Originally Posted by kipschitz
Maybe you did, but you should always start your car before using your air pump--it draws a lot of amps and if the voltage is low, the amperage goes up (simple physics), which causes high heat. You might have burned a wire.
Thanks for the tip, I'll have to trace my wire and make sure it's not burned. As for a separate fuse, do the outlets not share the same fuse? If not this would probably be the source to my problem.