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where is the fuse for my cig lighter!?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by grizzlytravis, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. grizzlytravis

    grizzlytravis [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i got an 08 base and im sure theres a fuse right in front of my face somewhere but i cannot find it! help me out im tired of chargin my gps on the computer:mad:
     
  2. BakoTruck

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    Have you tried opening your manual? There is a page layout of where they are.
    There are fuses in the engine compartment, and under the dash on the drivers side. The manual will tell you where your fuse is located.
     
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    its deffinitely not under the hood...ive looked several times...my cig fuse blew too but i had the dealer change it cuz i couldnt find it
     
  4. grizzlytravis

    grizzlytravis [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i tried browsin through it without much luck..ill take another peek i already no it aint under the hood lol i checked like a million times
     
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    Look in the manual almost the last few pages. Fuse 47, 100 amp. Could be that one. Inside the cab.
     
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    That bigger fuse feeds the other fuse. The only fuse in the book that says cigarette plug. The other fuse is for power outlets a 15 Amp fuse. Fuse 29
     
  7. grizzlytravis

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    thanks guys ill fiddle around with it:D
     
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    Its behind the change compartment.
     
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    Behind your flip-down coin holder (near your left knee):
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    And, in the engine bay:
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  10. joes06tacoma

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    Power outlet fuse runs both cig lighter and aux outlet on a second gen I believe. Have you pulled that fuse and checked it yet?
     
  11. grizzlytravis

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    thanks guys i got it...it was under the coin tray...god i feel like a jack ass lol:rolleyes:
     
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    Its behind the coin draw by left knee.
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    There are no dumb questions, only dumb answers...This was a helpful post....
     
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    Okay, I am guessing that this is true for the 2011 Tacoma?

    The manual says there is a 100 amp fuse under the hood (34 AC SKT) for the lighter, but there is nothing in the slot..
     
  15. Swordknives

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    Well theres your problem :wink: ok JK

    when in doubt check them all. if you bought the truck used it could have been taken out and never replaced if that is so i dont think there would be much harm in just replacing the fuse.

    best of luck.
     
  16. joes06tacoma

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    (34 AC SKT) is referring to the optional 120 volt outlet in the bed.

    Look for the 15A PWR OUTLET fuse behind the change tray.
     
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