1996-2010 Skoda Octavia Fuse Box Diagram (Mk1/1U)

The Skoda Octavia is a popular car that has been in production since 1996. The first generation of the Octavia (Mk1/1U) was produced from 1996 to 2010.

This blog post will discuss the fuse box diagram for the Skoda Octavia Mk1/1U (1996-2010). The fuse box diagram is a helpful tool for identifying and troubleshooting electrical problems in your vehicle.

Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuses: #35 (Power socket in the luggage compartment) and #41 (Cigarette lighter) in the Instrument panel fuse box.

Fuse Box Location

There are two fuse boxes in the Skoda Octavia Mk1/1U (1996-2010):

  • Instrument panel fuse box: This fuse box is located under the left side of the dashboard.
  • Engine compartment fuse box: This fuse box is located in the engine compartment, on the passenger side.

Color coding of fuses

ColorMaximum amperage
light brown5

Passenger Compartment

Fuse NumberProtected ComponentsFuse Amp. Rating
1Heating of the exterior mirrors, relay for cigarette lighter, power seats and washing nozzles10
2Turn signal lights, Xenon headlight10
3Lighting in storage compartment5
4Licence plate light5
5Seat heating, Climatronic, circulating air flap, exterior mirror heater, cruise control system7,5
6Central locking system5
7Reversing light, sensors for parking aid10
10Ignition, S-contact (For power consumers, e.g. the radio, which can be operated with the ignition switched off as
long as the ignition key is not withdrawn)
11Instrument cluster5
12Power supply of the self-diagnosis7,5
13Brake lights10
14Interior lighting, central locking system, interior lighting (without central locking system)10
15Instrument cluster, steering angle sender, rear mirror5
16Air conditioning system10
17Heated windscreen washer nozzles5
17Daylight driving lights30
18Right main beam10
19Left main beam10
20Right low beam, headlight range adjustment15
21Low beam on the left15
22Right parking light5
23Left parking light5
24Front window wiper, motor for wash pump20
25Air blower, air conditioning system, Climatronic25
26Rear window heater25
27Rear window wiper15
28Fuel pump15
29Control unit: Petrol engine15
29Control unit: Diesel engine10
30Electric sliding/tilting roof20
31Not assigned
32Petrol engine – injection valves10
32Diesel engine – injection pump, control unit30
33Headlight cleaning system20
34Petrol engine: Control unit10
34Diesel engine: Control unit10
35Trailer socket, power socket in the luggage compartment30
36Fog lights15
37Petrol engine: Control unit20
37Diesel engine: Control unit5
38Lighting of the luggage compartment, central locking system, opening of the fuel filler flap, interior lighting15
39Hazard warning light system15
41Cigarette lighter15
42Radio, mobile phone15
43Petrol engine: Control unit10
43Diesel engine: Control unit10
44Seat heaters15

Engine Compartment

Fuse NumberProtected ComponentsFuse Amp. Rating
1Pump for ABS30
2Valves for ABS30
3Radiator fan 1st stage30
4Glow plugs for heating the coolant, relay for secondary air pump50
5Engine control unit50
6Radiator fan 2nd stage40
7Main fuse of the interior110
8Dynamo (amperage depends on the engine type and equipment)110/150

Fuse Box Diagrams

The fuse box diagrams for the Skoda Octavia Mk1/1U (1996-2010) can be found in the vehicle’s owner’s manual. The fuse box diagrams show the location of each fuse in the fuse box, as well as the amperage rating of each fuse.

Troubleshooting Electrical Problems

If you are experiencing an electrical problem in your Skoda Octavia Mk1/1U (1996-2010), you can use the fuse box diagram to help you identify the fuse that may be causing the problem. Once you have identified the fuse, you can check to see if it is blown. If the fuse is blown, you will need to replace it with a fuse of the same amperage rating.


The fuse box diagram is a valuable tool for any Skoda Octavia Mk1/1U (1996-2010) owner. By understanding how to use it, you can quickly and easily identify and troubleshoot electrical problems in your vehicle.

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