Volkswagen Golf 4 – fuse and relay

The 4th generation Volkswagen Golf belongs to the compact class cars. Produced in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 with hatchback, station wagon and convertible bodies. In this publication, we will present an assignment of the diagrams of the fuse boxes and relays of the Volkswagen Golf 4 with photo examples. Separately, we note the cigarette lighter fuse.

Differences in the presented material and your location are possible. Check the current assignment with the description on the protective cover. If you own a different generation of the vehicle, check the description for the 3rd and 5th generation, respectively.

Passenger compartment

Fuse box

It is located at the left end of the dashboard and is covered by a protective cover.



F1 10A Glove box lighting lamp, electric heated mirrors
F2 10A Direction indicators, alarm, headlight electrocorrector
F3 5A Fog lamp relay, dimmer
F4 5A License plate lamps
f5 7.5A Air conditioning, engine management system, electric mirrors, seat heating
F6 5A Central locking and power windows
f7 10A Reversing lamps
F9 5A ABS, motion stabilization system, traction control system
F10 15A Electronic control unit (ECU)
F11 5A Instrument panel
F12 7.5A Power supply for the diagnostic tool
F13 10A Brake lights
F14 10A Interior lamps
F15 5A Instrument panel, motion stabilization system
F18 10A Right headlight (high beam)
F19 10A Left headlight (high beam)
F20 15A Right headlight (low beam), right headlight (discharge lamp), control of headlights with discharge lamps
F21 15A Left headlight (low beam), left headlight (gas discharge lamp)
F22 5A Side light bulb (right headlight)
F23 5A Side light bulb (left headlight)
F24 20A Windshield wiper motor, washer motor
F25 25A Electric fan heater, air conditioner
F26 25A Heated rear window
F27 15A Tailgate glass wiper motor
F28 15A Fuel pump
F29 15A Electronic control unit, ignition
F31 20A automatic transmission
F32 10A Injectors
F34 10A Engine management system
F35 30A Socket 12 V
F36 15A Fog lights
F37 10A Car radio, comfort system, central locking, power windows
F38 15A Trunk lamp, central locking, fuel filler flap cover
F39 15A Alarm
F40 20A Sound signal
F41 15A Cigarette lighter fuse
F42 15A Car radio
f43 10A Engine management system
F44 15A Heated seats

The fuse number 41, 30A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Relay box

The main box with the relay is located under the panel itself, on the driver’s side.

Photo for example


Protected components

  • I Horn relay – Relay 53
  • II Intermediate relay contact X – Relay 100
  • III Free
  • IV Fuel pump relay. Glow plug relay – Relay 409/167/103
  • V Wiper relay – Relays 603, 377, 389, 192
  • VI Free
  • A Fuse for electric seat adjustment
  • B free
  • C Fuse for power windows, central locking and heated exterior mirrors
  1. Fog lamp relay – Relay 53
  2. Rear door remote unlock relay
  3. Starter lock relay
  4. Free
  5. Free
  6. Radio / Telephone Junction Relay – Relay 147
  7. Electronic speed control (EPS) relay
  8. External light relay
  9. Fuel pump relay (Syncro-diesel) and alarm control unit – TAXI
  10. Alarm control unit – TAXI
  11. Starter & Reverse Lockout Relay – Relay 175
  12. Relay for energizing terminal 30
  13. Radiator fan relay (air conditioning)

Fuses on block Z13

  • D Free
  • E Rear power window
  • F Flashing light warning device for theft warning
  • G Theft warning horn

Relays designation

Relay (000 953 227 A) – Relay for comfort direction indicators
Relay 53 (141 951 253 B) – Horn relay, Fog lamp relay, Fuel pump relay (diesel, 4Motion),
Relay 79 (191 927 841) – Cover relay luggage compartment
Relay 87 (191 957 917 A) –
Overrunning clutch lock control unit Relay 100 (7M0 951 253 A) – N / O
relay Relay 103 (357 911 253) – Glow plug relay (diesel)
Relay 109 (1J0 906 381 A) – Fuel pump
relay Relay 147 (1H0 959 142) – Radio / telephone
relay Relay 167 (191 906 383 C) – N / O
relay for fuel pump Relay 175 (3A0 927 181) – Starter relay for automatic gearbox
Relay 181 (1J0 959 485) – Radiator fan off delay
relay Relay 185 (3B0 911 251) – N / O
relay ( Starter interlock switch) Relay 192 (1J0 955 531 A) – Washer / wiper intermittent control unit for vehicles m with rain sensor
Relay 206, 444 (1J0 927 841) – Relay with make contact for vehicles with electronic support system. course. stable. ESP
Relay 393 (4B0 919 471 A) –
Blown lamp control relay Relay 377 (4B0 955 531 A) – Intermittent wiper control unit
Relay 389 (4B0 955 531 C) – Intermittent wiper control unit
Relay 404 (7M0 951 253 C) – Universal relay (APF)
Relay 407 (1J0 947 221 A) – Trunk lid control unit for vehicles without central locking
Relay 409 (191 906 383 C) – Fuel pump
relay Relays 450, 452 (1J0 907 487 B) – Multifunction steering wheel control unit
Relay 456 ( 3U0 941 597 A) – Light control unit (Skoda Superb)
Relay 603 (4B0 955 531 E) – Intermittent wiper / washer control unit

Engine compartment

Relay box

An additional relay box is located under the bonnet on the bulkhead.

There may be a relay: switching on the secondary air pump or glow plugs. The direction indicator and alarm relay is built into the alarm switch itself. And the control unit for the electric fans of the cooling system is installed on the left side member under the battery.

Box on the battery cover

It is located on the battery cover itself.

Consists of a department of fuses and high power fuses.



S131 50A Secondary air pump
S132 50A Engine management system
S133 40 / 50A Engine cooling fan motor
S134 110A Electrical equipment
S138 110 / 150А Output “B +” of the generator
S162 30A ABS
S163 30A ABS
S164 30A Engine cooling fan motor

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