Volkswagen Crafter – fuse and relay

The Volkswagen Crafter is still available in various body styles: minibus, light truck and van. Years of release of the 1st generation: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. During this period, the car was restyled. Since 2017, the second generation of the updated Volkswagen Crafter has been delivered to the markets. In this article you will find a designation of Volkswagen Crafter fuse boxes and relays, diagrams and photographs of the boxes, as well as their location. Let’s highlight the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

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Depending on your vehicle equipment level (Standard, HighLine, etc.) and the year of manufacture, different designs of fuse boxes and relays are possible.

Boxes locations

General arrangement of control units

The following blocks are provided in Volkswagen Crafter:

  • Power supply fuse, cl. 30 -S190-
  • Battery fuse holder A -SA-
  • Fuse holder B, left pillar -SB-
  • Left-hand fuse and relay box C -SC-
  • Fuse and relay holder D under driver’s seat -SD-
  • Additional fuses under the driver’s seat

Power supply fuse, cl. thirty

Main power supply fuse, cl. 30, located in the wiring harness between the alternator and starter

1 fuse

Battery fuse box

It consists of high power fuse-links.

Fuse-link block on battery

Diagram

Scheme on the battery

Assignment

180A Glow plug control unit
240/60 / 80A Radiator fan control unit, Radiator fan
380A Onboard supply control unit, Engine electronics power supply relay
Fuse box C
4150A Second battery, Bodywork main fuse
Fuse box D
5150A Terminal 15 voltage supply relay, Horn relay, Onboard supply control
unit Fuse box B or Fuse box C
6Relay for unloading cl. 15, Power supply relay 1
Heated windshield
fuse Fuse box D
7150A Heating element of additional air heater

Box at the left pillar

It is located on the left in the footwell under the dashboard and consists of 2 blocks: Fuse box B and Fuse and relay box C.

Positioning the unit on the rack

Photo for example

Full photo of the unit on the rack

Fuse box B

Rack block

Diagram

Crafter block b

Designation

125A driver’s door control unit
210A Diagnostic connector (T16 / 16)
325A ABS control unit
440A ABS control unit
5Reserve
6Reserve
730A headlight washer pump
815A anti-theft alarm relay 1
9Reserve
1015A control unit with display for radio and navigation system
117.5A control unit for mobile phone control electronics, tachograph control unit
1230A heating switch and heating power change, supply air fan relay
137.5A auxiliary heater timer
1430A driver’s seat heating regulator, front passenger seat heating regulator
1510A load platform lighting switch
1610A heating switch and heating power change, air conditioning control unit, CD changer
1710A indoor light switch
18Reserve

Fuse and relay box C

Photo for example

Photo of the unit at the left rack

Diagram

Block C diagram

Appointment

Relay

  1. Horn relay
  2. Wiper motor changeover relay 2
  3. Fuel pump relay
  4. Wiper motor changeover relay 1
  5. Power supply relay, cl. fifty
  6. Power supply relay terminal 15
  7. Relay for power supply of electronic components of the engine
  8. Power supply relay 2, cl. fifteen

Protected components

115A High tone signal
225A Electronic ignition lock
Control unit el. steering column lock
310A Electronic ignition lock
Control unit in dash panel insert
Engine control unit (from May 2012,)
45A Light switch
Central control panel of the front panel
530A Wiper motor
615A Booster fuel pump
75A Steering column control unit
820A Engine control unit
920 / 25A Fuse 6 on fuse box B (from November 2008 to May 2009)
Fuse box D (from May 2009 to November 2013)
1010A Air mass meter (from May 2012)
Reducing agent level estimation module (from May 2012)
Heating resistor for crankcase ventilation (from May 2012)
Fuel pressure regulator
Exhaust gas recirculation cooler changeover valve (from May 2012)
Check valve for reducing agent supply (from May 2012) )
Pump for exhaust gas recirculation cooler (from May 2012)
Pump for reducing agent (from May 2012)
1115A Unloading relay 2, terminals 15 (only for vehicles of the weight class 3.8 t)
Fuse 1 in fuse holder D
Fuse 2 in fuse holder D
1210A Airbag control unit
1315A Stowage compartment lighting switch
Cigarette lighter
145A Light switch
Control unit in instrument cluster
Diagnostic connector
155A Heater switch and operating mode selection
Headlamp range adjuster Actuator
motor for headlight range control for left and right
1610A Main switch for stop-start system
Switch for gearbox neutral position
Sensor for oil level and temperature
Fuel pump
relay Relay for pumping coolant after off Engine
control unit Glow plug control unit
Power supply relay, cl. 50
Starter relay 1 (from November 2013)
Starter relay 2 (from November 2013)
Solenoid valve for boost pressure control
Coolant circuit
valve Exhaust gas flap valve (from November 2013)
Fuel metering
valve Exhaust gas recirculation cooler changeover valve
Lambda probe heater
1710A Airbag control unit
187.5A Brake light switch (from July 2006 to November 2011)
Brake pedal limit switch -F63- (from July 2006 to November 2011)
Relay for unloading cl. 15
Voltage stabilizer (from November 2011)
Relay for special superstructures, cl. 15 (from November 2011)
Relay, unloading 3 for cl. 15 (from November 2011)
197.5A Onboard supply control unit (interior lighting)
2025A Onboard supply control unit
215A Air Mass Sensor
Engine Control Unit
225A Brake light switch (up to June 2006)
Brake pedal switch (up to June 2006)
Lateral acceleration sensor (from July 2006)
Longitudinal acceleration sensor (from July 2006)
ABS control unit (from July 2006)
2325A Starter
Onboard supply control unit
2410A Reserve, terminal -15- Battery
regulation system control unit (from May 2013,)
25 30A 12V socket

The fuse number 13, 15A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Fuse and relay box D

Under the driver’s seat

Type 1

Models released before 05.2011

The photo

photo of fuse box 1

Diagram

Block diagram D option 1

Designation

Relay

  1. Relay for special superstructures, cl. fifteen
  2. Relay for special superstructures, cl. 61
  3. Interior lighting relay, Tipping device relay (up to October 2007), Tailgate relay
  4. Headlight cleaning relay
  5. Rotating beacon relay
  6. Anti-theft alarm relay 1
  7. Coolant pump relay
  8. Coolant circulation relay after off engine
  9. Siren relay
  10. Not used

Circuit breakers

15A Power window control panel in driver’s door
Heated rear window relay (up to June 2006)
Heated rear window relay 2 (from July 2006)
230A Swing door rear window wiper motor
35A Timer
Gearbox neutral switch
Display control unit Control
unit for mobile phone control electronics (up to May 2011)
Rear view camera
47.5A Switch for adjusting the operating speed (from July 2006)
Control sensor for power take-off (from July 2006)
Heated rear window relay (until June 2006)
Trailer recognition
control unit Tachograph control unit (from July 2006)
55 / 10A Selector
Control unit mech. Electronically controlled gearbox
65A Battery regulation control unit (up to May 2013)
Crankcase ventilation heating resistor
710A Fuel filter heating element
85 / 10A Button for tipping device
Relay for special superstructures, cl. 15
Plug, 6-pin (from May 2007)
Plug, 7-pin (tail lift connector)
915A Roof fan switch for supply ventilation of the cargo compartment, Siren relay
1025A For the manufacturer of superstructures and special equipment
1115A Relay for special superstructures, cl. fifteen
1210A Relay for special superstructures, cl. 61
1310 / 30A Evaporator fan control unit (from May 2007 to May 2011)
Relay for repeaters, direction indicators on the roof (until May 2007)
1420A Trailer recognition control unit (up to August 2006)
Connector, 9-pin (preparation for post-factory installation of trailer hitch from September 2006) Hitch
socket (from September 2006)
1525A Trailer recognition control unit
167.5A Parking aid control
unit Tire pressure monitor control unit
1725A Control unit for programmable special functions
1825A Control unit for programmable special functions
195 / 25A Roof electrical control unit
207.5 / 10A Relay for pumping coolant after off. Engine
Entrance and Legroom Light Relay (from May 2009,)
2115 / 30A Rear window defogger relay
2215A Rear window heating relay (up to June 2006)
Rear window heating relay 2
2310 / 15A Load box lighting switch (from November 2008)
12V socket 2
2415A Socket 12V 4
2515A Socket 12V 3
2625A Additional heater control unit
2720 / 25A Additional heater control unit
2830 / 40A Evaporator fan control unit (up to April 2007)
Gearbox hydraulic pump relay (from May 2007)
2915A Control unit mech. Electronically controlled gearbox
3040A Gearbox hydraulic pump relay (up to April 2007)
Battery regulation control unit
3115 / 30A Control unit for rear intake fan
Control unit for left sliding door
Rear intake fan
325A Control unit for battery control
3315A Right sliding door control unit
3415A Reductant heating system control unit (from April 2009)
353 / 15А Reductant heating system control unit (from April 2009)
36Not used

Type 2

Diagram

Block diagram D option 2

Assignment

15A Window regulator control panel in the driver’s door
Relay 2 for heated rear window
230A Rear window wiper motor in swing door
35A Timer
Gearbox neutral position switch
Display panel
Rear view camera
47.5A Switch for adjusting the operating speed
PTO monitor sensor
Trailer detection
control unit Tachograph control unit
55 / 10A Selector
Control unit mech. Electronically controlled gearbox
Bonnet limit switch (from November 2011)
65 / 10A Heating resistor for crankcase ventilation system
Control unit for battery regulation (from May 2011 to May 2013)
710A Fuel filter heating element
85 / 10A Tipping device button
Parking aid control unit (from May 2013)
Special superstructure relay, cl. 15 (up to November 2011)
6-pin
connector -T6ah- 7-pin connector -T7f- (tail lift connector)
915A Roof fan switch for supply ventilation of the cargo compartment (until November 2011)
Siren relay (until November 2011)
Not used (from November 2011)
1025A For the manufacturer of superstructures and special equipment
1115A Relay for special superstructures, cl. fifteen
1210A Relay for special superstructures, cl. 61
13Reserve
1420A Connector, 9-pin -T9b- (preparation for post-factory installation of trailer hitch) Hitch
socket
1525A Trailer recognition control unit
167.5A Parking aid control
unit Tire pressure monitor control unit
1725A Control unit for programmable special functions
1825A Control unit for programmable special functions
195 / 25A Roof electrical control unit
207.5 / 10A Relay for pumping coolant after off. motor
relay input illumination and footwell
2130A Rear window defogger relay
2215A Rear window heating relay 2
2310 / 15A Load
box lighting switch 12 V socket 2 -U18-
2415A Socket 12V 4
2515A Socket 12V 3
2625A Additional heater control unit
2720 / 25A Additional heater control unit
2830 / 40A Gearbox hydraulic pump relay, Starter relay 1
2915A Control unit mech. Electronically controlled gearbox
305A Battery regulation system control unit
3115 / 30A Control unit for left sliding door (from May 2012)
Control unit for rear supply fan
Rear supply fan
325A Control unit for battery control
337.5 / 15 / 30A Not used
Right sliding door control unit (from May 2012)
Transfer case interlock relay (from January 2012)
Air compressor (from January 2012)
347.5 / 15A Control unit for reducing agent heating system Gearbox
sensor for differential lock
353 / 15A Control unit for reducing agent heating system Compressor
protection control unit (from January 2012)
365A Not used (until January 2012)
Compressor switch (from January 2012)
37Reserve
38Reserve
397.5 / 15A Roof fan switch for supply ventilation of the cargo compartment (from November 2011)
Siren relay (from November 2011)
40Reserve
41Reserve
4230A Evaporator fan control unit -J349-
43Reserve
44Reserve
45Reserve
46Reserve
47Reserve
48Reserve
49Reserve
50Reserve
51Reserve
52Reserve
53Reserve
54Reserve
55Reserve
56Reserve

Additional fuses

Diagram

General scheme of the additional block

Appointment

ABattery isolation relay
BStarter relay 1
CStarter relay 2
1Not used
2Relay for unloading cl. fifteen
3Relay for unloading 3 terminals 15
Relay for pneumatic compressor
4Gearbox hydraulic pump
relay Switching relay for daytime running light
5Heated rear window relay
6Heated rear window relay 2
7Unloading relay 2 terminals 15
8Not used
9Heated windshield relay
10Supply fan relay
11Not used
12Not used
13Not used
14Not used
15Relay for special superstructures, cl. fifteen
16Relay for special superstructures, cl. 61
17Tailgate
relay Interior lighting relay
18Relay for headlight cleaning system Relay for
unlocking pneumatic compressor
19Siren relay 2
Entrance and footwell light
relay Air compressor relay – regeneration
20Anti-theft alarm relay 1
21Coolant pump relay
22Coolant circulation relay after off engine
23Siren
relay ABS cut-off relay
24Relay blocking 1 transfer case
25Locking relay 2 transfer case
26Relay for reversing warning device shutdown
Relay for blocking 3 transfer case

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