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2002 VW Beetle. I am installing a rear view camera on my beetle. The cig lighter in the trunk compartment does not work. No power to it. The fuse is OK, The other cig lighters up front work. Is there another live wire in the trunk compartment I can use to power the camera?

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

It is comsistent.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I have removed the wire connector from the cig lighter and there is no power there

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The canera system I am installing is a Auto-Vox wireless system #T1400W and does not have any wires to run front to back.

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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 4 months ago
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I do need the vin # to get the factory information to assist.

Thanks

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 4 months ago

sorry for my delay!!

got hung up at a meeting!! working on this right now!!

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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 4 months ago

is the fuse 41 in the side fuse box good and do you have 12 volts on both legs of the fuse?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
that is the fuse I checked and it is good. Both of the other 2 12 volt outlets on the same fuse had power.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 4 months ago

either the connector for the outlet is disconnected or there is a open of the power wire .

do you have the panel out and the 2nd power outlet access to see the connectors

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I removed the connector from the back of the plug and no power there.
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