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the cig lighteer and the charging plug inside the console of

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the cig lighteer and the charging plug inside the console of my Acura 2003 RL isn't working. I can't find the fuse in either the inside or under hood fuse boxes. What can I do to fix it?

Hello I will help you with your question,

There are two fuses in the underdash fuse block to check, the #4 and #16 red 10 amp fuses both have to be intact for the port to get power.

Please let me know if you can check those

Thank you

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

All of those fuses have been checked. However, I just tried again and now the radio needs a code. If you are certain that #4 or #16 is the right fuse, I will go and buy new ones and change them anyway.

Meanwhile...I have to find the radio code too.

#4 also powers the radio. To check a fuse you need to touch the test points on the back of the fuse with a 12 volt testlight or voltmeter to see that there is 12 volts at BOTH test points with the key on.

The radio code should be in the owners manual on a business card.

Please let me know if you have power at the fuses.

Thank you

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