Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora (mk4; 1997-2004) fuses and relays

 

In this article, we consider the fourth-generation Volkswagen Golf / Bora (mk4/A4/1J), produced from 1997 to 2004. Here you will find fuse box diagrams of Volkswagen Golf IV 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004, get information about the location of the fuse panels inside the car, and learn about the assignment of each fuse (fuse layout) and relay.

Fuse Layout Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora 1997-2004


Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuses in the Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora are the fuses #35 (12V power outlet in luggage compartment) and #41 (Cigarette lighter) in the Instrument panel fuse box.


Fuse box location

Instrument Panel

The fuse box is located behind the cover on the driver side edge of the instrument panel.The location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora (mk4; 1997-2004)

Fuses on the battery

These fuses are located on the battery in the engine compartment.
Fuses on the battery: Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora (1997-2004)

Relay panel

It is located at the bottom of the dashboard (on the driver’s side), behind the panel.

Relay panel: Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora (1997-2004)

Additional fuses are available in the electronics module. The electronics module is located on the left side near the engine compartment partition.

On models with diesel engines, the fuses for the diesel engine heating system are located on the relay bracket in the electronics module.

Fuse box diagrams

Instrument Panel

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora (1997-2004)

 

Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument Panel

Ampere rating [A] Description
1 10 Washer nozzle heaters, glove compartment light memory seat control module
2 10 Turn signal lights
3 5 Fog light relay, instrument panel light dimmer switch
4 5 License plate light
5 7,5 Comfort system, cruise control, Climatronic, A/C, heated seat control modules, automatic day/night interior mirror, control module for multi-function steering wheel, control unit in steering wheel
6 5 Central locking system
7 10 Back-up lights, speedometer vehicle speed sensor (VSS)
8 Open
9 5 Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
10 10 Engine control module (ECM): gasoline engine
10 5 Engine control module (ECM): diesel engine, Model Year 2000
11 5 Instrument cluster, shift lock solenoid
12 7,5 Data Link Connector (DLC) power supply
13 10 Brake tail lights
14 10 Interior lights, central locking system
15 5 Instrument cluster, transmission control module (TCM)
16 10 A/C clutch, after-run coolant pump
17 Open
18 10 Headlight high beam, right
19 10 Headlight high beam, left
20 15 Headlight low beam, right
21 15 Headlight low beam, left
22 5 Parking lights right, side marker right
23 5 Parking lights left, side marker left
24* 20 Windshield and rear window washer pump, windshield wiper motor
25 25 Fresh air blower, Climatronic, A/C
26 25 Rear window defogger
27 15 Motor for rear windshield wiper
28 15 Fuel pump (FP)
29 15 Engine control module (ECM): gasoline engine
29 10 Engine control module (ECM): diesel engine
30 20 Power sunroof control module
31 20 Transmission control module (TCM)
32 10 Injectors: gasoline engine
32 15 Injectors: diesel engine
33 20 Headlight washer system
34 10 Engine control elements
35 30 12 V power outlet (in luggage compartment)
36 15 Fog lights
37 10 Terminal (86S) on radio, Instrument cluster
38 15 Central locking system (with power windows), luggage compartment light, remote/fuel tank door, motor to unlock rear lid
39 15 Emergency flashers
40 20 Dual tone horn
41 15 Cigarette lighter
42 25 Radio
43 10 Engine control elements
44 15 Heated seats
* on the electrical diagrams is denoted by number 224

Fuses on the battery

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora (1997-2004)

Assignment of the fuses on the battery

Ampere rating [A] Description
S162 50 Glow plugs (coolant)
S163 50 Fuel pump (FP) relay/glow plug relay
S164 40 Coolant tan control (FC) control module/coolant fan
S177 90/110 (120/150) Generator (GEN)
S178 30 ABS (hydraulic pump)
S179 30 ABS
S180 30 Coolant fan

Relay panel

Relay panel: Volkswagen Golf IV / Bora (1997-2004)

Amp Component
Fuses on relay plate
A Seat adjustment fuse
B Fuses for V192 – Vacuum pump for brakes (from May 2002)
C Window regulator fuse, central locking and heated exterior mirror (only models with convenience system and window regulator)
Relay on relay plate
1 J4 – Dual tone horn relay (53)
2 J59 – X-contact relief relay (18) J59 – X-contact relief relay (100)
3 Vacant
4 J17 – Fuel pump relay (409) J52 – Glow plug relay (103)
V/VI J31 – Automatic intermittent wash and wipe relay, without headlight washer system (377), -with headlight washer system (389), -with rain sensor (192)
Relay and fuses on the additional relay carrier above the relay plate, left-handdrive vehicles
1 Vacant
2 J398 – Rear lid remote release relay (79)
J546 – Rear lid remote release control unit (407)
3 Vacant
4 J5 – Fog light relay (53)
5 J453 – Multifunction steering wheel control unit (450)
6 J453 – Multifunction steering wheel control unit (450)
7 J508 – Brake light suppression relay (206)
8 J99 – Heated exterior mirror relay (53)
J541 – Coolant shut-off valve relay (53)
9 J17 – Fuel pump relay, four-wheel-diesel, (53)
10 J17 – Fuel pump relay (pre-supply pump) (167)
11 J226 – Starter inhibitor and reversing light relay (175)
12 J317 – Terminal 30 voltage supply relay (109)
13 J151 – Continued coolant circulation relay (53)
D Vacant
E Vacant
F 15A S30 – Rear window wiper single fuse (from December 2005), S144 – Anti-theft alarm system central locking fuse (ATA turn signal)
G 15A S111 – Anti-theft alarm system fuse (ATA horn)
Relay and fuses on the additional relay carrier above the relay plate, right-handdrive vehicles
1 J453 – Multifunction steering wheel control unit (450)
2 J453 – Multifunction steering wheel control unit (450)
3 J5 – Fog light relay (53)
4 Vacant
5 J398 – Rear lid remote release relay (79)
J546 – Rear lid remote release control unit (407)
6 Vacant
7 J151 – Continued coolant circulation relay (53)
8 J317 – Terminal 30 voltage supply relay (109)
9 J226 – Starter inhibitor and reversing light relay (175)
10 J17 – Fuel pump relay (pre-supply pump) (167)
11 J17 – Fuel pump relay, four-wheel-diesel, (53)
12 J99 – Heated exterior mirror relay (53)
J541 – Coolant shut-off valve relay (53)
J193 – Cigarette lighter relay (53)
13 J508 – Brake light suppression relay (206)
D 15A S144 – Anti-theft alarm system central locking fuse (ATA turn signal)
E 15A S111 – Anti-theft alarm system fuse (ATA horn)
S30 – Rear window wiper single fuse (from December 2005)
F Vacant
G Vacant


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