Ford Ka – Fuse and Relay

The compact city car Ford Ka has been produced in three generations since 1996 and is delivered worldwide. Years of release of the 1st generation: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. 2 generation was assembled in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. From 2017 to the present, the 3rd generation of the model is being sold in the automotive markets. In this publication, we will show the locations of the fuse and relay boxes, their diagrams with a designation of the purpose of the elements for Ford Ka 1st and 2nd generations, as well as the general location of all electronic control units. Note the cigarette lighter fuse.

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The purpose of the elements in the boxes may differ from the one presented and depends on the year of manufacture, the level of equipment and the country of delivery of the Ford.

For 1st generation

Main fuse box

It is located under the dashboard to the left of the steering wheel, behind the protective cover.

the location of the unit in the cabin of a Ford ka 1 generation

Photo for example

Photo of the unit in the salon Ford Ka 1


Block diagram in the cabin


1Cooling Fan Motor Relay 1 – No A / C
2Relay for intermittent operation of the windshield wiper
3Interior lamp relay – with remote central locking
4Fog lamp relay
5Relay for main ignition circuits
6Heated rear window relay
7Start inhibit switch relay
8Headlights not off warning buzzer
9Headlamp low beam relay
10Headlamp high beam relay
11Engine control relay
12Fuel pump relay
13Air conditioner relay
14Relay – anti-theft system – lion. – with remote control central locking
15Relay – anti-theft system breaker-rights. – with remote control central locking
F1(20A) Heated rear window, central locking
F2(10A) Audio system, clock, diagnostic socket, air conditioning / heating system, instrument cluster illumination, interior lamps
F3(30A) Anti lock brake system (ABS)
F4(3A) Engine management
F5(15A) Cigar lighter, instrument cluster
F6(10A) Instrument cluster illumination, front / rear (left)
F7(10A) Right front / rear right side lamps
F8(10A) LH headlamp – low beam
F9(10A) RH headlamp-low beam
F10(10A) LH headlamp-high beam, instrument cluster
F11(10A) RH headlamp-high beam
F12(30A) Heater blower motor
F13(15A) Light switch (headlights / fog lights), reversing lights, brake lights
F14(30A) Power windows
F15(20A) Light switch (headlights / fog lights)
F16(15A / 20A) Anti-theft system, heated windscreen, windshield wiper / washer
F17(10A / 15A) Engine management system, air conditioning / heating system, instrument cluster, interior lamps
F18(10A) SRS control module
F19(10A / 25A) Engine management system, fuel pump
F20(15A) Engine management system, cooling fan motor – without air conditioning
F21(20A / 30A) Fog lights (1.3 Siemens) Cooling fan motor – no air conditioning (1.3EECV)
F22(10A) Direction indicators
F23(20A) Alarm, horn
F24(40A) Ignition switch
F25(30A) Anti lock brake system (ABS)
F26(3A) Generator (07/03 ^)
F27(10A) Anti-theft system, tailgate opener relay
F28(10A) Power mirrors
F29(10A) Rear fog lamps
F30(10A) Engine management
F32(15A) Luke
F33(15A) Anti-theft system (07/03 ^)
F34(30A) Cooling fan motor – without air conditioning
F35(10A) Anti-theft system, instrument cluster, sunroof
F36(3A) Anti lock brake system (ABS)

F5 15A fuse is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

For 2nd generation



Ford-Ka-2 Diagram of all blocks


1ABS electronic control unit
2Heater / A / C fan motor resistor (without automatic temperature control) – behind the heater control panel
3Air conditioning / heater control unit (with automatic temperature control)
4Antenna selection control unit
5Side impact sensor 1
6Side impact sensor 2
7Audio amplifier – behind the right rear trim panel
8Accumulator battery
9Diagnostic connector (DLC)
10Electronic engine control unit
11Fuse / relay box, engine compartment
12Fuse / relay box, instrument panel
13Glow plug control unit
14Sound signal
15Immobilizer ring antenna – near the ignition switch
16Instrument cluster control unit
17Multifunctional control unit – in the under-dash fuse / relay box – functions: Power windows, outside lamps, headlight range control, heated rearview mirrors, heated rear window, heated windshield, immobilizer, inertial fuel cut-off switch, interior lamps, parking system, rear window wiper / washer, central locking remote control, windshield wiper / washer
18Ambient temperature sensor – in the rearview mirror on the door
19Parking Assist Control Unit – Behind Left Rear Trim Panel
20Power steering control unit – on the steering column
21SRS electronic control unit – under the center console
22Telephone Control Unit – Behind Left Rear Trim Panel
23Lateral movement sensor (with ESP) – near the parking brake lever

Passenger compartment

It is located under the dashboard on the left, on the driver’s side, behind the protective cover.

Photo block ford ka 2


Ford 2 scheme


F12(7.5A) Right headlamp low beam
F31(5A) Under-hood fuse / relay box
F38(20A) Central locking
F43(15A) Rear window wipers / washers
F47(20A) Power windows
F48(20A) Power windows
F50(7.5A) SRS electronic control unit
F53(5A) Instrument panel

Engine compartment

This box is located under a protective cover next to the battery.

Photo of the block under the hood of a Ford Ka 2


Block diagram under the hood


1Headlamp high beam relay
2Windshield heater relay
5Horn relay
6Fog lamp relay
7Fuel pump relay
8Accessory Power Connector Relay
9Air conditioner / heater blower motor relay
10Engine control relay
11A / C compressor electromagnetic clutch relay
12Heated rear window / heated mirrors relay
14Front seat heater relay
F1(60A) Multifunction control module
F2(20A) Audio system
F3(20A) Ignition switch
F4(40A) ABS
F5(70A) Power steering
F6(20A / 30A) Cooling fan motor
F7(40A) Cooling fan motor
F8(30A) Air conditioner / heater blower motor
F10(15A) Horns
F11(10A) Engine management
F14(15A) High beam headlights
F15(15A) Heated seats
F16(7.5A) ECM
F17(10A) ECM
F18(7.5A) ECM
F19(7,5A) A / C compressor
F21(15A) Fuel pump
F22(15A / 20A) Engine management
F23(20A) ABS
F30(15A) Fog lights
F81(50A) Glow plug control module
F83(50A) Heated windscreen
F85(15A) Accessory power socket, cigarette lighter.

The fuse number F85 15A is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

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Comments 1

  • Good afternoon. I have a problem with RHD off side high beam headlight not working. Changed bulb and checked fuse, OK. I have tested fuse point and no power showing at F11 fuse. Could this be caused by the relay being faulty..??

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