Opel / Vauxhall Ascona C – fuse and relay

Opel Ascona, a middle-class car, was produced from 1970 to 1988 in three generations: A, B and C. In this material you will find a designation of the fuse and relay box in the Opel Ascona C, produced in 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988. This vehicle is known as the Vauxhall Ascona. Note the cigarette lighter fuse.

Opel Ascona S

Main box

The main fuse and relay box is located in the passenger compartment under the dashboard.

fuse box location

The current diagram with the designation will be printed on the back of the protective cover.


compartment cover


10A Left headlight (side light), Left tail light (side light)
10A Right headlight (side light), Right tail light (side light), License plate lamp, Hood lamp, Instrument lighting lamps, Radio
310A Left headlight (high beam)
410A Right headlight (high beam)
5 10A Left headlight (low beam)
610A Right headlight (low beam)
7 Reserve
10A Relay-interrupter of direction indicators and alarm, Rear lights (brake lights), Relay for turning on fog lights
9 30A Wiper motor
1010A Rear lights (fog light)
30A Engine cooling fan motor, Horn
1220A Interior heater fan motor
20A Taillights (reversing light lamps), Heating element for the automatic starting device of the carburetor, Cigarette lighter, Electric motor for the drive of the outside rearview mirror, Lamp for the glove box, Seat heating elements
1420A Terminal “30” constant supply voltage to the towing hitch
 20A Direction indicator lamps (in alarm mode), Interior light, Radio, Clock, On-board computer
16 20A Fuel injection system
1720A Fog lights
1820A Rear window heating element

The fuse number 13, 20A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

  • A – Relay-interrupter of direction indicators and alarm
  • B – Relay for turning on the heated rear window
  • C – Wiper relay
  • D – Relay turning on fog lights

Additional relays and fuses may be located on the back of the unit.

Reverse side of the fuse box

  • E – On-board computer relay
  • F – Rear wiper relay
  • G – Daytime running lamps control relay
  • H – Headlight switch
  • I – Warning buzzer
  • 19 – the Central locking fuse
  • 20 – Fuse for electric glass – lifts

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