AUDI S3 2008 8P / 2.G Quick Reference Guide
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Quick reference guide
Locking and unlocking
The central locking system locks
and unlocks all the doors, the tail-
gate and the tank flap. It can be
operated with the remote control
or by turning the key in the lock.
Remote control keys
Press the appropriate button for about 1 second.
eUnlocking button: Open one of the doors within
about 60 seconds, otherwise the vehicle will lock
itself again automatically.
rUnlocking button for tailgate
tLocking button: The turn signals flash once to
confirm that the doors and tailgate are properly
closed and locked.
uFolding out the master key: Press the release
Folding away the master key: Press the button
and fold the key away.
Note: Press and hold the unlocking button on the
remote control to open all the windows automatically. Press and hold the locking button to close all the
windows and the sun roof.
The doors and windows cannot be opened from
inside the vehicle if it has been locked from the
The alarm system is automatically set when you lock the car, and switched off when you unlock the car with the
remote control. If you unlock the vehicle by inserting the key in the driver’s door, the ignition must be switched on
within 15 seconds, otherwise the alarm will be triggered.
Dear Audi Driver,
This quick reference guide gives you a brief introduction
to the main features and controls of your vehicle.
However, it cannot replace the Owner’s Manual and the
other manuals supplied with the vehicle; these contain
important information and safety warnings.
We wish you safe and enjoyable motoring
with your Audi.
The ignition must be switched on to open and close
the sun roof.
To tilt open: Briefly press/pull the control while it is in
tin order to tilt the roof open/closed.
Press or pull the control and hold it to make the roof
tilt up or down to the desired position.
Comfort setting (for less wind noise): Turn the control
until it engages at position
To open: Turn the control to position rand hold it
To close: Turn the control until it engages at
1Locking and unlocking the vehicle · Sun roof
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Adjusting seat belt height
Compress belt height adjuster in
direction of arrows and take hold of
the top guide fitting to slide it up or
down so that the shoulder portion of
the seat belt is positioned roughly
midway over the shoulder.
After adjusting, pull
the shoulder belt
sharply to check
that the catch on
the guide fitting has
engaged securely.Adjust seat and sit in correct position
The front seats should not be positioned too close to the steering wheel or dashboard. Maintain a distance of at least 25 cm and sit in anormal upright position. The top ofthe head restraint should be at eye level or higher. Always keepyour feet in the footwell.
Wear the seat belt correctly
Make sure that the shoulder section of the belt is positioned
over the centre of the shoulder and move
the lap section as far down over
the hips as possible. The belts
should always be worn so that
they fit tightly
(see illustration).25 cm
Seat belts must be worn on every journey, even on short trips in town. This
applies to the front and rear seats. To ensure that the seat belts, belt
tensioners and airbags are fully effective, please note the following points:
Safety of children in the vehicle
Children under 12 should travel on the rear seat. They must be protected by a child restraint system which complies with the European standard ECE-R 44 and is suitable for the child’s height and weight. The safest place for the child restraint system is behind the front passenger’s seat.
Please follow the instructions in the Owner’s Manual
and read the instructions provided by the child seat
Adjusting front seats
Adjusting head restraints
Raising head restraint: Take hold of the sides of the head
restraint with both hands and move it up as required.
Lowering head restraint: Press the button on the side of the
head restraint and move the head restraint as required.
Moving the seat forward: Lift the release catch, fold down
the backrest and push the seat forward as far as it will go.
Moving the seat back: Push the seat back,
lift the release catch and return the
backrest to an upright position.
The seat will move back to its
tMoving seat backwards or
Lift the lever and move the seat
into the desired position. Then
release the lever and move the
seat further until the catch
uAdjusting seat height
Pull/press the lever up/down
repeatedly until the seat is in the
iAdjusting lumbar support
Press the appropriate part of the
adjuster control to move the
lumbar support to the desired
oAdjusting angle of backrest
Lean forwards and turn adjuster
1Adjusting front seats · Safety
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© 2006 AUDI AG
AUDI AG reserves the right to alter any part of the vehicle, its equipment and technical specifications. No legal commitment can be implied by the information, illustrations or
descriptions in this publication. No part of this publication may be reprinted, reproduced or translated without the written permission of AUDI AG. All rights under the laws of copy-
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rWarning and indicator lamps
tCoolant temperature gauge
Trip recorder (top)/Total mileage (bottom)
p To reset the trip recorder
Press the control button until the display is reset to zero.
p To check distance to next service
Pull the control button briefly, when the vehicle is stationary and
the ignition is switched on.
aDisplay for driver information system:
p Warning symbols and auto-check control
p Radio, CD and telephone
p Outside temperature p
On-board computer (with two memories)
p Navigation system
p Service interval display
p Lap timer
pTo check the auto-check control display
Press the button once with the ignition on.
p To call up driver messages
Press the button when a warning symbol lights up.
p To set speed warning 1
Press the button briefly when the desired speed is indicated
on the speedometer. To clear the speed limit, press the button
for at least 1 second.
p To set the digital clock/date
Keep pulling the button briefly until the desired display appears.
Turn the button to alter the time/date.
dDigital clock and date display/outside temperature display
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,Further information for these items is given on the following pages.Audi S3 Kurzanleitung englisch 07.06271.562.808.20
1 .....Electric windows
Press or lift the switch as far as the first
stop and hold it until the window has
moved to the desired position.
“One-touch“ function: Press/pull the
switch briefly to the second stop.
2 .....Electric adjuster for exterior mirrors ,3 .....Door handle
4 .....Central locking switch
5 .....Light switch ,6 .....Instrument lighting and daytime running lights
7 .....Lever for turn signals and main beam headlights
,8 .....Control buttons for multi-functionsteering wheel
10 ...Instruments and warning/indicator lamps
11 ...Control lever for windscreenwipers/washer and on-board
,12 ...Sound system or navigation system
13 ...Glove box
14 ...Switch for activating tyre pressure monitoring
15 ...Switch f
or Electronic Stabilisation
16 ...AIRBAG OFF display
17 ...Hazard warning lights
18 ...Storage tray or cup holder
19 ...Switches for air conditioner
,20 ...Thumbwheel for seat heating (front right seat)
21 ...Switch for heated rear window
22 ...Thumbwheel for seat heating (front left seat)
23 ...Gear lever
24 ...Ashtray 25 ...Cigarette lighter/socket
26 ...Storage compartment
...Remote control key in ignition lock
29 ...Lever for adjustable steering column
Pull lever down and adjust the
position of the steering column as
required. Then push the lever back up
as far as it will go.
30 ...Storage compartment
31 ...Control lever for cruise control system
,32 ...Bonnet release lever
Please read Owner’s Manual.
Warning and indicator lamps
WARNING!1)If one of these symbols lights up while you are driving, stop the car
immediately, switch off the engine and refer to the Owner’s Manual.
2)If one of these symbols lights up while you are driving, please
contact a qualified workshop without delay.
1Warning and indicator lamps
5Instruments and controls · Filling the tank
Tyre pressure too low1)Engine oil pressure too low1)
system2)Fuel level low
program (ESP)Check engine oil level
(warning lamp lights up
Emission control systemEngine oil sensor defective2)
(warning lamp flashes)
Main beam headlightsBrake pads worn2)
Turn signals, hazard
warning lightskm/h 1Speed warning 1 and 2
Cruise control systemHeadlight range control
Airbag system2)Washer fluid level low
AlternatorIncorrect battery voltage1)
Seat belt warning lampBulb monitor
Fault in brake system1)orhandbrake appliedBrake light failure
Anti-lock brake system2)Light sensor/rain sensor
steering (loss of power)2)adaptive light defective
steering (failure)2)Tyre pressure warning lamp
Fault in cooling system1)
Please refer to the Owner’s Manual for information on further symbols.
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 Light switch
When the light switch is set to AUTO, the dipped beam headlights will be switched on and off automatically according to the outside light conditions (only on vehicles with a light sensor).
uDipped beam/main beam headlights
In fog, turn switch to dipped headlights position
and then pull out to 1
ststop (ifront fog lights)
or to 2ndstop (ofront and rear fog lights).
 Electric adjuster for exterior mirrors
eLeft exterior mirror
rExterior mirror heating
tRight exterior mirror
uRetract both mirrors
Press the adjuster to move the mirror
surface in the desired direction.
Note: When adjuster knob is in position
rthe mirrors are heated automatically at low
outside temperatures (while ignition is switched on).
 Lever for turn signals and main beam headlights
eRight turn signals (with ignition off =
right parking light on)
rLeft turn signals (with ignition off =
left parking light on)
tMain beam headlights
 Control buttons for multi-function steering wheel
The multi-function steering wheel offers
fast and simple control of the sound
system and telephone system.
Please refer to separate Operating Manual.
 Control lever for cruise control system
Please refer to the Owner’s Manual for operating
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Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine  Control lever for windscreen wipers/washer and on-board computer
rTo activate intermittent wipe/rain sensor: Move control A to set
sensitivity level of rain sensor
(wiper delay intervals).
tSlow wiper speed
uFast wiper speed
iAutomatic wash and wipe: Pull lever towards you and hold.
oIntermittent wipe: Press lever towards dashboard.
pAutomatic wash and wipe: Press lever as far as it will go towards
dashboard and hold.
Controls for on-board computer
Press the top or bottom of rocker switch B repeatedly to display the various
computer functions in turn. Pr
ess and hold RESET button Cto return the current
display to zer
Press RESET button C repeatedly to select the on-board computer, navigation,
digital speedometer, lap timer
andmain menu displays in turn.
 Switches for air conditioner
Control on left:
Temperature selection for left side.
Control on right:
Temperature selection for right side.
Standard setting for all seasons:
Select a temperature between 16 °C and 28 °C
(60 °F - 84 °F) and press the switch.
Changing the blower speed
(switches in the middle)
Filling the tank
Opening the tank flap
Open the tank flap by pressing it in the
direction indicated by the arrow.
Unscrew the tank cap and hook it onto