Which fuse controls cigarette lighter?

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  1. larryakoch

    larryakoch Junior Member

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    Mine has apparently stopped working. I use it to charge my phone on trips. I had plugged in an inverter in an attempt to run a small fridge (for camping) and maybe that blew it out. The inverter didn't work but I could run it directly off the battery terminals. that was too much work and there were bears around anyway so I bagged the project.
     
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    bears are an unbearable in convenience.:cool:
     
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    Thanks. How do you get them out?
     
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    There is a fuse puller in the corner of the fuse box. It looks like a cheap plastic mini tongs. You can also grab the fuse with a pair of pliers.

    FYI, there's a few extra fuses in the corner of the engine bay fuse box. ;)
     
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    The owner's manual didn't tell me how to contort myself so I can pull the plug? Should I be on my back laying across the door jamb? Its not self evident. thanks
     
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    Yeah, that's the way to do it.
     
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    I hate to tell you this but, the cigarette lighter was removed several years ago.
     
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    I think calling it a "cigarette lighter" just a habit left over from when they actually put a cigarette lighter into the 12V receptacle. Kind of like "dialing" a phone number. :) ( I understand that even a landline keypad can confuse young people today: "Where is the send button?", "I don't know any numbers; how do I pull up the contact list?")
     
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    So I guess I'll have to use e cigarettes then. Thanks. the fuse fix worked.
     
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