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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-17-2012, 11:17 AM
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Posted By markon
Re: Lighter Accessory Socket Melting Plug Ends

Thanks Frango. I'll try that this weekend - hooking up to the fuse 9 slot. That sounds alot easier than disconnecting the battery.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-14-2012, 11:26 PM
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Posted By markon
Re: Lighter Accessory Socket Melting Plug Ends

I think I just found the answer to this. Something that talks about testing a motorcycle for current drain. The testing part should be the same, hooking the multimeter up in series, instead of in...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-14-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By markon
Re: Lighter Accessory Socket Melting Plug Ends

Thanks. My multimeter does have the 10 amp option. I've never used that though. I don't understand how I would take the measurement. If everything is plugged in, there is no point left for me to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-14-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By markon
Re: Lighter Accessory Socket Melting Plug Ends

These things don't handle alot. The first one had a 6 amp fuse. The second one had a 5 amp fuse. I'm running a GPS, an MP3 player, and sometimes a Papa John's sign (I know. Don't judge!) The GPS is...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-13-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By markon
Re: Lighter Accessory Socket Melting Plug Ends

Thanks Frango. That makes sense. I bet that's what happened. I drive around, using the gadgets, but never worrying about the plug seating in the socket. After so much driving, it gets loose, but...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-13-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By markon
Lighter Accessory Socket Melting Plug Ends

Hi, first post here!

I bought one of those 4-way lighter socket adapters so I can use multiple gadgets. It lasted a few months, then one day I smelled plastic burning and my gadgets started...
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