Volkswagen Tiguan 1G – fuse and relay

Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover produced in 2 generations from 2007 to the present. The 1st generation Volkswagen Tiguan was produced in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. During this period, he was restyled once. In this article you will find a designation of the fuse and relay boxes in the Volkswagen Tiguan with their photos – examples and diagrams. Separately, we highlight the fuse responsible for the cigarette lighter.

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Locations

Diagram

block layout

Assignment

  1. Main fuse box in the communication box
  2. Switching fuse box.
  3. Passenger compartment fuse box.
  4. Relay box.

The actual purpose of the fuse box depends on the year of manufacture and the vehicle equipment level.

Passenger compartment

Fuse box

It is located in the passenger compartment, in the lower part of the parting panel on the driver’s side, behind the protective cover.

Access to the unit in the salon

Photo for example

Photo of the unit in the Tiguan cabin

Diagram

Tiguan cabin fuse block diagram

Designation

1Not used
2Not used
3Not used
4Not used
5Not used
6Not used
7Not used
8Not used
95A Airbag control unit, control lamp off. front passenger airbags
1010A All-wheel drive control unit
115A The control unit for the parking autopilot or assistant
1210A Left headlight discharge lamp control unit
135A High pressure sensor, Electrochromic interior rearview mirror, Reversing light switch, Washer jet heating resistor, AUTO HOLD button, AUTO HOLD indicator lamp, Seat occupied recognition control unit, Front camera for driver assistance systems, Engine oil level and temperature sensor , ASR and ESP off key, Drive program key
1410A Power steering control unit, Vehicle position tracking control unit, Starter relay, Electronic damping control unit, Trailer detection control unit,
Tiptronic switch, Data bus diagnostic interface, Control unit in instrument cluster, Heater control unit, Light switch , Engine control unit, ABS control unit
1510A Relay for auxiliary heater operation, Voltage converter, Control unit for adaptive lighting and headlight range control, Air mass meter, Diagnostic connector, Control unit for electromechanical parking brake, Dimmer for switches and instrument cluster illumination, Heating resistor for crankcase ventilation system, Control motor headlamp corrector, right headlight corrector actuator
1610A Right headlight discharge lamp control unit
175A Instrument cluster control unit
185A Control unit for mobile phone control electronics, Multimedia system control unit, Magnetic field sensor for compass
197.5A Steering column control unit
205 / 7.5A Tire pressure monitor control unit, Radio signal receiver for auxiliary coolant heater, Heated rear window relay, Two-tone horn relay, ABS control unit, Tiptronic switch, Automatic transmission control unit, Air conditioning control unit, Climatronic control unit , Heater control unit
217.5 / 15A Onboard supply control unit, front passenger door control unit, rear right door control unit
225A Onboard supply control unit, Alarm siren, Interior sensor
2310A Rain and light sensor, Light switch, Vehicle position tracking
control unit, Entry and start authorization control unit, Rear view camera control unit, Magnetic field sensor for compass, Electromechanical parking brake button, Diagnostic connector
2410A Driver’s door control unit, Rear left door control unit
255 / 20A Multifunction switch, Automatic transmission control unit, DSG mechatronic unit
26Not used
27Not used
2840A Relay for auxiliary heater operation, Heater control unit, Air conditioning control unit
2915A Rear window wiper motor
30Not used
3120A Cigarette Lighter & 12V Socket
32Not used
33Not used
34Not used
35Not used
36Not used
37Not used
3810A Electronic steering column lock control unit
3920A Relay for headlight cleaning system
3915A Trailer recognition control unit / preparation for towing hitch
4015A Trailer recognition control unit
4115A Trailer recognition control unit
4220A Trailer recognition control unit
4325A Sliding sunroof control unit
4425A Electromechanical parking brake control unit
4525A Supply fan relay, Heated rear window relay
4630A Driver’s door control unit, Rear left door control unit
4730A Front passenger door control unit, Rear right door control unit
4820A Fuel pump relay
4920A Onboard supply control unit
5025A Electromechanical parking brake control unit
5140A Supply fan control unit
5220 / 30A Front seat heating control unit
5320 / 30A Relay for headlight cleaning system
5430A Inverter with socket, 12V – 230V
5515A Switch for adjusting the lumbar support of the driver’s seat
5615A Electronic damping control system control unit
5725A sunroof control unit
581A Traction hitch warning lamp (locked)
59Control unit with display for radio navigation system
60Not used

The fuse number 31 at 20A is responsible for the cigarette lighter in the 1st generation Volkswagen Tiguan

Relay box

The relay box is located on the back of the fuse box.

Photo of the relay box

Diagram

Relay block diagram 1

Relay assignment

  1. Power relay terminal 15 2, -J681-, (460) Slot B1
  2. Heated exterior mirror relay -J99- (449) Slot B2
  3. Heated rear window relay -J9- (53) Slot B5
  4. Dual tone horn relay -J4- (449) Slot B6
  5. X contact relief relay -J59- (460) Slot B9
  6. Double washer pump relay 2 -J730- (404) Slot B8
  7. Relay 1 for double washer pump -J729- (404) Slot B7
  8. Reserve Slot B3
  9. Power relay 2 terminal 30 -J689- (449) Slot B4

 

Diagram

relay block diagram

Designation

  1. Auxiliary heater relay
  2. Starter relay
  3. Heater fan relay
  4. Burglar Alarm Relay / Headlight Washer Pump Relay
  5. Fuel pump relay (FP)
  6. Engine coolant heater relay 1
  7. Engine Coolant Pump Relay – Some Models, Fuel Pump (FP) Relay – Some Models, Auxiliary Heater Fuel Pump Relay – Some Models
  8. Engine coolant heater relay 2

Engine compartment

It consists of a section of fuses and relays (Main section – 1) and high power fuses (main fuses – 2) and is located next to the battery, under a protective cover.

Main fuse department

Type 1

photo of the unit under the hood

Fuse box diagram

Scheme under the hood, option 1

Designation

1
2
35A Onboard supply control unit
430A ABS control unit, ABS hydraulic unit
5
65A Instrument Cluster Control Unit, Steering Column Control Unit
740A Relay 2 power supply terminal 15
825A Control unit with display for radio navigation system, Head unit, TV tuner, Digital satellite radio tuner, Control unit for multimedia system, Voltage converter
95A Mobile phone control electronics control unit
105 / 10A Power relay, Engine control unit
1120A Additional heater control unit
125A Data bus diagnostic interface
1315 / 30A Engine control unit
145A Fuel pressure regulator, Fuel metering valve, Ignition coils
155/10 / 15A Solenoid clutch for drive blower, Lambda probe heater, Lambda probe 1 heater after catalytic converter, Fuel system diagnostic pump, Fuel pump relay, Glow plug control unit, Electric fuel pump relay 2
1630A Onboard supply control unit
1715A Alarm siren relay
1830A Amplifier for digital audio system
1930A wiper motor control unit
2010A Fuel pressure regulator, coolant circulation pump
2110 / 20A Lambda probe heater, Fuel pump control unit
225A Clutch pedal position sensor
2310A Solenoid valve for boost pressure limitation, Exhaust gas recirculation cooler changeover valve, Fuel pressure regulator, Air mass meter
2410A Radiator fan control unit, Heating relay, Relay for additional cooling system pump, Power relay, Solenoid valve for boost pressure limitation, Solenoid valve 1 of the adsorber, Valve 1 for variable valve timing, Charge air recirculation valve, Intake manifold flap valve, Circulation pump 2 coolant, coolant circulation pump, fuel pump relay
2540A ABS control unit
2630A Onboard supply control unit
27Not used
2850A Glow plug control unit
2950A Thermal fuse 1 for adjusting the position of the driver’s seat, Fuses 54 – 57 in the passenger compartment
3050A Relay for unloading contact X
  • A1 – Relay of the main ignition circuits (diesel)
  • A2 – Engine control relay (EC) (diesel)

Type 2

the photo

Option 2Appointment

115A Block Mechatronik KP DSG
230A ABS control unit
315A Horn relay
4Reserve
55A Onboard supply control unit
6Reserve
725A Voltage converter, Control unit with display for radio navigation system, Control unit for multimedia system
840A Relay 2 power supply terminal 15
9Reserve
105 / 10A Lambda probe heating element, Electromagnetic clutch of the drive blower, Diagnostic pump of the fuel system, Glow plug control unit
115A Instrument Cluster Control Unit, Steering Column Control Unit
125A Mobile phone control electronics control unit
135 / 10A Engine control unit
1415 / 30A Engine control unit
155A Data bus diagnostic interface
1610A Boost Pressure Limiting Solenoid Valve, Recirculation Radiator Switching Valve, Air Flow Meter, Fuel Pressure Regulator
1710 / 15A Fuel pressure regulating valve, coolant circulation pump
1810A Lambda probe heater 20A Fuel pump control unit
1930A Amplifier for digital audio system
205A Clutch pedal position sensor
2130A Additional heater control unit
2230A wiper motor control unit
2310A High heating power relay, Low heating power relay, Fuel pump relay, Coolant circulation pump 2, Radiator fan control unit, Electric fuel pump relay 2, Boost pressure limiting solenoid valve, Charge air recirculation valve, Canister solenoid valve 1, Valve 1 variable valve timing systems, Intake manifold flap valve, Motronic power relay 2, Brake light switch
2420A Ignition coils 15A Fuel metering valve
2530A Onboard supply control unit
2630A Onboard supply control unit
2750A Relay for unloading contact X
2850A Glow plug control unit
2950A Thermo fuse 1 for adjusting the position of the driver’s seat, Fuses 54 – 57 in the passenger compartment
3040A ABS control unit (Pump)

Main fuses

Diagram

main fuse diagram

Assignment

  1. 200A – Generator
  2. 80A – Power steering control unit
  3. 50A – Fuse 40 in the fuse box
  4. 50A – Radiator fan control unit
  5. 80A – Fuse box
  6. 70A – Radiator fan control unit, High power heating relay
  7. Reserve
  8. 40A – Low power heating relay

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