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Acura RL (1996 - 1999) – fuse box diagram

avatar Jonathan Yarden Mar 25, 2021 · 5 min. read

In this article you will find a description of fuses and relays Acura, with photos of block diagrams and their locations. Highlighted the cigarette lighter fuse (as the most popular thing people look for).
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Year of production: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

I/P Fuse/Relay Box

Acura RL - fuse box diagram - I/P fuse/relay box

Fuse Fuse name [A] Component or circuit protected
1 (OP +B) —  — 
2  (OP) —  — 
3  CONDENSER
FAN RELAY
COOLING
FAN RELAY
7,5 A/C compressor clutch relay, Blower controls, Climate control unit, Condenser fan motor, Fans
4 ACC RADIO 10 Cigarette lighter, Navigation control unit
5 A/C CLUTCH
(FR HEATED SEAT)
20 Ignition switch, A/C compressor clutch, Seat heaters
6 ECU 20 PGM-FI main relay, Immobilizer control unit, Datalink
connector
7 S.R.S. 10 SRS unit
8 DR POWER SEAT 20 Power seats
9 — — —
10 (RUNNING LIGHT) 10 Daytime running lights control unit
11 DR POWER SEAT 20 Power seats
12 (RUNNING LIGHT) 7,5 Daytime running lights control unit
13 METER 7,5 Back-up lights, Gauge relay, Keyless receiver unit, Multiplex control un~. Vehicle speed sensor (VSS)
14 STARTER SIGNAL 7,5   PGM-FI main relay, Powertrain control module (PCM)
15 ACG 7,5 Alternator
16 (BOSE SYSTEM) 20 Stereo sound system
17 POWER WINDOW FR-L 20 Multiplex control unit
18 POWER WINDOW FR-R 20 Multiplex control unit, Power windows
19 R/C MIRROR 7,5 ABS control unit, immobilizer control unit, Power mirrors, Rear window defogger relay
20 ECU 20 Alternator, Clock, Cruise control, Gauge assembly, PGM-FI Power seats, Shift lock solenoid, TCS, Turn signal/hazard relay
21 POWER WONDOW RR-L 20 Multiplex control unit, Power windows
22 FUEL PUMP 20 Fuel pump relay, SRS unit
23 SUN ROOF WASHER 10 Moonroof, Multiplex control unit, Wiper/washer
24 POWER WINDOW RR-R 10 Multiplex control unit, Power windows
25 IG COIL 30 Ignition system
26 — — —

Engine Compartment Fuse/Relay Box

Acura RL - fuse box diagram - engine compartment

 Fuse Fuse name  [A] Component or circuit protected 
31  BATTERY 120  Power distribution
32 ABS MOTOR 40 ABS pump motor
33 REAR DEFROSTER 40 Rear window defogger
34 FUSE BOX  50  Power distribution 
35  IG SW  50  Ignition switch
36 POWER WINDOW 40 Power distribution
37 HEATED MOTOR 40 Blower motor
38 ABS UNIT 7,5 ABS control unit
39 STOP 15 Brake lights, Horns, Key interlock solenoid
40 HAZARD 10 Turn signal/hazard relay
41 ABS B2 15 ABS control unit, ABS rear solenoid
42 (TCS) 15 TCS control unit
43 ABS B1 20 ABS solenoid
44 DOOR LOCK 20 Keyless receiver unit, Multiplex control unit (passenger’s)
45 R HEAD LIGHT 15 Daytime running lights control unit (Canada), High beam indicator light, Right headlight
46 L HEAD LIGHT 15 Left hradlight
47 COOLING FAN 20 Radiator fan motor
48 SMALL LIGHT 7,5 Ashtray light, Climate control unit, Console lights, Dash lights, Front side marker lights, Glove box light, Hazard switch light, Moonroof switch light, Navigation display unit, Power mirror switch light, Stereo sound system, TCS switch light
49 SMALL LIGHT  7,5 Front fog light switch light, Front parking lights, License plate lights, Taillights 
50 CONDENSER FAN 20 Condenser fan motor
51 SUN ROOF 20 Moonroof motor
52 POWER SEATS AS 30 Front passenger’s power seat recline and slide motors
53 FR FOG 15 Front fog lights
54 (ETS) 20 Power mirror control unit, Steering column control unit
55 METER 15 Gauge assembly, Power mirror defogger
56 BACKU UP RADIO 7,5 Automatic lighting control unit, Climate control unit, Clock, Gauge assembly, Multiplex control unit, Navigation control unit, Power mirror control unit, Power seat control unit, Powertrain control module (PCM), Security system, Stereo sound system
57 INTERIOR LIGHTS 20 Ceiling lights, Cigarette lighter, Courtesy lights, Front spotlights, Ignition key light, Trunk light
58 WIPER 30 Windshield wiper motor

WARNING: Terminal and harness assignments for individual connectors will vary depending on vehicle equipment level, model, and market.

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