where is the fuse for my cigarette lighter? It has blown..

megtravc
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Asked by megtravc May 26, 2008 at 03:08 PM about the Pontiac G6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my cigarette lighter has blown.  everything else is working just fine.  i was told the fuse is labeled "accessories".  I am unable to find that.

thanks

15 Answers

littlehorn
26,225

Probably not a fuse, but a fusible link located in the wiring behind the lighter socket.

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Andy Huhn
320

its in the rear fuse block labled cig/aux and is 20 amps

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Matt Courneya
15

underhood or fuse pannel drivers side or passanger side

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Kevin Whitehouse
165

if u pop your hood and go under your fuseis take the pannel off. and it shoud tell you witch oen does witch. then buy what u need and sitck it in thereee

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zarni
130

Andy418 is right just not full of ib=nfo. It's the rear fuse block (inside trunk) this car has 3 blocks.. sheeeesh

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gmard1
380

I just fixed mine. The fuse(a 20 amp Yellow) is located in the trunk. I guess one of my inexpensive cell phone chargers blew it out. I hope this helps anyone who has the same problem

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A Facebook user
85

at least yours came with one , mine didn't !!

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BenfG6
25

I have the same problem, I replaced the fuse(located in trunk) but as soon as I pressed the lighter in to see if it works, the fuse popped again. I'm thinking there's a short somewhere...good luck finding it.

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Jason Cook
85

As previously stated, there are three fuse Blocks. The one under the hood controls most of the engine computer electronics. There is also one in the front passenger side of the console, and a removable panel on the drivers side in the trunk. I myself have leds added in my vents, cup holder, and in the console powered off of the cig fuse. If it is continuing to short out, check it with something else. Most likely it is what you are plugging in. I had that problem with my cig lighter before.

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.
tenspeed
53,215

You have the wrong sized lighter. The Pontiac uses a short lighter. If you try a longer lighter it shorts out when you push it in. Check out the Grand Am Owners Club - lots of good info.

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Eddie Keator
105

YOU WERE BANG ON.... Thank you so much!

Eddie Keator
105

I guess you didn't know - but thanks anyways. Three fuse blocks in the car. For the Cig/Aux - it's the block in the truck (drivers side). It's a 20 amp fuse.

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pjc6790
10

thanks all i was able to find mine immediately and now i just have to get one to replace it with cause as others have stated my car came with no spare fuses

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kadashus
0

Where is this fuse for the obd or ciggerette ligther for a 96 fire bird

Lulu Jobson
0

well I took my vib to GM for a recall (window switch) and my lighter fuse to change, I went to pick up the car and was told it wouldn't start, after the weekend with no car they called and said a fuse under the hood had burnt now I ask u if they are a M dealer why didn't they know that> I was left at their garage on a Friday, with no loner, I live an hour away and had no car all weekend plus had to bum a ride to work Monday, let me say their service sucks and when I do pick up my car I'm gonna tell them they'll never see me there again

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