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Old 05-13-2008, 01:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Need Lighter Socket Sleeve

Nothing fits tight in my lighter socket on my 1995 318i.
Radar detector falls out. Cell phone charger falls out. Everything falls out.
Is there a sleeve or something that fits into the socket to take up the slack?
Please advise. Thanks.
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Old 05-13-2008, 11:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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^^^ there is, but i dont know how easy it is to obtain. i got one with some charger or something. its a thin cheap piece of plastic that slips over the adapter. heres a pic:



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Old 07-23-2008, 11:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Did you ever find this mysterious piece of plastic? I have the same issue with my 1996 323i.
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Need lighter socket sleeve

To date, I have never found the elusive "lighter socket sleeve" from any supplier.
If anyone has better luck, please send me the information.
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Old 07-25-2008, 06:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I did find this... there should be something similar (if not this one) for the 318...


Auxilary Power Adapter (W)
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Old 07-28-2008, 12:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I actually found one when I bought a universal cellphone adapter. It was in the package.
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