Volkswagen Pointer – fuse and relay

Volkswagen Pointer – produced worldwide in 2 generations since 1994 with hatchback and station wagon bodies. The car was withdrawn from sale due to low demand. In our publication, we will provide a designation of Volkswagen Pointer fuse and relay boxes with diagrams and their photo examples. Note the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

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The number of elements in the boxes may differ from the one presented and depends on the year of manufacture and vehicle equipment.

Fuse and relay box

It is located under the dashboard, behind the glove compartment. To access the boxes, you need to remove the box itself (see figure).

Block access

Photo for example

Volkswagen Pointer fuse and relay box


Fuse block diagram


1Sound signal
2Left headlight range control
3ABS system
4First stage radiator fan
5Headlight range control, right
6Clock, Luggage compartment lighting, Interior lighting
7Right parking lights
8Brake Lights, Hazard Lights, Signal Lights
9Second stage radiator fan
10Air conditioning
12Central locking, Security siren system
13Injection system
14Fuel pump
15Right high beam, warning lamp
16Left high beam
17Front windshield wiper and washer, rear window washer
18Fog lights
19Twelve volt socket outlet
20Left parking lights
21Glove box, Ashtray, Cigarette lighter, License plate light, Rear fog lights, Parking lights
22Heated rear window
23Rear window wiper
24Ventilation system
25Cigarette Lighter, Seat Belt Warning
26Adjusting the outside mirrors
27Direction indicators, Direction indicator warning lamps, Warning lights, Fuel reserve, Coolant temperature gauge
28Reversing lights
29Spare fuses

The fuse number 21 or 25 is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

In this box (with the top) there is a main section with a relay.

Relay assignment

  1. Front wiper relay
  2. Turn signal and alarm relay
  3. Relay for vehicles with wiper or rear window washer
  4. Fog lamp relay
  5. Rear window defogger cut-off relay
  6. Function X (reserved position)
  7. Signal relay
  8. Thermal fuse for electric windows
  9. central locking
  10. Air conditioner relay
  11. Headlight range control relay

Additional relay box

It is located behind the skin, at the feet of the front passenger.

Additional relay box

The following items can be located here: injection system relay, fuel pump relay, high power relay.

On some car models, there are several additional fuses in the engine compartment, for example, on the battery.

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