Acura MDX (YD3; 2014-2019) fuses

This material discusses in detail the fuse diagrams of the Acura MDX (third generation; YD3): 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 release.

Fuses №14, 15 and 27 in the passenger’s side fuse box are responsible for the ciggarette lighter.
Fuse №21 in the driver’s side fuse box №1 is responsible for the fuel pump.

In the passenger compartment

From the passenger side


Located on the lower side panel. Take off the cover to open.

Description of the fuses in the passenger’s side block
Amps 2017, 2018, 2019 model year
1 30 EPTR (If equipment)
2 20 RR AS P/W
3 20 ACM
4 15 FRDEF (If equipment)
5 20 AVS Heated Seat
6 20 FR AS P/W
7 20 AS P/Seat (SLI)
8 20 AS P/Seat (REC)
9 7,5 AS P/Seat (LUM)
10 5 Spare
11 10 Heated Steering (If equipment)
12 - Empty
13 - Empty
14 20 RR ACC Socket, cigarette lighter
15 20 FR ACC Socket, cigarette lighter
16 - Empty
17 Empty
18 30 AMP
19 10 SRS
20 7,5 AS ECU
21 7,5 Option
22 Empty
23 Empty
24 7,5 OPDS
25 10 ILLUMI (INT)
26 30 EPTL (If equipment)
27 20 CTR ACC Socket, cigarette lighter fuse
28 30 AC INVTR
Amps 2016 model year
1 30 EPTR (If equipment)
2 20 RR AS P/W
3 20 ACM
4 15 FRDEF (If equipment)
5 20 AVS Heated Seat
6 20 FR AS P/W
7 20 AS P/Seat (SLI)
8 20 AS P/Seat (REC)
9 7,5 AS P/Seat (LUM)
10 5 Spare
11 10 Heated Steering (If equipment)
12 - Empty
13 - Empty
14 20 RR ACC Socket, cigarette lighter fuse
15 20 FR ACC Socket, cigarette lighter fuse
16 - Empty
17 Empty
18 30 AMP
19 10 SRS
20 7,5 AS ECU
21 7,5 Option
22 Empty
23 Empty
24 7,5 OPDS
25 10 ILLUMI (INT)
26 30 EPTL (If equipment)
27 20 CTR ACC Socket, cigarette lighter fuse
28 30 AC INVTR
Amps 2014, 2015 model year
1 30 Right e-pretensioner (If equipment)
2 20 Rear Passenger's Side Power Window
3 20 ACM
4 15 Front DEF (If equipment)
5 20 AVS/Seat Heaters
6 20 Front Passenger's Power Window
7 20 Passenger's Power Seat Sliding
8 20 Passenger's Power Seat Reclining
9 7,5 Passenger's Lumber (If equipment)
10 - Empty
11 10 HSW (If equipment)
12 - Empty
13 - Empty
14 20 Rear Accessory Power Socket, cigarette lighter fuse
15 20 Console Accessory Power Socket, cigarette lighter fuse
16 - Empty
17 - Empty
18 30 Premium AMP
19 10 SRS1
20 7,5 Passenger's ECU
21 7,5, SVTM4
22 - Empty
23 - Empty
24 7,5 IG1 OPDS
25 7,5 Illumination
26 30 Left e-pretensioner (If equipment)
27 20 Front Accessory Power Socket, cigarette lighter fuse
28 30 AC Inverter

From the driver side

Fuse box №1


Located under the dashboard.


Access example.

Type A fuse box description
Amps 2017, 2018, 2019 model year
1 10 AS Door Lock
2 7,5 RR DR Door Lock
3 7,5 DR Door Lock
4 10 FR AS Door Unlock
5 7,5 RR DR Door Unlock
6 7,5 DR Door Unlock
7 20 D/L Main
8 Empty
9 20 ETS TELE
10 15 IG1 RR
11 7,5 Meter (If equipment) / Shifter (If equipment)
12 20 IG1 FR
13 7,5 ACC
14 Empty
15 20 DR P/Seat (SLI)
16 20 S/R
17 20 RR DR P/W
18 10 Smart
19 20 FR DR P/W
20 Empty
21 20 Fuel Pump
22 15 IG1 AS
23 7,5 ABSA/SA (If equipment) / Smart (If equipment)
24 7,5 ACG AS
25 7,5 STRLD (If equipment)
26 7,5 IG2 HAC
27 7,5 DRL
28 7,5 ACC Key Lock
29 7,5 DR P/Seat (LUM)
30 7,5 INT Lights
31 20 ETS TILT
32 20 DR P/Seat (REC)
33 Empty
34 Empty
Amps 2016 model year
1 10 AS Door Lock
2 7,5 RR AS Door Lock
3 7,5 DR Door Lock
4 10 FR AS Door Unlock
5 7,5 RR AS Door Unlock
6 7,5 DR Door Unlock
7 20 D/L Main
8 - Empty
9 20 ETS TELE
10 15 IG1 RR
11 7,5 Meter (If equipment)
    Shifter (If equipment)
12 20 IG1 FR
13 7,5 ACC
14 - Empty
15 20 DR P/Seat (SLI)
16 20 S/R
17 20 RR DR P/W
18 10 Smart
19 20 FR DR PAN
20 - Empty
21 20 Fuel Pump
22 15 IG1 AS
23 7,5 ABS/VSA (If equipment) / Smart (If equipment)
24 7,5 ACG AS
25 7,5 STRLD (If equipment)
26 7,5 IG2 HAC
27 7,5 DRL
28 7,5 ACC Key Lock
29 7,5 DR P/Seat (LUM)
30 7,5 INT Lights
31 20 ETS TILT
32 20 DR P/Seat (REC)
33 Empty
34 - Empty
Amps 2014, 2015 model year
1 10 Passenger's Side Door Lock
2 7,5 Rear Passenger's Side Door Lock
3 7,5 Driver's Side Door Lock
4 10 Passenger's Door Unlock
5 7,5 Rear Passenger's Side Door Unlock
6 7,5 Driver's Side Door Unlock
7 20 Door Lock Main
8 10 HAC OP
9 20 ETS TELE
10 15 IG1 RR Box
11 7,5 IG1 Meter
12 20 IG1 FR Box
13 7,5 ACC
14 - Empty
15 20 Driver's Power Seat Sliding
16 20 Moonroof
17 20 Rear Driver's Side Power Window
18 10 SMART
19 20 Driver's Power Window
20 - Empty
21 20 Fuel Pump
22 15 AS Box
23 7,5 VSA
24 7,5 ACG AS
25 7,5 STRLD
26 7,5 IG2 HAC
27 7,5 IG2 DRL
28 7,5 ACC Key Lock
29 7,5 Driver Power Lumber
30 7,5 Interior Lights Cut
31 20 ETS TILT
32 20 Driver's Power Seat Reclining
33 - Empty
34 _ Empty
Fuse Box №2


Located under the type A driver's side interior fuse box (If equipment). Take off the cover to open.

Amps 2017, 2018, 2019
1 30 VST 1
2 10 Horn
3 30 VST 2
4 - Empty
5 - Empty
6 - Empty
7 - Empty
8 - Empty
9 10 Meter
10 10 RES/CP/AA (If equipment)
11 7,5 MICU
12 7,5 EPS/VSA
13 7,5 Audio/TCU
14 10 Back Up
15 20 Audio/ANC
Amps 2016 model year
1 30 VST 1
2 10 Horn
3 30 VST 2
4 - Empty
5 - Empty
6 - Empty
7 - Empty
8 - Empty
9 10 Meter
10 7,5 RES (If equipment)
11 7,5 MICU
12 7,5 EPS/VSA
13 7,5 Audio/TCU
14 10 Back Up
15 20 Audio/ANC

In the engine compartment

Fuse box №1


Located near the brake fluid reservoir. Push the tabs to open the box.


Access example.

Type A fuse box description
Amps 2017, 2018, 2019 model year
1 7.5 STRLD (Models with Auto Idle Stop)
2 Empty
3 15 ACG FR
4 15 Washer
5 7.5 IG1 OP (Models without Auto Idle Stop)
6 7.5 ECU FR
7 10 VBSOL (Models without Auto Idle Stop)
7.5 Starter (Models with Auto Idle Stop)
8 15 FI Sub
9 15 DBW
10 15 FI Main
11 15 IG Coil
12 10 DRL R
13 10 DRL L
14 20 Injector
15 20 Radio (Models without Auto Idle Stop)
16 10 Back Up
17 7.5 MG Clutch
18 7.5 FR Fog (If equipment)
19 Empty
20 7.5 H/L HI R
21 Empty
22 10 Small (Models without Auto Idle Stop)
23 Empty
24 7.5 H/L HI L
25 15 SBW
26 10 H/L LO R
27 10 H/L LO L
28 7.5 Oil LVL
29 30 Main Fan
30 30 Sub Fan
31 30 Wiper Main
Amps 2016 model year
1 7.5 STRUT (Models with Auto Idle Stop)
2 - Empty
3 15 ACG FR
4 15 Washer
5 - Empty
6 7.5 ECU FR
7 7.5 Starter (Models with Auto Idle Stop)
8 15 FI Sub
9 15 DBW
10 15 FI Main
11 15 IG Coil
12 10 DRL R
13 10 DRL L
14 20 Injector
15 20 Radio (Models without Auto Idle Stop)
16 10 Back Up
17 7.5 MG Clutch
18 20 FR Fog (If equipment)
19 - Empty
20 7.5 H/L HI R
21 - Empty
22 10 Small (Models without Auto Idle Stop)
23 15 Gear Selector
24 7.5 H/L HI L
25 - Empty
26 10 H/L LO R
27 10 H/L LO L
28 7.5 Oil LVL
29 30 Main Fan
30 30 Sub Fan
31 30 Wiper Main
Amps 2014, 2015 model year
1 - Empty
2 - Empty
3 15 ACGFR
4 15 IG1 Washer
5 7.5 IG1 VBSOL
6 7.5 IG1 ECU FR
7 - Empty
8 15 FI SUB
9 15 DBW
10 15 FI Main
11 15 IG Coil
12 10 DRL R
13 10 DRL L
14 20 INJ
15 20 Radio
16 10 Back Up
17 7.5 MG Clutch
18 20 Front Fog (If equipment)
19 - Empty
20 7.5 Right Headlight High Beam
21 - Empty
22 10 Small
23 - Empty
24 7.5 Left Headlight High Beam
25 - Empty
26 10 Right Headlight Low Beam
27 10 Left Headlight Low Beam
28 7.5 IGPS Oil LVL
29 30 Cooling Fan
30 30 Sub Fan
31 30 WIP Main

Fuse box №2


Located near the battery. Push the tabs to open the box.

Type B fuse box description
Amps 2017, 2018, 2019 model year
1 150 Main Fuse
2 40 VSA MTR
2 20 VSA FSR
2 30 Stop&Florn Flazard / Hazard (If equipment)
2 30 RR BLOWER&BMS
2 60 DC/DC 3 (If equipment)
2 60 RR F/B-2
2 60 AS F/B-2
2 60 EPS
3 30 H/L Washer (If equipment)
3 30 IG1B Main
3 60 R/B Main
3 50 DR F/B-1
3 50 AS F/B-1
3 60 RR F/B-1
3 30 IG1A Main
3 50 DR F/B-2
4 40 FI Main
5 40 FR Blower
6 40 RR DEF
7 30 IG1 Main ST
8 20 Stop & Horn (If equipment)
8 20 Stop (If equipment)
9 10 Hazard
10 7.5 BMS
11 7.5 Small LT (If equipment)
Amps 2016 model year
1 150 Main Fuse
2 40 VSA MTR
2 20 VSA FSR
2 30 Stop&Horn Hazard / Hazard (If equipment)
2 30 RR Blower
2 60 DC/DC 3 (If equipment)
2 60 RR F/B-2
2 60 AS F/B-2
2 60 EPS
3 30 H/L Washer (If equipment)
3 30 IG1B Main
3 60 R/B Main
3 50 DR F/B-1
3 50 AS F/B-1
3 60 RR F/B-1
3 30 IG1A Main
3 50 DR F/B-2
4 40 FI Main
5 40 FR Blower
6 40 RR DEF
7 30 IG1 Main ST
8 20 / 10 Stop & Horn / Stop (If equipment)
9 15 Hazard
10 7.5 BMS
11 7.5 Small LT (If equipment)
Amps 2014, 2015 model year
1 150 Main Fuse
2 40 VSA MTR
2 20 VSA FSR
2 30 Stop/Horn/Hazard
2 30 Rear Blower/BMS
2 40 FI Main
2 60 Rear F/B 2
2 60 AS F/B 2
2 60 EPS
3 30 H/L Washer
3 30 IG1B Main
3 60 R/B Main
3 50 DR F/B 1
3 50 AS F/B 1
3 60 Rear F/B 1
3 30 IG1A Main
3 50 DR F/B 2
4 30 STM 4
5 40 Front Blower
6 40 Rear Def
7 40 IG Main 1
8 20 Stop & Horn
9 15 Hazard
10 7.5 BMS
11 - Empty

Fuse box №3

Located near the + terminal on the battery.

Circuit Protected Amps
Fan Main 60A

In the luggage comparment


Located on the left side of cargo area. Remove the cover by prying on the edge of the cover using a flat-tip screwdriver.


Access example.

Description of the fuses in the luggage compartment
Amps 2017, 2018, 2019 model year
1 20 PTG Closer
2 Empty
3 15 USB CHARGE
4 7.5 Fuel Lid
5 20 Seat Slide
6 Empty
7 20 RR Heat Seat (If equipment)
8 Empty
9 Empty
10 Empty
11 Empty
12 10 Rear Wiper
13 7.5 Rear ECU
14 20 SH-AWD (If equipment)
15 30 EPB-R
16 30 EPB-L
17 Empty
18 40 PTG MTR
Amps 2016 model year
1 20 PTG Closer
2 20 Trailer Small LT (If equipment)
3 Empty
4 7.5 Fuel Lid
5 20 Seat Slide
6 - Empty
7 20 RR Heat Seat (If equipment)
8 - Empty
9 20 Trailer Charge (If equipment)
10 7.5 Trailer Back LT (If equipment)
11 7.5 Trailer Hazard (If equipment)
12 10 Rear Wiper
13 7.5 Rear ECU
14 20 4WD
15 Empty
16 - Empty
17 20 Trailer E-Brake (If equipment)
18 40 PTG MTR
Amps 2014, 2015 model year
1 20 Power Tailgate Closer
2 20 Trailer Small Light (If equipment)
3 - Empty
4 7.5 Fuel Lid
5 20 Seat Slide
6 - Empty
7 20 Rear H/Seat (If equipment)
8 - Empty
9 20 Trailer Charge (If equipment)
10 7.5 Trailer Back Light (If equipment)
11 7.5 Trailer Hazard (If equipment)
12 10 Rear Wiper
13 7.5 ECU RR
14 - Empty
15 - Empty
16 - Empty
17 20 Trailer E-Brake (If equipment)
18 40 Power Tailgate Motor
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