Volvo XC90 2002 – 2014 fuse and relay

The 1st generation Volvo XC90 was produced in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 with 2.5 2.9 and 4.4 liter petrol engines. During this time, the model has been restyled and updated several times. In our material you will find information on the location of all electronic control units, a detailed description of the fuses and relays of the Volvo XC90 with fuse box diagrams, photographs and their locations. Note the fuses for the cigarette lighter and fuel pump.

Volvo XC90

The purpose of the fuses and relays may differ from the one shown and depends on the year of manufacture, the region of delivery and the level of electrical equipment of your car.


General layout of electronic control units



1Accessory control unit – right side of the luggage compartment
2Air conditioning electronic control unit – behind the air conditioning control panel
3A/C heater blower control box – next to blower motor
4Antenna unit, telephone
5Antenna Booster – Ceiling Panel
6Impact sensor, left
7Impact sensor, right
8Air curtain igniter, left
9Air curtain igniter. Right.
10Side Impact Sensor Assembly – Driver’s Side B-Pillar
11Side impact sensor, rear left – behind the support on the rear seat cushion
12Side Impact Sensor Assembly – Passenger Side B-Pillar
13Side impact sensor, rear right – behind the support on the rear seat cushion
14Vehicle tilt sensor (anti-theft system)
15Anti-theft horn – behind the front right wheel arch trim
16Volume change sensor (anti-theft system) – ceiling panel
17Theft Deterrent Alarm Sensor – In Multifunction Control Unit 3
18Audio output amplifier
19Additional heater control unit, if installed
20Battery – under hollow luggage compartments
21Control unit for the cruise control system, built into the electronic engine control unit.
22Diagnostic connector (DLC)
23Differential Lock Control Module – Rear Differential
24Passenger’s door electrical control unit – in the door – functions: Central locking, open or not tightly closed door indicators, electric drive/heater of rear-view mirrors on the doors, power windows, lighting lamps in the door mirrors, outside temperature
25Driver’s door electrical control unit – in the door – functions: Central locking, open or not tightly closed door indicators, electric drive/heater of rear-view mirrors on the doors, electric windows, lighting lamps in door mirrors, outside temperature
26Cooling fan motor control unit
27Fuse /Relay Box, Engine Compartment 1
28Engine Compartment Fuse /Relay Box 2 – Under Engine Compartment Fuse /Relay Box 1
29Fuse /Relay Box, Dashboard 1
30Fuse /Relay Box, Instrument Panel 2
31Fuse /Relay Box, Luggage Compartment 1
32Cargo area fuse /relay box 2 – next to battery
33Electronic heater control unit – behind the heater controls
34Horn – behind the front bumper
35Immobilizer – in the electronic engine control unit
36Immobilizer ring antenna – near the ignition switch
37Turn signal /alarm relay – in multifunction control box1
38Instrument Cluster Control Unit – Dashboard
39Lighting control unit – behind the headlight switch
40Multifunction control box 1 – connected by instrument panel fuse /relay box 2 – functions:
Anti-theft system, central locking, power windows, windshield wiper /washer, headlight cleaner /washer, power steering, immobilizer, headlights, turn/alarm indicators, horn, front /rear position, starter motor, heated seats, headlight range adjustment, fuel pump, glove box light
41Multifunctional control unit 2- connected by fuse/relay box, luggage compartment 1 – functions: Anti-theft system, central locking, tail lights, fuel level, interior lamps, rear window wiper /washer, rear window defroster, accessory power connectors – rear, parking system, fuel filter heater – Diesel
42Multifunctional control unit 3-functions: Central locking, anti-theft system, sunroof, rain sensor, interior lamps, seat belt reminder
43Navigation system control unit – under the left seat
44Ambient temperature sensor – in the mirror of the right door
45Parking system control unit
46Power steering relay
47Rain sensor (if installed)
48The relay of system of blocking of doors from accidental opening, a lion. – at the door
49Relay of the door lock system against accidental opening, right, – in the door
50Driver’s seat power control unit – under the seat
51Passenger seat sensor – in the seat cushion
52SRS electronic control unit
53Steering wheel position sensor box – connected to fuse/relay box 2 under dash
54Steering wheel electrical control unit – Behind the steering wheel – Functions: Audio system, cruise control (cruise control), horn, direction indicators, windshield wiper /washer, rear window wiper /washer, dipped/high beam
55Sunlight sensor
56Sunroof control unit – in multifunctional control unit 3
57Electronic gearbox control unit
59Telematics unit – functions: Audio system, telephone
60Telephone control unit, “hands-free”
61Telephone interface control unit – behind the air conditioning control panel

Passenger compartment

Fuse box 1

At the left end of the dashboard behind the protective cover is the first fuse box.

Photo of fuse box volvo xc90

Check the purpose of the elements with your diagrams printed on the back of the protective cover.





130A Air conditioner fan
230A Audio system (amplifiers)
325A Power driver’s seat
425A Power passenger seat
525A Left control unit, front door
625A Control unit right, front door
7Reserve socket
815A Radio, CD player, RSE system
910A RTI display, MMM RTI module
105A OBDII, Light Switch (LSM), Steering Wheel Angle Sensor (SAS), Steering Wheel Control Module (SWM)
117.5A Ignition switch, SRS system, ECM engine control module (V8, 6-cyl. petrol) Passenger side SRS cut-off (PACOS), Electronic immobilizer (IMMO), TCM (V8, diesel, 6-cyl. petrol) .gasoline)
1210A General lighting, ceiling (RCM), upper electronic control module (UEM)
1315A Sunroof
145A Telephone
15-38Spare sockets

Fuse box 2

Another fuse box is installed under the instrument panel.

Photo 1

To access it, you need to unscrew the protection mount.


Diagram 1


115A Seat heating, right side
215A Seat heating, left side
315A Horn
4Reserve socket
510A Infotainment system
6Reserve socket
7Reserve socket
85A Burglar Siren
95A Brake signal contacts, power
1010A Combined instrument panel (DIM), air conditioner (CCM), parking heater, power driver’s seat
1115A 12V socket (cigarette lighter), front seat, rear seat and refrigerator
12Reserve socket
13Reserve socket
14Reserve socket
1610A Electronic Servo Control (ECPS), Active Bi-Xenon (HCM), headlight beam height adjustment
177.5A Fog lamp, front left
187.5A Fog lamp, front right
19Reserve socket
205A Coolant pump (V8)
2110A Communication control unit (TOM), reverse gear lock (M66)
2210A Main beam, left
2310A Main beam, right
24Reserve socket
25Reserve socket
26Reserve socket
27Reserve socket
285A Power passenger seat
297.5A Fuel pump
305A BUS
31Reserve socket
32Reserve socket
3320A Vacuum pump
3415A Washer fluid pump
35Reserve socket
36Reserve socket

The number 11 fuse is responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Relay box

This fuse box is installed under the panel in the early models of the Volvo XC 90. Also known as the central electronic module. It looks like this:

Central Electronic Module photo


Diagram 2


2Auxiliary ignition circuits
3Main ignition circuits
6power window – close, left rear door
7power window – opening, left rear door
8switching off the electric motors of the rear power windows, blocking the doors from accidental opening – rear doors
9high beam headlights
10Marker lamps
11Daytime lighting system
12low beam headlights
13Power Window Relay – Close, Right Rear Door
14Power Window Relay – Open, RH Rear Door
15Ignition Auxiliary Relay 2
16transmission control system
27Fog lights
28Fuel pump relay Volvo XC90
30Fuel Leakage Relay
31Jumper – left direction indicators
32Jumper – right direction indicators
34Jumper – dipped beam

Engine compartment

On the left side of the engine compartment, next to the rack is a box with fuses and relays. There are several versions of this box with fuses and relays.

Type 1


Photo 3


Diagram 3


130A ABS
230A ABS
335A High pressure headlight washers
425A Parking heater (option)
520A Additional lights (option)
635A Starter relay
725A Windscreen wipers
815A Fuel pump fuse
915A Transmission control module (TCM), (V8, diesel, 6-cyl. petrol)
1020A Ignition coils (gasoline), engine control module (ECM), injection valves, (diesel)
1110A Fuel Pedal Position Sensor (AWP), AC Compressor, Fan, ECU
125/15A Engine control module (ECM) (petrol), injectors, (petrol), air mass meter (petrol); air mass meter (diesel)
1310/15A Throttle control module (V8), V1S (6-cyl. petrol); throttle control module, solenoid valve, SWIRL (air mixture valve), fuel pressure regulator (diesel)
1410/20A Lambda probe (gasoline); lambda probe (diesel)
1510/15A Crankcase ventilation heater, solenoid valves, leak diagnosis (5-cyl. petrol); Crankcase ventilation heater (V8, 6-cyl. petrol), AC clutch (V8, 6-cyl. petrol), Solenoid valves, Leak diagnosis (V8, 6-cyl. petrol), ECM, (V8, 6-cyl. petrol ), air mass meter (V8), glow plugs (diesel)
1620A Dipped beam, left
1720A Dipped beam, right
18Reserve socket
195A Engine control module (ECM), power supply, engine relay
2015A Side lights
21Reserve socket

Type 2

Photo – example

Photo 2

Circuit breakers


Diagram 4 f


F125A Additional heater control unit
F220A Accessories
F315A Engine management – Bi-fuel, vacuum pump (2002)
F420A Heated oxygen sensors, engine management (Diesel)
F515A Engine management system (petrol)
F810A Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor, A/C Compressor Magnetic Clutch Relay, Cooling Fan Fuse/Relay Box
F915A Horn
F1010A Rear window washer pump motor
F1120A Engine management, glow plugs, heating/air conditioning, crankcase ventilation heater (Diesel)
F125A Brake lights
F1325A Windshield wiper
F1430A Anti-lock braking system ABS/ESP (DST C)
F1525A Headlight washer/wiper system
F1615A Windshield washer pump motor
F1710A Right headlight – low beam (xenon)
F1810A Left headlight – low beam xenon)
F1930A Anti-Lock Braking System ABS/ESP (DSTC)
F2015A Left headlight – high beam
F2115A Right headlight – high beam
F2225A Starter
F235A Engine control relay, engine control module (ECM)

Relay diagram

Diagram 4 relay

Relay assignment

  1. Engine management system
  2. Glow plugs
  3. Starter
  4. Intermittent windshield wiper
  5. Headlight cleaner/washer
  6. AC compressor electromagnetic clutch
  7. Horn (signal)
  8. Windshield washer pump
  9. Windshield wiper motor
  10. Rear window washer pump motor

Additional security elements are installed on the reverse side of the block.

Photo 2 2


Diagram 4 ad


F160A Glow plugs
F260A Interior end block circuits: fuses (F5-7), (F25-27), (F32-33)
F360A Interior end block circuits: fuses (F3-4), (F8-11), (F16-19), (F34-38)
F460A Interior end block circuits: fuses (F1), (F12-15), (F20-24)
F860A Cooling fan motor

Luggage compartment

In the luggage compartment, on the left behind the passenger compartment protection, there may be 2 more blocks with fuses and relays.

Main box

Type 1



Diagram 5


110A Reversing lamp
220A Parking lights, fog lights, luggage compartment lights, license plate lights, brake lights
315A Accessories (AEM)
4Reserve socket
510A Electronic equipment REM
67.5A Rear seat entertainment system RSE (accessory)
715A Wiring (30 power)
815A Electrical socket in luggage compartment
920A Rear door, right: power window, power window lock
1020A Rear door, left: power window, power window lock
11Reserve socket
12Reserve socket
1315A Diesel filter heater
1415A Subwoofer, rear air conditioning (A/C)
15Reserve socket
16Reserve socket
175A Additional audio equipment
18Reserve socket
1915A Rear wiper
2020A Wiring (15 power)
21Reserve socket
22Reserve socket
237.5A AWD
24Reserve socket
25Reserve socket
265A Parking assistance
2730A Main fuse: wiring harness to trailer, park assist, AWD
2815A Central locking (PCL)
2925A Trailer lighting, left: side lights, direction indicators
3025A Trailer lighting, right: brake light, rear fog lights, direction indicators
3140A Main fuse
32Reserve socket
33Reserve socket
34Reserve socket
35Reserve socket
36Reserve socket
3720A Heated rear window
38Electrically heated rear window

Type 2

Photo example

Photo 6


Diagram 6


F110A Multifunction control unit 2, interior lighting – luggage compartment lighting
F210A Rear fog lights
F315A Stop lights
F410A Reversing lights
F55A Rear defroster, trailer electrical connector power relay
F610A Rear door opener
F715A Accessory power connector – luggage compartment
F815A Central Locking-Locking Rear Side Doors/Tailgate Hatch/Fuel Filler Cap
F920A Trailer electrical connector
F105A Antenna Booster
F1115A Accessories
F1215A Rear window wiper motor
F1315A Audio system, air conditioning / heating system – rear
F147.5A Stop lights
F1520A Trailer electrical connector
F177.5A Fuel filter heater (Diesel), differential lock control unit
F1815A Fuel filter heater (diesel)
4Intermittent rear wiper relay
5Bi-fuel Relay
6A/C ECM Relay – Rear A/C
7Rear Door Actuator Relay
8Not used (2002)
9Fuel Filler Lock Actuator Relay – Open
11Central locking relay, right rear door – unlock
14Rear wiper motor relay
19Jumper – brake lights
20Jumper – rear dimensions
21Jumper – rear dimensions
22Jumper-power connector for additional equipment in the luggage compartment
23Jumper – fog lights
25Rear Fog Lamp Relay – Trailer
26Rear fog light relay
27Brake light relay
28Reverse lamp relay
29Central locking relay, rear – double lock
30Central locking relay, left rear door – unlocking
31Fuel Filler Lock Actuator Relay – Close, Central Locking Relay – Rear Doors – Close (2002)
32Fuel Filter Heater Relay (Diesel)
34Rear defroster relay
35Audio system
36Relay for power supply of the electrical equipment trailer connector

Additional box

Installed next to the main.

Diagram 7


  1. 5A Rear seat heating and front seat massage relay
  2. 15A Heated driver’s rear seat
  3. 15A Rear seat heating on the passenger side
  4. 10A Ventilation / front seat massage
  5. Reserve
  6. Reserve

In some models, a power fuse box is installed on the positive terminal of the battery.

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Comments 2

  • On a 2007 Volvo XC90 V8 what relay controls the Auxiliary Water Pump? I found the location of the 5-amp fuse for the pump in the diagrams provided but no relay or control for the pump.

  • where is the glow plug relay located in a volvo xc 90 2010 model please?

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