2013 Volkswagen Polo 1.2
The headlamps have stopped working,

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Christopher W IDE
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jan 11, 2021 (2 weeks ago)
Although the side, rear and fog lamps still work, and the main bean can be 'flashed'
Could this be a problem with a fuse? If so, which one, ie, how many amps, and where in the fuse box is this located? (There are an awful lot of fuses!)

Car details
Car: Volkswagen Polo
Variant: 1.2
Model Year: 2013
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
Legend
16,849 points

Jan 11, 2021 (2 weeks ago)
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Fuse Layout Volkswagen Polo 2009-2017


Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuse in the Volkswagen Polo is the fuse #42 in the Instrument panel fuse box.

Table of Contents
Fuse box location
Instrument Panel
Main fuse box
Fuse box diagrams
Instrument Panel
Main fuse box
Onboard supply control unit
Fuse box location
Instrument Panel
The fuse box is located behind the cover below the steering wheel.
The location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: Volkswagen Polo (2009-2017)

The onboard supply control unit
The fuse/relay panel located on left underneath the dashboard.

Main fuse box
It is located in the engine compartment on the battery.
The location of the fuses in the engine compartment: Volkswagen Polo (2009-2017)

Fuse box diagrams
Instrument Panel
Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Volkswagen Polo (2009-2017)

On the right-hand drive vehicle this panel is mirrored.
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Assignment of the fuses in the Instrument Panel
№ Amp Component
F1 5A Control unit in dash panel insert
ABS control unit
Mobile telephone operating electronics control unit
F2 10A Steering column combination switch
On-board supply control unit
Rear window wiper motor
Windscreen and rear window washer pump
F3 5A Fuel pump relay
Engine control unit
Fuel supply relay
Fuel pump control unit
Control unit for structure-borne sound
F4 2A (2A) Combination switch
F5 - -
F6 5A Instrumentation control module
F7 5A Headlight range control regulator
Number plate left light
Number plate right light
On-board supply control unit
F8 10A Engine management system
F9 5A/7.5A TCS and ESP button
Tyre pressure monitor display button
Steering angle sender
ABS control unit
Stop/start system button
Data bus diagnostic interface
F10 5A Cruise control system switch
Steering column combination switch
Brake light switch
Clutch pedal switch
On-hoard supply control unit
F11 5A/10A Headlight range control regulator
Left headlight range control motor
Right headlight range control motor
Cruise control system switch
On-hoard supply control unit
Cornering light and headlight range control unit
F12 5A Door mirror adjustment switch
F13 5A Transmission control module (TCM)
F14 5A Supplementary restraint system (SRS) control module
F15 5A Heated windscreen waterjets
F16 5A Parking aid control module
F17 - -
F18 5A Rear fog light cut-out contact switch
Control unit in dash panel insert
Rear left fog light bulb
On-board supply control unit
F19 5A Multifunction control module
F20 5A Steering angle sender
Control unit in dash panel insert
Fuel supply relay
Terminal 30 voltage supply relay
Low heat output relay
High heat output relay
F21 10A Multifunction control module
F22 5A Diagnostic connection
Climatronic control unit
Air conditioning system control unit
Mobile telephone operating electronics control unit
Ignition key withdrawal lock solenoid
F23 5A Selector lever Rain sensor
On-hoard supply control unit
Engine control unit
Data bus diagnostic interface
F24 5A On-board supply control unit
Driver side heated exterior mirror
Front passenger side heated exterior mirror
F25 5A High pressure sender
Heater control unit
Radiator fan control unit
Air conditioning system control unit
Trailer detector control unit
Diagnostic connection
Humidity sender
Radiator fan control unit
Voltage stabiliser
Voltage stabiliser 2
F26 7,5A Air mass meter
Oil level and oil temperature sender
Power steering control unit
Heater element for crankcase breather
Starter relay 1
Starter relay 2
F27 7,5A Reversing lamps
F28 10A Engine management system
F29 10A Engine management system
F30 10A Engine management system
F31 5A/10A Engine management system
F32 10A/15A/20A/30A Engine management system
F33 5A Clutch position sender
Brake light switch
F34 15A Control unit in dash panel insert
Left main beam bulb
Right main beam bulb
On-board supply control unit
Left gas discharge light control unit
Right gas discharge light control unit
F35 15A/20A Engine management system
F36 7,5A Right main beam bulb
F37 25A Seat heater control module
F38 30A Transmission control module (TCM)
F39 10A/15A Right dipped beam bulb
F40 30A AC/heater blower control module
F41 10A Rear screen wiper motor
F42 15A Cigarette lighter 12 V socket
F43 15A Multifunction control module
F44 5A Alarm system
F45 15A Audio system
F46 20A Head lamp washers
F47 20A On-board supply control unit
Windscreen wiper motor
F48 25A Multifunction control module
F49 15A/30A Fuel pump relay
Fuel supply relay
F50 25A Door function control module, driver
F51 25A Door function control module, passenger
F52 30A Rear left door control unit
Rear right door control unit
F53 30A Multifunction control module
F54 15A Front fog lamps
F55 15A/20A Engine management system
F56 15A Day time running lamps
F57 15A Multifunction control module
F58 20A Brake servo vacuum pump
F59 10A/15A Left dipped beam bulb
F60 15A Audio system
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Main fuse box
Under-hood fuse box diagram: Volkswagen Polo (2009-2017)

Assignment of the fuses in the Main fuse box
№ Amp Component
SA1 150A/175A Alternator
SA2 30A Gas fuel control module
SA3 110A
SA4 50A Power steering control module
SA5 40A ABS control module
SA6 40A Engine coolant blower motor control module
SA7 50A Glow plugs
SC1 25A ABS control module
SC2 30A Engine coolant blower motor control module
SC3 5A Engine coolant blower motor control module
SC4 10A ABS control module
SC5 5A Multifunction control module
SC6 30A Transmission control module (TCM)
Onboard supply control unit
Onboard supply control unit: Volkswagen Polo (2009-2017)

Onboard supply control unit
№ Amp Component
1
2
3 Ignition main circuits relay
4a Headlamp low beam relay
4b Fuel system primer relay
5 ABS protection relay
6 Petrol: Fuel pump (FP) relay
7 Starter motor inhibit relay
8 Ignition auxiliary circuits relay
9 Headlamp washer pump relay
10 Ignition auxiliary circuits relay (08.09)
11
12
13a Starter motor relay
13b Auxiliary heater relay
F1 30A Sunroof control module
F2 40A Engine coolant heater
F3 40A Engine coolant heater
F4 40A Engine coolant heater
F5 20A Trailer control module
F6 20A Trailer control module
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