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Old 03-18-2007, 10:39 AM   #1
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06 Impreza STI

Default Cigarette lighter blown!

I was using a 150w inverter last night and suddenly lost power. I checked the fuse in the inverter and under the dash. It's not the dash fuse because the mirrors still work.
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Old 03-18-2007, 11:51 AM   #2
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I believe that there may be a fuse under the hood of your car for some accys. in the cabin. Check there, and let me know.
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Old 03-18-2007, 01:29 PM   #3
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There is a thermal fuse built into the lighter socket itself. Your inverter probably caused the socket to overheat and blew that fuse. The fix is a new socket.
Although it's possible, I don't suggest soldering a jumper across the fuse because that will eliminate the thermal protection.
Inverters and other high-current devices should be run from the battery if possible and not from the socket.
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