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  1. E63 cigarette lighter fuse number (2006)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all I'm desperate to know which is the cigarette lighter fuse number for my 2006 E63? All I have to go by is the fuse card in the boot which only gives the icons and not the numbers. Thanks
  2. 2003 E60 520i Hard Wiring Cigarette Adapter

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello Everyone, I have a 2003 E60 520i (it's the 2003 onwards version) - I have bought a Fix2Car Cradle for my iPhone 6 which has a cable attached with a USB end on it - this then plugs into the cigarette lighter and works absolutely fine. The only issue though is I have this wire on show and...
  3. e65 cigarette lighters stopped working, tried swapping fuses?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I used my front cigarette lighter to power up a tyre inflator a couple of days ago with no problems. I tried to do the same again today and all 3 power points wouldn't work. I tested the inflator in another car and it worked fine. whilst messing about I found out that if the machine is...
  4. E61 no power to cigarette lighter

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, can someone please explain which fuse or fuses supply power to the cigarette and rear power outlet sockets on my E61 520d? I have tried following the fuse diagram but the glove box diagram is confusing. thanks
  5. Plugging laptop in to car cigarette lighter?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, Have a quick question. I'm not clued up when it comes to electrics so thought I'd ask you guys :) I have an old laptop, around 10 years old. I use it in the car for diagnostics, only problem is the battery is dead so I have to run an extension lead all the time which is hassle and on wet...
  6. E39: Best way to change to a switched live cigarette lighter socket?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hey guys, I have a tablet installation in the car working pretty sweet right now. The only part I don't like about it is the cigarette socket being permanently live. I'd rather just live with the ignition on. What's the best way to change it to a switched live? Splice the radio live wire?
  7. E90 Cigarette Lighter getting Hot!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just wondering if anyone else has had this problem? Basically the other day i noticed that the area all around the cigarette lighter under the stereo was getting really hot whilst i was charging my iphone. So much so that i could feel the warmth all down the side of the plastic surrounding the...
  8. Cigarette Lighter

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, Plugged in my tyre inflator into the cigarette lighter socket and suddenly stopped. Inflator still working ok in another car but lighter socket is now dead - where do I start ? Could it be a fuse ? If so where canI locate it ? If it's a knackered socket how do I go about replacing it...
  9. Where can i find the Cigarette lighter fuse in BMW 520d 2011

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, can anyone help please. I have a 520d Saloon (2011) and the fuse box is in the boot on the right. I've taken out the small printed diagram of fuses (shown as 9 257 426-01 on the card ) but can't work out for the life of me which fuse controls the cigarette lighters in the front and rear...
  10. BMW X5 E53 Cigarette lighter

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Lighter works i the rear, however when I plug in a power adapter it doesn't. The adapter works in the front lighter and additional power points i the boot. Any suggestions? Thanks
  11. BMW 120D Cigarette Lighter Fuse

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hoping someone can help! I'm trying to replace the cigarette lighter fuse in my 2005 1 series however can't seem to work out what symbol depicts the cigarette lighter? This is the diagram I have: Can anyone tell me which is the correct one? Many thanks
  12. E87 120D and cigarette lighter plug solar car battery charger?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I believe that all electric switch off after about 10 mins on a bmw 120D. Unless one take it for a aftermarket cd radio, there isn't a 12v permanent. Therefore is there even a way to use a solar Battery charger 2.5W type on this car? or is it a pointless exercise? cheers
  13. e46 325i 2001 - cigarette lighter question

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Is there anyway in timing out the cigarette lighter. If I leave the car charger in the cigarette lighter Im afraid the battery will completely conk out
  14. 2006 E87 118D Sport - Cigarette Lighter Fault, tests to perform?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    2006 E87 118D Sport - Cigarette Lighter Fault, tests to perform? [SOLVED] Hi All, I currently have a fault somewhere on the cigarette lighter socket circuit. I was hoping someone might be able to help me locate the issue before I run out of fuses? Symptoms: - When electrics are turned on fuse...
  15. Where can i find the Cigarette lighter fuse in BMW 520d 2007

    Auto Electrical Forum
    My cigarette lighter and parot handsfree kit stopped working at same time, before I book it into the garage I want to check the fuse. Does anyone know where I can find the fuse box? I've checked the fuses in the glove box and these are all fine so I'm assuming there must be another fuse box...
  16. 2006 - E92 335i - blown USB cigarette lighter adapter - any fuses in car I should check?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I just got a new iPhone dock connector to aux and USB and just tried it on the way home. It didn't seem to be charging, perhaps down to my iPhone bumper not letting the dock connector sit properly. So I tried unplugging and plugging it back into the cigarette lighter port under the centre arm...
  17. 2004 E46 320d - Cigarette lighter socket on ignition

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, It appears there is a lot of different reasons why something like the below might be a nice to have, and then again also some comments on why not. But in my case, I would really like to modify my cigarette lighter socket to work with the ignition switch. I've done a lot of searching...
  18. 1993 E36 320i Cigarette lighter

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys hope this is correct forum my misses tried to use a different fag lighter she bought for 99p as the BMW one was faulty it was to thin and she held it down to try and light her dirty fag after I went mad at her my t Two front elec windows and sunroof stopped working and drivers one is...
  19. 1994 E36 318i Make good use of In-car Cigarette Lighter for starting the car?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi guys, i had this idea,you see people starting cars with start button and swtiches and stuff, and thought it try something different. As i dont smoke i have no real use for the in-car cigarette lighter, soi thought wouldnt it be fun if i could use this to start the car instead. So with this...
  20. 1998 E36 318ti - Cigarette Lighter Battery Drain

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey Guys and Gals, Need some help again with this one, I decided to purchase a multi adaptor cigarette socket thing, you know the one where you plug it into the cars cigarette lighter and at the other end is 3 plugs to run other things like mobile charger, sat nav etc etc. Well, on the unit it...
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