My cigarette lighter doesnt work and I don't know where to get the fuse from? Any help?

Asked by Nov 04, 2007 at 11:34 PM about the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My cigarette lighter doesnt work and I dont know where to get the fuse for it at. Any help? Maybe walmart?

10 Answers

43,485

Cigarette lighter uses a fusible link, located in the wiring behind the actual lighter socket. You can get a new fusible link at an auto parts store.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
155

ok dont do what the other guy said there might be a cheaper easier way to do it. i just did this last week. if u look in your manual under fuses or cig lighter it shows u where it is located. when u open your hood there is a box labeled fuse box and if u take the cover off u find various type of fuses. there is a chart to show u which one is for the cig lighter. when u find it take it out and check if the fuse is burnt. if it is you r lucky. all u hav to do is by some fuses at sears for $3 and put one in. make sure its the correct size. if your fuse is not burnt u may hav a bigger problem tht i dont know how to fix. this sounds complicated but it truly is simple. im 16 and i had no trouble.

13 of 13 people found this helpful.
105

i did the same thing except me and a freind would take out the lighter itself and put a srewdriver and sparks would fly out lol it was fun but now it doesnt work lol its ite tho cuz idont smoke

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
3,145

thats gods way of telling you you shouldnt be smoking lol

4 of 4 people found this helpful.
98,035

It's a yellow twenty amp fuse located in the underhood fuse box. Open the box, find the fuse, remove it and take it to a parts store like AutoZone, PepBoys, Advance, etc. Match it up with the fuses in the electrical section. The fuses all look the same until you try to plug the new one in.

12 of 12 people found this helpful.
130

You're an idiot Steven.12v power source is a wonderful application for aftermarket heated seats and excessive lighting fit you techno kids out there.lol tenspeed

10

So what happens if you replace the yellow 20 amp fuse and it still doesn't work?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20

I have the same problem with mine but I have a 2004 Pontiac grand am

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
40

I have a 2004 pontiac grand am, the light fuse is located under the Hood. it's a yellow 20amp Feuse in slot 34 check the diagram. It will say aux power/cigar

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
40

I have a 2004 pontiac grand am, the light fuse is located under the Hood. it's a yellow 20amp Fuse in slot 34 check the diagram. It will say aux power/cigar

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Grand Am

Looking for a Used Grand Am in your area?

CarGurus has 1,183 nationwide Grand Am listings starting at $1,599.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Grand Am Questions

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 7,690
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,600
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,440
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
30 Great Deals out of 2,863 listings starting at $1,600
Used Pontiac Firebird
4 Great Deals out of 768 listings starting at $1,791
Used Chevrolet Impala
591 Great Deals out of 34,068 listings starting at $899
Used Ford Mustang
541 Great Deals out of 45,846 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Altima
1,147 Great Deals out of 79,679 listings starting at $500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
243 Great Deals out of 31,194 listings starting at $369
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,060 Great Deals out of 77,910 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
948 Great Deals out of 77,757 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
20 Great Deals out of 1,419 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
809 Great Deals out of 88,112 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet Corvette
149 Great Deals out of 20,684 listings starting at $3,995
Used Pontiac Bonneville
4 Great Deals out of 511 listings starting at $1,799

Used Cars For Sale

2004 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
293 listings starting at $1,599

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.