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Volkswagen Rabbit GTI (A1, Type 17) - 1974 - 1984 Fuse Box Diagram

avatar Jonathan Yarden Oct 06, 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).
Get tips on blown fuses, replacing a fuse, and more.

Also called: Volkswagen Golf mk1 (A1, Type 17)

Year of production: 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984


Volkswagen Rabbit GTI - fuse box diagram

Fuse Description
1 Radiator cooling fan
2 Brake lights, cruise control
3 Cig. lighter, radio. clock, interior lights
4 Emergency flasher
5 Fuel pump
6 Open
7 Tail lights, parking lights, side marker lights – left
8 Tail lights, parking lights, side marker lights – right
9 Headlights (high beam, right); high beam indicator
10 Headlights (high beam, left)
11 Windshield wipers/washer
12 Head seats (if installed)
13 Rear window deforster
14 HVAC blower fan
15 Back-up lights; shift console light (automatic trans. only)
16 Horns
17 Open
18 Seat belt warrning light, horn relay; coolant level/temperature warning light; oil pressure, oil temperature, & volt gauges; cruise control (manual trans.)
19 Turn signal; brake warning light
20 License plate lights, trunk light (1987)
21 Headlights (low beam, left)
22 Headlights (low beam, right)
Relay position 17 A/C thermofuse



Relay Description
2 Fuel pump
3 Seat belt warning
4 Upshift indicator
5 Air conditioning
6 Horns
8 Load Reduction
10 Intermittent wipers
12 Turn signals & emergency flasher
15 Fuel injection power supply
17 A/C Thermofuse
18 Idle stabilizer control unit

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

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