Rear wiper & cigarette light power

Asked by Jan 14, 2017 at 11:03 PM about the 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My cigarette lighter in my car isnt on when the cars on
and i turn my rear wiper on it works for a few seconds and
my cigarette power turns on then they both just stop
working?? Help please

1 Answer

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You have a bad connection or probably a relay switch. A loose ground wire can cause intermittent off and on problems. Cigarette lighters are notorious for causing blown fuses, relays, and so on.

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