Subaru Forester (SF; 1997-2002) fuses

 

In this article, we consider the first-generation Subaru Forester (SF), produced from 1997 to 2002. Here you will find fuse box diagrams of Subaru Forester 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002, get information about the location of the fuse panels inside the car, and learn about the assignment of each fuse (fuse layout).

Fuse Layout Subaru Forester 1997-2002


Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuses in the Subaru Forester are the fuses #4 (Cigarette lighter) and #20 (Rear accessory power socket) in the Instrument panel fuse box.


Fuse box under the instrument panel

Fuse box location

It is located in the instrument panel behind the cover (storage compartment) on the driver’s seat side.The location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: Subaru Forester (1997-2002)


Fuse box diagram

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Subaru Forester (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Assignment of fuses in the instrument panel

Amp rating Circuit
1 15A Heater fan
2 15A Heater fan
3 15A Power door lock
4 20A Cigarette lighter, Remote controlled rear view mirrors
5 10A Tail light, Parking light
6 15A SRS airbag
7 15A Fog light
8 20A ABS solenoid
9 15A Radio, Clock
10 Empty
11 15A Engine ignition system, SRS airbag
12 10A Illumination brightness control
13 15A Wiper deicer
14 Empty
15 20A Windshield wiper and washer, Rear window wiper and washer
16 20A Brake light
17 15A Air conditioner
18 15A Backup light, Cruise control, ABS control
19 20A Rear accessory power socket, Seat heater

Fuse box in the engine compartment

Fuse box location

The location of the fuses in the engine compartment: Subaru Forester (1997-2002)

Fuse box diagram

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Subaru Forester (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Assignment of fuses in the engine compartment

Amp rating Circuit
20 20A Radiator cooling fan (Main)
21 20A Radiator cooling fan (Sub)
22 20A Rear window defogger
23 15A Hazard warning flasher, Horn
24 15A Meter, SRS airbag system warning light
25 10A Automatic transmission control unit
26 10A Alternator
27 15A Headlight (right side)
28 15A Headlight (left side)
29 20A Lighting switch
30 15A Clock, Interior light


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