Acura RDX (TB1/TB2; 2006-2012) fuses and relays

This material discusses in detail the fuse diagrams of the Acura RDX  (firsr generation; TB1/TB2): 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 release.

Fuses #28 and #29 in the passenger compartment are responsible for the ciggarette lighter.
​Fuse #2 in the passenger compartment is responsible for the fuel pump.

In the engine compartment

The general arrangement of electronic units in the engine compartment of the Acura RDX.

1 Primary Fuse Box
2 Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
3 Sub Relay Box
4 VSA Modulator

Primary Fuse Box


Located t on the driver’s side. To access it, push the tabs.


General view.

Diagram
No. Description Amps
R1 A/C Condenser Fan
R2 Radiator Fan
R3 Fan Control
R4 Electronic Throttle Control System (ETCS) Control
R5 Blower Motor
R6 Rear Window Wiper Motor
R7 PGM-FI Main (№1)
R8 Rear Window Defogger
R9 PGM-FI Sub (№2)
R10 A/C Compressor Clutch
R11 Ignition Coil
1 Alternator, Electrical Load Detector (ELD), Fuses (Engine Compartment): 6, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 21,22, 23 and Multi-fuses 2, 4 100 A
Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) Relay 30 A
2 Fuses in the engine Compartment: № 5, 6, 7, 27, 28, 29, 31 80 A
Ignition Switch. Starter Cut Relay 50 A
3 VSA Modulator 20 A
40 A
4 Fuses #18, 19, 20, 21 (Engine Compartment) 50 A
  • Power Window Relay,
  • Fuses #24, 25, 26, 30, 32, 33 (Engine Compartment)
40 A
5 2009-2012: Fuse #32 30 A
6 Radiator Fan Motor 30 A
7 A/C Condenser Fan Motor 30 A
8 Rear Window Defogger 30 A
9 Blower Motor 40 A
10 Turn Signal/hazard Warning Lights, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 15 A
11
  • PGM-FI Subrelay, Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) Canister Purge Valve, Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) Canister Vent Shut Valve, Air Fuel Ratio (A/F) Sensor.
  • Fuse #15 (Engine Compartment)
15 A
12 Brake Lights, Horns, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 15 A
13 Power Seat Control Unit 20 A
14 20 A
15 Radiator Fan Relay 7,5 A
16 Front Passenger's Power Seat Adjustment Switch 20 A
17 Electric Vacuum Pump 15 A
18 Ignition Coil Relay, Ignition Coils 15 A
19 Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor B, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Electronic Throttle Control System (ETCS) Control Relay, Injectors, PGM-FI Main Relay 1 (Fl MAIN), PGM-FI Main Relay 2 (Fuel Pump), Data Link Connector 15 A
20 A/C Compressor Clutch 7,5 A
21 Electronic Throttle Control System (ETCS) Control Relay 15 A
22
  • Power Mirror Control Unit (2006-2007),
  • Front Individual Map Lights, Ceiling Light, Vanity Mirror Lights, Door Courtesy Lights, Ignition Key Light, Cargo Area Light, HomeLink Unit Light
7,5 A
23 Gauge Control Module, Navigation System, Navigation Display Unit, AcuraLink  System, Audio Unit, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU), HandsFreeLink System, Driving Position Memory Switch, Immobilizer-Keyless System, Power Mirror Control Unit, Power Seat Control Unit 10 A

Sub Relay Box


Located next to the battery. To access it, push the tabs.

Diagram
Description Amps
R1 Power Mirror Defogger -
R2 Vacuum Pump Relay 1 -
R3 Vacuum Pump Relay 2 -
31 Electric Vaccum Pump 7,5 A
32 Front Passenger's Power Seat Recline Motor, Front Passenger's Power Seat Slide Motor 20 A

In the passenger compartment

The general arrangement of electronic units.

1 Immobilizer-Keyless Control Unit
2 Front Accessory Power Socket
3 Console Accessory Power Socket
4 Fog Light Relay
5 Driver's Seat Heater Relay (High)
6 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Control Unit
7 Climate Control Module
8 AcuraLink Control Unit (XM Receiver)
9 Front Passenger's Seat Heater Relay (High)
10 Handsfreelink Control System
11 Front Passenger's Seat Heater Relay (Low)
12 Driver's Seat Heater Relay (Low)
1 Fuse Box
2 Power Mirror Control System
3 Gauge Control System

Interior Fuse Box


Located on the driver’s lower left side.


Access example.


General view.

Diagram
No. Description Amps
R1 Power Window
R2 Fuel Pump Relay (PGM-FI Main 2)
R3 Starter Cut
1 Moonroof, Power Mirror, Power Seat (2008-2011), Powerwindow Master Switch, Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), Multiplex Integrated (MICU) 7,5 A
2 Fuel Pump Control Module Fuse (PGM-FI Main Relay 2),
Immobilizer-Keyless Control Unit, Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
20 A
3 Alternator, Brake Pedal Position Switch, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor A, Electrical Load Detector (ELD) Unit, Mass Air Flow/Intake Manifold Air Temperature (MAF/IAT) Sensor, Secondary Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S), Turbocharger Boost Control Solenoid Valve, Turbocharger Bypass Control Solenoid Valve, Turbocharger Wastegate Control Solenoid Valve 15 A
4 Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU), Steering Angle Sensor, VSA Modulator-Control Unit, Yaw Rate/Lateral Acceleration Sensor 7,5 A
5 Driver's Seat Heater Relays (High and Low), Front Passenger's Seat Heater Relays (High and Low) 15 A
6 Fog Light Relay 20 A
7 Driver's Lumbar Support Switch, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 7,5 A
8 Rear Window Wiper Motor, Rear Window Wiper Relay, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 10 A
9 Audio Switch Panel, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU), Navigation Switch Panel, Occupant Detection System (ODS) Unit, Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Unit, Passenger's Airbag Cutoff Indicator 7,5 A
10 AcuraLink System (XM Receiver), Electrical Compass, Gauge Control Module, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU), Shift Lock Solenoid, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Automatic Lighting System (2010-2012) 7,5 A
11
  • Supplemental Restraint System (SRS),
  • Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU)
10 A
12 High Beam Right Headlight  10 A
13 High Beam Left Headlight 10 A
14 A/T Gear Position Indicator Panel Light, Audio Remote Switch, Audio Switch Panel, Audio, Cigarette Lighter Light, Console Box Light, Cruise Control Combination Switch, Driver's Climate Control Panel Switch, Driver's Seat Heater Switch, Driving Position Memory Switch, Front Passenger's Climate Control Panel Switch, Front Passenger's Seat Heater Switch, Glove Box Light, Hazard Warning Switch, HandsFreeLink (HFL) Switch, HandsFreeLink (HFL)-Voice Control Switch, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU), Moonroof Switch, Navigation Display, Navigation Switch Panel, Navigation System, Power Mirror Switch, Roof Console, Select/Reset/Information Switch, VSA OFF Switch, Ambient Light, Footwell Lights, Interior Light Switch Light, Multi-Information Switch Light, Power Mirror Switch Light 7,5 A
15 Inner Taillights. License Plate Lights. Parking Lights, Side Marker Lights, Taillights, Trailer Lighting Connector 15 A
16 Right Headlight (Low Beam) 15 A
17 Left Headlight (Low Beam) 15 A
18 High Beam (Fuses: #12, #13), Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 20 A
19 Parking Lights (Fuse: #15), Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 20 A
20 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Control Unit, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 7,5 A
21 Low Beam (Fuses: #16, #17), Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 30 A
22 Empty -
23 2010-2012: PCM (STRLD) 7,5 A
24 Moonroof Control Unit/Motor 20 A
25 Door Lock Actuators, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU) 20 A
26 Driver's Power Window Motor 20 A
27 Option Connector 20 A
28 Console Accessory Power Socket Relay 15 A
29
  • Cigarette Lighter Relay or Front Accessory Power Socket Relay
  • Acura RDX Cigarette Lighter Fuse 
15 A
30 Front Pssenger's Power Window Motor 20 A
31 Stereo Amplifier, Subwoofer 20 A
32 Right Rear Power Window Motor 20 A
33 Left Rear Power Window Motor 20 A
34  - -
35 AcuraLink Control System (XM Receiver), Audio System, Cigarette Lighter Relay, Console Accessory Power Socket Relay, Front Accessory Power Socket Relay, HandsFreeLink System, Ignition Key Switch/Key Light, Intertace Dial, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU), Navigation Display Unit, Navigation System, Audio Switch Panel 7,5 A
36 A/C Compressor Clutch Relay, A/C Condenser Fan Diode, A/C Condenser Fan Relay, Automatic Dimming Inside Mirror, Blower Motor Relay, Climate Control Unit, Driver's Climate Control Panel Switch, Driver's Seat Heater Switch, Fan Control Relay, Front Passenger's Climate Control Panel Switch, Front Passenger's Seat Heater Switch, Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU), Option Connector, Power Mirror Defogger Relay, Power Mirror Switch, Rear Window Defogger Relay, Recirculation Control Motor, Automatic Lighting Control System (2010-2012) 10 A
37
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL),
  • Multiplex Integrated Control Unit (MICU)
7,5 A
38 Windshield Wiper Motor, Windshield/Rear Window Washer Motor 30 A
Fuse Holder
- 2010-2012: Ignition Switch, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Starter Switch Signal (STS) 7,5 A

Car body

Arrangement of electronic units.

1 Moonroof Control Module/Motor
2 Super Handling System-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) Control Module
3 Super Handling System-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) Relay
4 Fuel Pump Control Unit
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