Opel (Vauxhall) Corsa C — This is the third generation of the Corsa family. The car was produced in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006. Opel Corsa C was presented in a 3 and 5-door hatchback, 4-door saloon, 3-door car-derived van and a 2-door coupé utility (pick up, rare model), with 1.0 L, 1.2 L, 1.4 L, 1.6 L and 1.8 L petrol engines and 1.3 L CDTI, 1.7 L DI / DTI / CDTI diesel engines. During production, this car has undergone several technical upgrades and an facelift in 2003.
Interesting to know: Opel (Vauxhall) Corsa C is also known in the world as Chevrolet Corsa, Holden Barina (Daewoo Kalos), Opel Corsa Sail.
In this article you will find information about location of the fuse box and relay box with their diagrams and assignment, especially the fuses and relay responsible for the fuel pump and cigarette lighter.
Please note that depending on the year of manufacture, configuration and modification of the vehicle, the fuse and relay boxes may be different.
Fuse and relay box under the hood
The fuse box (#1) is located on the left side in the driving direction, next to the headlight.
To access it, it is necessary:
- Remove the protective cover of the Fuse box by pushing on the cover lock. On the back of the cover there may be information with the location of the fuses particular of your car model.
|№||Amps||Description / Protected circuit|
|1||7.5 А||Multifunctional / Central control unit / Multi-timer|
|2||7.5 А||(ECU) Engine control unit / modules|
|3||7.5 А||Informarion / multifunctional display, alarm (hazard warning switch, lights), horn (beep / honk), immobilizer, instrument cluster / panel|
|4||5 A||License (number) plate lamp|
|5||20 A||Power windows electric drive|
|6||10 A||(AT) Automatic transmission management|
|7||30 A||Headlight washer|
|8||10 A||Starter fuse / Ignition switch|
|9||20 A||Engine management system, auxiliary heater, fuel pump relay, injection system|
|10||10 A||Horn (beep, honk)|
|11||15 A||Multi-timer / Multifunction control unit: Radio, infotainment system, Information display, volume adjustment|
|12||20 A||Radio, audio system, digital multifunction display, GPS|
|13||10 A||Anti theft alarm system|
|14||7.5 А||Electric rearview side mirrors|
|15||10 A||Windshield Washer syst.|
|16||5 A||Cabin / interior lighting (lamps)|
|17||20 A||Multi-timer / Multifunction control unit: radio, infotainment system, Information display|
|18||20 A||Sunroof, electric drive|
|19||5 A||Anti theft alarm system|
|20||20 A||Power windows, electric drive|
|22||5 A||Multi-timer / Multifunction control unit: radio, infotainment system, Information display|
|23||20 A||Windshield Wiper (windscreen wiper)|
|24||5 A||Instrument panel/cluster, Immobilizer, interior lamps and lights, electric power steering syst. (EPS), multifunction display / Infotainment system|
|25||10 A||Stop lights / Brake lights|
|26||20 A||Cigarette lighter (gasoline / petrol cars); AT automatic transmission, fuel injection system, reverse lights, cigar lighter (Diesel cars)|
|27||15 A||Heated front seats - right|
|28||15 A||Heated front seats - left|
|29||20 A||Windshield Washer (windscreen washer)|
|30||15 A||(ECU) Engine control unit – petrol cars; ECU, stationary heater - diesel cars|
|31||15 A||Air Conditioning system (AC)|
|32||5 A||(ABS) Anti-lock braking system, heated rear window / rear window defogger|
|33||7.5 / 15 A||Engine control module|
|34||30 A||Disel cars: Fuel heater|
|35||5 A||Radio,sunroof, power windows|
|36||10 A||Low beam - left headlight (LH low beam)|
|37||10 A||Low beam - right headlight (RH low beam)|
|38||5 A||Left side position / parking lights, tail lamps (front and rear)|
|39||5 A||Right side position / parking lights, tail lamps (front and rear)|
|40||- 10 A||Empty (reserve) or Stop Lights (some models)|
|41||15 A||Front Fog lights|
|42||10 A||Rear / tail fog lights|
|43||10 A||High beam - left headlight (LH high beam)|
|44||10 A||High beam - right headlight (RH high beam)|
|45||30 A||Air Conditioning system (AC) and Blower / Heater|
|46||20 A||ECU - Engine control unit|
|47||30 A||Rear window heater / defogger|
|49||50 A||EPS - electric power steering system|
|50||40 A||(ABS) Anti-lock braking system|
|51||60 A||Petrol cars: Sequential manual transmission, easytronic; Diesel cars: ECU|
|52 (52*)||20A / 30 A /40 A||2000: Petrol and Diesel cars with or without Air Cond.: Cooling fan motor (Radiator fan) 2003: Air conditioner (AC)|
|53 (53*)||30 A||2000: Air conditioner Condenser Fan motor 2003: Empty|
|R1||-||Cooling Fan motor relay (Radiator fan relay; engine cooling system)|
|R2||-||Cooling Fan motor relay (Radiator fan relay; engine cooling system)|
|R3||-||Cooling Fan motor relay (Radiator fan relay; engine cooling system)|
|R4||-||Air conditioner, air conditioner compressor electromagnetic clutch|
|R5||-||Cooling Fan motor relay (Radiator fan relay; engine cooling system)|
|R7||-||ECU - Engine control unit relay|
|R8||-||Speed sensor signal converter of the left wheel – without ABS (except sequential manual transmission)|
|R9||-||Speed sensor signal converter of the right wheel – without ABS (except sequential manual transmission)|
|R10||-||Fuel pump relay (petrol, gasoline cars)|
|R11||-||Rear window heater / defogger relay|
|R12||-||Headlight washer pump relay|
|R13||-||Relay for ignition auxiliary circuits (Yellow)|
|R14||-||Starter relay (Yellow)|
|R15||-||Main ignition circuits relay (Yellow)|
|R16||-||Rear fog lights relay (small black)|
|R18||-||Parking / Dimension lights relay - right side (small black)|
|R19||-||Headlight - High beam relay (small black)|
|R20||-||Parking / Dimension lights relay - left side (small black)|
|R21||-||Headlight - Low beam relay (small black)|
The Cigarette lighter fuse is at number 26 with an amperage of 20 Amps. The Fuel Pump relay is at number R10, also you can check fuse № 9 with an amperage of 20 Amps.
Addendum: On the Opel Corsa there are no fuses responsible for the turn signals (indicators). Relays number 15 and 16 are responsible for their operation (they can also be made as one large relay, see below).
The relay box (with BCM unit inside) is located next to the Battery (#2).
To access it, it is necessary:
- Unscrew the torx bolts and remove the plastic cover.
|№||Description / Protected circuit|
|R3||Central locking relay - lock (driver's door)|
|R4||Central locking relay - double locking|
|R5||Central locking relay – unlocking|
|R6||Central locking relay - locking|
|R7||Anti-theft alarm system horn relay|
|R8||license plate lamps relay|
|R9||Rear window washer pump relay|
|R10||Windshield (windscreen) wiper motor relay – high speed|
|R11||Horn (beep, honk) relay|
|R12||Windshield washer pump relay|
|R13||Windshield wiper motor relay – low speed|
|R14||Rear window wiper motor relay|
|R15||Flasher relay - left side (turn signal, indicator)|
|R16||Flasher relay - right side (turn signal, indicators)|
|17||(BCM) - Body Control Module / Multi timer|
The Fuel Pump relay is at number R10 with an amperage of 20 Amps.
Additional interior Radio fuse
If you have problems with the radio and you have checked all the fuses under the hood, you should check another additional fuse on the back of the radio.
To access it, it is necessary:
- Disconnect and remove the stereo from the dashboard.
On the back of the radio there is an additional 5 Amp fuse.
We hope that our article with pinouts, fuse and relay assignments and their locations will help you in troubleshooting and repairing your vehicle. Feel free to comment below!