Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Fuse Layout Ford Explorer 1996-2001

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Fuse box location

Passenger compartment

The fuse panel is located on the left hand side of the instrument panel facing the driver’s side door.Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Pull the panel cover outward to access the fuses.
Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Engine compartment

The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment near the battery.Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Fuse box diagrams

1996

Passenger compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1996)

Amp Rating Description
1 7.5 Amp Power mirror. Power antenna
2 7.5 Amp High-mount stoplamp
3 15 Amp Parking lamps
4 10 Amp Left headlamp
5 10 Amp OBD system
6 7.5 Amp Air bag system. Blower relay
7 7.5 Amp Ilium, switches
8 10 Amp Right headlamp. Fog lamp system
9 10 Amp EATC memory. Seat memory. Message center. Cellular phone
10 7.5 Amp EATC system. Rear blower. Speed control. GEM system. Brake interlock. Overhead console. Automatic Ride Control
11 7.5 Amp Warning lamps
12 10 Amp Front/rear wash
13 15 Amp PCM system. Stoplamps. 4 wneel drive. Anti-lock brake. Speed control. Trailer tow
14 10 Amp Anti-lock system
15 7.5 Amp Air bag system. Alternator
16 30 Amp Front wiper
17 15 Amp Cigar lighter
18 15 Amp A/C system
19 25 Amp Ignition coil. PCM system
20 7.5 Amp Radio. Power Antenna. GEM system. Anti-theft. Cellular phone
21 15 Amp Hazard lamps
22 10 Amp Turn signals
23 10 Amp Rear wiper system
24 10 Amp Starter relay
25 7.5 Amp Speedometer. GEM system
26 10 Amp 4R44E/4R55E overdrive. DRL system. Backup lamps. 4 wheel drive. Rear defroster
27 15 Amp Under hood lamp. Map lights. Glove dox lamp. Dome lamp. Visor lamps. Accessory delay. Dimmer switch ilium.. 4×4 system
28 7.5 Amp Memory seat. GEM system
29 10 Amp Audio system
30 Not Used
31 7.5 Amp Aux. blower system
32 7.5 Amp Heated mirror. Heated backlite
33 15 Amp High beam lamps
34 7.5 Amp Lux audio system
Engine compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

1997

Passenger compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1997)

Amp Rating Circuits Protected
1 7.5 amp Power mirror, power antenna
2 7.5 amp High-mount brakelamp
3 15 amp Parking lamp, instrument cluster gauges
4 10 amp Left headlamp, lamp out warning
5 10 amp OBD system
6 7.5 amp Air bag system, blower relay, EATC
7 7.5 amp Illumination switches
8 10 amp Right headlamp, fog lamp system, DRL, lamp out warning
9 10 amp EATC system, seat memory, message center, cellular phone, autolamps
10 7.5 amp EATC system, rear blower, speed control, GEM system, brake interlock, overhead console, automatic ride control, lamp out warning
11 7.5 amp Warning lamps, autolamp
12 10 amp Front washer, rear washer & wiper
13 15 amp PCM system, stoplamps, AWD, anti-lock brake, speed control, trailer tow
14 10 amp Anti-lock system
15 7.5 amp Air hag system, instrument cluster
16 30 amp Wiper run relay
17 25 amp Cigar lighter
18 15 amp A/C system
19 25 amp Ignition coil, PCM system
20 7.5 amp Radio, power antenna, GEM system, anti-theft, cellular phone
21 15 amp Turn/hazard flasher
22 10 amp Turn signals
23 10 amp Rear wiper system
24 10 amp Starter relay
25 7.5 amp Speedometer, GEM system
26 10 amp 5R55E/4R70W overdrive, DRL system, backup lamps, AWD, rear defroster
27 10 amp Under hood lamp, map lamps, glove box lamp, dome lamp, visor lamps, accessory delay, dimmer switch illumination, 4×4 system
28 7.5 amp Memory seat, GEM system
29 10 amp Audio system
30 Not used
31 7.5 amp Rear blower system
32 7.5 amp Heated mirror, rear defroster
33 15 amp High beam lamps
34 7.5 amp Lux audio system
Engine compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (1997)

Amperage Circuits protected
Maxi fuses
1 30 Rear window defrost
2 30 PCM power relay
3 20 Fuel system, anti-theft system
4 20 Headlamps
5 30 ABS system
6 30 ABS system
7 20 Trailer park LP and trailer stop LP
8 30 Battery saver relay and headlamp relay
9 50 Blower motor
10 30 Power locks, power windows and power seats
11 20 PCM memory and horn
12 50 Air ride control relay
13 60 Instrument panel fuse panel
14 60 Ignition
Mini fuses
1 30 JBL system
2 15 Rear wiper system
3 30 Power point
4 20 4WD system
5 15 Air suspension system
6 15 Alternator system
7 10 Air bag system
8 15 DRL/Fog lamps/Off-road lamps
9 Not used
Maxi fuses
10 Not used
11 20 HEGO system
Assignment of the relay in the Power distribution box (1997)

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the relay in the Power distribution box (1997)

Relay number Circuits connected
1 Wiper run relay
2 Horn relay
3 Wiper HI/LO relay
4 WOT A/C relay
5 PCM power relay
6 Fuel pump relay
Diode number
1 ABS diode
2 PCM diode

1998

Passenger compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1998)

Amp Rating Description
1 7.5A Power Mirror Switch, Power Antenna
2 7.5A Blower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
3 7.5A Left Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
4 10A Left Headlamp
5 10A Data Link Connector (DLC)
6 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
7 7.5A Right Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
8 10A Right Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
9 7.5A Brake Pedal Position Switch
10 7.5A Speed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Brake Pressure Switch, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A IC – Heater Assembly, Flasher
11 7.5A Instrument Cluster
12 7.5A Power Windows Relay, Washer Pump Relay
13 20A Brake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
14 10A 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
15 7.5A Instrument Cluster
16 30A Windshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
17 25A Cigar Lighter
18 25A Drivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay
19 25A PCM Power Diode
20 7.5A RAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Cellular Phone
21 15A Flasher (Hazard)
22 20A Auxiliary Power Socket
23 NOT USED
24 7.5A Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
25 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
26 10A Battery Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Power Window Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
27 15A DRL, Backup Lamps Switch, DTR Sensor, GEM, Electric Shift
28 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
29 25A Radio
30 15A Park Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31 NOT USED
32 10A Heated Mirror
33 15A Headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
34 7.5A Rear Integrated Control Panel, CD
35 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (With EATC)
36 7.5A EATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center
Engine compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (1998)

Amp Rating Description
1 60A** I/P Fuse Panel
2 40A** Blower Motor Relay
3 50A** 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
4 30A** Power Windows, Power Moon Roof, Power Seat
5 50A** Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
6 20A** Transfer Case Relay
7 NOT USED
8 20A** Automatic Ride Control ARC Switch OfPOn Switch
9 40A** Automatic Ride Control Relay
10 30A** PCM Power Relay
1 10 A* A/C Relay
2 NOT USED
3 30 A* Heated Backlight
4 15A* Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
5 10 A* Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
6 10 A* Powertrain Control Module
7 30 A* 4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
8 15A* Rear Wiper Motor
9 20 A* Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
10 15A* Horn Relay
11 15A* Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
12 30 A* Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
13 15A* Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
14 30 A* Generator/Voltage Regulator
15 NOT USED
Relay
1 Wiper Park Relay
2 A/C Relay
3 Wiper High/Low Relay
4 PCM Power Relay
5 Fuel Pump Relay
6 Starter Relay
7 Horn Relay
8 Rear Wipe Down Relay
9 Blower Motor Relay
10 Rear Wipe Up Relay
Diode
1 NOT USED
1 NOT USED
2 Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses ** Maxi Fuses

1999

Passenger compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (1999)

Amp Rating Description
1 7.5A Power Mirror Switch, Power Antenna
2 7.5A Blower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
3 7.5A Left Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
4 10A Left Headlamp
5 10A Data Link Connector (DLC)
6 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
7 7.5A Right Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
8 10A Right Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
9 7.5A Brake Pedal Position Switch
10 7.5A Speed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A/C – Heater Assembly, Flasher, Overhead Console, Load Leveling Module
11 7.5A Instrument Cluster
12 7.5A Washer Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
13 20A Brake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Swatch
14 10A 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
15 7.5A Instrument Cluster
16 30A Windshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
17 25A Cigar Lighter
18 25A Drivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay
19 25A PCM Power Diode
20 7.5A RAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
21 15A Flasher (Hazard)
22 20A Auxiliary Power Socket
23 Not Used
24 7.5A Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
25 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
26 10A Battery Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
27 15A DRL, Backup Lamps Switch, DTR Sensor, Electric Shift
28 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
29 10A Radio
30 15A Park Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31 Not Used
32 10A Heated Mirror
33 15A Headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
34 7.5A Rear Integrated Control Panel, CD
35 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (w/EATC)
36 7.5A EATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center
Engine compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (1999)

Amp Rating Description
1 60A** I/P Fuse Panel
2 40A** Blower Motor Relay
3 50A** 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
4 30A** Power Windows, Power Moon Roof, Power Seat
5 50A** Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
6 20A** Transfer Case Relay
7 Not Used
8 20A** Automatic Ride Control ARC Switch Off/On Swatch
9 40A** Automatic Ride Control Relay
10 30A** PCM Power Relay
1 10 A* A/C Relay
2 30A* Heated Seats
3 30A* Heated Backlight
4 15 A* Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
5 Not Used
6 10 A* Powertrain Control Module
7 30A* 4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
8 15 A* Rear Wiper Motor
9 20 A* Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
10 15 A* Horn Relay
11 15 A* Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
12 30A* Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
13 15 A* Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
14 30A* GeneratorAfoltage Regulator
15 Not Used
1 Wiper Park Relay
2 A/C Relay
3 Wiper High/Low Relay
4 PCM Power Relay
5 Fuel Pump Relay
6 Starter Relay
7 Horn Relay
8 Rear Wipe Down Relay
9 Blower Motor Relay
10 Rear Wipe Up Relay
1 Not Used
1 Not Used
2 Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses
** Maxi Fuses

2000

Passenger compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (2000)

Amp Rating Passenger Compartment Fuse Panel Description
1 7.5A Power Mirror Switch, Power Antenna, Memory 7 Seat
2 7.5A Blower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
3 7.5A Left Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
4 10A Left Headlamp
5 10A Data Link Connector (DLC)
6 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
7 7.5A Right Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
8 10A Right Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
9 7.5A Brake Pedal Position Switch
10 7.5A Speed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A/C – Heater Assembly, Flasher, Overhead Console, Load Leveling Module
11 7.5A Instrument Cluster
12 7.5A Washer Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
13 20A Brake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
14 10A 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
15 7.5A Instrument Cluster
16 30A Windshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
17 25A Cigar Lighter
18 25A Drivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay, Power Seats
19 25A PCM Power Diode
20 7.5A RAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
21 15A Flasher (Hazard)
22 20A Auxiliary Power Socket
23 Not Used
24 7.5A Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
25 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
26 10A Battery Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
27 15A DRL, Backup Lamps Swatch, DTR Sensor, Electric Shift
28 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
29 25A Radio
30 15A Park Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31 Not Used
32 10A Heated Mirror
33 15A Headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
34 7.5A Rear Integrated Control Panel, CD
35 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (w/EATC)
36 7.5A EATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center
Engine compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (2000)

Amp Rating Power Distribution Box Description
1 60A** I/P Fuse Panel
2 40 A** Blower Motor Relay
3 50A** 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
4 30A** Power Windows, Power Moon Roof, Power Seat
5 50A** Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
6 20A** Transfer Case Relay
7 Not Used
8 20A** Air Suspension
9 40 A** Air Suspension
10 30A** PCM Power Relay
1 10 A* A/C Relay
2 30A* Heated Seats
3 30A* Heated Backlight
4 15A* Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
5 Not Used
6 10 A* Powertrain Control Module
7 30A* 4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
8 15A* Rear Wiper Motor
9 20A* Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
10 15A* Horn Relay
11 15A* Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
12 30A* Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
13 15A* Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
14 30A* Generator/Voltage Regulator
15 Not Used
1 Wiper Park Relay
2 A/C Relay
3 Wiper High/Low Relay
4 PCM Power Relay
5 Fuel Pump Relay
6 Starter Relay
7 Horn Relay
8 Rear Wipe Down Relay
9 Blower Motor Relay
10 Rear Wipe Up Relay
1 Not Used
1 DRL Diode
2 Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses
** Maxi Fuses

2001

Passenger compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Passenger compartment (2001)

Amp Rating Description
1 7.5A Power Mirror Switch, Power Antenna, Memory Seat
2 7.5A Blower Motor Relay, Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
3 7.5A Left Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
4 10A Left Headlamp
5 10A Data Link Connector (DLC)
6 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (Without EATC)
7 7.5A Right Stop/Turn Trailer Tow Connector
8 10A Right Headlamp, Foglamp Relay
9 7.5A Brake Pedal Position Switch
10 7.5A Speed Control/Amplifier Assembly, Generic electronic Module (GEM), Shift Lock Actuator, Blend Door Actuator, A/C – Heater Assembly, Flasher, Overhead Console, Load Leveling Module
11 7.5A Instrument Cluster
12 7.5A Washer Pump Relay, Rear Washer Pump Relay
13 20 A Brake Pedal Position Switch, Brake Pressure Switch
14 10A 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module, 4WABS Main Relay
15 7.5A Instrument Cluster
16 30A Windshield Wiper Motor, Wiper Hi-Lo Relay, Wiper Run/Park Relay
17 25A Cigar Lighter
18 25A Drivers Unlock Relay, All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay, Power Seats
19 25A PCM Power Diode
20 7.5A RAP Module, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio
21 15A Flasher (Hazard)
22 20 A Auxiliary Power Socket
23 Not Used
24 7.5A Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch, Starter Interrupt Relay, Anti-Theft
25 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Instrument Cluster, Securi-Lock
26 10A Batteiy Saver Relay, Electronic Shift Relay, Interior Lamp Relay, Electronic Shift Control Module
27 15A DRL, Backup Lamps Switch, DTR Sensor, Electric Shift
28 7.5A Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Radio, Memory Seat
29 25A Radio
30 15A Park Lamp/Trailer Tow Relay
31 Not Used
32 10A Heated Mirror
33 15A Headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module, Instrument Cluster
34 7.5A Rear Integrated Control Panel, CD
35 7.5A Rear Blower Motor (w/EATC)
36 7.5A EATC Memory, CD, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Memory Seat, Message Center
Engine compartment

Fuses and relays Ford Explorer (1996-2001)

Assignment of the fuses in the Power distribution box (2001)

Amp Rating Power Distribution Box Description
1 60A** I/P Fuse Panel fuses 1, 9, and 13
2 40A** Blower Motor Relay
3 50A** 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module
4 30A** Power Moon Roof, Accessory Relay Delay
5 50A** Ignition Switch, Starter Relay
6 20A** Transfer Case Relay
7 Not Used
8 20A** Air Suspension
9 40A** Air Suspension
10 30A** PCM Power Relay
1 10 A* A/C Relay
2 30A* Heated Seats
3 30A* Heated Backlight
4 15 A* Fog Lamps and Daytime Running Lamps
5 Not Used
6 10 A* Powertrain Control Module
7 30A* 4 Wheel Anti-Lock System (4WABS) Module
8 15 A* Rear Wiper Motor
9 20A* Fuel Pump Relay and RAP Module
10 15 A* Horn Relay
11 15 A* Parklamps Relay and Mainlight Switch
12 30A* Mainlight Switch and Multifunction Switch
13 15 A* Heated Oxygen Sensor, EGR Vacuum Regulator, EVR Solenoid, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Canister Vent Solenoid
14 30A* GeneratorAfoltage Regulator
15 Not Used
1 Wiper Park Relay
2 A/C Relay
3 Wiper High/Low Relay
4 PCM Power Relay
5 Fuel Pump Relay
6 Starter Relay
7 Horn Relay
8 Rear Wipe Down Relay
9 Blower Motor Relay
10 Rear Wipe Up Relay
1 Not Used
1 DRL Diode
2 Electronic Engine Controls Diode
* Mini Fuses
** Maxi Fuses

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