cigarette lighter

  1. steve-r

    Charge a second battery from a cigarette lighter socket

    I thought this was an easy one but I can't find the answer anywhere. My van is all set up with power solar etc and great. However I want to use my mobile fridge in another car. I have a portable leisure battery I can use for the fridge when parked but how can I charge the battery from a...
  2. 109LWB

    Middle dash 12v socket not working [Resolved].

    When we whet camping last week, I plugged our 12v cool box into the middle dash cigarette socket and it instantly blew. I've just changed the 15a fuse which was blown, but the socket still isn't working. Are there any other fuses controlling it? I have no fuses under the passenger seat as some...
  3. G

    Sold 12v blank and some led interior bulbs

    Hi, Whilst having a clear out I found a 12v blank and a couple of packs of led bulbs! £5 delivered Pic:
  4. R

    Yet another 12V socket query - 2019 T6 Edition

    I have a 3 year old T6 Edition. The 12V socket inside the small dashboard cupboard appears to be dead. I've looked at the various discussions on here about fuse locations etc. and my van doesn't seem to correspond with anything I've read! I cannot see any fuse box under or around the dash area...
  5. Skippygriff

    Cigar Lighter element that actually fits

    I just want to find a lighter element plug that fits into the socket either on dash or below head unit. I thought one of them was for cigar lighter. I have a vw element and it doesn’t fit into either? Hoping someone knows the part number because I can’t find it.
  6. Sparky6

    T6 12v Dash Sockets. Both on Same Fuse??

    Hi All, Just a quick question, I have a T6 Highline which is slowing turning from a panel van into a kombi/family/day van and am wondering if the two 12v sockets, one on the top of the dash to the right of the storage tray and the one lower down to the left of the gear stick are on the same...
  7. T

    Cigarette plug behind passenger seat not working T6 Beach [Resolved]

    Hi I would appreciate some help please. I connected the polarity incorrectly on a diy plug that went into the cigarette plug behind the the passenger seat on my T6 Cali Beach. When I connected an appliance there was a quiet click from somewhere in front. It is now not working. After following...
  8. B

    Amp's of 12v socket in new t6.1

    Hi I'm trying to find out the amp rating of the 12v sockets in my t6.1. Heard it was 20amps. Can anyone confirm. Cheers B
  9. A

    Is cigarette lighter 12v socket connected to the engine or leisure battery?

    Hello guys! I own a T6.1. I was wondering, that cigarette lighter socket in the front (next to the USB-C plug), it is connected to the engine battery or leisure battery? once my engine battery was dead but I was still able to charge my phone with that 12v plug, so I am confused... Thanks a...
  10. CJW

    12v socket retrofit wiring

    Hello. First question on the forum from a new member. My 2016 T6 LWB doesn’t have a top tray 12v but does have a blanking plug. I bought an OEM socket and cables from a breakers that’s exactly for this vehicle. I’m going to wire it in to the ignition-on 12v supply using a piggyback. I’m aware...
  11. M

    third grey wire in top 12v socket

    Morning all, I'd like to replace all the 12v sockets with USB ones, and 2 new USB in the buttons for android auto etc. Basically following dellmassive's guide, excellent as always. I'd like to take a 12v supply for my usb hub, but I dont have any of the fuse tap off devices. There should be 12v...
  12. S

    Inverter will not work in cig socket

    Hi, I have a 12v system in my T6, with a cigarette plug which is powered by the leisure battery, I plugged a small inverter (300w) into it and it will not work even though the power is just over 12v, inverter works in the main van cigarette plug to the engine. Not sure why it doesn’t work? Any ideas
  13. H

    T5.1 cigarette-socket fuse

    Hi everyone , I have recently purchased a T5 camper van (2015) and have spent the past week trying to fix the lighter and dash sockets. So having researched for hours online , contacted the previous owner and the original converter no luck whatsoever in locating the fuse as neither person had...
  14. Pauly

    T6 12V Sockets Wiring Diagram 2017

    12V Sockets Circuit Diagram This diagram covers all socket outlets fitted to vehicles that DO NOT have factory fitted second battery VIP Membership is required to download this document
  15. Loz

    Top Dash 12v cigar socket fuse locations [Updated]

    Depending on what options you have and whether you have a factory second battery etc. the top dash fuse can be in different locations. This first location is below the centre socket by the tray is highlighted below. The empty slot just below it is one of the Top Dash socket fuse locations...
  16. B

    T6.1 Front dash 12V socket fuse

    Hello everyone! 1J0919309B - the park which doesn't operate is. Please advise where can I fund a fuse box for coin tray 12v socket. What is the number of this fuse in the box? How and what to remove to reach it? Thanks in advance. P.S. Unfortunately I registered quite recently so I don't...
  17. P

    T5.1 cigarette plugs not working - can’t locate fuse.

    VW T30 Fuse Numbers. Can anyone help me locate the number chart for the Internal Fuse Box? both my cigarette plugs are not working want to check the fuse… there is no fuse chart diagram… Paul
  18. T

    Max voltage at the 12v cig socket

    Quick couple of questions regarding voltage levels if I may I’m sure someone on here will have tested this 1. what is the max voltage that the alternation will generate? 2. the accessory sockets in the van namely the one on the dash top and the one in the comfort cubby tray are they stabilised...
  19. Jez

    T6 Fuse panel layout - Engine and Cabin

    Hi there. Does anyone have a fuse panel layout for a T6 for the engine compartment and the cabin. I read my manual that VW did not publish a layout when the vehicle was delivered because it was still under development. It is pretty disappointing because there will come a day when a fuse will...
  20. G

    solar panel via cigarette dash socket

    Hello...I have read posts regarding changing alligator clips to cigarette lighter sockets to run foldable solar panel. I am looking at Lensun 100 watt foldable and would like to run it via dash 12volt sockets. have you all had long term success with this, or do alligator clips direct to battery...