Power socket (cigarette lighter socket )
1999 Peugeot 206 1.4 auto

hi plugged my sat nav into my power socket (cigarette lighter socket' no power ? so checked it with a power tester and there is power (indicator lit up to say power there ? so thought it was my power socket so bought one from halfords for about £9 'still no power 'getting to sat nav 'air pump or any 12v plug in things .? so bought one from peugeot about £30 odd pound :( plugged it in tested it the light came on my tester to say the power is there 'so try plugging everything into it i could find nothing works 'fuse ok because my tester saying the power is getting to my socket i'm totally stumped ? can anyone help please 'I need a power socket ;thanks
Problem added: May 9, 2013 (9 years ago)
anthony Hunt
160 points

Peugeot 206 1999
Variant: 1.4 auto
Problem Category
Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Replies and fixes

Came across that before on some cars and was caused by the depth of socket .This explains ,

Cigarette Lighter Socket Problem


Bipper came with 12v accessory socket that takes different plug, I just got the Peugeot cigarette lighter socket from Peugeot dealer today and fitted it to find it is same fitting as 12v accessory socket, socket is 5mm shorter and 1.6mm wider inside than a standard cigarette lighter socket, Halfords are aware of it as warned me that a sat nav plug will not hold in socket, can't find the the shorter, fatter plug to fit anywhere, it a pain in the a__e.
Has anyone else had this problem if so how did you get round it?
I understand this 22mm shorter socket is a European version but no one seems to make a plug to fit it, the original cigarette lighter socket is 20mm and Japanese 21mm, same plug will work on 20mm & 21mm but so loose in the 22mm it can cause tip to overheat by shorting as loose plug works it's way out so unless they make a plug or adapter to make it work properly it could be dangerous, only thing I can find to fit the 22mm is the cigarette lighter element unit. If you know of a 22mm plug supplier please post their details.

Dont know if the likes of Maplins supply an adaptor or not .If really stuck could but the likes of this and rig up to suit .

Answered May 9, 2013 (9 years ago)
hi thanks for your replie'bought an ariginal from peoghote still wont work ?everthing else works perfect 'all light dash everything 'the wiring is perfect 'just wont work 'and the other thing is i even tried to blow the fuse by crossing it 'but it wont 'but the thing is still lighting up my tester ??? its got me totaly beet unless there is a relay as well as a fuse ??? but why would i still get power to my tester but not enough to work things ??? i can strip a car down to bits and rebould 'have been doing for the past 50 years'but this has stummped me :(
Answered May 9, 2013 (9 years ago)
If you bought an original from Peugeot it will still have the same problem ? i.e not suitable for sat nav etc. See on link where it says Halfords warn it will not work. If you are getting power/ earth at socket it's got to be the push in fitting .Maplins do various adaptors which you may solve your problem .
Answered May 9, 2013 (9 years ago)
hi again thanks will go to maplins ;thanks again
Answered May 9, 2013 (9 years ago)
My son was having the same problem with his Renault. Went to maplins and bought an adapter--problem solved.
Answered May 9, 2013 (9 years ago)
sorry what happened to my spelling ???? lol
Answered May 10, 2013 (9 years ago)

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