Audi A3 8l is the first generation of the A3 series, produced in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. Our material provides information about the locations of the fuse and relay boxes for the Audi A3 8L with box diagrams and the purpose of the elements. Highlight the cigarette lighter fuse.
- 3-pin relay and fuse holder;
- Central relay box (13-pin);
- Fuse box;
- Main fuse box (on battery).
The location of the relays and fuses may vary depending on the vehicle equipment and year of manufacture.
Cars of this brand are equipped with a 12V electrical system with negative grounding. All lighting fixtures and electrical assemblies are powered by a lead-acid battery, rechargeable from an alternator.
3-pin relay and fuse holder
This box is located in the plenum chamber junction box in the engine compartment.
- Discharge air pump relay;
- Engine control system relay;
- Brake booster vacuum pump (20 A);
- Exhaust air pump (40 A).
Central relay box
The relays are located on the board, behind the left cover in the leg area, under the dashboard. On vehicles with a large amount of equipment, there is an additional relay box behind the relay board.
Relay board -R- (highlighted in black)
|II||X-contact unloading relay|
|III||relay for automatic wiper intervals|
|IV||fuel pump relay or glow plug relay|
|V||diesel injection relay|
|VI||fog lamp relay|
|A||fuse for electric seat heating|
|C||power window fuse|
Additional relay box -Z13- above relay board
|2||Rear lamp tester relay|
|3||Rear lamp tester relay|
|4||Mirror cover control device|
|5||Mirror cover control device|
|6||Telephone isolation relay|
|11||Relay for blocking starter and reversing light|
|12||Headlamp wiper relay|
|13||Radiator fan freewheel relay (air conditioner)|
Located on the left side of the instrument panel.
Check the location of the fuses as described on the back of the fuse box cover.
|1||10||Heated washer nozzles, heated exterior mirrors|
|4||5||License plate lighting|
|5||7.5||Electrical comfort equipment, speed control, seat heating, air conditioning|
|9||5||ABS control unit|
|10||10||Engine control: gasoline engine|
|11||5||Instrument panel block, selector lever lock electromagnet for AT|
|12||7.5||Self-diagnosis power supply, telephone, navigation system|
|14||10||Interior lighting, single lock|
|15||5||Instrument panel unit, AT, interior auto-dimming mirror|
|16||10||Electromagnetic clutch, radiator cooling fan overrun, windscreen washer|
|17||7.5||Heated door lock|
|18||10||High beam right|
|19||10||Main beam left|
|20||10||Dipped beam right, adjustable beam range|
|21||10||Low beam left|
|22||5||Side and side light, right|
|23||5||Position and parking light, left|
|24||20||Windshield wiper, water pump|
|25||25||Fresh air fan, recirculation ventilation, air conditioner|
|26||20||Heated rear window, heated mirror|
|27||10||Rear window wiper|
|29||15||Engine control: gasoline engine|
|10||Engine control: diesel engine|
|30||20||Sliding roof panel (sunroof)|
|32||10||Engine control: gasoline engine|
|Engine control: diesel engine|
|35||30||Trailer socket (positive long-term plus)|
|36||15||Fog lamp and fog lamp|
|37||10||S-pin, terminal 86 (radio)|
|38||15||Trunk lighting, single lock, power windows|
The fuse 41 for 15A is responsible for the cigarette lighter.
Main fuse box
Located in the engine compartment on the battery.
- Description of elements
- Glow plug heating (diesel engine)
- Engine management system
- Coolant fan 2
- 1a – (hydraulic pump)
- 2a – ABS (valves)
- 3a – Coolant fan
Video example of the location of the fuse boxes in the Audi A3 8L.