The 1st generation Kia Sorento SUV was produced in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. During this time, Sorento 1 has undergone a restyling. In this publication you will find a designation of the fuses and relays of the Kia Sorento 1 with boxes diagrams and their locations. Note the cigarette lighter fuse.
The purpose of the elements in the boxes may differ from the one presented and depends on the equipment level and the year of manufacture. Check the designation with your diagrams on the back of the protective cover.
It is located under the dashboard on the driver’s side behind the protective cover.
Photo for example
Diagram Type 1
Diagarm Type 2
|W / SHD||15A Front heater relay|
|S/ROOF||20A Manhole block|
|START||10A Transfer range switch (only blood pressure), starter relay|
|HAZARD||15A Alarm lamp|
|P/SCK (CTR)||15A Central Power Outlet|
|CIGAR (FRT)||15A Fuse|
|DRJOBD -II||10A OBD-II test connector, daytime operation lighting|
|WIPER FRT||20A Front glass wiper, front glass heater relay, fuel filter relay, sunroof unit|
|P / SCK FRT.RR||30A Front and rear power outlet|
|WIPER (RR)||10A Switch glass wiper and glass washer of the rear window, the unit of the rear glass of the wiper|
|ACC||10A Cigarette Lighter Relay, Socket Relay|
|RELAY COIL||10A Glass heater, cooling fan relay, air conditioner relay, headlight|
|TCCS||20A Transfer case control unit|
|FOG (RR)||15A Rear fog lamp (if equipped)|
|O/S MIRROR||10A Electric mirrors, control unit for folding external rear-view mirror|
|ROOM LAMP||10A Interior lighting of the cargo compartment, suspension bracket, central light, lamps, automatically switched on when the door is opened, illumination of the sun visor|
|S/ WARMER||20A Heated front seats|
|PREMIUM AUDIO||30A Audio device|
|STOP LAMP||20A Parking light switch|
|TURN LAMP||10A Turn signals, rear headlamp control unit|
|A/BAG||10A Airbag control unit|
|METER||10A Instruments, reversing light, air conditioner control unit, AQS sensor, transmission range switch (A / T only), ECAT control unit (A / T only)|
|ENGINE||10A Engine control unit, speed sensor, transfer case control unit|
A 15A fuse designated as CIGAR (FRT) is responsible for the cigarette lighter.
A signal relay, direction indicators, etc. can be mounted separately under the panel.
There are two fuse and relay boxes in the engine compartment.
Separate fuses or relays can be installed outside the boxes, for example the fuse for the air conditioner fan is located on the Sorento 1 with a diesel engine behind the front bumper.
Main fuse box (1)
Diagram (gasoline engine)
Diagram (diesel engine)
|FUEL||15A Fuel pump relay|
|HORN||15A Signal relay|
|HEAD (HI)||15A Headlight, cluster|
|HEAD (LO)||15A Headlight|
|H/LP WASH||20A Head lamp washer|
|H/BURN||20A Fuel cab heater|
|ECU||10A ECU for engine and automatic transmission, electric fan control system|
|02 (DN)||15A Rear oxygen sensor|
|02 (UP)||15A Front oxygen sensor|
|P / TRN||10A Main relay, generator|
|P/W (LH)||25A Electro control of the left windows|
|P/W (RH)||25A Electric control of the right windows|
|DEF||25A Heater relay|
|IGN1||40A Ignition key|
|IGN2||30A Starter Relay, Ignition Key|
|SECTION||40A ABS control unit|
|F / BLW||30A Front fan relay|
|F / FOG||15A Front fog lamp relay|
|EXT||15A DRL, license plate illumination, side lights, direction indicators|
|INJECTOR||15A Engine control unit, EGR solenoid valve (if equipped), heater relay|
|BTN1||40A fuse ROOM 10A, TCCS fuse 20A, STOP fuse 15A, plug socket|
|BTN2||20A Rear fog light, Driver’s seat electrically adjustable, Heated front seat|
|BTN3||40A W / SHD 15A, D / Lock. Hazard 15A, S / Roof 20A, OBD-II 10A, driver’s seat fuse|
|CD / FAN |
(C / FAN2)
|30A A / C Relay, Cooling Fan Relay (HI)|
|MEMORY||10A ETACS, cluster, ECAT control unit, air conditioner unit, multipurpose meter|
|AUDIO||20A fuse 10A memory unit, rear window wiper control unit, sound reproduction equipment|
|(EXT)||15A Fog lamp relay, license plate light, combined reversing light, side light|
|ILLUMI||10A DRL unit, Backlight, ignition box switch, cigarette lighter light, emergency switch, clock, cluster, multipurpose meter, electric window control switch, rear heater switch, rear wiper glass switch and washer glass, sound reproduction equipment|
Additional box (2)
Installed on the Kia Sorento 1 model with a diesel engine.
An example of a diagram on the back of the box cover
There are fuses and relays responsible for engine operation (GLOW – glow plugs, W / HTR – additional heater).
The circuits do not fit or you own a different generation – study the description for the Kia Sorento 2 .
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