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Volkswagen Passat B5 (1996 - 2005) - fuse box diagram

avatar Jonathan Yarden Mar 25, 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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Year of production: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Left cockpit fuse assignment

Volkswagen Passat B5 - fuse box diagram - left cockpit


 A
Circuits protected
1 5 Heated washer nozzle
2 10 Turn signal system
3 Not used
4 5 License plate light
5 10 Power Seats, air conditioning, telematics, Multi‐Function Steering Wheel, Power sunroof, mirror adjustment, HomeLink
6 5 Comfort module comfort system
7 10 ABS, Cruise Control system, Engine Control Unit
8 5 Automatic headlight beam adjusting
9 5 Parking aid
10 5 CD-Changer Unit, Telematics, Multi‐Function Steering Wheel, Navigation, Radio
11 5 Power Seats with Memory
12 10 B+ (battery positive voltage) for Data Link Connector (DLC)
13 10 Brake lights
14 10 Comfort module system
15 10 Instr. cluster, air conditioning, automatic transmission
16 5 ABS, Steering Angle Sensor
17 10
15
Power outlet, Telematics
18 10 Right headlight, high beam
19 10 Left headlight, high beam
20 15 Right headlight, low beam
21 15 Left headlight, low beam
22 5 Parklight, right
23 5 Parklight, left
24 25 Wiper system
25 30 Fresh air blower, recirculating control, air conditioning, Power sunroof
26 30 Rear window defogger
27 15 Rear window wiper system
28 20 Fuelpump (FP)
29 20 Engine Control Unit, Coolant Fan
30 20 Sunroof
31 15 Back‐up lights, cruise control system, automatic transmission, Mirror adjustments, diagnostic
32 20 Engine Control Module (ECM), cruise control system
33 15 Cigarette lighter
34 15 Engine Control Module (ECM), injectors
35 30 Trailer socket
36 15 Fog lights
37 20 Radio system, Navigation
38 15 Comfort module system
39 15 Emergency flasher system
40 25 Dual horn
41 25 Telematics
42 25 ABS
43 15 Engine Control Module (ECM)
44 30 Heated seats

Relay and fuse arrangements

Volkswagen Passat B5 - fuse box diagram -relat and fuse

Relay arrangement on thirteenfold auxiliary relay panel above relay panel
1 Coolant Fan Control (FC)‐A/C Relay (373)
2 Sun-Roof Relay (79)
3 A/C Clutch Relay (267)
A/C Clutch Relay (384)
4 Daytime Running Lights Change‐Over Relay (173)
5 Taxi Alarm Relay
High Beam Headlight Relay
Emergency Flasher Relay
6 Selector Lever Light Relay
7 Fog Light Relay (381)
8 Control Module for Multi‐function steering wheel (451)
Control Module for Multi‐function steering wheel (452)
9 Control Module for Multi‐function steering wheel (451)
Control Module for Multi‐function steering wheel (452)
10 Brake Booster Relay (373)
11 Taxi Alarm Relay
Emergency Flasher Relay (200)
12 Dual Horn Relay (53)
Taxi Alarm Relay
13 Park/Neutral Position (PNP) Relay (175)
Starting Interlock Relay‐Clutch Position (53)
Fuses at thirteenfold relay-panel
A 25 Fuse for Taxi
B 20 Fuse for Taxi
B 10 High Beam Headlight left,
C 15 Fuse for Brake System Vacuum Pump
D 20 Fuse for Power Outlet (12 V) Rear Console
E 5 Fuse for Taxi
E 10 High Beam Headlight right,
Relay locations on relay panel
1a Dual Horn Relay (53)
2b Load Reduction Relay (370)
3c Not used
4d Fuel Pump (FP) Relay (372) (409)
V Wiper/Washer Intermittent Relay (377) (389)
Wiper/Washer Intermittent Relay/Rainsensor (192)
VI Wiper/Washer Intermittent Relay (377) (389)
Wiper/Washer Intermittent Relay/Rainsensor (192)
Fuses on relay pane
A 20 Fuse for 12v socket I in luggage compartment
B 20 Fuse for 12v socket II in luggage compartment
C 10 Fuse for Taxi
*Numbers in parentheses indicate production control number stamped on relay housing.

Relay arrangements on eightfold (eight posion) auxiliary relay panel behind relay panel

Volkswagen Passat B5 - fuse box diagram -Relay arrangements on eightfold (eight posion) auxiliary relay panel behind relay panel

Relay locations on relay panel
1 Not used
2 Not used
3 Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay 80 W (373)
4 Not used
5 First Speed Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay (373)
6 Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay (373)
7 Relay for ABS with ESP (373)
8 Coolant Fan Control (FC) Relay (370)
Fuses at eighthold auxiliary relay panel
30A ABS Hydraulic Pump Fuse
30A Power Window Fuse
30A
40A
60A
Coolant Fan Fuse
5A Coolant Fan Fuse
30A
50A
ABS Hydraulic Pump Fuse
30A Power Seat Circuit Breaker ‐ Passenger’s Seat
30A Power Seat Circuit Breaker ‐ Driver’s Seat
30A Alarm System with Anti‐Theft warning system ‐ Telematics
15A Alarm System with Anti‐Theft warning system
*Numbers in parentheses indicate production control number stamped on relay housing.

Relay and fuse arrangements on Relay Panel

Volkswagen Passat B5 - fuse box diagram -relay and fuse arrangements on Relay Panel

A
Circuits protected
B 10 Fuse for Injectors (S116)
B 5 Fuse for Auxiliary Engine Coolant (EC) Pump
D 50 Fuse for Secondary Air Pump (S130)
E 40 Fuse for Ignition coil termial (S115)
F 5 Engine control Module (ECM) Fuse (S102)
G 10 Engine Electronics Fuse (S282)
1 Motronic Engine Control Module Power Supply Relay (167), engine code BDP
2 Secondary Air Injection (AIR) Pump Relay (373), (100)
3 Motronic Engine Control Module Power Supply Reay (429), (219)
Auxiliary Engine Coolant (EC) Pump Relay (53), (411)

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

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