Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1 (Challenger) fuse and relay

The 1st generation Mitsubishi Montero Sport was designed on the basis of the Mitsubishi L200 and was produced in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008. During this time, the model has undergone restyling and minor updates. In this publication you can find a description of the fuses and relays of the Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1 with box diagrams, photo examples of execution and their locations. Let’s show the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 1

The number of elements in boxes may differ from that shown and depends on the year of manufacture, the level of equipment and the region of delivery (Mitsubishi Pajero Sport). Check the assignment with your diagrams on the box cover.

Passenger compartment fuse box

There are 2 blocks under the dash on the driver’s side: a fuse box and a relay box.

Blocks in the salon

Fuse box

For example

photo example of a block in the cabin


Pajero sport 1 fuse block diagram


110A Direction indicators
210A Audio system
315A Centralized door lock
410A Relay for electric fan of the climate unit
515A Cigarette lighter
620A Windshield wiper
710A Reversing lights
810A Instrument cluster
910A Stop lights
1010A Sound signals
1110A Electric windows
1210A AKP
1315A TNVD
1415A Roof hatch drive

The fuse number 5, 15A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

In the upper part of the unit, some relay elements can be attached.


Relay at the top of the fuse box

  • R1 – direction indicator relay
  • R2 – relay for heating the rear window and side mirrors
  • R3 – heater fan electric motor relay (for L200)

Relay box


Relay block diagram under the hood


  1. Ignition switch (lock) wiring harness;
  2. Socket relay for connecting additional equipment;
  3. Rear heater motor relay;
  4. Power window relay;
  5. Fuse (30 A) for the tailgate window heater;
  6. Fuse (15 A) for rear heater;
  7. Relay timer for the heater of the tailgate window and exterior mirrors;
  8. Relay-interrupter for window wiper of a window of a door of a back;
  9. Fuse (15 A) sockets for connecting additional equipment;
  10. Fuse (10 A) for heating the exterior mirrors.

Depending on the year of manufacture and equipment level, it is possible to place individual additional relays and other control units outside the units shown, for example, a fuel pump control unit.

Additional unit in the cabin

Or the rear fog lamp relay.

Rear fog lamp relay

Engine compartment fuses and relays boxes

Block under the hood

Main box

Located on the left side of the engine compartment, next to the battery.

Legend from the block cover

Example of a diagram from the block cover


Fuse and relay box for the hood pajero sport 1


110A Interior lighting
210A High beam
310A Rear parking lights
410A Rear parking lights
510A Alarm
630A Electro fan of the climate unit
730A Air conditioner
840A Starting system
940A Ignition switch (lock)
1030A Glass lifters
1130A Low beam
1220A Engine management system
1380A Generator
ARelay for electric fan of the climate control unit
BHeadlight relay
CFog lamp relay
DStarter relay
EStart system relay

Box on battery

Located on the positive terminal of the storage battery.

fuses on the battery


  • 16 – 60A Anti lock brake system (ABS)
  • 17 – 20A Fog lights
  • 18 – 80A Glow plugs

Additional elements

An additional unit is attached next to the main unit.


Relay 1


  • 14 – 25A Electro condenser fan
  • 15 – 10A Air conditioner compressor
  • J – reserve
  • F – A / C compressor relay
  • G – Relay for electric condenser fan

It is also possible to install some relays on the right side of the engine compartment.

Relay 2


  1. signal relay
  2. ABS relay


Anything to add? We will be glad to receive your comments.

Comments 6

  • Love your web site……….I’m trying to upgrade to led light bulbs in my wife’s 1998 Mitsubishi Montero…..every bulb, including the dash lights…..are there any diagrams, instructions, or how to videos, (on YouTube for instance)??? Unfortunately, the one on the dash, in the cluster, oil pressure, etc……is out…….I’ve been wondering how in the world I’ll get to it………….also, where is the interior relay box? You have a diagram of it, but no picture of it as with the fuse box……….honestly, I’ve looked everywhere. I simply don’t see it. Any help would be greatly appreciated………..

    • Getting into the dash cluster is pretty simple 2x Philips yeah screws in the plastic surrounding pull out and 4 more holding cluster in undo and tilt from top down towards you unplug the loom and out it comes

  • Hola buenas tardes, muy buenos conocimientos y de gran ayuda para nosotros muchísimas gracias

  • i cannot locate the automatic transmission control relay on this model

  • I have a 98 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS. My marker lights on both front And back won’t go off. I don’t know what can be causing it can anyone help me with the please.

  • what fuse runs the rear power outlet/cigarette lighter

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