How To Fix Car Cigarette Lighter

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Arz2003: I forgot to post. When i plug the cell charger into the cig lighter outlet the charger lights up but wont charge the phone. I was wondering will it work if i just swap another washer instead?

Arz2003: Thanks for the vid! I have 85 Corolla Sedan and the cig ligther just gave up on me. I replace the cig lighter fuse with another 15A fuse still nothing. I am going to try what you did in the video if not i ll just drive to the junkyard to pick up the whole cig lighter part. 

Ian Finnesey: Don't think this is the problem I'm having, but solid advice for those who face this problem.

Vegas “Vegas747” Seven four seven: Now is the cigarette lighter and 12V the same thing. Because on is heating up very hot and the other is just feeding current to a electrically powered object So my point being is that. Could i pull the actual thing that heats up to light a cigarette and plug a 12V cord into it ?

monarch1957: I had the same thing happen to my car lighter when I was pumping up a tire,. I check that; thanks.

chris lee: First of all thank for your helpful knowledge but I strongly recommend that you need some notify note on your dash board to let the others know that  as well...!!! 

ELPxoxo: the very same thing happened to me! air compressor blew my lighter socket out. I'm going to try to repair it. Never again will I use a portable air compressor.

tirthb: Thank u for the video. Saved me a lot of time and money. Learnt how to fix the lighter.

Charles Cook: Worked like a charm!  I am ordering a new one but I will use it in this manner until the new one comes in.  Thanks for posting.!

Terrance “T” Hedrick: I'm SO glad I found this! I have the same problem, and the OEM part can no longer be found. Thanks, whybbob!!

George Allen: Thanks I have the same problem on Camry, I dont smoke so dont need the lighter but I do use a small compressor,  so rather than dismantle I think I will get some crocodile clips and attach to the battery,  good informative video pop in for a nice cup of tea if you are ever in nelson Bay!!

Rich H: When you sell the car I hope you tell the new owner.

Volumptous Bousseum: Thanks.  After going crazy trying to figure out what it was i finally gave up and than I saw this video and now it is fixed.

Jeramy Martinez: You're forgetting the fuse that's located on the drivers widen kick panel... ALL modern cars have them.

bunkerbuster: $15 part, i'd rather buy a new one.. unless you have nothing else to do lol

sivaraj palanisamy: i thought it is a kind of resistance and not fusible link.

Addy S: Thank you for the video it really helped me i was having trouble with my car and charging my phone but now it works because of the video.thanks

L Jonsson: Thanks kindly.  It worked fine.

bigdumbdaddy: Also worked on my 05 mazda mpv. Thanks for the information.

Derek K: Use a flathead screwdriver and gently but firmly pry up in the top two side corners about an inch down from the top. You may have to go back and forth until the clips spring free
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