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  • Cigarette Lighter Socket Upgrade - 1997-01 SKU: PK9X6LIGHTER

    ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 4.88/5 Stars. (17 Reviews)
  • MSRP $42.05 $35.00


In 1997-2001 model Boxster (986) and Carrera (996) vehicles, many of the plugs and power adapters for accessory devices fit too loosely in the slightly larger diameter sockets. This causes intermittent contact or loose connections. This kit features the newer style DIN/SAE Standard cigar lighter assembly and fits most accessory plugs and adapters better.   No mechanical or electrical modifications are necessary, it is a direct replacement.

Comes with tension sleeve, light ring, and newer style lighter.

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4.88/5 Stars out of 17 Reviews
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Inexpensive and easy to install
(NYC) | June 22nd, 2016
Thank you for the updated US lighter. Fits as intended and had no issues installing it. Great price too...glad I found you.
Great upgrade
| June 16th, 2016
Love it, thanks.
Easy, works great!
(dillsburg, PA, US) | April 13th, 2014
The main trick is removing the existing unit. If you do not mind destroying it, carefully pry the dash panel loose. Then bend the metal tabs on the inside of the lighter 180 degrees so they point straight out. I started with a screw driver and then used plyers. This allows you to press in the plastic retaining tabs on the back side of the dash panel and release the existing unit. From there it was easy. Took about 10 minutes and new unit works great in my 2001 Boxster S!
Excellent upgrade !!!
(Sylvania, OH, US) | September 16th, 2012
Easy 15 minute install, now my phone charger and other items fit great! The connectors kept falling out of the old lighter socket.
Cigarette Lighter Socket Upgrade
(WI) | June 27th, 2010
Great upgrade, installs in minutes and forever solves the loose plug issue.

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