Cigarette lighter stopped working

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Cigarette lighter stopped working

Post by OutdoorPlayer » Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:48 pm

FYI: my way on how to fix

A few months ago, the front cig lighter in my 96 Chamonix stopped working. Fuses were fine.
No power for my cell phone charger so I had to figure this out.

I finally took the panels off and used a Volt meter to find that the power connector had no contact to the front socket.
On closer look I see that there is a wire connecting the power source tab to the socket. That aluminium wire was no longer connected in the middle; maybe burned out like this was a last ditch heat fuse? Don't know.

Anyway, I soldered in Copper and it works great now.
I imagine you could take the bolt off and remove the spacer instead.

The line already has a fuse and I don't have the lighter (never will). So I feel okay about the fix.

If you think of any problems with this fix let me know.[IMG] ... 239d52.jpg[/IMG]

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Cigarette lighter stopped working

Post by Lanky » Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:19 am

Nice thanks for this mine has been gone for a while and havent bothered fixing it. Thanks for the info.

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