2001-2006 Land Rover Defender Fuse Box Diagram

The Land Rover Defender is a British icon, known for its ruggedness and off-road capabilities. But even the best vehicles can experience electrical problems, and that’s where fuse box diagrams come in.

A fuse box diagram is a map of the fuses in your vehicle, along with their amperage ratings and which circuits they protect. If you have an electrical problem, you can use the fuse box diagram to help you identify the blown fuse.

This blog post will provide you with the fuse box diagram for Land Rover Defenders from 2001 to 2006. I will also discuss the different types of fuses and how to replace a blown fuse.

Fuse Box Location

  • The main fuse box is fitted in the center of the dashboard, in front of the main gear lever; to access the fuses, remove the cover by turning the fixing screws fully anti-clockwise.
  • The secondary fuse box is located under the right-hand front seat. The front seat cushions can be removed to access the battery and secondary fuse box as follows: Pull up the front of the seat base to release it from its retaining clips, then pull the cushion forward to remove it.

Main Fuse Box

Fuse NumberFuse Amp. RatingProtected Components
810AAlarm system, ignition
915AWipers & washers – front
1010AWipers & washers – rear
1110AAnti-lock brakes
1210AEngine ECU (Td5 engine)
1310ABrake lights
1410AReversing lights, glow plugs
155AHeadlights (dim dip), ignition, air conditioning, cooling fan, instruments, heated rear window, warning lights
1620ACigar lighter, heater blower
1810ASide lights (left-hand side), instrument illumination
1910ASide lights (right-hand side)
2010ASwitch illumination, headlight levelling
2210AHeadlight dipped beam (right-hand side)
2310AHeadlight dipped beam (left-hand side)
2410AHeadlight main beam (right-hand side)
2510AHeadlight main beam (left-hand side)
2610ARear fog guard light
2710AAlarm sounder
2830AAir conditioning blower
2920AAir conditioning compressor, cooling fan
3010AInterior lights, instruments, radio, diagnostic connector
3115AHazard warning lights
3220AHeated rear window
3320AHeated seats
3420AElectric window (right-hand side)
3520AElectric window (left-hand side)
3630AHeated front screen

Secondary Fuse Box

Fuse NumberFuse Amp. RatingProtected Components
220AAccessory socket, trailer
420AFuel pump
530AMain relay
615AAlarm, hazards
720AAlarm sounder, CDL
NOTE: On TD5 models, an additional fuse is taped to the wiring harness alongside the secondary fuse box. This fuse protects the engine management sensors.

How to replace a blown fuse?

To replace a blown fuse, you will need to first identify the fuse that has blown. You can do this by using the fuse box diagram. Once you have identified the blown fuse, you will need to remove it from the fuse box. To do this, simply slide the fuse out of its socket.

Once you have removed the blown fuse, you will need to replace it with a fuse that has the same amperage rating. You can find fuses with different amperage ratings at most auto parts stores.

To install the new fuse, simply slide it into the socket of the fuse box. Make sure that the fuse is inserted correctly, with the metal strip facing down.


Fuse box diagrams are a valuable tool for any Land Rover Defender owner. If you have an electrical problem, you can use the fuse box diagram to help you identify the blown fuse. By replacing the blown fuse, you can often fix the electrical problem yourself.

I hope this blog post has been helpful. If you have any further questions about Land Rover Defender fuse boxes, please feel free to leave a comment below.

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Tom Smith is a passionate car mechanic and automotive enthusiast, specializing in the intricate world of car fuse boxes. With years of hands-on experience under the hood, he has earned a reputation as a reliable expert in his field. As the founder and content creator of the popular blog website 'carsfuse.com,' Tom has dedicated himself to sharing his extensive knowledge of car fuse boxes and electrical systems with the world.

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