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Volkswagen Golf and GTI models (1985) - fuse box (EU version)

avatar Jonathan Yarden Oct 22, 2021 · 5 min. read

In this article you will find a description of fuses and relays Volkswagen, 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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1985 Golf and GTI models relay panel

Volkswagen Golf and GTI - (1985) - relay box

Relay Golf GTI Golf diesel
1 Intermittent wiper Intermittent wiper Intermittent wiper
2 Upshift indicator Upshift indicator Upshift indicator
3 Horns Low speed radiator cooling fan (with A/C) Open
4 Low speed radiator cooling fan (with A/C) Open Low coolant level
5 Open Open A/C cutout
6 Fuel pump Fuel pump Glow plugs
7 Turn signals, emergency flashers Turn signals, emergency flashers Turn signals, emergency flashers
8 Load reduction Load reduction Load reduction
9 Idle speed control Horns Horns
10 A/C high blower A/C high blower Low speed radiator cooling (A/C only)
11 Seat belt interlock Seat belt warning Seat belt warning
12 See #11 Open Open
13 Rear wiper Rear wiper Rear wiper
14 Glow plug fuse


1985 Golf and GTI models fuse panel

Volkswagen Golf and GTI - (1985) - fuse box

Fuse Description Ampere rating [A]
1 Dome light, luggage light, glove box light,clock, Multi-function indicator memory 15
2 Taillights, parking lights, sidemarker lights,license plate lights 15
3 Rear window wiper 10
4 Rear window defogger, horn 20
5 Windshield wiper/washer 15
6 Instrument panel lights 5
7 Headlights, low beam 10
8 Headlights, high beam 15
9 Brake lights, hazard warning lights 20
10 Fuel pump (gasoline engines) 20
Open (diesel engines)
11 Open
12 Heater 20
13 Back-up lights, turn signal lamps, emergency flasher switch 10
14 Relays: (interlock, upshift, OXS,low coolant, glow plug, radiator after-run) 10
15 Open
16 Open
17 Cigar lighter, A/C clutch, radiator cooling fan (low speed), central locking, diesel vacuum pump 25
18 ACC connector
19 Open
20 ACC connector, cruise control 5
21 Senders, gauges, warning lamps 5
22 Fuel injection (gasoline engines) 15
Open (diesel engines)

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

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