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Old 12-05-2007, 11:04 AM
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Fuse question.....please help

my cig lighter doesn't work whenever i plug anything into it (and i need it for my sirius). Everything else is functional on my dash so i am not sure if this is a fuse problem or what. THe fuses on my jeep are difficult to read so i was wondering if anyone knew how to fix this?
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Pull your dash apart and see if the lighter is still connected.

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Was the lighter ever used to light cigarettes? Check inside the plug and see if there is any old ash stuck in there, or if there is any corrosion inside that is preventing you from making a good connection.
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Also, you might look at the connection at the end to make sure it isn't pressed down too far. I thought mine was bad too until I got a new GPS with a 12volt connector that was long and skinny, now my 12 volt works if the connector is pressed in all the way. I think I can remedy the problem by disconnecting the power and bending it forward a bit.

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check the fuse before pulling the dash.

its fuse 19 and its a 20amp. it should be located behind your glove box.
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check the fuse before pulling the dash.

its fuse 19 and its a 20amp. it should be located behind your glove box.
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check the fuse before pulling the dash.

its fuse 19 and its a 20amp. it should be located behind your glove box.
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had the same problem occur. check your fuses. i cant remember which one it is but jeep put too small of a fuse in the box for the lighter. i replaced it with like a 30amp i think
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i had the same problem .Check the fuse under ther hood.
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Recently had the same prob. Replaced a 20 amp fuse under the hood in the spot marked "power." Once replaced, everything worked fine again...

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