Ford Explorer (1995 – 2003) fuse and relay

The 2nd generation Ford Explorer was produced in 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003. During this time, the model was updated. In our article we will present a designation of the Ford Explorer 2G fuse box diagrams, their locations and photo examples of execution. Note the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Ford Explorer 2

The purpose of fuses and relays may differ from those presented and depend on the type of engine and year of manufacture of your car.

Is it the wrong generation or the diagrams are not suitable? See other Ford Explorer:

[Ford Explorer 3G (2002-2005) ]

[ Ford Explorer 4G (2006-2010) ]

[ Ford Explorer 5G (2010-2020) ]

[ Ford Explorer 6G (2020-2025) ]

Passenger compartment

Fuse box

The main fuse box in cabin is located on the left-hand side of the instrument panel facing the driver’s side door. Pull the panel cover outward to access the fuses.





17,5А 1994-2000: Power Mirror Switch, Power Antenna, Memory Seat (1997-2000)
5A 2001-2003: Mirrors, Autolamp
27,5A 1994-1996: High-Mount Brakelamp
1997-2000: Blower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
2001-2003: Cluster, Autolamp. Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Keyless entry, 4×4
37,5A 1997-2001: Left Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
2002-2003: Trailer Tow Right-hand Stop/Turn Lamps
15A 1994-1996: Parking lamp, Instrument Cluster Gauges
410A 1994-2000: Left Headlamp
15A 2001: Subwoofer
7,5A 2002-2003: Starter
510A 1994-2000: Data Link Connector (DLC)
15A 2001-2003: Park lamps, Autolamps, I/P dimming, Trailer tow
67,5A 1994-1996: Air Bag System, Blower Relay, EATC
1997-2000: Rear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
2001; Without Rear Blower: Airbag Diagnostic Monitor
2002-2003: Air bags, Cluster
15A 2001; With Rear Blower: Blower Motor Relay, Airbag Diagnostic Monitor
77,5A 1994-1996: Illumination Switches
1997-2001: Right Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
2002-2003: Trailer Tow Left-hand Stop/Turn Lamps
810A 1994-2001: Right Headlamp, Foglamp Relay, DRL (1996), Lamp Out Warning (1996)
7,5A 2002-2003: Cluster, Audio, GEM
97,5A 1997-2001: Brake Pedal Position Switch
2002-2003: Speed control, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), 4×4, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Park interlock, Keyless entry
10A 1994-1996: EATC system, Seat Memory, Message Center, Cellular Phone, Autolamps
107,5A 1994-1996: EATC System, Rear Blower, Speed Control, GEM System, Brake Interlock, Overhead Console, Automatic Ride Control, Lamp Out Warning
1997-2001: Speed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A/C – Heater Assembly, Flasher, Overhead Console (1998-2000), Load Leveling Module (1998-2000), Brake Pressure Switch (1997)
15A 2002-2003: Ignition, IPATS
117,5A 1994-1996: Warning lamps, Autolamp
1997-2001: Instrument Cluster, 4X4 Module (2001)
15A 2002-2003: Subwoofer
127,5A 1994-2000: Washer Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
10A 2001: Washer Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
15A 2002-2003: Air bags, Climate control, Rear climate control
1320A 1997-2000: Brake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
15A 1994-1996: PCM System, Stoplamps, AWD, Anti- Lock Brake, Speed Control, Trailer Tow
2001: Brake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
2002-2003: Stop lamps, Speed control, Auxiliary Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
1410A 1994-2001: 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
2003: Air bags
157,5A 1994-2001: Instrument Cluster
2002-2003: 4×4 module
1630A 1994-2001: Windshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
7,5A 2002-2003: Turn signals, Park interlock, Overhead console, Climate control, 4×4, Speed control
1725A 1994- 2000: Cigar Lighter
20A 2001- 2003: Cigar Lighter, Data Link Connector
1825A 1997-2000: Drivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay
15A 1994-1996: A/C System
20A 2001-2003: Power locks, Keyless entry
1925A 1994-1996: Ignition Coil, PCM System
1997-2001: PCM Power Diode
15A 2002-2003: Trailer Tow Park Lamps
207,5A 1994-1996: Radio, Power Antenna, GEM System, Anti-Theft, cCellular Phone
1997-2000: RAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
2001: Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Moonroof Relay, Power Window Relay
15A 2002-2003: Daytime Running Lamps (DRL), Reverse lamps, PCM
2115A 1994-2002: Flasher (Hazard)
20A 2003: Heated seats
2220A 1997-2001: Auxiliary Power Socket
2002-2003: I/P power point
10A 1994-1996: Turn signals
2310A 1994-1996: Rear wiper system
2002-2003: Front/Rear washers
247,5A 1997-2001: Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
10A 1994-1996: Starter Relay
30A 2002-2003: Front wiper
257,5A 1994-1996: Speedometer, GEM System
1997-2003: Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
2610A 1994-1996: 4R44E/4R55E/4R7OW/5R55E Overdrive, DRL System, Backup Lamps, AWD, Rear Defroster
1997-2003: Battery Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay (1997-2000), Interior Lamp Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module (1997-2000)
2715A 1997-2001: DRL, Backup Lamps Switch, DTR Sensor, Electric Shift
10A 1994-1996: Under Hood Lamp, Map Lamps, Glove Box Lamp, Dome Lamp, Visor Lamps, Accessory Delay, Dimmer Switch Illumination, 4×4 System
7,5A 2002-2003: Audio, Windows, GEM, Moonroof, Rear window
287,5A 1994-2001: Generic Electronic Module (GEM) (1994-2000), Radio (1997-2001), Memory Seat (1994-2000)
15A 2002-2003: Rear wiper (on glass)
2910A 1994-1999: Radio
20A 2001: Radio
2002-2003: Audio, Rear audio
25A 2000: Radio
3015A 1997-2000: Park Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
25A 2001-2003: Power Seats
317,5A 1994-1996: Rear blower system
5A 2001: Rear Blower Motor
2002: Rear climate control
2003: Instrument panel dimming (XLS)/Rear audio control (XLT)
3210A 1997-2000: Heated Mirror
7,5A 1994-1996: Heated Mirror, Rear Defroster
5A 2001-2002: Heated Rear Window Switch
3315A 1994-1996: High Beam Lamps
1997-2001: Headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
2002-2003: Highbeam headlamps
347,5A 1994-1996: Lux Audio System
1997-2000: Rear Integrated Control Panel, CD
5A 2001: Rear Integrated Control Panel
2002-2003: Rear audio
357,5A 1997-2000: Real-Blower Motor (w/EATC)
15A 2001: 4X4 Module
5A 2002-2003: ABS module
367,5A 1997-2000: ATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center
15A 2001: Trailer Tow Relay

Fuse number 17 is responsible for the operation of the cigarette lighter.

Relay box

An additional relay box can be installed inside the car.


Relay 1

Engine compartment

Fuse box

Under the hood, the main fuse and relay box is on the rear left.

laction main box

Type 1

(1995 – 1996)


Diagram 1


130A Rear window defrost
230A PCM power relay
320A Fuel system, anti-theft system
420A Headlamps
530A ABS system
630A ABS system
720A Trailer park LP and trailer stop LP
830A Battery saver relay and headlamp relay
950A Blower motor
1030A Power locks, power windows and power
1120A PCM memory and
1250A Air ride control relay
1360A Instrument panel fuse
1460A Ignition
Mini fuses
130A JBL system
215A Rear wiper system
330A Power point
420A 4WD system
515A Air suspension system
615A Alternator system
710A Air bag system
815A DRL/ Fog lamps/ Off-road lamps
9Not used
10Not used
1120A HEGO system
1Wiper run relay
2Horn relay
3Wiper HI/LO relay
4WOT A/C relay
5PCM power relay
6Fuel pump relay
1ABS diode
2PCM diode

Type 2

(1997 – 2000)

Photo examplephoto 1


Diagram 2


Maxi Fuses (Yellow)
160A I/P Fuse Panel
240A Blower Motor Relay
350A Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
430A Power Windows, Power Moon Roof, Power Seat
550A Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
620A Transfer Case Relay
7Not Used
820A Automatic Ride Control ARC Switch Off/On Switch
940A Automatic Ride Control Relay
1030A PCM Power Relay
Mini Fuses (Red)
110A A/С Relay
230A 1998-2000: Heated Seats
330A Heated Backlight
415A Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
510A 1997: Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
610A Powertrain Control Module
730A 4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
815A Real- Wiper Motor
920A Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
1015A Horn Relay
1115A Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
1230A Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
1315A Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
1430A Generator/ Voltage Regulator
15Not Used
1Wiper Park Relay
2A/С Relay
3Wiper High/Low Relay
4PCM Power Relay
5Fuel Pump Relay
6Starter Relay
7Horn Relay
8Rear Wipe Down Relay
9Blower Motor Relay
10Rear Wipe Up Relay
1DRL Diode
1Not Used
2Electronic Engine Controls Diode

Type 3

(2000 – 2003)

photo 2


Diagram 3


150A Fuse Panel
2Not Used
320A Moonroof
4Not Used
5Not Used
650A ABS Pump Motor
730A Powertrain Control
8Not Used
9Not Used
10Not Used
1150A Ignition Switch
12Not Used
1320A 4X4 Motor
14Not Used
15Not Used
1640A Blower Motor
1730A Rear Defroster
18Not Used
19Not Used
20Not Used
2110A PCM Memory
2215A Horn
2320A Fuel Pump Motor
2425A Headlamps
2510A A/C Clutch Solenoid
26Not Used
27Not Used
2830A 4WABS Module
2915A Foglamps
30Not Used
3115A Daytime Running Lamps
32Not, Used
33Not Used
34Not Used
35Not Used
36Not Used
37Not Used
3810A Left Low Beam
39Not Used
40Not Used
4115A Heated Oxygen Sensors
4210A Right Low Beam
43Not Used
44Not Used
47A20A Circuit Breaker: Windows
45AWiper Hi/Low Relay
45BWiper Run/Park Relay
46ANot Used
46BRear Wiper Up Relay
47BNot Used
48Window Safety Relay
49Starter Relay
50ANot Used
50BFuel Pump Relay
54PCM Relay
55Blower Relay
56AA/C Clutch Solenoid
56BHorn Relay
51Not Used
52Not Used
53PCM Diode

Relay box

Some relays are installed separately in the fuse box.


Relay under the hood

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