KIA Sorento (BL; 2003-2009) fuses and relays

Fuse box diagram (location and assignment of electrical fuses and relays) for KIA Sorento (BL; 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009).

Fuse box diagram: KIA Sorento (BL; 2003-2009)

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
2004 RHD (UK)
2007, 2008, 2009
2008 RHD (UK)


Cigar lighter / power outlet fuses in the KIA Sorento  2003-2006 – see fuses “P/SCK(CTR)” (Center power socket), “CIGAR (FRT)” (Cigar lighter), “P/SCK (FRT, RR)” (Front and rear power sockets)) in the Instrument panel fuse box, and fuse “BTN 1” in the Engine compartment fuse box. Since 2007 – fuses “CIGAR (FRT)” (Cigar lighter) in the Instrument panel fuse box, and fuses “CENTER P/OUTLET”, “P/OUTLET” in the Engine compartment fuse box.


Fuse box location

Instrument panel fuse box

The fuse box is located behind the cover below the driver’s side of the instrument panelThe location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: KIA Sorento (BL; 2003-2009)

 Left-hand drive vehicles

Right-hand drive vehicles

Engine compartment fuse box

The location of the fuses in the engine compartment: KIA Sorento (BL; 2003-2009)

Alternator fuse (Main fuse)

Inside the fuse/relay panel covers, you can find the fuse/relay label describing fuse/relay name and capacity. Not all fuse panel descriptions in this manual may be applicable to your vehicle.

Fuse box diagrams 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Instrument panel

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: KIA Sorento (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)

Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument panel (2003-2006)
DescriptionFUSE RATINGPROTECTED OMPONENT
1.W/SHD15 ADefroster
2. S/ROOF20 ASunroof
3. START10 AStarting system, PCM, ACC
4. HAZARD15 ATurn & Hazard flasher unit
5. P/SCK(CTR)15 ACenter power socket
6. CIGAR (FRT)15 ACigar lighter
7. DRL/OBD-II10 ACheck connector
8. WIPER (FRT)20 AWiper & Washer, Head light, Front heater & Aircon, Cooling system. Defroster
9. P/SCK (FRT, RR)30 AFront and rear power socket
10. RELAY COIL10 ARelay coil
11. WIPER (RR)10 AWiper & Washer, ETWIS, Heater & Aircon, Trip computer, sunroof
12. ACC10 APower mirror, Cigar lighter, Power Socket, Clock, Keyless entry, Audio
13.TCCS20 ATransfer case control unit
14. FOG (RR)15 ARear fog lamp
15. O/S MIRROR10 AElectric remote control mirror
16. ROOM LAMP10 AInstrument cluster, ETWIS, Head light, DRL, Keyless entry, Room lamp, Sunvior lamp, Clock
17. S/WARMER20 ASeat warmer
18. PREMIUM AUDIO30 AAudio
19. STOP LAMP20 AStop light
20. TURN LAMP10 ATurn & Hazard flasher unit
21. A/BAG10 AAirbag
22. METER10 APCM, ACC, Trip computer, Stop light ,DRL, ETWIS, Instrument cluster, Front heater & Aircon
23. TRAILER15 ATrailer accessory
24. ENGINE10 APCM, Cooling, Speed sensor, Diagnosis connector, ACC, Instrument cluster, ABS

Engine compartment

Under-hood fuse box diagram: KIA Sorento (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)

 

Assignment of the fuses in the Engine compartment (2003-2006)
DescriptionFUSE RATINGPROTECTED OMPONENT
HORN15 AHorn
P/TRN10 APCM, Main relay
INJECTOR15 APCM
AUDIO20 AAudio
HEAD (HI)15 AHead Light
ILLUMI10 AKey hole illumination
O2 (DN)15 APCM
HEAD (LO)15 AHead light
EXT15 ADRL, License lamp, Tail lamp, Position lamp, Turn lamp
P/W (LH)25 APower window
O2 (UP)15 APCM
DEF25 ADefroster
FUEL15 AFuel pump relay
P/W (RH)25 APower window
ECU10 APCM, Cooling
MEMORY10 AFront heater & aircon, Etwis, Keyless entry system
F/FOG15 AFront fog lamp
IGN 230 AIgnition switch
BTN 340 ATurn & Hazard flasher unit, Power door lock
ABS 140 AABS
C/FAN (1)40 ACooling system
F/BLW30 AFront heater & Aircon
C/FAN (2)30 ACooling system
BTN 140 ACigar lighter, Power socket
IGN 140 AIgnition switch
BTN 230 APower seat, PCM

Fuse box diagrams 2004 RHD (UK)

Instrument panel

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: KIA Sorento (UK, 2004)

Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument panel (2004 RHD)
DescriptionFuse ratingPROTECTED COMPONENT
(W/SHD)15AFront defroster relay
(S/ROOF)20ASunroof unit
START10ATransmission range switch (AyT only), starter relay
HAZARD15AHazard switch
P/SCK (CTR)15ACenter power outlet
CIGAR (FRT)15AFront cigar lighter
(DRL/OBD-II)10ADRL unit, OBD-II check connector
WIPER (FRT)20AFront wiper, Front defroster relay Fuel filter relay, Sunroof unit
P/SCK (FRT, RR)30AFront and rear power outlet
WIPER (RR)10ARear wiper & washer switch, Rear wiper control unit
ACC10ACigar lighter relay, Power outlet relay
(RELAY COIL)10ADefroster cooling system Headlight, Heater & Air-conditioner
(TCCS)20ATransfer case control unit
(FOG (RR))15ARear fog light (if equipped)
(O/S MIRROR)10AElectric remote control mirror Outside rearview mirror folding control unit
ROOM LAMP10ACargo room light, Overhead console Center room light, Door courtesy light, Sunvisor light
(S/WARMER)20AFront seat warmer
PREMIUM AUDIO30APremium audio
STOP LAMP20AStop light switch
TURN LAMP10AHazard switch, ETACS, DRL unit, Auto light control unit Rear control unit
(A/BAG)10AAir bag control unit
METER10ACluster, Back-up light switch, Air-conditioner control unit AQS sensor, Transmission range switch (AT only), ECAT control unit (AT only)
(TRAILER)15ATrailer electrical system
ENGINE10AEngine control unit, Speed sensor, Transfer case control unit

Engine compartment

GasolineUnder-hood fuse box diagram (gasoline): KIA Sorento (UK, 2004)

Diesel Under-hood fuse box diagram (diesel): KIA Sorento (UK, 2004)

 

Assignment of the fuses in the Engine compartment (2004 RHD)
DescriptionFUSE RATINGPROTECTED COMPONENT
FUEL15AFuel pump relay
F/HEATER30AFuel filter heating system
HORN15AHorn relay
HEAD (HI)15AHead light, Cluster
HEAD (LO)15AHead light
(H/BURN)20AFuel fired heater (Diesel Engine Only)
(H/LP WASH)20AHead lamp washer
ECU10AEngine control unit
02 (DN)15ARear 02 sensor
02 (UP)15AFront 02 sensor
P/TRN10AMain relay, Alternator
P/W (LH)25APower window switch (LH)
P/W (RH)25APower window switch (RH)
DEF25ADefroster relay
MAIN120 AAlternator
IGN140AIgnition switch
IGN230AStarter relay, Ignition switch
(ABS)40AABS Control unit
F/BLW30AFront blower relay
(F/FOG)15AFront fog light relay
GLOW 160AGlow plug (Diesel Engine Only)
GLOW 260AGlow plug (Diesel Engine Only)
W/HTR 130AWater heater 1 (Diesel Engine Only)
W/HTR230AWater heater 2 (Diesel Engine Only)
W/HTR330AWater heater 3 (Diesel Engine Only)
F/HEATER30AFuel filter heating system
INJECTOR15AEngine control unit, EGR solenoid valve (if equipped), Glow relay (Diesel Engine Only), Water heater relay (Diesel Engine Only)
BTN140AROOM 10A fuse, TCCS 20A fuse, STOP 15A fuse, Power outlet
BTN220ARear fog lamp, Power seat, seat water
BTN340AW/SHD 15A, D/Lock, Hazard 15A, S/Roof 20A, OBD-II 10A, Seat (Driver) fuse
CD/FAN (C/FAN2)30AAir-conditioner relay, Cooling fan relay (HI)
MEMORY10AETACS, Cluster, ECAT control unit, Air-conditioner unit, Muiti-meter
AUDIO20AMEMORY 10A fuse, Rear wiper control unit, Audio
(EXT)15AFog light relay, License plate light, Rear combination light, Position light
ILLUMI10ADRL unit, Glove box switch, Front cigar lighter, Hazard switch, Clock, Cluster, Muti-meter, Power window switch, Rear defroster switch, Rear wiper & washer switch, Audio

Fuse box diagrams 2007, 2008, 2009

Instrument panel

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: KIA Sorento (2007, 2008, 2009)

Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument panel (2007, 2008, 2009)
DescriptionFuse ratingProtected component
W/SHD15ARear window defroster
TPMS10ATire pressure monitoring system
WIPER(FRT)20AFront wiper
DRL/OBD-II15ADaytime running light
HAZARD15AHazard warning light
WIPER(RR)10ARear wiper
S/ROOF20ASunroof
O/S MIRROR10AOutside rearview mirror
RELAY COIL10AIgnition coil
START10AStart motor
S/WARMER20ASeat warmer
ACC15AAccessory
STOP LAMP20AStop light
TCCS20ATCS, ESC, Immobilizer
ROOM LAMP10ARoom lamp
CIGAR(FRT)15ACigar lighter
O/S MIRROR DEF20AOutside rearview mirror heater
ENGINE10AEngine control unit
METER10AMulti-meter
ABS IG10AABS
A/BAG10AAirbag
TURN LAMP10ATurn signal light
POWER SEAT30APower seat
DOOR LOCK20ACentral door lock
SPARE20ASpare fuse

Engine compartment

Under-hood fuse box diagram: KIA Sorento (2007, 2008, 2009)

Additional fuse block: KIA Sorento (2007, 2008, 2009)

 

Assignment of the fuses in the Engine compartment (2007, 2008, 2009)
DescriptionFuse ratingProtected component
HORN15AHorn
AUDIO30AAudio
MAIN140AAlternator
ALTERNATOR150AAlternator
HEAD (HI)15AHeadlight (high)
HEAD (LO)15AHeadlight (low)
DEF25ARear window defroster
MEMORY10ACluster, ETACS, A/C, Clock, Room lamp
F/FOG15AFront fog light
IGN 230AIgnition
ABS40AABS
F/PUMP20AFuel pump
C/FAN30ARadiator fan
IGN 140AIgnition
EXT AMP30AAmplifier
ILLUMI10AInstrument panel illumination
EXT15ATaillight, Turn signal light
CENTER P/OUTLET15APower outlet
BTN 340AIn panel B+
F/BLW30ABlower
BTN 140AIn panel B+
BTN 230AIn panel B+
P/TRN10APower train control system sensors, TCU
P/OUTLET30APower outlet
P/W LH25APower window (left)
P/W RH25APower window (right)
INJECTOR15AInjector
IG COIL10AIgnition coil
O2 SNSR15AO2 sensor
ECU15AEngine control unit
SPARE25ASpare fuse
SPARE20ASpare fuse
SPARE15ASpare fuse
SPARE10ASpare fuse

Fuse box diagrams 2008 RHD (UK)

Instrument panel

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: KIA Sorento (UK, 2008)

Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument panel (2008 RHD)
DescriptionFuse ratingProtected component
W/SHD15ARear window defroster
H/LAMP WASHER20AHeadlight washer
WIPER(FRT)20AFront wiper
DRL/OBD-IP15ADaytime running light
HAZARD15AHazard warning light
WIPER(RR)10ARear wiper
S/ROOF20ASunroof
O/S MIRROR10AOutside rearview mirror
RELAY COIL10AIgnition coil
START10AStart motor
S/WARMER20ASeat warmer
ACC15AAccessory
STOP LAMP20AStop light
TCCS20ATCS, ESP, Immobiliser
ROOM LAMP10ARoom lamp
Rr FOG15ARear fog light
CIGAR(FRT)15ACigar lighter
O/S MIRROR DEF20AOutside rearview mirror heater
ENGINE10AEngine control unit
METER10AMulti-meter
ABS IG10AABS
A/BAG10AAirbag
TURN LAMP10ATurn signal light
POWER SEAT30APower seat
DOOR LOCK20ACentral door lock
SPARE20ASpare fuse

Engine compartment

GasolineUnder-hood fuse box diagram (gasoline): KIA Sorento (UK, 2008)

Diesel

Under-hood fuse box diagram (diesel): KIA Sorento (UK, 2008)

Under-hood fuse box diagram (diesel): KIA Sorento (UK, 2008)

Additional fuse block: KIA Sorento (UK, 2008)

 

Assignment of the fuses in the Engine compartment (2008 RHD)
DescriptionFuse ratingProtected component
HORN15AHorn
AUDIO30AAudio
MAIN140A(120A)Alternator
ALTERNATOR150AAlternator
HEAD (HI)15AHeadlight (high)
HEAD (LO)15AHeadlight (low)
DEF25ARear window defroster
MEMORY10ACluster, ETACS, A/C, Clock, Room lamp
F/FOG15AFront fog light
IGN 230AIgnition
ABS40AABS
F/PUMP20AFuel pump
C/FAN30ARadiator fan
IGN 140AIgnition
EXT AMP30AAmplifier
ILLUMI10AInstrument panel illumination
EXT15ATaillight, Turn signal light
CENTER P/OUTLET15APower outlet
BTN 340AIn panel B+
F/HEAT30AFuel-fired heater
F/BLW30ABlower
BTN 140AIn panel B+
BTN 230AIn panel B+
P/TRN10APower train control system sensors,TCU
P/OUTLET30APower outlet
P/WLH25APower window (left)
P/WRH25APower window (right)
INJECTOR15AInjector
ECU SEN15ASensors
IG COIL10AIgnition coil
O2 SNSR15AO2 sensor
ECU15AEngine control unit
A/CON RLY10AAir conditioner relay
ECU 215AEngine control unit
ECU 115AEngine control unit
l/C FAN20AInter cooler fan relay
C/FAN (HI)60ACooling fan (High)
ABS 220AABS
TRAILER30ATrailer
C/FAN (LOW)30ACooling fan (Low)
GLOW 160AGlow plug
H/BURN20AHeating burner
P/HTR 140APTC heater
SPARE25ASpare fuse
SPARE20ASpare fuse
SPARE15ASpare fuse
SPARE10ASpare fuse
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).
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