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Are jump starters that plug into cigarette lighters any good?

Do you have an opinion on battery jump starter/chargers that plug into the cigarette lighter? Are they okay or best avoided?

Asked on 20 November 2017 by Cliff Allen

Answered by John Slavin
I haven't used a cigarette lighter jump starter, so I can't really comment. I have used jumper packs though and I use an Aukey one. It's small, light, easy-to-use and doubles as a battery pack for devices like smartphones or tablet computers - so a great little thing to keep in the car and easy to use with the traditional crocodile clips supplied.
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