Volkswagen Passat B5 (1997-2005) fuses and relays

 

In this article, we consider the fourth-generation Volkswagen Passat (B5/3B, B5.5/3BG), produced from 1997 to 2006. Here you will find fuse box diagrams of Volkswagen Passat 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005, 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 Passat B5 1997-2005


Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuse in the Volkswagen Passat B5 is the fuse #33, #17 (From May 2002) in the Instrument panel fuse box, and fuses “A”, “B” in the Auxiliary relay panel above relay panel.


Instrument Panel Fuse Box

Fuse box location

The fuse panel is located behind the cover on the driver’s side edge of the instrument panel.The location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: Volkswagen Passat B5 (1997-2005)

Fuse box diagram (Prior to May 2002)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Volkswagen Passat B5 (1997-2002)

 

Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument Panel (Prior to May 2002)

Amp Circuits protected
1 5 A Heated washer nozzle
2 10 A Turn signal system
3 5 A Light for glove compartment, air conditioning
4 5 A License plate light
5 10 A Instrument cluster, heated seats, cruise control test plug, air conditioning
6 5A Comfort module comfort system
7 10 A ABS
8 5 A Automatic headlight beam adjusting, telephone system
9 free
10 5 A CD-Changer Unit
11 5 A Cruise control by automatic transmission
12 10 A B+ (battery positive voltage) for on board diagnostic (OBD)
13 10 A Brake lights
14 10 A Comfort module system
15 10 A Instr. cluster, air conditioning, automatic transmission
16 free
17 10 A Navigation
18 10 A Right headlight, high beam
19 10 A Left headlight, high beam
20 10 A Right headlight, low beam
21 10 A Right headlight, low beam
22 5 A Park-light, right
23 5 A Park-light, left
24 25 A Wiper system
25 30 A Fresh air blower recirculating control
26 30 A Rear window defogger
27 15 A Rear window wiper system
28 15 A Fuel pump(FP)
29 20 A Engine control
30 20 A Sunroof
31 15 A Back up lights, cruise control
32 20 A Engine control
33 15 A Cigarette lighter
34 15 A Engine control, injectors
35 30 A Trailer socket
36 15 A Fog lights
37 20 A Radio system
38 15 A Comfort System
39 15 A Emergency flasher system
40 25 A Dual horn
41 free
42 free
43 free
44 30 A Heated seats

Fuse box diagram (From May 2002)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Volkswagen Passat B5 (2002-2005)

 

Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument Panel (From May 2002)

Amp 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 Panel

Relay Panel: Volkswagen Passat B5 (1997-2005)

Ampere rating [A] Description
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 Relay (429), (219)
Auxiliary Engine Coolant (EC) Pump Relay (53), (411)
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)

Auxiliary relay panel behind relay panel

Auxiliary relay panel behind relay panel: Volkswagen Passat B5 (1997-2005)

№ / A Electronic component
Relay:
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:
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.


Auxiliary relay panel above relay panel

Auxiliary relay panel above relay panel: Volkswagen Passat B5 (1997-2005)

Auxiliary relay panel above relay panel

Amp Electronic component
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 panel
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.


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