Q: Q: Cigarette lighter not working.

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The cigarette lighter in my car not working.

It is very likely that the fuse for the cigarette lighter circuit has failed. This is not uncommon. There is also the possibility that the actual cigarette lighter receptacle has failed as well. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic to check out your cigarette lighter to find out exactly what is wrong.

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