Audi A3 8L (1996 to 2003) – Fuse Box Location and Fuses List

April 21, 2018 in Audi A3, Audi A3 8L (1996 to 2003) by admin

The Audi A3 8L (1996 – 2003) have 2 fuse boxes locations. One on the fuse box is located in the dashboard driver’s side and another one in engine compartment – battery.

Fuse box location: Relay carrier (3-pin) / fuse carrier (1), Micro-central electrics and Relay carrier (13-pin) (2), Fuse holder (3) and Main fuse box / battery (4).

1- Fuse box in the dashboard driver’s side

To access the fuse box located on the left side, open storage compartment behind a cover near the steering column.

Audi A3 8V Fuse Box Diagram – dashboard driver’s side (3)

Description


A
Function/component
1 10 S1 – Fuse in relay plate fuse holder
Z20 – Left washer jet heater element 75x
Z21 – Right washer jet heater element
Z4 – Driver side heated exterior mirror
Z5 – Front passenger side heated exterior mirror
2 10 M5 – Front left turn signal
bulb
M7 – Front right turn signal bulb
M18 – Left side mounted turn signal
bulb
M19 – Right side repeater turn signal bulb
3 5 Illuminations:
W6 – Glove
compartment light
E87 – Operating and display unit for Climatronic air
conditioning system
4 5 X-number plate light
5 7.5 E87 – Operating and display unit for
Climatronic air conditioning system
E45 – Cruise control system switch
E94
– Heated driver seat regulator
E95 – Heated front passenger seat
regulator
E159 – Fresh air and air recirculation flap switch
E221 –
Operating unit in steering wheel1)
F269 – Temperature flap position
switch
G65 – High pressure sender
J293 – Radiator fan control unit
J401
– Navigation system with CD drive control unit
J402 – Navigation operating
electronics control unit
J446 – Parking aid control unit
J453 –
Multifunction steering wheel control unit
R – Radio
Y7 – Automatic
anti-dazzle interior mirror
6 5 E150 – Driver side interior locking
switch
V94 – Central locking motor with control unit for interior lights
switch-off delay and anti-theft alarm system
7 10 F189 – Tiptronic switch
G22 –
Speedometer sender
G266 – Oil level and oil temperature sender
J226 –
Starter inhibitor and reversing light relay
M16 – Left reversing light
bulb
M17 – Right reversing light bulb
8 5 J526 – Telephone and telematics
control unit
J412 – Mobile telephone operating electronics control
unit
R36 – Telephone transmitter and receiver unit
9 5 E132 – Traction control system
switch
G85 – Steering angle sender
J104 – ABS control unit
10 15 Engine management petrol engine:
J220 – Motronic control unit2)
J271 – Motronic current supply
relay2)
J363 – Current supply relay for Simos control unit2)
10 5 Engine management diesel engine:
J248 – Diesel direct injection system control unit2)
10 10 J285 – Control unit in dash panel
insert3)
J402 – Navigation operating electronics control unit3)
R –
Radio3)
V94 – Central locking motor with control unit for interior lights
switch-off delay and anti-theft alarm system3)
11 5 G266 – Oil level and oil temperature
sender
J17 – Fuel pump relay
J285 – Control unit in dash panel
insert
K2 – Alternator warning lamp
K14 – Handbrake warning lamp
K29 –
Glow period warning lamp
K132 – Electronic power control fault lamp
K149 –
Engine electronics warning lamp
N110 – Selector lever lock solenoid
V48 –
Left headlight range control motor
V49 – Right headlight range control
motor
12 7.5 J401 – Navigation system with CD
drive control unit
J412 – Mobile telephone operating electronics control
unit
J526 – Telephone and telematics control unit
R36 – Telephone
transmitter and receiver unit
R86 – Aerial amplifier for mobile
telephone
T16 – 16-pin connector, black, shelf centre console (diagnostic
connector)
13 10 M9 – Left brake light bulb
M10 – Right
brake light bulb
M25 – High-level brake light bulb
14 10 J452 – Door warning lamps control
unit
V94 – Central locking motor with control unit for interior lights
switch-off delay and anti-theft alarm system
W – Front interior light
W14
– Front passenger side illuminated vanity mirror
W20 – Driver side
illuminated vanity mirror
15 5 E87 – Operating and display unit for
Climatronic air conditioning system
G85 – Steering angle sender
J217 –
Automatic gearbox control unit
J285 – Control unit in dash panel insert
16 10 J293-Radiator fan control unit
17 7.5 Z22 – Left lock cylinder heater
element
Z23 – Right lock cylinder heater element
18 10 L2 – Right headlight twin filament
bulb (main beam)
K1 – Main beam warning lamp
19 10 L1 – Left headlight twin filament bulb
(main beam)
20 15 E102 – Headlight range control
regulator
J124 – Rear bulb monitoring device
J344 – Right gas discharge
light control unit
L2 – Right headlight twin filament bulb (dipped
beam)
V48 – Left headlight range control motor
V49 – Right headlight range
control motor
21 15 J124 – Rear bulb monitoring
device
J343 – Left gas discharge light control unit
L1 – Left headlight
twin filament bulb (dipped beam)
22 5 J285 – Control unit in dash panel
insert
M2 – Right tail light bulb
M3 – Right side light bulb
23 5 J285 – Control unit in dash panel
insert
M1 – Left side light bulb
M4 – Left tail light bulb
24 20 J31 – Automatic intermittent wash and wipe
relay
25 25 E87 – Operating and display unit for
air conditioning system/Climatronic
V2 – Fresh air blower
26 25 Z1 -Heated rear window
27 15 J30-Rear window wiper and washer
relay
V12 -Rear window wiper motor
28 15
204)
J17-Fuel pump relay
29 15 Engine management petrol engine:
J220 –
Motronic control unit
J271 – Motronic current supply relay
J361 – Simos
control unit
J363 – Current supply relay for Simos control unit
N122 –
Output stage
29 5 Engine management diesel engine:
J248 – Diesel direct injection system control unit 5)
29 10 Engine management diesel engine:
J248 – Diesel direct injection system control unit 6)
30 20 J245-Sliding sunroof adjustment
control unit
31 20 J217 – Automatic gearbox control
unit
J539 – Brake servo control unit
31 5 J492-Four-wheel drive control
unit
32 10 Engine management petrol engine:
N30-Injector, cylinder 1
N31-Injector, cylinder 2
N32-Injector,
cylinder 3
N33-Injector, cylinder 4
32 30 Engine management diesel engine:
J248-Diesel direct injection system control unit
33 20 J31 – Automatic intermittent wash and
wipe relay
34 10 Engine management petrol engine:
N75 – Charge pressure control solenoid valve
N79 – Heater element for
crankcase breather
N112 – Secondary air inlet valve
N156 – Variable intake
manifold change-over valve
N249 – Turbocharger air recirculation
valve
N205 – Inlet camshaft control valve 1
34 10 Engine management diesel engine:
G70 – Air mass meter
G80 – Needle lift sender
N18 – Exhaust gas
recirculation valve
N75 – Charge pressure control solenoid valve
N239 –
Variable intake manifold flap change-over valve
35 30 U10 -Trailer socket
36 15 L46 – Rear left fog light bulb
L22 –
Left fog light bulb
L23 – Right fog light bulb
37 10 J285 – Control unit in dash panel
insert2)
J402 – Navigation operating electronics control unit2)
R –
Radio2)
V94 – Central locking motor with control unit for interior lights
switch-off delay and anti-theft alarm system²)
37 20 Engine management petrol engine:
J220 – Motronic control unit3)
J271 – Motronic current supply
relay3)
J363 – Current supply relay for Simos control unit3)
37 5 Engine management diesel engine:
J248 – Diesel direct injection system control unit3)
38 10 E150 – Driver side interior locking
switch
F248 – Release button for rear lid lock cylinder
J347 – Ultrasonic
sensor control unit
V94 – Central locking motor with control unit for
interior lights switch-off delay and anti-theft alarm system
39 15 Hazard warning lights system :
M5
– Front left turn signal bulb
M7 – Front right turn signal bulb
M6 – Rear
left turn signal bulb
M8 – Rear right turn signal bulb
M18 – Left side
mounted turn signal bulb
M19 – Right side mounted turn signal bulb
K65 –
Left turn signal warning lamp
K94 – Right turn signal warning lamp
40 20 H2 -Treble tone horn
H7 -Bass tone
horn
41 15 U1-Cigarette lighter
42 15 J415 – Navigation system tuner for
TV
J515 – Aerial selection control unit
R – Radio
R12 –
Amplifier
R44 – Amplifier with bass loudspeaker, on left in luggage
compartment
R94 – Navigation system interface
43 10 Engine management petrol engine:
G70 – Air mass meter
N80 – Active charcoal filter system solenoid valve
1
Z19 – Lambda probe heater
Z29 – Lambda probe 1 heater after catalytic
converter
43 10 Engine management diesel engine:
F36 – Clutch pedal switch
F47 – Brake pedal switch
N79 – Heater
element for crankcase breather
J359 – Low heat output relay
J360 – High
heat output relay
44 15 Z6 – Heated cushion for driver seat
Z7 –
Heated backrest for driver seat

2- Fuse box in the engine compartment (4)

To access the fuse box located in the engine compartment, release the fuse cover near the battery.

Audi A3 8V Fuse Box Diagram – Engine Compartment

Description


A
Function/component
S131 50 Heater glow plugs (diesel engine)
S132 50 Engine management
S133 30 Radiator fan
S134 110 Interior
S138 150 Alternator
S162 30 Fuse 1 (30) in fuse holder on battery

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:

1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 20103 – Audi A3 Petrol (1.6 and 1.8) and Diesel (1.9 TDI 90, 100, 110 and 130) Engines, S3.