1997-2005 Volkswagen Passat B5 fuse box diagram

The fourth-generation Volkswagen Passat (B5/3B, B5.5/3BG) was made from 1997 to 2006. For this model, you can find diagrams showing where the fuses are and what each one is for. These diagrams tell you where to find the fuse boxes inside the car and explain which fuse controls which part of the car’s electrical system.

Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuse in the Volkswagen Passat B5 is the fuse #33, #17 (From May 2002) in the Instrument panel fuse box, and fuses “A”, “B” in the Auxiliary relay panel above relay panel.

Instrument Panel

(Prior to May 2002)

Fuse NumberFuse AmpCircuits protected
15 AHeated washer nozzle
210 ATurn signal system
35 ALight for glove compartment, air conditioning
45 ALicense plate light
510 AInstrument cluster, heated seats, cruise control test plug, air conditioning
65AComfort module comfort system
710 AABS
85 AAutomatic headlight beam adjusting, telephone system
105 ACD-Changer Unit
115 ACruise control by automatic transmission
1210 AB+ (battery positive voltage) for on board diagnostic (OBD)
1310 ABrake lights
1410 AComfort module system
1510 AInstr. cluster, air conditioning, automatic transmission
1710 ANavigation
1810 ARight headlight, high beam
1910 ALeft headlight, high beam
2010 ARight headlight, low beam
2110 ARight headlight, low beam
225 APark-light, right
235 APark-light, left
2425 AWiper system
2530 AFresh air blower recirculating control
2630 ARear window defogger
2715 ARear window wiper system
2815 AFuel pump(FP)
2920 AEngine control
3020 ASunroof
3115 ABack up lights, cruise control
3220 AEngine control
3315 ACigarette lighter
3415 AEngine control, injectors
3530 ATrailer socket
3615 AFog lights
3720 ARadio system
3815 AComfort System
3915 AEmergency flasher system
4025 ADual horn
4430 AHeated seats

(From May 2002)

Fuse NumberFuse AmpCircuits protected
15Heated washer nozzle
210Turn signal system
3Not used
45License plate light
510Power Seats, air conditioning, telematics, Multi-Function Steering Wheel, Power sunroof, mirror adjustment, HomeLink
65Comfort module comfort system
710ABS, Cruise Control system, Engine Control Unit
85Automatic headlight beam adjusting
95Parking aid
105CD-Changer Unit, Telematics, Multi-Function Steering Wheel, Navigation, Radio
115Power Seats with Memory
1210B+ (battery positive voltage) for Data Link Connector (DLC)
1310Brake lights
1410Comfort module system
1510Instr. cluster, air conditioning, automatic transmission
165ABS, Steering Angle Sensor
1710 / 15Power outlet, Telematics
1810Right headlight, high beam
1910Left headlight, high beam
2015Right headlight, low beam
2115Left headlight, low beam
225Parklight, right
235Parklight, left
2425Wiper system
2530Fresh air blower, recirculating control, air conditioning, Power sunroof
2630Rear window defogger
2715Rear window wiper system
2820Fuelpump (FP)
2920Engine Control Unit, Coolant Fan
3115Back-up lights, cruise control system, automatic transmission, Mirror adjustments, diagnostic
3220Engine Control Module (ECM), cruise control system
3315Cigarette lighter
3415Engine Control Module (ECM), injectors
3530Trailer socket
3615Fog lights
3720Radio system, Navigation
3815Comfort module system
3915Emergency flasher system
4025Dual horn
4315Engine Control Module (ECM)
4430Heated seats

Relay Panel

Fuse Number Fuse Ampere rating [A]Description
1Motronic Engine Control Module Power Supply Relay (167), engine code BDP
2Secondary Air Injection (AIR) Pump Relay (373), (100)
3Motronic Engine Control Module Power Supply Relay (429), (219)
Auxiliary Engine Coolant (EC) Pump Relay (53), (411)
B10Fuse for Injectors (S116)
B5Fuse for Auxiliary Engine Coolant (EC) Pump
D50Fuse for Secondary Air Pump (S130)
E40Fuse for Ignition coil termial (S115)
F5Engine control Module (ECM) Fuse (S102)
G10Engine Electronics Fuse (S282)

(Behind relay panel)

Fuse Number/ Fuse AmpereElectronic component
1Not used
2Not used
3Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay 80 W (373)
4Not used
5First Speed Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay (373)
6Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay (373)
7Relay for ABS with ESP (373)
8Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay (370)
30AABS Hydraulic Pump Fuse
30APower Window Fuse
30A / 40A / 60ACoolant Fan Fuse
5ACoolant Fan Fuse
30A / 50AABS Hydraulic Pump Fuse
30APower Seat Circuit Breaker – Passenger’s Seat
30APower Seat Circuit Breaker – Driver’s Seat
30AAlarm System with Anti-Theft warning system – Telematics
15AAlarm System with Anti-Theft warning system
* Numbers in parentheses indicate production control number stamped on relay housing.

(Above relay panel)

Fuse NumberFuse AmpElectronic component
Relay arrangement on thirteenfold auxiliary relay panel above relay panel
1Coolant Fan Control (FC)-A/C Relay (373)
2Sun-Roof Relay (79)
3A/C Clutch Relay (267)
A/C Clutch Relay (384)
4Daytime Running Lights Change-Over Relay (173)
5Taxi Alarm Relay
High Beam Headlight Relay
Emergency Flasher Relay
6Selector Lever Light Relay
7Fog Light Relay (381)
8Control Module for Multi-function steering wheel (451)
Control Module for Multi-function steering wheel (452)
9Control Module for Multi-function steering wheel (451)
Control Module for Multi-function steering wheel (452)
10Brake Booster Relay (373)
11Taxi Alarm Relay
Emergency Flasher Relay (200)
12Dual Horn Relay (53)
Taxi Alarm Relay
13Park/Neutral Position (PNP) Relay (175)
Starting Interlock Relay-Clutch Position (53)
Fuses at thirteenfold relay-panel
A25Fuse for Taxi
B20Fuse for Taxi
B10High Beam Headlight left,
C15Fuse for Brake System Vacuum Pump
D20Fuse for Power Outlet (12 V) Rear Console
E5Fuse for Taxi
E10High Beam Headlight right,
Relay locations on relay panel
1aDual Horn Relay (53)
2bLoad Reduction Relay (370)
3cNot used
4dFuel Pump (FP) Relay (372) (409)
VWiper/Washer Intermittent Relay (377) (389)
Wiper/Washer Intermittent Relay/Rainsensor (192)
VIWiper/Washer Intermittent Relay (377) (389)
Wiper/Washer Intermittent Relay/Rainsensor (192)
Fuses on relay panel
A20Fuse for 12v socket I in luggage compartment
B20Fuse for 12v socket II in luggage compartment
C10Fuse for Taxi
* Numbers in parentheses indicate production control number stamped on relay housing.
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