Fuses and relays Kia Sorento 1 (BL; 2002 - 2009)

Sorento is a mid-size crossover SUV made by the Korean company Kia Motors. It was presented at the Chicago Auto Show in winter 2002. It occupies a place in the model range between the more compact Sportage and full-size Mohave. In this article we will understand in detail fuse box diagrams Kia Sorento (first generation; BL index) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 years of manufacture.

Here you will find the locations and photos of the mounting blocks. Also, we will separately mark the fuses responsible for the cigarette lighter and the fuel pump.

In the engine compartment

Location of components.

Primary fuse box

General view.

Petrol engine
Diesel engine
Name Purpose of fuses Amps
FUEL Kia Sorento fuel pump fuse 15
HORN Sound Signal relay (beep) 15
HEAD (HI) Headlamp, cluster 15
HEAD (LO) Headlight 15
H / LP WASH Head lamp washer 20
H / BURN Fuel cab heater 20
ECU ECU for engine and automatic transmission, electric fan control system 10
02 (DN) Rear oxygen sensor 15
02 (UP) Front oxygen sensor 15
P / TRN Main relay, generator 10
P / W (LH) Left power windows 25
P / W (RH) Right power windows 25
DEF Heater relay 25
MAIN Generator 120
IGN1 Ignition key 40
IGN2 Starter relay, Ignition key 30
ABS ABS control unit 40
F / BLW Front fan relay 30
F / FOG Front fog lamp relay 15
EXT DRL, license plate illumination, side lights, direction indicators 15
Name Relay designation
INJECTOR Engine control unit, EGR solenoid valve (if equipped), heater relay 15
BTN1 fuse ROOM 10A, TCCS fuse 20A, STOP fuse 15A, plug socket 40
BTN2 Rear fog light, Driver's seat electrically adjustable, Heated front seat 20
BTN3 W / SHD 15A, D / Lock. Hazard 15A, S / Roof 20A, OBD-II 10A, driver's seat fuse 40
(C / FAN2)
A / C Relay, Cooling Fan Relay (HI) 30
MEMORY ETACS, cluster, ECAT control unit, air conditioner unit, multipurpose meter 10
AUDIO fuse 10A memory unit, rear window wiper control unit, sound reproduction equipment 20
(EXT) Fog lamp relay, license plate light, combination reversing light, side light 15
ILLUMI DRL unit, illumination, ignition switch, cigarette lighter, emergency switch, clock, cluster, multifunction meter, power window switch, rear heater switch, rear wiper and washer switch, audio equipment 10

Additional block (Diesel)

Installed on Kia Sorento 1 models with diesel engine.

The elements responsible for engine operation (GLOW - glow plugs, W/ HTR - auxiliary heater) are located here.

Additional block (Petrol)



  • R1 - Cooling fan relay (high speed);
  • R2 - Empty;
  • R3 - Empty;
  • R4 - Empty;
  • R5 - Cooling fan relay (low speed);
  • 1 - Not used or Cooling fan relay (high) 60A;
  • 2 - ABS/ESP control module 20A;
  • 3 - Empty;
  • 4 - Cooling fan relay (high) 60A or Trailer connection 30A;
  • 5 - Cooling fan relay (low) 30A.

In the passenger compartment

Located behind the protective cover on the driver's side.

General view of the Kia Sorento BL interior fuse box.

Type 1
Type 2
Name Amp / Description Amps
W / SHD Front heater relay 15
S / ROOF Sunroof 20
START Transfer range switch, starter relay 10
HAZARD Alarm lamp 15
P / SCK (CTR) Central Power Outlet 15
CIGAR (FRT) Kia Sorento cigarette lighter fuse 15
DRJOBD -II OBD-II test connector, daytime running light 10
WIPER FRT Front window cleaner, front window heater relay, fuel filter relay, sunroof unit 20
P / SCK FRT.RR Front and rear power outlet 30
WIPER (RR) Rear windshield wiper and washer switch, rear windshield wiper assembly 10
ACC Cigarette lighter relay, power outlet relay 10
RELAY COIL Window Heater, Cooling Fan Relay, Air Conditioner Relay, Headlight 10
TCCS Transfer case control unit 20
FOG (RR) Rear fog lamp (if equipped) 15
O / S MIRROR Electric mirrors, control unit for folding external rear-view mirror 10
ROOM LAMP Interior cargo area lighting, suspension, center light, lamps automatically switched on when the door is opened, sun visor lighting 10
S / WARMER Heated front seats 20
PREMIUM AUDIO Audio device 30
STOP LAMP Parking light switch 20
TURN LAMP Turn signals, rear headlamp control unit 10
A / BAG 10A Airbag control unit 10
METER Instruments, reversing light, air conditioning control unit, AQS sensor, transmission range selector switch (A/T only), ECAT control unit (A/T only) 10
TRAILER Trailer 15
ENGINE Engine control unit, speed sensor, transfer case control unit 10

Additional relay modules are located on the right side under the dashboard:


  • R1 - turn signals and emergency signals;
  • R2 - Keyless access;
  • R3 - Fuel filter relay or Mirror defroster;
  • R4 - Reverse lights
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