Located on the lighter stud, the flint pusher has various functions:
- it makes it easy to remove flint debris and then to fit the new flint;
- it indicates the state of wear of the flint; as the flint wears down, the flint pusher moves toward the flint wheel.
Once the flint has been completely used up, no part of the flint pusher is in contact with the flint wheel, and the wheel rotates freely.
It is recommended that you change the flint when the pusher reaches the small ball. Only a Cartier flint will fit your Cartier lighter.