Acura RDX (TB3/TB4; 2012-2018) fuses

This material discusses in detail the fuse diagrams of the Acura RDX (second generation; TB3/TB4): 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 release.

Fuses #12 and #27 in the passenger compartment are responsible for the ciggarette lighter. ​
Fuse #4 in the passenger compartment is responsible for the fuel pump.

In the passenger compartment


Fuse box located under the dashboard.


Access example.


General view.

Models 2016-2018 release

Diagram of the cabin fuse box Acura RDX 2016, 2017, 2018 model year.

No. Amps Description
1 -
2 15 ACG
3 7,5 ODS 
4 15 Acura RDX Fuel Pump Fuse
5 7,5 Meter
6 10 Rear Wiper Control Unit
7 10 VB SOL
8 15 Front Right Side Door Lock Motor (Unlock)
9 15 Rear Left Side
9 15 Door Lock Motor (Unlock)
10 7,5 Power Lumbar
11 20 Moon roof Control Unit
12 20 Cigarette lighter fuse, Accessory Power Socket (Center Console)
13 15 Washer Main
14 20 Seat Heaters Control Unit
15 10 Driver's Door Lock Motor (Unlock)
16 20 Driver's Power Seat Sliding
17 20 Driver's Power Seat Reclining
18 20 Passenger's Power Seat Sliding
19 7,5 ACC Control Unit
20 7,5 ACC Key Lock
21 7,5 Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
22 7,5 A/C conditioner
23 10 Option
24 7,5 ABS/VSA System
25 10 IDAS
26 20 Audio Amp (Models without navigation system)
26 30 Audio Amp (Models with navigation system)
27 20 Cigarette lighter, Accessory Power Socket (Front)
28 - Empty
29 10 SRS system
30 10 Driver's Door Lock Motor (Lock)
31 10 Smart
32 15 Front Right Side Door Lock Motor (Lock)
33 15 Rear Left Side Door Lock Motor (Lock)
34 7,5 Small Lights
35 7,5 Illumination
36 10 Rear Wiper Main
37 20 Passenger's Power Seat Reclining
38 10 Left Headlight High Beam
39 10 Right Headlight High Beam
40 - Empty
41 20 Door Lock
42 20 Driver's Power Window
43 20 Rear Right Side Power Window
44 20 Front Right Side Power Window
45 20 Rear Left Side Power Window
46 30 Wiper

Models 2012-2015 release

Diagram of the cabin fuse box Acura RDX 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 model year.

No. Amps Description
1 - Empty
2 15 ACG
3 10 SRS
4 15 Fuel Pump Fuse
5 7,5 Meter
6 7,5 Option
7 10 VB SOL
8 15 Front Right Side Door Lock Motor (Unlock)
9 15 Rear Left Side
9 15 Door Lock Motor (Unlock)
10 7,5 Power Lumbar
11 20 Moon roof control unit
12 15 Accessory Power Socket (Center Console), Cigarette lighter
13 15 Washer Main control unit
14 15 Seat Heaters control unit
15 10 Driver's Door Lock Motor (Unlock)
16 - Empty
17 - Empty
18 - Empty
19 7,5 ACC control unit
20 7,5 ACC Key Lock
21 7,5 Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
22 7,5 A/C
23 10 Rear Wiper
24 7,5 ABS/VSA control unit
25 - Empty
26 20 Audio Amp
27 15 Accessory Power Socket (Front), Cigarette lighter
28 - Empty
29 7,5 ODS
30 10 Driver's Door Lock Motor (Lock)
31 10 Smart
32 15 Front Right Side Door Lock Motor (Lock)
33 15 Rear Left Side Door Lock Motor (Lock)
34 7,5 Small Lights
35 7,5 Illumination
36 10 Rear Wiper Main
37 - Empty
38 10 Left Headlight High Beam
39 10 Right Headlight High Beam
40 7,5 TPMS
41 20 Door Lock
42 20 Driver's Power Window
43 20 Rear Right Side Power Window
44 20 Front Right Side Power Window
45 20 Rear Left Side Power Window
46 30 Wiper

In the engine compartment


Fuse box located near the brake fluid reservoir. Push the tabs to access the box.


Access example.

Models 2016-2018 release

Diagram of the engine compartment fuse box Acura RDX 2016, 2017, 2018 model year.

No. Amps Description
1-1 70 EPS control unit
1-2 40 Power Tailgate Motor
1-3 20 ABS/VSA FSR system
1-4 40 ABS/VSA Motor
1-5 30 E-DPS
1-6 120 Main Fuse
1-7 50 -
2-1 60 Fuse Box Main 1
2-2 60 Fuse Box Main 2
2-3 50 IG Main
2-4 30 Headlight Washer (Not available on all models)
2-5 30 Sub Fan Motor
2-6 40 Rear Defogger
2-7 30 Main Fan Motor
2-8 30 Headlight Main
2-9 40 Blower
3-1 40 STCUT1
3-2 30 IG Mainl
3-3 40 Sub Fuse Main
3-4 30 IG Main2
4 20 Rear Seat Heaters (Not available on all models)
5 7,5 STR Diagnosis Fuse
6 15 Audio (ODMD) (Not available on all models)
7 - Empty
8 - Empty
9 - Empty
10 - Empty
11 7,5 Oil Level Sensor
12 20 Fog Lights (Not available on all models)
13 20 Power Tailgate Closer
14 10 Hazard
15 15 IGP2
16 15 IG Coil
17 10 Stop
18 10 Horn
19 20 ACM
20 15 Right Headlight Low Beam
21 7,5 MG Clutch
22 15 DBW
23 15 Left Headlight Low Beam
24 10 DRL
25 15 FI Main
26 20 Trailer Control Unit
27 20 Small
28 7,5 Interior Lights
29 10 Backup

Models 2012-2015 release

Diagram of the engine compartment fuse box Acura RDX 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 model year.

No. Amps Description
1-1 70 EPS system
1-2 40 Power Tailgate Motor (Not available on all models)
1-3 20 ABS/VSA FSR System
1-4 40 ABS/VSA Motor
1-5 30 E-DPS control unit
1-6 120 Main Fuse
2-1 50 ST CUT
2-2 60 Fuse Box Main 1
2-3 60 Fuse Box Main 2
2-4 50 IG Main
2-5 30 Headlight Washer Sub Fan Motor
2-6 40 Rear Defogger
2-7 30 Main Fan Motor
2-8 30 Headlight Main
2-9 40 Blower
3-1 20 Driver's Power Seat Sliding
3-2 20 Driver's Power Seat Reclining
3-3 20 Passenger's Power Seat Sliding
3-4 20 Passenger's Power Seat Reclining
4 - Empty
5 7,5 STR Diagnosis Fuse
6 - Empty
7 - Empty
8   Empty
9 - Empty
10 - Empty
11 7,5 Oil Level
12 20 Fog Lights (Not available on all models)
13 20 Power Tailgate Closer (Not available on all models)
14 10 Hazard
15 15 IGP2
16 15 IG Coil
17 10 Stop
18 10 Horn
19 10 ACM
20 10 Right Headlight Low Beam (Models with halogen)
20 15 Right Headlight Low Beam (Models with high voltage discharge tube bulbs)
21 7,5 bulbs
22 15 DBW
23 10 Left Headlight Low Beam (Models with halogen)
23 15 Left Headlight Low Beam (Models with high voltage discharge tube bulbs)
24 10 ACC
25 15 FI Main
26 20 Trailer control unit
27 20 Small
28 7,5 Interior Lights
29 10 Back Up
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