Check the fuse first. If the fuse is good, check to see if you have 12 volts at the lighter. If so replace the lighter. If not check the wring. Best to just replace the entire lighter assembly.

Yes, the fuse for the cigarrette lighter (#52) is inside the trunk, on the right side ... you have to open the panel where the battery is located (easy, by hand, indicated with an arrow on the handle, no tools required). As soon as you open the panel you will see the fuses list on the back of the same panel ... the cigarrette lighter fuse is listed as #52. The fuses are just to the very right, above the battery, close to the top. There is another set of fuses under the hood, they are for other functions. I hope this helps, Diego.

check cigarette lighter for metal debris then change fuse.

your 15 A fuse located behind the coin box is blown.

Just pull all the fuses out and check them. Replace the bad one. that's not really going to help.... remove the cigarette lighter by pulling the trim off the radio there is a fusable link on the cigarette lighter socket itself. you can replace the socket or try to replace the fuseable link its a peice of 14 gauge aluminum wire....

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