cigarette lighter not working

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by Walnut22, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. Walnut22

    Walnut22 New Member

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    The plug on my fairing quit working. I have checked the fuses and don't find any bad ones. Any suggestions on what to check?
     
  2. tourbox

    tourbox Senior Member

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    Take a test light and check the center probe for voltage. The ign. switch must be on or on access. for it to work. The outer casing is the ground.
    tourbox
     
  3. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Check the fuses with a meter or a test light. Those tiny fuses can be blown but still look good to the eye.
     
  4. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    Could be the element in the lighter it's self. Remember how the lighter in your car would go out just for something to do!
     
  5. Sunnysideup

    Sunnysideup Junior Member

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    I hate electrical problems but then again, they usually are a lot cheaper parts wise to fix than mechanical ones.
     
  6. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Are you using the lighter for a power point for a electronic device?
     
  7. BUBBIE

    BUBBIE Well-Known Member

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    Maybe IF you smoke, That IS a Good thing...:rofl

    signed....BUBBIE
     
  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Seems to me my 97 FLHT was hot all the time, might be my imagination:p
     
  9. Walnut22

    Walnut22 New Member

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    yes I had my phone charger plugged in to it.
     
  10. glazier

    glazier Junior Member

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    That might have done something to it, like overheated it. In my manual it says not to use the cigarette lighter outlet for anything other than the lighter. I've got another outlet in my tour pack for charging phones, etc.