Fuses and relays Volkswagen Tiguan (NF; 2006-2017)

Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover produced in 2 generations from 2007 to the present. The 1st generation Volkswagen Tiguan was produced in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. During this period, he was restyled once. In this article you will find a description of fuse boxes and relays in Volkswagen Tiguan with their photos - examples and diagrams. Separately, we highlight the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

The actual purpose of the fuse box depends on the year of manufacture and vehicle equipment level.

General location

  1. Main box in the communication box
  2. Switching box.
  3. Passenger compartment fuse box.
  4. Relay box.

In the passenger compartment

Fuse box

Fuse box is located in the passenger compartment, in the lower part of the parting panel on the driver's side, behind the protective cover.

Photo - example.

Amps / Description
1 Not used
2 Not used
3 Not used
4 Not used
5 Not used
6 Not used
7 Not used
8 Not used
9 5A Airbag control unit, control lamp off. front passenger airbags
10 10A All-wheel drive control unit
11 5A Control unit for parking autopilot or assistant
12 10A Left headlight discharge lamp control unit
13 5A High pressure sensor, Electrochromic interior rearview mirror, Reversing light switch, Washer jet heating resistor, AUTO HOLD button, AUTO HOLD indicator lamp, Seat occupied recognition control unit, Front camera for driver assistance systems, Engine oil level and temperature sensor , ASR and ESP disable key, Drive program key
14 10A Power steering control unit, Vehicle position tracking control unit, Starter relay, Electronic damping control unit, Trailer detection control unit, Tiptronic switch, Data bus diagnostic interface, Instrument cluster control unit, Heater control unit, Light switch , Engine control unit, ABS control unit
15 10A Relay for auxiliary heater operation, Voltage converter, Control unit for adaptive lighting and headlight range control, Air mass meter, Diagnostic connector, Control unit for electromechanical parking brake, Dimmer for switches and instrument cluster illumination, Heating resistor for crankcase ventilation, Actuating motor headlight corrector, right headlight corrector actuator
16 10A Right headlight discharge lamp control unit
17 5A Instrument cluster control unit
18 5A Control unit for mobile phone control electronics, Multimedia system control unit, Magnetic field sensor for compass
19 7.5A Steering column control unit
20 5 / 7.5A Tire pressure monitor control unit, Radio signal receiver for auxiliary coolant heater, Heated rear window relay, Two-tone horn relay, ABS control unit, Tiptronic switch, Automatic transmission control unit, Air conditioning control unit, Climatronic control unit , Heater control unit
21 7.5 / 15A Onboard supply control unit, front passenger door control unit, rear right door control unit
22 5A Onboard supply control unit, Alarm siren, Interior sensor
23 10A Rain and light sensor, Light switch, Vehicle position tracking control unit, Entry and start authorization control unit, Rear view camera control unit, Magnetic field sensor for compass, Electromechanical parking brake button, Diagnostic connector
24 10A Driver's door control unit, Rear left door control unit
25 5 / 20A Multi-function switch, Automatic transmission control unit, DSG mechatronic unit
26 Not used
27 Not used
28 40A Relay for auxiliary heater operation, Heater control unit, Air conditioning control unit
29 15A Rear window wiper motor
30 Not used
31 20A Cigarette lighter and 12V socket
32 Not used
33 Not used
34 Not used
35 Not used
36 Not used
37 Not used
38 10A Electronic steering column lock control unit
39 20A Relay for headlight cleaning system
39 15A Trailer recognition control unit / preparation for towing hitch
40 15A Trailer recognition control unit
41 15A Trailer recognition control unit
42 20A Trailer recognition control unit
43 25A Sliding sunroof control unit
44 25A Electromechanical parking brake control unit
45 25A Supply fan relay, Heated rear window relay
46 30A Driver's door control unit, Rear left door control unit
47 30A Front passenger door control unit, Rear right door control unit
48 20A Fuel pump relay
49 20A Onboard supply control unit
50 25A Electromechanical parking brake control unit
51 40A Supply fan control unit
52 20 / 30A Front seat heating control unit
53 20 / 30A Relay for headlight cleaning system
54 30A Inverter with socket, 12 V - 230 V
55 15A Switch for adjusting the lumbar support of the driver's seat
56 15A Electronic damping control system control unit
57 25A sunroof control unit
58 1A Trailer hitch warning lamp (locked)
59 Control unit with display for radio navigation system
60 Not used

The fuse number 31 at 20A is responsible for the cigarette lighter in the 1st generation Volkswagen Tiguan

Relay box

Located on the back of the fuse box.

1 Power relay terminal 15 2, -J681-, (460) Slot B1
2 Heated exterior mirror relay -J99- (449) Slot B2
3 Heated rear window relay -J9- (53) Slot B5
4 Dual tone horn relay -J4- (449) Slot B6
5 X contact relief relay -J59- (460) Slot B9
6 Double washer pump relay 2 -J730- (404) Slot B8
7 Relay 1 for double washer pump -J729- (404) Slot B7
8 Reserve Slot B3
9 Power relay 2 terminal 30 -J689- (449) Slot B4
1 Auxiliary heater relay
2 Starter relay
3 -
4 Heater fan relay
5 Burglar Alarm Relay / Headlight Washer Pump Relay
6 Fuel pump relay (FP)
7 Engine coolant heater relay 1
8 Engine Coolant Pump Relay - Some Models, Fuel Pump (FP) Relay - Some Models, Auxiliary Heater Fuel Pump Relay - Some Models
9 Engine coolant heater relay 2

In the engine compartment

Located next to the battery, under a protective cover.

General view.

Amps / Description
3 5A Onboard supply control unit
4 30A ABS control unit, ABS hydraulic unit
6 5A Instrument Cluster Control Unit, Steering Column Control Unit
7 40A Relay 2 power supply terminal 15
8 25A Control unit with display for radio navigation system, Head unit, TV tuner, Digital satellite radio tuner, Control unit for multimedia system, Voltage converter
9 5A Mobile phone control electronics control unit
10 5 / 10A Power relay, Engine control unit
11 20A Additional heater control unit
12 5A Data bus diagnostic interface
13 15 / 30A Engine control unit
14 5A Fuel pressure regulator, Fuel metering valve, Ignition coils
15 5/10 / 15A Solenoid clutch for drive blower, Lambda probe heater, Lambda probe 1 heater after catalytic converter, Fuel system diagnostic pump, Fuel pump relay, Glow plug control unit, Electric fuel pump relay 2
16 30A Onboard supply control unit
17 15A Alarm siren relay
18 30A Amplifier for digital audio system
19 30A Wiper motor control unit
20 10A Fuel pressure regulator, coolant circulation pump
21 10 / 20A Lambda probe heating element, Fuel pump control unit
22 5A Clutch pedal position sensor
23 10A Boost pressure limiting solenoid valve, Exhaust gas recirculation cooler changeover valve, Fuel pressure regulator, Air mass meter
24 10A Radiator fan control unit, Heating relay, Relay for additional cooling system pump, Power relay, Solenoid valve for boost pressure control, Solenoid valve 1 of the adsorber, Valve 1 of the variable valve timing system, Charge air recirculation valve, Intake manifold flap valve, Circulation pump 2 coolant, coolant circulation pump, fuel pump relay
25 40A ABS control unit
26 30A Onboard supply control unit
27 Not used
28 50A Glow plug control unit
29 50A Thermal fuse 1 for adjusting the position of the driver's seat, Fuses 54 - 57 in the passenger compartment
30 50A Relay for unloading contact X
A1 - Relay of the main ignition circuits (diesel)
A2 - Engine control relay (EC) (diesel)

Power Fuses Description:

  1. 200A - Generator
  2. 80A - Power steering control unit
  3. 50A - Fuse 40 in the fuse box
  4. 50A - Radiator fan control unit
  5. 80A - Fuse box
  6. 70A - Radiator fan control unit, High power heating relay
  7. Reserve
  8. 40A - Low power heating relay
Related fuse diagrams

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