How To Fix Car Cigarette Lighter




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Simon Walker: GREAT ADVICE THANKS - IT WORKS AGAIN !!

mshomefire mom mondays: New title. How NOT to fix your cigarette lighter

mshomefire mom mondays: All that effort stripping out why not just order a new part?

mshomefire mom mondays: Im no expert but that looks like a bad choice. Insulation is important.

Nun Ya: Checked fuse for cig lighter, it's good. Removed insulating washer, charger still doesn't work. Any other ideas?

M Wilson: how do you put it inside is this one piece that's larger than the other and then leave the two side square holes do they stay on the side or the bottom?

Simon Presnell: Brilliant. My lighter blew years ago due to an air compressor. My kids bought me a dash cam so had to find a way to fix. Went to local auto parts store who sold me a universal socket that's "100% compatible". Not. Agree with others as to not use it for anything other than small loads (phone charging, dashcams, etc). Google your car to find out how to take out the dash to get to the lighter. Someone will have an answer. Many thanks.

Derogatory Name: Lmao at this hack job

rkgsd: I strongly suggest replacing the the whole cigarette lighter socket and Stay Bezel. The dealer part is cheaper than expected. Faulty lighters are one of the top causes of vehicle fires.

PetrocelliPete: Dude, you just bypassed a "TEMPERATURE" fusible link. Now if your lighter gets stuck for some reason inside the receptacle, your dash will melt and catch on fire since your fuse in the fuse box will not be exceeded, and the temperature fusible link that you bypassed is missing. Would not recommend this to anyone. You seem like a smart kid, just be a bit more cautious. Better yet, just take down this video before somebody sues you man. Cheers.

crk cab: Thank you !

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Jerry Villatoro: crap to down it worked for me 🙌🏻

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JoceyVDV: My car charger got stuck in there

Jakob Felan: Hey man awesome video! Much thanks to you sir this fixed my outlet in less than 5 minutes and now it works like a charm #WhoNeedsSafetyFeatures haha

Jay Tarro: This problem happened on my 95 Camry. The 12V cigarette power suddenly went off while using an air compressor. The problem wasn't a blown fusible link. The link wasn't making a good contact with its crimped connector. The plastic insulator on the link looked distorted like the link might have been melted but it wasn't blown. I re-crimped the link and it worked ok.

The link is silver colored and appears to be aluminum. It's about 0.04 inch diameter and is solid, not stranded. I bent the end of it twice and a short section of it cracked off. This is consistent with aluminum which lacks ductility compared with copper and is known to not make good electrical connections.

The problem with such a fusible link is that it can fail when needed the most, such as when using a compressor on the roadside or trying to run a cell phone, It's not easy to fix on the spot. Bypassing the link and relying on the 15A cigarette fuse seems to be a more reliable approach.

Soonmush: why you didn't install a fuse?

Pravardhan Udaya Simhaa: You could have installed a small fuse between the metal connections...?
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