Volkswagen Passat B5 Fuse box

Years of production: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

When It comes to classic Sedan cars, Volkswagen provides numerous models. Volkswagen Passat B5 is the fifth generation of Passat launched in 1996. It was launched as per geographical regions as it was launched in 1998 in Australia and for North America in 1997.

Volkswagen Passat B5: Fifth Generation

The Passat B5 has introduced a brand new design language which is equipped with heavily raked windscreens, smooth underpinnings, and soft lines. Apart from this, it was the best in the class sedan at that time. The fifth-generation was introduced with some of the best technical features such as four-link front suspension with four motions for wheel drive models. The four-wheel-drive was launched in 1997 which has different options of engines such as 1.8, 2.8V6, 1.9TDI, and 2.5V6 TDI engines. This car comes with three transmission options: a 5-speed manual transmission, 5-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic, a 6-speed manual transmission.

Apart from these technical features, Passat B5 has also experienced a par grade of interior trim with the availability of all the luxury options. Other than that the accessories provided by the company at that time make it quite advanced.

There Are some of the standard features in different trim levels, such as cruise control, air conditioning, and a CD player. Other trim levels experience alloy wheels, upgraded audio, power sunroof, heated front seats. When it comes to safety features, this model is equipped with a security system, electronic stability control with brake assist, traction control, six airbags, four-wheel-disc brakes with ABS. These safety features are the most common and preferable for any safety-oriented car. This car provides it with all, and for this, it has gained several awards and accolades.

At the time of launch, this was the preferable family car that has maximum space and all the practical features of an excellent family sedan.

Fuse panel

Volkswagen Passat B5 Fuse box fuse panel

Fuse arrangement in fuse panel, behind instrument cluster, left side

Fuse colors

AmpsColor
30 Agreen
25 Awhite
20 Ayellow
15 Ablue
10 Ared
7,5 Abrown
5 Abeige
3 Aviolet

Fuses, Prior to May 2002:

NumberDescriptionAmps
1Heated washer nozzle5 A
2Turn signal system10 A
3Light for glove compartment, air conditioning5 A
4License plate light5 A
5Instrument cluster, heated seats, cruise control test plug, air conditioning10 A
6Comfort module comfort system5A
7ABS10 A
8Automatic headlight beam adjusting, telephone system5 A
9free-
10CD-Changer Unit5 A
11Cruise control by automatic transmission5 A
12B+ (battery positive voltage) for on board diagnostic (OBD)10 A
13Brake lights10 A
14Comfort module system10 A
15Instr. cluster, air conditioning, automatic transmission10 A
16free-
17Navigation10 A
18Right headlight, high beam10 A
19Left headlight, high beam10 A
20Right headlight, low beam10 A
21Right headlight, low beam10 A
22Park-light, right5 A
23Park-light, left5 A
24Wiper system25 A
25Fresh air blower recirculating control30 A
26Rear window defogger30 A
27Rear window wiper system15 A
28Fuel pump (FP)15 A
29Engine control20 A
30Sunroof20 A
31Back up lights, cruise control15 A
32Engine control20 A
33Cigarette lighter15 A
34Engine control, injectors15 A
35Trailer socket30 A
36Fog lights15 A
37Radio system20 A
38Comfort System15 A
39Emergency flasher system15 A
40Dual horn25 A
41free-
42free-
43free-
44Heated seats30 A

Fuses, From May 2002:

NumberDescriptionAmps
1Heated washer nozzle5 A
2Turn signal system10 A
3free-
4License plate light5 A
5Power Seats, air conditioning, telematic, Multi-Function Steering Wheel, Power sunroof, mirror adjustment, HomeLink10 A
6Comfort module comfort system5 A
7ABS, Cruise Control system, Engine Control Unit10 A
8Automatic headlight beamadjusting5 A
9Parking aid5 A
10CD-Changer Unit, Telematic, Multi-Function Steering Wheel, Navigation, Radio5 A
11Power Seats with Memory5 A
12B+ (battery positiv voltage) for on board diagnostic (OBD)10 A
13Brake lights10 A
14Comfort module system10 A
15Instr. cluster, air conditioning, automatic transmission10 A
16ABS, Steering Angle Sensor5 A
17power outlet, Telematic10A/15A
18Right headlight, high beam10 A
19Left headlight, high beam10 A
20Right headlight, low beam15 A
21Left headlight, low beam15 A
22Parklight, right5 A
23Parklight, left5 A
24Wiper system25 A
25Fresh air blower, recirculating control, air conditioning, Power sunroof30 A
26Rear window defogger30 A
27Rear window wiper system15 A
28Fuelpump (FP)20 A
29Engine Control Unit, Coolant Fan20 A
30Sunroof20 A
31Back-up lights, cruise control system, automatic transmission, Mirror adjustments, diagnostic15 A
32Engine Control Unit, cruise control system20 A
33Cigarette lighter15 A
34Engine Control Unit, injectors15 A
35Trailer socket30 A
36Fog lights15 A
37Radio system, Navigation20 A
38Comfort module system15 A
39Emergency flasher system15 A
40Dual horn25 A
41Telematic25 A
42ABS25 A
43Engine Control Unit15 A
44Heated seats30 A
All Volkswagen Passat B5 info & diagrams provided on this site are provided for general information purpose only. Actual Volkswagen Passat B5 (1996-2005) diagrams & schemes (fuse box diagrams & layouts, location diagrams, wiring diagrams etc.) may vary depend on the model version.
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