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Old 12-10-2005, 01:56 PM   #1
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it does not stay in the hole... what piece is right, what is wrong?
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Old 12-10-2005, 02:27 PM   #2
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I'm at a loss here, freak. How did you remove the cig lighter to begin with? Shouldn't it snap back in? Missing retainer?
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it was never in... bought the car with it hanging out

im guessing its the wrong plug?

it wont even push back in... notice all the times i tried to force it?
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i had the same problem with m ine, and i replace the whole rear part of the console.. If you look carefully, the vinyl covering is probably not seated on the plastic framing anymore. when i replaced mine, me and billboost noticed this. the vinyl starts to separate and wont wrap on and hold tigh to allow the cklearance necessary for the lighter. ill see if i can take some pictures to show you exactly what im talking about, if i can find the old part
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the reason for the one notch is that you put the right side in first, use the notch to put the left side in, then twist to lock in place
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the reason for the one notch is that you put the right side in first, use the notch to put the left side in, then twist to lock in place
that makes sense in my head, now to try with my hands
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again, make sure that the vinylk isnt peeling up at all.. i didnt even notice on mine until boosty had the old part in his hands and pointed it out to me, there isnt much extra room for error
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clockwise or counter?

my hands cant do what my mind thinks they should...

its like its to deep that the tabs arent getting behind enough to turn it

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I think you are looking at the same issue as Toasted, The vinyl is fighting you.

Be careful, your fingers are not intended to go in the cig socket.
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I think you are looking at the same issue as Toasted, The vinyl is fighting you.

Be careful, your fingers are not intended to go in the cig socket.
i talked to andrew on the phone, and i dont think this is his problem, although it is still very possible.. i really cant describe that well over the phone exactly what the issue was, and it should be looked into a bit closer.
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