Volkswagen Passat B7 - represents the 7th generation of the passat series. But at the same time, this is not a completely new model, in many ways it represents a deep restyling of the previous generation b6 . Even their interior is very similar. Released in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In our article you will find a description of fuses and relays Volkswagen Passat B7 with photographs and block diagrams in which they are located. Let's highlight the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter. We will also show the location of all electronic control units.
The purpose of fuses and relays, as well as their number may differ from the one presented and depends on the configuration of your car and its year of manufacture.
Location of fuse and relay boxes
1 - Passenger side instrument panel fuse box
2 - Block next to the battery
3 - Block behind the luggage compartment trim
4 - Driver's side instrument panel fuse box
5 - Relay blocks
6 - Fuse and relay box under the hood
7 - Main fuse box
In the passenger compartment
Driver side fuse box
The fuse number 41, 20A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter. And for the headlight washers - 33 to 30A.
Passenger side fuse box
Located in the right end of the dashboard, just like the left, it is covered with a protective cover.
Please note that other relay elements can also be located separately, for example, the Relay for charging the second battery.
Under the hood
The fuse and relay box is located on the left side of the engine compartment under the protective cover and consists of 2 sections: the mounting block and the high power main fuse section. Not far from it is the relay communication unit.
It consists of high power fuses in the form of fusible links.
A separate heated windscreen relay may be located in the plenum chamber next to the engine control unit.
Luggage compartment box
Some models with a battery installed in the luggage compartment have additional protective elements in the form of fuses and relays.