Acura RL (KA9; 1995-2004) fuses and relays

This material discusses in detail the fuse diagrams of the Acura RL (first generation; KA9): 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 release.

Fuses #4 or #16 in the passenger compartment are resposible for the cigar lighter.

In the engine compartment


Fuse box is located near the battery.


General view.

Models 1995-1999 release

Diagram of the engine bay fuse box Acura RL 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 model year.

No. Description Amps
31  Power distribution 120 A
32 ABS pump motor 40 A
33 Rear window defogger 40 A
34 Power distribution  50 A
35   Ignition switch 50 A
36 Power distribution 40 A
37 Blower (HEATED MOTOR) 40 A
38 ABS control unit 7,5 A
39 Brake lights, Horns, Key interlock solenoid 15 A
40 Turn signal/hazard relay 10 A
41 ABS control unit, ABS rear solenoid 15 A
42 TCS control unit 15 A
43 ABS solenoid 20 A
44 Keyless receiver unit, Multiplex control unit (passenger's) 20 A
45 Daytime running lights control unit (Canada), High beam indicator light, Right headlight 15 A
46 Left hradlight 15 A
47 Radiator fan motor 20 A
48 Ashtray light, Climate control unit, Console lights, Dash lights, Front side marker lights, Glove box light, Hazard switch light, Moonroof switch light, Navigation display unit, Power mirror switch light, Stereo sound system, TCS switch light 7,5 A
49 Front fog light switch light, Front parking lights, License plate lights, Taillights  7,5 A
50 Condenser fan motor 20 A
51 Moonroof 20 A
52 Front passenger's power seat recline and slide motors 30 A
53 Front fog lights 15 A
54 Power mirror control module, Steering column control module 20 A
55 Gauge assembly, Power mirror defogger 15 A
56 Automatic lighting control module, Climate control module, Clock, Gauge assembly, Multiplex control unit, Navigation system, Power mirrors, Power seats, Powertrain control module (PCM), Security system, Stereo sound system 7,5 A
57 Ceiling lights, cigarette lighter light, Courtesy lights, Front spotlights, Ignition key light, Trunk light 20 A
58 Windshield wiper motor 30 A

Models 2000-2004 release

Diagram of the engine bay fuse box Acura RL 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 model year.

No. Description Amps
1 Empty
2 Stop, Horn 20 A
3 Hazard 10 A
4 Driver Power Window 20 A
5 TCS 15 A
6 VSA 20 A
7 Power Door Lock 20 A
8 Right Headlight Low 20 A
9 Left Headlight Low 20 A
10 Cooling Fan 20 A
11 Left Headlight High 10 A
12 Right Headlight High 10 A
13 Condenser Fan 20 A
14 Moonroof 20 A
15 Front Passenger’s Power Seat 30 A
16 Front Fog Light 20 A
17 ETS (Electrical Tilt/ Telescope Steering) 20 A
18 Meter 15 A
19 Back-up, Radio 7,5 A
20 Interior Lights 20 A
21 Wiper Motor 30 A
22 Ignition Switch 50 A
23 Power Window 40 A
24 Heater Motor 40 A
25 Battery 120 A
26 VSA Motor 40 A
27 Rear Window Defogger 40 A
28 Fuse box 50 A

Relay modules

Assigment of the relays.

1 Dimmer
2 ABS Pump Motor
3 Headlight
4 Taillight

In the passenger compartment


Located on the driver’s side underneath the dashboard.


General view.

Models 1995-1999 release

Diagram of the cabin fuse box Acura RL 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 model year.

No. Description Amps
1 (OP +B) — 
(OP) — 
A/C compressor clutch relay, Blower controls, Climate control unit, Condenser fan motor, Fans 7,5 A
4 Cigarette lighter, Navigation control unit 10 A
5 Ignition switch, A/C compressor clutch, Seat heaters 20 A
6 PGM-FI main relay, Immobilizer control unit, Datalink connector 20 A
7 SRS module 10 A
8 Power seats 20 A
9 Empty
10 Daytime running lights (DRL) control unit 10 A
11 Power seats 20 A
12 Daytime running lights control unit 7,5 A
13 Back-up lights, Gauge relay, Keyless receiver unit, Multiplex control un~. Vehicle speed sensor (VSS) 7,5 A
14 PGM-FI main relay, Powertrain control module (PCM) 7,5 A
15 Alternator 7,5 A
16 Stereo sound system 20 A
17 Multiplex control unit 20 A
18 Multiplex control unit, Power windows 20 A
19 ABS control unit, immobilizer control unit, Power mirrors, Rear window defogger relay 7,5 A
20 Alternator, Clock, Cruise control, Gauge assembly, PGM-FI Power seats, Shift lock solenoid, TCS, Turn signal/hazard relay 20 A
21 Multiplex control unit, Power windows 20 A
22 Fuel pump fuse, SRS module 20 A
23 Moonroof, Multiplex control unit, Wiper/washer 10 A
24 Multiplex control unit, Power windows 10 A
25 Ignition system 30 A
26 Empty

Models 2000-2004 release

Diagram of the cabin fuse box Acura RL 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 model year.

No. Assigment Amps
1 Small Light 15 A
2 Empty (OP)
3 Rear Window Defogger Relay / Condenser Fan Relay, Cooling Fan Relay 7.5 A
4 Radio, ACC 10 A
5 A/C Clutch, Heated Seat 20 A
6 ECU (PCM) 20 A
7 SRS module 10 A
8 Driver's Power Seat 20 A
9 Bose Audio System 20 A
10 Daytime Running Lights (On some models) 10 A
11 Driver's Power Seat 20 A
12 Daytime Running Lights (On some models) 7.5 A
13 Meter, Moonroof 7.5 A
14 Starter Signal 7.5 A
15 ACG 7.5 A
16 ACC Socket, Acura RL Cigar Lighter Fuse 10 A
17 Power Window MPCS 7.5 A
18 Front Right Power Window 20 A
19 Mirror 7.5 A
20 ECU (Body) 20 A
21 Rear Right Power Window 20 A
22 Fuel Pump Fuse 20 A
23 SRS module 7.5 A
24 Rear Left Power Window 20 A
25 Ignition Coils 30 A
26 Empty

Relay modules

Assigment of the relays.

1 Starter Cut
2 Turn Signal / Hazard
3 Power Windows
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