Kia Forte YD (Cerato) 3G – Fuse and Relay

The 3rd generation Kia Cerato was produced in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and shipped worldwide. It is also known as Kia Forte and Kia K3 in the USA, Europe and other countries. In this material you will find a designation of the fuses and relays of the 3rd generation Kia Cerate with boxes diagrams and their locations. Highlight the cigarette lighter fuse.

Kia Cerato 3

The execution of the boxes and the purpose of their elements may differ from the one presented. Check the description with your diagram on the back of the protective cover.

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Passenger compartment

Fuse box

It is located under the dashboard on the driver’s side.

Kia Cerato 3 block in the cabin


Block diagram under the hood


130A POWER SEAT DRIVER – Driver’s seat unit (power seat, lumbar support)
225А SPARE – Reserve
325А POWER WINDOW RH – Intelligent distribution box (relay of the right electric glass lifter)
410A TRUNK – Intelligent Junction Box (Trunk Lid Relay)
525A POWER WINDOW LH – Intelligent distribution box (relay left electric glass lifter)
620A DOOR LOCK – Intelligent distribution box (door lock relay, door unlock relay)
720А SPARE – Reserve
820A CIGARETTE LIGHTER – Cigarette lighter and power outlet
1010А MODULE8 – ВСМ, ECU of electronic keys
117.5А SPARE – Reserve
1215А SPARE – Reserve
1310А MODULE1 – electronic keys ECU, VSM, digital clock, audio system, audiovisual head unit with navigation, electric control outside mirrors
147.5А AIR CON – air conditioning ECU, ionizer on the instrument cluster, fan relay, petrol relay with PTC
157.5 A MODULE5 – Roof hatch, driver’s seat CCS ECU, passenger seat heater module, rear seat heater
1610A HEATED MIRROR – ECM, A / C ECU, outside mirror
177.5A INTERIOR LAMP – Trunk courtesy light, driver’s side directional light, passenger side directional light, glove box lamp, left / right sun visor lamp, interior courtesy lamp, overhead console lamp, ignition switch and door sensor ( without electronic keys)
187.5A MODULE6 – Sport Mode Switch, Key Lock
197.5A PDM2 – “With electronic keys: ECU of electronic keys Without electronic keys: Immobilizer module”
2020A SUNROOF – Top hatch
2110A MODULE2 – Electrochromic rearview mirror, multifunction diagnostic socket, headlight range control, A / C ECU, left / right headlight range control, driver CCS ECU, driver IMS module, passenger seat heater module
2215A HEATED STEERING – Heated steering wheel
2320A IG1 – Without electronic keys: relay and fuse box for the engine compartment (fuse – BUT 1, ECU 3, ABS 3)
2425A WIPER FRONT – Windshield wiper motor, under-hood fuse / relay box (wiper relay), multifunction switch
257.5A SPARE – Reserve
267.5A MEMORY – Driver IMS Module, Driver Side Outside Electronic Key Handle, Passenger Side Electronic Key Outside Handle, BCM, Tire Pressure Monitor Module, Auto Light Sensor and Photocell, Instrument Cluster, Data Link Connector, Multifunction Diagnostic connector, digital clock, air conditioning ECU
2710A MODULE7 – ICM relay box, (turn signal horn relay, folding mirror relay, folding mirror relay)
287.5A PDM3 – With electronic keys: Electronic key ECU Without electronic keys: Immobilizer module “
307.5A MODULE3 – Dashboard
317.5A START – With burglar alarm, without electronic keys and without immobilizer: ICM relay box (burglar alarm relay) Without burglar alarm or with electronic keys or with immobilizer: gearbox range switch (automatic transmission), engine compartment relay and fuse box (starter relay ), ECU of electronic keys, ECM “
3215A MULTIMEDIA1 – Audio system, audiovisual head unit with navigation
3310A BRAKE SWITCH – Brake light switch
3420A PDM1 – Electronic key ECU
3520A POWER OUTLET FRT – Power socket
367.5AA / BAG IND – Dashboard
3710A MODULE4 – Front panel switch, tire pressure monitoring module, brake light switch, digital clock, BCM, rear left parking aid sensor (outer / inner), parking aid right sensor (outer / inner), left / right front parking aid sensor

For the operation of cigarette lighters and additional sockets, fuses numbered 8 and 35 at 20A are responsible.

Relay box

Located under the panel in a single junction box of the integration modular wiring diagram.

relay in salon kia cerato 2

Depending on the configuration, the following relays may be located here:

  • folding mirror controls
  • illumination (illumination)
  • glass cleaner
  • glass heater
  • without key access
  • electro glass lifts
  • alarms
  • TFT LCD 4.2”
  • and other controls

Engine compartment

Main box

Located on the left side of the engine compartment.

Block under the hood kia cerato 3


Block diagram under the hood 1


B + 160А Intelligent distribution box (ARISU-LT IPS 1 (4СН), ARISU-LT IPS 2 (4СН)), Fuse – left electric glass lifter 25A, right electric glass lifter 25A, trunk 10A, module 6 7.5 A, module 7 10A)
С / FAN60A Cooling fan relay, low, cooling fan relay
B + 260A Intelligent Junction Box (ARISU-LT IPS 4 (4CH), ARISU-LT IPS 3 (4CH), IPS 5 (2CH)), Fuse – Power Seat (Driver), Brake Switch, PDM1, Rear Seat Heater
GSL РТС60A Petrol relay with PTC
ABS310A ABS: ABS control unit ESC: ESC control unit, yaw rate sensor
A/CON SW10A A / C ECU, Blower Motor, A / C Resistor
B + 350A Intelligent Junction Box (Automatic Leakage Cut-off Device, Fuses – PDM2, Door Lock, Sunroof)
BACK-UP10A automatic transmission: Electro chrome mirror, audio-visual head unit with navigation, rear combination lamp (internal), rear view camera Manual transmission: Reversing light switch
STOP LP15A Stop signals
FUEL PUMP15A Fuel pump relay
INJECTOR10A Nozzle No. 1 / No. 2 / No. 3 / No. 4, fuel pump relay, air conditioning compressor relay
IGN COIL 120A Ignition coil, capacitor
SENSOR 210A Oxygen Sensor (Upper / Lower), Variable Geometry Solenoid Valve, # 1 / # 2 Oil Pressure Regulator, Purge Control Solenoid Valve, Cooling Fan Relay
SENSOR 110A Camshaft position sensor No. 1 / No. 2
A / WITH COMP10A A / C compressor relay

Additional box

Fits only in vehicles with a diesel engine under the hood on the passenger side.


additional block diagram


 PTC HEATER – auxiliary / additional heater for vehicles with diesel engine. 80A glow plug fuse.

Main fuse

In the cover itself, on the positive terminal of the storage battery, a high-power fuse is attached in the form of a fusible link that protects the generator.


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