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Old 05-17-2001, 09:11 PM
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Ok, so you know the lighter gets power when you hold down the cig lighter.

So the problem is the holding mechanism that holds it in until it is hot.
I guess that narrows it down to either the cig lighter is faulty or the female part is faulty.

Do you have access to another MB cig lighter (friend or something?) that you could test to see which is the problem. That would help to determine if you need a new 'female' part.
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