Cigarette Lighter Test/Replacement

Cigarette Lighter Test/Replacement

1.Remove the center panel.

2.Disconnect the 2P connectors from the cigarette lighter (A) and cigarette lighter light (B) (if equipped).

 

3.Inspect the connector terminals to be sure they are all making good contact.

  • If the terminals are bent, loose, or corroded, repair them as necessary and recheck the system.
  • If the terminals look OK, go to 4.

4.Turn the ignition switch to ACC (I).

5.Check for voltage between the power accessory socket 2P connector No. 1 terminal and body ground. There should be battery voltage.

  • If there is battery voltage, go to 6.
  • If there is no battery voltage, check for:
    • Blown No. 29 (15 A) fuse in the under-dash fuse/relay box.
    • Faulty cigarette lighter relay.
    • Poor ground (G503).
    • An open in the wire.

6.Check for continuity between the No. 2 terminal and body ground. There should be continuity.

  • If there is continuity, go to 7.
  • If there is no continuity, check for:
    • Poor ground (G502).
    • An open in the wire.

7.Remove the socket (A).

 

8.Remove the cigarette lighter ring (A).

 

9.Install in the reverse order of removal.