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      01-29-2013, 03:55 AM   #1
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Anyone use a USB cigarette lighter adaptor?

Hey guys. Is anyone using a USB cigarette lighter adaptor in their car? If so could give me the info or take a photo of it for me?

To make a long story short, I'm gonna change my car charger to a USB adaptor and I bought 2 different ones and they do not work in my 335 but they work in my wife's Lexus. I am guessing there is some fitment issues with our car's cigarette lighter . Mahalos.
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Does the lighter get red/hot? It could be that the fuse for the cig lighter is out.
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Sounds like a fuse or the wire in back of the cigarette lighter came out.
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No the lighter socket works cause my car charger has no problem. It's Just the USB ones
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No the lighter socket works cause my car charger has no problem. It's Just the USB ones
I have an extra one, gimme a call. If it works in your car you can have it for $5.
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No the lighter socket works cause my car charger has no problem. It's Just the USB ones
I have an extra one, gimme a call. If it works in your car you can have it for $5.
Ah crap already ordered one from amazon. Probably going to arrive today. I will let u know how that goes.
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I use this dual usb charger, no problems yet. http://www.amazon.com/Arcadia-high-s...al+charger+car
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I use this dual usb charger, no problems yet. http://www.amazon.com/Arcadia-high-s...al+charger+car
Thanks. Does it work in the arm rest port? The problem with the new griffin that I bought is I can't close the arm rest after USB is plugged in.
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I use one along with bluetooth from Belkin . . . no issues.
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Thanks for the help guys. Got it working
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I have one from either Belkin or Griffin, can't remember. Mine fits flush in the socket, I use mine in the ashtray and it closes fine as long as I don't have the cord in.
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