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How do you unscrew a cigarette lighter?
Turn the wire connector counterclockwise to pop it off the socket. Look for a plastic wire connector on the back end of the lighter socket. It has a green and a black wire coming out of it, connecting the socket to the rest of the car. To remove it, grip it lightly between your fingers and rotate it counterclockwise.
Where is the cigarette lighter fuse on a 2008 Dodge Ram?
Anonymous. The fuse for the cig. lighter will probably be located in the underhood fuse box, when you remove the cover look on the inside of the cover to see where the cig. lighter fuse is located.
Why is the outlet in my car not working?
If you determine that what you’re plugging in isn’t the problem, check to see if the fuse for the car’s power outlet has blown. A dead fuse for that circuit is the most likely cause, either because of age or because what was previously plugged in was faulty or drew too much current.
Where is the PCM fuse located?
The power distribution center is located under the hood and contains almost every single one of the vehicle’s fuses and relays. The ECM power relay, or the PCM relay, acts as a switch that provides power to the ECM. when the ignition key is turned off, the switches within the PCM relay no longer receive battery.
How do u know if your PCM is bad?
Continuing to run a vehicle with a bad PCM could cause further damage. Because the PCM controls the emissions of your car, a failed emissions test or the presence of oddly-colored or foul smelling exhaust may be a sign that your PCM is going bad. A malfunctioning PCM will activate dashboard error lights.
How do you test a bad ECM?
The least invasive way to diagnose your ECM is to connect an onboard diagnostic (OBD or OBD II) tool to the diagnostic port. From there, you can scan to see if your engine computers have produced any error codes. There are many of these codes, and your diagnostic tool’s manual should have information on what they mean.
How do you troubleshoot a PCM?
How to Troubleshoot the PCM
- Locate your vehicle’s PCM.
- Look specifically at the wiring harness.
- Locate your vehicle’s diagnostic data port.
- Connect your OBD-II scanner to the diagnostic data port.
- Push your key into the vehicle’s ignition cylinder.
- Watch the OBD-II device’s read-out screen for the codes.