Kia Forte LD (Cerato) 1G – fuse and relay

The 1st generation Kia Cerato was introduced in 2003. Produced in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 and delivered worldwide with sedan and hatchback bodies. In the USA it is known as the Kia Forte. In this publication, we will show a designation of the 1st generation Kia Forte LD fuses and relays with boxes diagrams and their locations. Highlight the cigarette lighter fuse.

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The purpose of the fuses and relays may differ from that shown. Check the assignment against your diagram on the back of the protective cover.

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Passenger compartment

Located under the dashboard on the driver’s side behind the protective cover.

Block in the cabin

Photo for example

Photo of the unit in the cabin


Block diagram in the cabin


START10A Starter motor
SRF/D LOCK20A Roof, Door locking
RR FOG10A Rear fog lamp
A / CON10A Air conditioning system
CLUSTER10A BCM, Instrument Panel (IND.), A / C Control Module
RKE10A Remote access without keys
S/ HTR20A Seat heating
C/ LIGHTER15A Cigarette lighter
A/ BAG15A Airbags
R/ WIPER15A Rear wiper
AUDIO10A Audio device system
SECTION10A Anti-lock system ABS
POWER15A power socket
ROOM15A Interior light
IGN10A Ignition
ECU10A Engine control unit
TAIL RH10A Rear light (right)
T / SIG10A Turn signal lamp
RR/ HTR30A Heated rear window
P / WDW LH25A Glass lifter (left)
HTD/ MIRR10A Heater outside rearview mirror
P/WDW RH25A Glass lifter (right)
TAIL LH10A Rear light (left)

The cigarette lighter fuse is designated C / LIGHTER and is located in the middle of the 15A block.


RR/HTRR1 Heated rear window relay
P/WDWR3 Relay for electric glass lifter
ACC/ PWRR4 Accessories / Power outlet relay
TAILR5 Rear light relay

Engine compartment

Main box

It is located on the left side under the protective cover.

Photo example of a block under the hood of a kia cerato 1


Block diagram under the hood


ECU110A Engine control unit
STOP15A brake light
F/WIPER20A Front wiper
R / FOG10A Rear fog lamp
F / FOG15A Front fog lamps
LO FHDLP15A Low beam headlights
HI HDLP15A High beam headlights
A / CON10A Air conditioning system
F/PUMP15A fuel pump
T/OPEN10A Opening the boot lid
SAFTY P/WINDOW20A Glass lifter protection module
HORN10A Buzzer
INJ15A Injector
SNSR10A Oxygen sensor
ECU230A Engine control unit
SPARESpare fuse
SECTION30A Anti blocking system
IGN30A Ignition switch
RAD30 / 40A Radiator fan
COND20A Condenser fan relay
EVERYTHING120 / 140A Generator
ATMAutomatic transmission control unit
WIPERWiper relay
F / FOGFront fog lamp relay
LO HDLPHeadlight relay (low beam)
HI HDLPHeadlamp relay (high beam)
A / CONAir conditioner relay
F/PUMPFuel pump relay
DRLLight relay for daylight hours
COND2Condenser fan relay
HORNHorn relay
MAINMain relay
STARTStarter relay
RADRadiator fan relay
CONDCondenser fan relay

Additional box

Mainly used for 1st generation kiacerate with diesel engines.

Additional block


F/HEATER30A Fuel filter heater
HEATER 340A PTC heater 3
HEATER 240A PTC heater 2
GLOW60A Glow plug
HEATER 140A PTC heater 1


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