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GL Fuse Chart 2007-2012 Diagram, Chart, Location X164

GL Fuse Box Locations X164 (2007-2012)

  • Engine Bay ( Behind the headlight on the passenger side)
  • Side of the dashboard. (Passenger side)
  • Under the passenger seat. Fuses are next to the battery.
  • In the rear, trunk on the passenger side.

Fuse Types Used on Mercedes-Benz

The ATO and MAXI fuses are installed on the fuse box panels. If you want to save on these fuses, you can purchase a box with 100+ fuses on Amazon for only a few dollars.

Fuse Guide Applications

Model: GL320 GL350 GL450 GL550
Years: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Chassis: X164
Make: Mercedes-Benz

Interior Fuse Box

w166 fuse box interior location

The interior fuse box is located on the side of the dash. You will find the fuse box on the passenger’s side of the dash. A plastic cover can easily be removed. Use a Dash Trim Removal Tool to avoid damaging the dashboard.

Fuses Box Side of Dashboard, Passenger side.

Fuse Function, Purpose, Designation Ampere
10 Blower motor Speed Control 10
11 Instrument Cluster, Dashboard 5
12 Air Conditioner Controls 15
13 Steering column,
Upper control panel
14 Ignition EIS Control Unit 7.5
15 Media 5
16-18 Not used

Fuse and Relay Panel in Trunk.

Fuse box in the rear of m-class w164

Your Mercedes-Benz also has a fuse box in the rear compartment. To access these fuses, you must remove the cover on the right side of the luggage compartment.

GL X164 Fuse Box in Rear Compartment

Fuse Purpose, Designation, Use, Function Amp
20 Radio Antenna Filter 5
21 Control Unit N72/2  Rear center console switch module 5
22 Parktronics, Stationary Heater 10
23 COMAND, DVD, Radio, Stereo 10
24 Emergency Tensioner Right Front 40
25 COMAND, DVD, CD Changer 15
26 Door control Unit – Right Front 25
27 Passenger seat adjustment 30
28 Driver seat adjustment 30
29 Emergency Tensioner Left Front 40
30 Fuel Pump 40
31 Steering Wheel Heater 10
32 AIRMatic, Air Suspension 15
33 Keyless Go Remote Entry 25
34 Door control unit, Left front 25
35 Sound System, Amplifier, Subwoofer 30
36 Tele Aid 10
37 Backup Camera 5
38 Digital TV Tuner 10
39 Radio Tuner, Digital Broadcast,
Tire Pressure Monitor
40 Easy Pack Liftgate, Rear hatch door closing 30
41 Overhead control panel 25
42 Panoramic glass sunroof 25
43 Fuel pump 20
44 Socket 12-bolt front 20
45 Socket 12-volt rear 20
46 Cigarette lighter 15
47 Door sill molding lights/illumination 10
48 AdBlue Relay 5
49 Heated rear window 30
50 Liftgate wiper 15
51 activated charcoal filter valve 5
52 Emergency tensioner retractor left and right front 5
53 fuel pump 5
54 Front SAM,
Headlight range adjustment
55 Instrument cluster,
Light switch
56 AdBlue 5
57 Fuel Pump 20
58 Central Gate Way 7.5
59 Neck Pro Head Restraint 7.5
60 Glove light,
Rear Sam Control Unit N10/8
Tele Aid, Comand APS
61 Restrain Air Bag SRS, Child seat recognition 7.5
62 Front Passenger and Driver seat adjust switch 30
63 Lumbar Support 30
64-65 Not used
66 Pneumatic motor for multi-contour seats 30
67 Air Conditioner Blower -Rear 25
68 Heated seat and steering wheel 25
70 Trailer hitch 20
71 Electric brake control for trailer 30
72 Trailer hitch socket 15

Engine Compartment Fuse Box, Front SAM Control Unit

w251 r350 fuse box

There are fuses located in the engine bay.  They are located right behind the headlight, on the passenger side.

GL-Class Fuse Box in the engine bay.

Fuse Function Ampere
100 Wiper 30
101 Purge Control,
Oxygen Sensor Upstream
102 Transmission Oil Pump 10
103 Engine Control Unit 25
104 15
105 Connector, ME Control Unit 15
106 Not used
107 Air Pump 40
108 Air Compress for Air Suspension 40
109 Electronic Stability Control ESP 25
110 Antitheft Alarm System, Siren 10
111 Direct Select 30
112 Headlights 7.5
113 Horn 15
114 Front SAM N10 5
115 ESP 5
116 VGS 7.5
117 Distronic DTR 7.5
118 Engine 5
119 Control Unit 5
120 Engine 10
121 Heater 20
122 Engine Starter 25
123 Fuel Filter 20
124 Power Steering 7.5
125 Not used

R-Class Fuse Assignment, Location Back

K Relay, circuit 15R sockets
L trailer hitch
M heated rear window
O Circuit 15 relay
O Fuel Pump
P Rear Wiper
R Circuit 15R
S Front socket
T Rear socket
U Trailer Hitch
V Spare

What fuse type do I need to use?


Your Mercedes-Benz uses Automotive Blade Fuse Type. A box of 100 fuses that include all the different ampere ratings you need costs less than $20 on Amazon.

  • fuse amere ratingWhen replacing blown fuses, use the same ampere rating fuse. The fuse rating is written on the fuse. You can verify that you are using the correct fuse by ensuring the fuse colors match the blown fuse and the new fuse. This indicates the same ampere rating.
  • Make sure to close the fuse box cover properly and lock the tabs. This is very important to avoid any moisture getting inside the fuse box. The fuse box panel has a seal to keep water and moisture out of the box.

Knowing the location of your fuse box is important for several reasons:

  1. Safety: In case of an electrical emergency or a power outage, you must locate the fuse box quickly and easily to turn off the power or check the fuses. This can help prevent electrical fires and other hazards.
  2. Troubleshooting: If you are experiencing an electrical problem in your home, such as a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker, you must access the fuse box to diagnose and fix the issue.
  3. Maintenance: Periodic checks of the fuse box and its contents can help prevent electrical problems before they occur. This includes replacing worn or damaged fuses, checking for loose connections, and identifying any signs of corrosion or damage.

Knowing your fuse box’s location is essential to maintaining a safe and functional electrical system in your home or business. It is important to familiarize yourself with your fuse box’s location and contents and seek professional help if you are unsure how to properly maintain or troubleshoot your electrical system.

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