Volkswagen Polo V – fuse and relay

Volkswagen Polo 5 th generation was produced in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively. In this publication you will find information on the location of all electronic control units, as well as a Assignment of the purpose of fuses and relays in the Volkswagen Polo 5 th generation. Separately, we note the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Please note that the purpose of the fuses in the polo sedan and polo hatchback are different.




1 ABS electronic control unit
2 Air conditioner electronic control unit
3 Air conditioner / heater fan motor control unit
4 Heater / A / C blower motor resistor
5 Accumulator battery
6 Battery – some models
7 CAN data bus, gateway control unit
8 Diagnostic connector (DLC)
9 Driver’s door control unit
10 Rear left door electrical control unit
11 Passenger door electrical control unit
12 Rear right door electrical control unit
13 Electronic engine control unit
14 Cooling fan motor control unit
15 Fuel pump control unit
16 Fuse / relay box, engine compartment
17 Fuse / relay box, instrument cluster 1
18 Fuse / relay box, instrument panel 2
19 Fuse / Relay Box, Luggage Compartment – Certain Models
20 Xenon headlight control unit (left)
21 Xenon headlight control unit (right)
22 Gas fuel control unit
23 Headlight range control unit
24 Sound signal
25 Instrument cluster control unit
26 Mobile phone control unit
27 Multifunctional control unit – functions: Anti-theft system. central locking. alarm. headlight washers. heater for rear-view mirrors. rear window heater. windshield heater. sound signal. direction indicators. interior lighting lamps
28 Multifunction display control unit
29 Parking system control unit
30 Power steering control unit
31 Seat heating control unit
32 Steering wheel control unit
33 Sunroof electric control unit
34 SRS electronic control unit
35 Trailer control unit
36 Electronic gearbox control unit – on the gearbox

Passenger compartment

Fuse box

It is located in the passenger compartment under the steering rack, behind the protective cover.



1 Not used
2 10A Steering column switch block, Rear window wiper motor, Windscreen and rear window washer pump
3 5 / 7.5A Fuel pump relay, Engine control unit, Ignition and starter switch
4 2 / 7.5A Steering column switch block, Multifunction steering wheel control unit
5 Not used
6 5A Instrument cluster control unit
7 5 / 15A Headlight range control, License plate light, Switch and instrument cluster backlight brightness control
8 10A Injectors
9 5 / 7.5A ABS control unit, ASR and ESP deactivation button, Steering column switch block, Tire pressure indicator button
10 5 / 7.5A Speed ​​sensor, Onboard supply control unit, Radio
11 5 / 10A Headlight range control, Steering column switch block, Instrument cluster control unit
12 5 / 7.5 Exterior mirror adjuster, Exterior mirrors
13 10 / 15A Automatic gearbox control unit, Multi-function switch, Automatic gearbox selector
14 5 / 15A Airbag control unit, control lamp off. PP airbags
15 Not used
17 10A Lambda probe heating element, Canister solenoid valve 1, Windscreen and rear window washer pump
18 5 / 7.5A Instrument Cluster Control Unit, Right Fog Lamp Lamp
19 5 / 7,5А Side light relay, Head unit, Ignition and starter switch
20 5 / 10A Instrument Cluster Control Unit, Steering Column Switch Block, Main Relay
21 10 / 15A Onboard supply control unit – courtesy lights
22 5 / 10A Diagnostic connector, Air conditioning control unit, Climatronic control unit, Ignition key removal lock solenoid, Rain and light sensor, Side light relay, Outside mirror heating relay
23 7.5 / 10A Onboard supply control unit, Engine control unit, Automatic gearbox control unit, Automatic gearbox selector, Rain sensor
24 15A Heated outside mirrors, Heated outside mirror relay
25 5 / 15A High pressure sensor, Air conditioning relay, Air conditioning control unit, Diagnostic socket, Electrochromic interior mirror, Climatronic control unit
26 5 / 7.5 / 20A Power steering control unit, Air mass meter, Air conditioning relay
27 5 / 15A Reversing light switch
29 10/15 / 20A Pressure and fuel metering regulator, Ignition coils
30 10A Coolant circulation pump 2, Exhaust gas recirculation cooler changeover valve, Turbocharging pressure limiting solenoid valve
31 10 / 15A Pressure Fuel Relay, Glow Plug Control Unit, Cylinder Injectors, Ignition Coils
32 30A Engine control unit
33 5 / 10A Clutch pedal switch, Brake light switch, Radiator fan control unit, Air conditioning relay
34 7.5A Right high beam headlight bulb, Left high beam headlamp bulb, Instrument cluster control unit
35 10A Engine control unit
36 15 / 20A Booster fuel pump, Relay for supplying fuel in the pressure line, Relay for fuel pump
37 25A Seat heating control unit
38 7.5 / 30A Lamp for left headlight high beam, Control unit in instrument cluster, Control unit for automatic transmission
39 10 / 15A Lamp of the right headlight low beam
40 30A Supply fan switch, Supply fan control unit
41 10A Rear window wiper motor
42 15 / 20A Cigarette lighter
43 15 / 20A Onboard supply control unit, Turning lamps, Stop signals
44 5 / 10A Alarm Siren, Burglar Alarm Sensor
45 15 / 30A Head unit, Multimedia system control unit
46 20 / 30A Horn, Headlight washers
47 20 / 30A Wiper motor
48 25 / 30A Central locking, Electric motor for locking the fuel filler flap
49 5 / 15A Reversing lamps
50 25 / 30A Driver’s door control unit, Front left power window switch
51 25 / 30A Front passenger door control unit, Power window switch on the front passenger door
52 30A Rear door and power window control unit
53 30A Rear window heating element
54 15 / 20A Fog lights
55 15A Ignition coils
56 15A Daytime running lights
57 5 / 7.5A Front left side light bulb, Rear light, left
58 5 / 7.5A Front right side light bulb, Rear light, right, Brake booster vacuum pump
59 10 / 15A Lamp of the left headlight low beam
60 15A DRL, Audio system

The fuse number 42, 15 or 20A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Relay box

This unit is located under the dashboard on the driver’s side.