why does the cigarette lighter not work when the headlights are on??


Asked by Aug 13, 2007 at 10:36 AM about the 1988 Dodge Diplomat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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This sounds like a wiring problem that will have to be traced using volt meter or continuity tester. There is no reason that the cigarette lighter shouldn't work with the headlights on. Perhaps a fuse is bad, or perhaps there is a short in the system which is disconnecting it.

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