Fuses and relays Volkswagen Golf 3, 1991 - 2002

The 3rd generation Volkswagen Golf compact car  was produced in 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 with gasoline and diesel engines. Delivered worldwide in various body styles: convertible, sedan, station wagon and hatchback. In this article, you will find a description of the fuse and relay block diagram of the 3rd generation Golf, its location and a photo-example of execution. Separately, we note the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.


Depending on the country of delivery, year of manufacture and vehicle equipment, it is possible to find other versions of the main fuse and relay box.

In the passenger compartment

Fuse box located at the bottom of the dashboard on the driver's side, behind a protective cover. To remove it, press the buttons - latches.

Photo - example.

Amps / Description of fuses
1 10A Left headlight - low beam, headlight range control motors
2 10A Low beam - right headlight
3 10A License plate lamps
4 15A Rear door glass cleaner and washer
5 15A Cleaners, washers, headlight washers
6 20A Heater fan
7 10A Front and rear marker lamps - right
8 10A Front and rear marker lamps - left
9 20A Heated rear window
10 15A Fog lights
11 10A High beam - left headlight
12 10A High beam - right headlight
13 10A Signal
14 10A Reversing lights, washer nozzle heaters, central locking, power door mirrors, seat heater, cruise control, power windows
15 10A Speedometer, intake manifold heater
16 15A Illumination of the instrument cluster, ABS indicator, SRS indicator, sunroof, Thermotronic heater system
17 10A Hazard lamps, direction indicators
18 20A Fuel pump, heated oxygen sensor
19 30A Radiator fan, air conditioning relay
20 10A Stop lights
21 15A Interior lighting dumps, trunk lighting lamp, central locking, sunroof
22 10A Radio, fuse, radio
The fuse number 22, 10A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter.
Relay assignment
1 Air conditioner relay
2 Rear wiper / washer relay
3 Relay, electronic engine control unit
4 Relay for main ignition circuits
5 Empty
6 Relay - turn signal interrupter
7 Headlight washer control unit
8 Relay for intermittent operation of the windshield wiper / washer
9 Seat belt not fastened indicator relay 1995
10 Fog lamp relay
11 Horn relay
12 Fuel pump relay
13 Intake manifold heater relay
14 Empty
15 Pump relay ABS
16 Reversing light relay (Ecomatic)
17 High beam relay (Ecomatic)
18 Low beam relay (Ecomatic)
19 Fuse 30A - air conditioning, Climatronic 2.0 / 2.8 (1993)
20 Start inhibit switch relay
21 Oxygen sensor relay
22 Seat belt not wearing indicator relay (1995)
23 Vacuum pump relay (Ecomatic)
24 Thermal fuse (20A) - Power windows

In the engine compartment

On vehicles with diesel engines, the glow plug power supply circuit is protected by a high-power fuse.

On some models, when the radiator cooling fan is turned on, a fusible link can also be used.

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