Mercury Sable (1996-1999) fuses and relays



In this article, we consider the third-generation Mercury Sable, produced from 1996 to 1999. Here you will find fuse box diagrams of Mercury Sable 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999, get information about the location of the fuse panels inside the car, and learn about the assignment of each fuse (fuse layout) and relay.

Fuse Layout Mercury Sable 1996-1999

Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuse in the Mercury Sable is the fuse #21 in the Instrument panel fuse box.

Fuse Box Location

Passenger Compartment

The fuse panel is located below and to the left of the steering wheel by the brake pedal. Pull the panel cover outward to access the fuses.The location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: Mercury Sable (1996-1999)

Engine Compartment

The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment near the battery.The location of the fuses in the engine compartment: Mercury Sable (1996-1999)


Fuse box diagrams

1996, 1997

Instrument Panel

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Mercury Sable (1996, 1997)

Assignment of the fuses in the instrument panel (1996, 1997)
Ampere RatingDescription
1-Not used
25AInstrument Illumination
310ALeft low beam headlamp
410ARight low beam headlamp
55ABrake shift interlock, rear defroster
615AMLPS switch, backup lamps, speed control, climate control;
710AMLPS switch, starter relay
85APower antenna, radio control unit, GEM
910AABS, central temperature monitor;
1020AEEEC relay, PCM Relay, ignition coil, PATS, radio
115AAir bag indicator, instrument cluster
125AInstrument cluster, autolamps, transaxle control switch, integrated control panel, GEM
135AAir bag, blower motor, electronic automatic temperature control module
145A1996: Air suspension, Lamp outage indication;
1997: Lamp outage indication
1510ATurn signals
16-Not used
1730AWiper system (front)
185AHeadlamp switch
1915AWiper system (rear)
205AIntegrated control panel, remote entry, cellular phone, cigar lighter (1997)
2120ACigar lighter
225APower mirrors, power antenna, autolamps, decklid lamps
235AGEM remote entry, anti-theft
245AIntegrated control panel, RCC, speedometer
2615ADecklid release
2710ABattery saver relay
2815ABrake lamps, speed control
2915AHazard flashers, multi-function switch
3015AHigh beams, daytime running lamps, instrument cluster
315ATail lamps
3210AIntegrated control panel, climate controls (1996), heated mirrors
335APower windows, lock illumination
34Battery saver relay
35Driver door unlock relay
36Rear defroster relay
37Interior lamps relay
38One touch window down relay
39Accessory delay relay


Engine compartment

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Mercury Sable (1996, 1997)

Assignment of the fuses and relays in the power distribution box (1996, 1997)
Ampere RatingDescription
140AJunction block fuse panel
230AElectronic engine control
340AIgnition switch
430APower locks
540AIgnition switch
630APower seats
740ARear defroster
830AThermactor air pump
940AEngine cooling fans
1020AFuel pump
1140ABlower motor
1220A1996: Semi-active suspension;
1997: Not used
1340AAnti-lock brake module
1420A1996: Radio;
1997: Not used
1515ADaytime running lamps
1610AAir bag diagnostic monitor
1720A1996: Radio;
1997: Radio, amplifier, CD changer
1830A1996: Headlamps;
1997: Anti-lock brake module
2015APark lamps
21-Not used
23-Blower motor
24-Intermittent wiper control
25-Wiper relay
2710A1996: Hego power;
1997: Not used
2815AElectronic engine control
29-Washer pump relay
30-Horn relay
31-Autolamp (headlamps)
32-Starter relay
33-Autolamp (parking lamps)

1998, 1999


Instrument Panel

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Mercury Sable (1998, 1999)

Assignment of the fuses in the instrument panel (1998, 1999)
Ampere RatingDescription
1Not Used
25AInstrument Illumination
310ALeft Low Beam Headlamp
410ARight Low Beam Headlamp
55A1998: Brake Shift Interlock, Rear Defrost;
1999: Instrument Cluster, Shift Lock Actuator, Rear Defrost
615A1998: MLPS Switch, Backup Lamps, Speed Control;
1999: TR Sensor, Reverse Lamps, DRL, A/C Controls
710A1998: MLPS Switch, Starter Relay;
1999: TR Sensor, Starter Relay
85APower Antenna, RCU, GEM
1020APCM Relay, Ignition Coil, PATS, Radio
115AInstrument Cluster
125AInstrument Cluster, Autolamps, Transmission Control Switch, ICP, GEM
135AAir Bag / Electronic Crash Unit (ECU), Blower Motor, EATC
145A1998: Air Suspension;
1999: Semi-Active Ride Control Module
1510AMulti-Function Switch (Turn Signal)
16Not Used
1730AFront Wiper/Washer
185AHeadlamp Switch
1915ARear Wiper/Washer
205AICP, RAP, Phone, GEM (1999)
2120ACigar Lighter
225APower Mirrors, Power Antenna, Decklid Lamps, Autolamp
245AICP, RCC, Speedometer
2510AData Link Connector (DLC)
2710ABattery Saver Relay
2815ASpeed Control, Stop Lamp
2915AMulti-Function Switch, Hazard
3015AHigh Beams, Daytime Running Lamps, Instrument Cluster
31Not Used
3210AICP, Heated Mirrors
335APower Windows, Lock Illumination
34Battery Saver Relay
35Driver Door Unlock Relay
36Rear Defroster Relay
37Interior Lamp Relay
38One Touch Window Down Relay
39Accessory Delay Relay


Engine compartment

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Mercury Sable (1998, 1999)

Assignment of the fuses and relays in the power distribution box (1998, 1999)
Ampere RatingDescription
140AFuse Junction Panel
230APCM Relay
340AIgnition Switch, Starter Relay
430A CB1998: Accessory Delay Relay, Power Windows, Left/Right Power Seats (will vary depending on date of vehicle build);

1999: Accessory Delay Relay, Power Seat
540AIgnition Switch
630ALeft/Right Power Seats
630A1998: Left/Right Power Seats or Not Used (will vary depending on date of vehicle build);
1999: Not Used
740ARear Window Defrost Relay
830 AThermactor Air ByPass Solenoid, EAM Solid State Relay
940AHigh Speed Cooling Fan Relay, Low Speed Cooling Fan Relay
1020Fuel Pump Relay
1140ABlower Motor Relay
12Not Used
1340AAnti-Lock Brake Module
14Not Used
1515ADaytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module
1610A1998: Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor;
1999: Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
1720ARear Control Unit, CD Changer
1830AAnti-Lock Brake Module
1915AHorn Relay, Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
2015AHeadlamp Switch, Autolamp Park Relay
21Not Used
2230AAutolamps Relay, Multi-Function Switch, Headlamp Switch
23Blower Motor Relay
24Starter Relay
25A/C Clutch Relay
2630AGenerator/voltage Regulator
2710AA/C Clutch Relay
2815AHeated Oxygen Sensors, Canister Vent
29Fuel Pump Relay
30PCM Relay
31Low Speed Cooling Fan Relay
32PCM Diode
33A/C Clutch Diode
34Not Used