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the cigarette lighter in my car has not been plugged in for

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the cigarette lighter in my car has not been plugged in for quite some time, rust has been building up inside the socket. now that I need it for my GPX, I have to get that rust out. how do I do that?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 7 years ago.

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If the lighter socket is corroded to that point is going to be virtually impossible to clean it so that it works efficiently. Your best bet is to order a new socket from the dealer and just have it replaced. There is an accessory plug also that you can use instead of the cigarette lighter plug.


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