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cigarettes lighter socket
10-25-2011, 05:14 PM
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Sad cigarettes lighter socket
I have a 1999 nissian altima, i plug a gps in the cigarette lighter socket & it doesn't work, how do you fix this problem, what cause this cigarette lighter socket not to function?Sad
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10-25-2011, 07:48 PM
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RE: cigarettes lighter socket
Check to see if there is voltage going to the socket. Use a test lithe and touch the back center of the socket. If it lights up, either a loose ground wire or a bad connection in the GPS. If there is no current, look for a blown fuse or a power wire unplugged or broken.

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10-25-2011, 09:23 PM
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RE: cigarettes lighter socket
Let me also add that many lighter sockets have changed in recent years and certain styles just don't make contact with "universal" gadgets. IOW, if you find that you have both power and ground in your socket then you may need to purchase another style socket or one of those deals from Radio Shack that allow you to plug in more than a single item. The point being *IF* another style does make contact that might be the easier route rather than fiddling with another socket assembly.
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08-26-2014, 12:44 PM (This post was last modified: 08-28-2014 03:28 AM by LinoKlock.)
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RE: cigarettes lighter socket
(10-25-2011 05:14 PM)armcorsino Wrote:  I have a 1999 nissian altima, i plug a gps in the cigarette lighter socket of ecig called Aerotank & it doesn't work, how do you fix this problem, what cause this cigarette lighter socket not to function?:(

Hello friend bit old thread but were you able to solve out the problem? I have been facing similar issue with lighter socket so can you please help me out?
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08-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Post: #5
RE: cigarettes lighter socket
Try your gadget in another car to make sure that works then read the above posts again.
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