Ford Explorer (1996-2001) fuses and relays

Fuse box diagram (location and assignment of electrical fuses and relays) for Ford Explorer (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001).

Fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

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Fuse box location

Passenger compartment fuse box

The fuse panel is located on the left hand side of the instrument panel facing the driver’s side doorThe location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: Ford Explorer (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)

Pull the panel cover outward to access the fuses

Engine compartment fuse box

The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment near the batteryThe location of the fuses in the engine compartment: Ford Explorer (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)

1996

Fuse box diagram (Passenger compartment)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1996)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1996)
Fuse/CB/Relay Loc.Fuse Amp. RatingDescription
17.5 AmpPower mirror. Power antenna
27.5 AmpHigh-mount stoplamp
315 AmpParking lamps
410 AmpLeft headlamp
510 AmpOBD system
67.5 AmpAir bag system. Blower relay
77.5 AmpIlium, switches
810 AmpRight headlamp. Fog lamp system
910 AmpEATC memory. Seat memory. Message center. Cellular phone
107.5 AmpEATC system. Rear blower. Speed control. GEM system. Brake interlock. Overhead console. Automatic Ride Control
117.5 AmpWarning lamps
1210 AmpFront/rear wash
1315 AmpPCM system. Stoplamps. 4 wneel drive. Anti-lock brake. Speed control. Trailer tow
1410 AmpAnti-lock system
157.5 AmpAir bag system. Alternator
1630 AmpFront wiper
1715 AmpCigar lighter
1815 AmpA/C system
1925 AmpIgnition coil. PCM system
207.5 AmpRadio. Power Antenna. GEM system. Anti-theft. Cellular phone
2115 AmpHazard lamps
2210 AmpTurn signals
2310 AmpRear wiper system
2410 AmpStarter relay
257.5 AmpSpeedometer. GEM system
2610 Amp4R44E/4R55E overdrive. DRL system. Backup lamps. 4 wheel drive. Rear defroster
2715 AmpUnder hood lamp. Map lights. Glove dox lamp. Dome lamp. Visor lamps. Accessory delay. Dimmer switch ilium.. 4x4 system
287.5 AmpMemory seat. GEM system
2910 AmpAudio system
30-Not Used
317.5 AmpAux. blower system
327.5 AmpHeated mirror. Heated backlite
3315 AmpHigh beam lamps
347.5 AmpLux audio system

Fuse box diagram (Engine compartment)

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1996)

1997

Fuse box diagram (Passenger compartment)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1997)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1997)
NumberFuse Amperage RatingCircuits Protected
17.5 ampPower mirror, power antenna
27.5 ampHigh-mount brakelamp
315 ampParking lamp, instrument cluster gauges
410 ampLeft headlamp, lamp out warning
510 ampOBD system
67.5 ampAir bag system, blower relay, EATC
77.5 ampIllumination switches
810 ampRight headlamp, fog lamp system, DRL, lamp out warning
910 ampEATC system, seat memory, message center, cellular phone, autolamps
107.5 ampEATC system, rear blower, speed control, GEM system, brake interlock, overhead console, automatic ride control, lamp out warning
117.5 ampWarning lamps, autolamp
1210 ampFront washer, rear washer & wiper
1315 ampPCM system, stoplamps, AWD, anti-lock brake, speed control, trailer tow
1410 ampAnti-lock system
157.5 ampAir hag system, instrument cluster
1630 ampWiper run relay
1725 ampCigar lighter
1815 ampA/C system
1925 ampIgnition coil, PCM system
207.5 ampRadio, power antenna, GEM system, anti-theft, cellular phone
2115 ampTurn/hazard flasher
2210 ampTurn signals
2310 ampRear wiper system
2410 ampStarter relay
257.5 ampSpeedometer, GEM system
2610 amp5R55E/4R70W overdrive, DRL system, backup lamps, AWD, rear defroster
2710 ampUnder hood lamp, map lamps, glove box lamp, dome lamp, visor lamps, accessory delay, dimmer switch illumination, 4x4 system
287.5 ampMemory seat, GEM system
2910 ampAudio system
30-Not used
317.5 ampRear blower system
327.5 ampHeated mirror, rear defroster
3315 ampHigh beam lamps
347.5 ampLux audio system

Fuse box diagram (Engine compartment)

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1997)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (1997)
FuseAmperageCircuits protected
Maxi fuses
130Rear window defrost
230PCM power relay
320Fuel system, anti-theft system
420Headlamps
530ABS system
630ABS system
720Trailer park LP and trailer stop LP
830Battery saver relay and headlamp relay
950Blower motor
1030Power locks, power windows and power seats
1120PCM memory and horn
1250Air ride control relay
1360Instrument panel fuse panel
1460Ignition
Mini fuses
130JBL system
215Rear wiper system
330Power point
4204WD system
515Air suspension system
615Alternator system
710Air bag system
815DRL/Fog lamps/Off-road lamps
9-Not used
Maxi fuses
10-Not used
1120HEGO system

Assignment of the relay in the Power distribution box (1997)

Under-hood relays: Ford Explorer (1997)

Assignment of the relay in the Power distribution box (1997)
Relay numberCircuits connected
1Wiper run relay
2Horn relay
3Wiper HI/LO relay
4WOT A/C relay
5PCM power relay
6Fuel pump relay
Diode number
1ABS diode
2PCM diode

1998

Fuse box diagram (Passenger compartment)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1998)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1998)
Fuse/Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingDescription
17.5APower Mirror Switch, Power Antenna
27.5ABlower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
37.5ALeft Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
410ALeft Headlamp
510AData Link Connector (DLC)
67.5ARear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
77.5ARight Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
810ARight Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
97.5ABrake Pedal Position Switch
107.5ASpeed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Brake Pressure Switch, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A IC - Heater Assembly, Flasher
117.5AInstrument Cluster
127.5APowder Window^ Relay, Washer Pump Relay
1320ABrake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
1410A4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
157.5AInstrument Cluster
1630AWindshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
1725ACigar Lighter
1825ADrivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay
1925APCM Power Diode
207.5ARAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Cellular Phone
2115AFlasher (Hazard)
2220AAuxiliary Power Socket
23-NOT USED
247.5AClutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
257.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
2610ABattery Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Power Window Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
2715ADRL, Backup Lamps Switch, DTR Sensor, GEM, Electric Shift
287.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
2925ARadio
3015APark Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31-NOT USED
3210AHeated Mirror
3315AHeadlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
347.5ARear Integrated Control Panel, CD
357.5ARear Blower Motor (With EATC)
367.5AEATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center

Fuse box diagram (Engine compartment)

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1998)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (1998)
Fuse/Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingDescription
160A**I/P Fuse Panel
240A**Blower Motor Relay
350A**4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
430A**Power Windows, Power Moon Roof, Power Seat
550A**Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
620A**Transfer Case Relay
7NOT USED
820A**Automatic Ride Control ARC Switch OfPOn Switch
940A**Automatic Ride Control Relay
1030A**PCM Power Relay
110 A*A/C Relay
2-NOT USED
330 A*Heated Backlight
415A*Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
510 A*Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
610 A*Powertrain Control Module
730 A*4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
815A*Rear Wiper Motor
920 A*Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
1015A*Horn Relay
1115A*Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
1230 A*Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
1315A*Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
1430 A*Generator/Voltage Regulator
15-NOT USED
Relay
1-Wiper Park Relay
2-A/C Relay
3-Wiper High/Low Relay
4-PCM Power Relay
5-Fuel Pump Relay
6-Starter Relay
7-Horn Relay
8-Rear Wipe Down Relay
9-Blower Motor Relay
10-Rear Wipe Up Relay
Diode
1-NOT USED
1-NOT USED
2-Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses ** Maxi Fuses

1999

Fuse box diagram (Passenger compartment)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1999)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1999)
Fuse/Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingDescription
17.5APower Mirror Switch, Power Antenna
27.5ABlower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
37.5ALeft Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
410ALeft Headlamp
510AData Link Connector (DLC)
67.5ARear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
77.5ARight Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
810ARight Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
97.5ABrake Pedal Position Switch
107.5ASpeed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A/C - Heater Assembly, Flasher, Overhead Console, Load Leveling Module
117.5AInstrument Cluster
127.5AWasher Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
1320ABrake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Swatch
1410A4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
157.5AInstrument Cluster
1630AWindshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
1725ACigar Lighter
1825ADrivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay
1925APCM Power Diode
207.5ARAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
2115AFlasher (Hazard)
2220AAuxiliary Power Socket
23Not Used
247.5AClutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
257.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
2610ABattery Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
2715ADRL, Backup Lamps Switch, DTR Sensor, Electric Shift
287.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
2910ARadio
3015APark Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31Not Used
3210AHeated Mirror
3315AHeadlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
347.5ARear Integrated Control Panel, CD
357.5ARear Blower Motor (w/EATC)
367.5AEATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center

Fuse box diagram (Engine compartment)

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (1999)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (1999)
Fuse/Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingDescription
160A**I/P Fuse Panel
240A**Blower Motor Relay
350A**4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
430A**Power Windows, Power Moon Roof, Power Seat
550A**Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
620A**Transfer Case Relay
7Not Used
820A**Automatic Ride Control ARC Switch Off/On Swatch
940A**Automatic Ride Control Relay
1030A**PCM Power Relay
110 A*A/C Relay
230A*Heated Seats
330A*Heated Backlight
415 A*Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
5Not Used
610 A*Powertrain Control Module
730A*4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
815 A*Rear Wiper Motor
920 A*Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
1015 A*Horn Relay
1115 A*Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
1230A*Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
1315 A*Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
1430A*GeneratorAfoltage Regulator
15Not Used
1Wiper Park Relay
2A/C Relay
3Wiper High/Low Relay
4PCM Power Relay
5Fuel Pump Relay
6Starter Relay
7Horn Relay
8Rear Wipe Down Relay
9Blower Motor Relay
10Rear Wipe Up Relay
1Not Used
1Not Used
2Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses
** Maxi Fuses

2000

Fuse box diagram (Passenger compartment)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (2000)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (2000)
Fuse/Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingPassenger Compartment Fuse Panel Description
17.5APower Mirror Switch, Power Antenna, Memory 7 Seat
27.5ABlower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
37.5ALeft Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
410ALeft Headlamp
510AData Link Connector (DLC)
67.5ARear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
77.5ARight Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
810ARight Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
97.5ABrake Pedal Position Switch
107.5ASpeed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A/C - Heater Assembly, Flasher, Overhead Console, Load Leveling Module
117.5AInstrument Cluster
127.5AWasher Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
1320ABrake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
1410A4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
157.5AInstrument Cluster
1630AWindshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
1725ACigar Lighter
1825ADrivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay, Power Seats
1925APCM Power Diode
207.5ARAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
2115AFlasher (Hazard)
2220AAuxiliary Power Socket
23Not Used
247.5AClutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
257.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
2610ABattery Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
2715ADRL, Backup Lamps Swatch, DTR Sensor, Electric Shift
287.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
2925ARadio
3015APark Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31Not Used
3210AHeated Mirror
3315AHeadlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
347.5ARear Integrated Control Panel, CD
357.5ARear Blower Motor (w/EATC)
367.5AEATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center

Fuse box diagram (Engine compartment)

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (2000)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (2000)
Fuse/Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingPower Distribution Box Description
160A**I/P Fuse Panel
240 A**Blower Motor Relay
350A**4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
430A**Power Windows, Power Moon Roof, Power Seat
550A**Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
620A**Transfer Case Relay
7Not Used
820A**Air Suspension
940 A**Air Suspension
1030A**PCM Power Relay
110 A*A/C Relay
230A*Heated Seats
330A*Heated Backlight
415A*Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
5Not Used
610 A*Powertrain Control Module
730A*4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
815A*Rear Wiper Motor
920A*Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
1015A*Horn Relay
1115A*Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
1230A*Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
1315A*Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
1430A*Generator/Voltage Regulator
15Not Used
1Wiper Park Relay
2A/C Relay
3Wiper High/Low Relay
4PCM Power Relay
5Fuel Pump Relay
6Starter Relay
7Horn Relay
8Rear Wipe Down Relay
9Blower Motor Relay
10Rear Wipe Up Relay
1Not Used
1DRL Diode
2Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses
** Maxi Fuses

2001

Fuse box diagram (Passenger compartment)

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (2001)
Fuse/ Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingPassenger Compartment Fuse Panel Description
17.5APower Mirror Switch, Power Antenna, Memory Seat
27.5ABlower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
37.5ALeft Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
410ALeft Headlamp
510AData Link Connector (DLC)
67.5ARear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
77.5ARight Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
810ARight Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
97.5ABrake Pedal Position Switch
107.5ASpeed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A/C - Heater Assembly, Flasher, Overhead Console, Load Leveling Module
117.5AInstrument Cluster
127.5AWasher Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
1320 ABrake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
1410A4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
157.5AInstrument Cluster
1630AWindshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
1725ACigar Lighter
1825ADrivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay, Power Seats
1925APCM Power Diode
207.5ARAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
2115AFlasher (Hazard)
2220 AAuxiliary Power Socket
23Not Used
247.5AClutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
257.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
2610ABatteiy Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
2715ADRL, Backup Lamps Switch, DTR Sensor, Electric Shift
287.5AGeneric Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
2925ARadio
3015APark Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31Not Used
3210AHeated Mirror
3315AHeadlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
347.5ARear Integrated Control Panel, CD
357.5ARear Blower Motor (w/EATC)
367.5AEATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center

Fuse box diagram (Engine compartment)

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Ford Explorer (2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (2001)
Fuse/ Relay LocationFuse Amp RatingPower Distribution Box Description
160A**I/P Fuse Panel fuses 1, 9, and 13
240A**Blower Motor Relay
350A**4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
430A**Power Moon Roof, Accessory Relay Delay
550A**Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
620A**Transfer Case Relay
7Not Used
820A**Air Suspension
940A**Air Suspension
1030A**PCM Power Relay
110 A*A/C Relay
230A*Heated Seats
330A*Heated Backlight
415 A*Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
5Not Used
610 A*Powertrain Control Module
730A*4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
815 A*Rear Wiper Motor
920A*Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
1015 A*Horn Relay
1115 A*Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
1230A*Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
1315 A*Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
1430A*GeneratorAfoltage Regulator
15Not Used
1Wiper Park Relay
2A/C Relay
3Wiper High/Low Relay
4PCM Power Relay
5Fuel Pump Relay
6Starter Relay
7Horn Relay
8Rear Wipe Down Relay
9Blower Motor Relay
10Rear Wipe Up Relay
1Not Used
1DRL Diode
2Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses
** Maxi Fuses
What a blown fuse looks like?

If the wire is broken, the fuse is blown (but sometimes a fuse can look completely normal and still be blown and in need of replacement).
Ford Explorer (1996-2001) fuses and relays December 12, 2018 admin