Volkswagen New Beetle A4 – fuse and relay

Volkswagen New Beetle (A4) was produced in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 with hatchback and convertible bodies. During this period, he underwent restyling. Many people confuse this car with the Beetle (beetle), but these are different models, for example, in the New Beatle, the engine is located in the front, and the trunk is in the back, respectively, and the electrical circuits are different. In this material, we will provide a designation of fuse boxes and relays for the Volkswagen New Beatle for review. Separately, we note the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

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The number of fuses and relays may differ from the one presented and depends on the year of manufacture and the level of electrical equipment of the vehicle. In case of difficulty, contact your nearest dealer.

Engine compartment

Relay box

An additional relay box is located under the bonnet on the bulkhead.

Additional relay box

The following relays can be located there: switching on the secondary air pump or glow plugs. The direction indicator and alarm relay is built into the alarm switch itself. And the control unit for the electric fans of the cooling system is installed on the left side member under the battery.

fan control unit

Box on the battery cover

It is located on the battery cover itself.

block access

Consists of a department of fuses and high power fuses.

Photo of the block on the battery Photo of the block on the battery


diagram with the block designation under the hood


S13150A Secondary air pump
S13250A Engine management system
S13340 / 50A Engine cooling fan motor
S134110A Electrical equipment
S138110 / 150А Output “B +” of the generator
S16230A ABS
S16330A ABS
S16430A Engine cooling fan motor

Passenger compartment

Fuse box

It is located at the left end of the dashboard and is covered by a protective cover. On the reverse side of which, there should be an instruction with the current assignment of fuses.

Protective cover for fuse box


Scheme with the designation in the cabin


F110A Glove box lighting lamp, electric heated mirrors
F210A Direction indicators, alarm, headlight electrocorrector
F35A Fog lamp relay, dimmer
F45A License plate lamps
f57.5A Air conditioning, engine management system, electric mirrors, seat heating
F65A Central locking and power windows
f710A Reversing lamps
F95A ABS, motion stabilization system, traction control system
F1015A Electronic control unit (ECU)
F115A Instrument panel
F127.5A Power supply for the diagnostic tool
F1310A Brake lights
F1410A Interior lamps
F155A Instrument panel, motion stabilization system
F1810A Right headlight (high beam)
F1910A Left headlight (high beam)
F2015A Right headlight (low beam), right headlight (discharge lamp), control of headlights with discharge lamps
F2115A Left headlight (low beam), left headlight (gas discharge lamp)
F225A Side light bulb (right headlight)
F235A Side light bulb (left headlight)
F2420A Windshield wiper motor, washer motor
F2525A Electric fan heater, air conditioner
F2625A Heated rear window
F2715A Tailgate glass wiper motor
F2815A Fuel pump
F2915A Electronic control unit, ignition
F3120A automatic transmission
f3210A Injectors
f3410A Engine management system
F3530A Socket 12 V
F3615A Fog lights
F3710A Car radio, comfort system, central locking, power windows
F3815A Trunk lamp, central locking, fuel filler flap cover
F3915A Alarm
F4020A Sound signal
F4115A Cigarette lighter fuse
F4215A Car radio
f4310A Engine management system
F4415A Heated seats

The fuse number 41, 30A, is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Relay box

The main unit with the relay is located under the panel itself, on the driver’s side.

Relay box location

Photo for example

Passenger compartment relay box


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Box R

  • I Horn relay – Relay 53
  • II Intermediate relay contact X – Relay 100
  • III Free
  • IV Fuel pump relay. Glow plug relay – Relay 409/167/103
  • V Wiper relay – Relays 603, 377, 389, 192
  • VI Free
  • A Fuse for electric seat adjustment
  • In free
  • C Fuse for power windows, central locking and heated exterior mirrors

Box Z13

  1.  Fog lamp relay – Relay 53
  2.  Rear door remote unlock relay
  3. Starter lock relay
  4. Free
  5. Free
  6. Radio / Telephone Junction Relay – Relay 147
  7. Electronic speed control (EPS) relay
  8. External light relay
  9. Fuel pump relay (Syncro-diesel) and alarm control unit – TAXI
  10. Alarm control unit – TAXI
  11. Starter & Reverse Lockout Relay – Relay 175
  12. Relay for energizing terminal 30
  13. Radiator fan relay (air conditioning)

Fuses on box Z13

  • D Free
  • E Rear power window
  • F Flashing light warning device for theft warning
  • G Theft warning horn

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