Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Cigarette lighter and console lights not working

asked by on

My cigarette lighter in my center console lights are not working and I changed all my fuses but still does not work how do I fix this problem

My car has 124000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The circuit for the light in the cigarette ...

The circuit for the light in the cigarette lighter is powered by the same power as the instrument cluster lights. If those lights work then you may just have a bulb that is bad and needs replaced. If you would like assistance with this, a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic can pinpoint the electrical issue and make the correct repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Blown cigarette lighter fuse

Hello, I'll be happy to help you find the fuse that's diffused. The one you're looking for is located under the hood in the fuse box. It is labeled "LTR" which stands for lighter. Good luck! If you feel like...

Q: How can convert my in tank fuel pump to an inline fuel pump?

The fuel pump is designed to work correctly with the entire fuel system. You have a fuel pressure and return lines. The older Fords used an inline fuel pump that would not last very long and Ford along with every...

Q: Temperature gauge problem on a 2005 Mercedes Benz S500

Hello - I would first check for problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. And, if the engine is not really overheating, the problem is most likely the engine temperature sensor (the sensor for the gauge,...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...