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Audi A3 8P Mk2 Dashboard Light Symbols

Dashboard warnings on your Audi A3 depend on the Audi Problem. It could be an indicator light for ABS, airbag, engine light or something else. There are many reasons why the dashboard shows warning lights and below is a list of the lights on the dashboard. You might need to buy a scanner online which will show Audi  trouble codes & reset the warning light for good!
If you need to reset a dashboard light or diagnose a fault on your Audi A3 8P we would advise you to go for the Autel GS500 Audi VAG COM cable. Its an extremely popular choice amongst Audi owners worldwide because it covers such a wide range of modules within the vehicle and has received excellent feedback from buyers.

If you need a new sensors to fix your Audi A3 8P such as ABS sensor, MAF, camshaft & crankshaft, visit www.bavariandominator.co.uk.
Audi A3 8P Airbag Light

Audi A3 8P airbag warning light - indicates a problem within the airbag system and needs to be checked out ASAP. You should use a diagnostic tool which covers the airbag system such as the Vag Com cable from the Audi airbag light section. The kits will tell you where within the airbag system the fault is occuring, and also allow you to clear the dashboard airbag light.
Audi A3 8P abs warning light

Audi A3 8P ABS Dash Light - indicates a problem within the ABS or Anti Lock Braking System. You need to hook this upto a diagnostic kit that covers the ABS module such as the Autel MD702 kit. It could be that an ABS sensor needs to be replaced - if this is the case you should visit www.bavariandominator.co.uk for your ABS sensors
Audi A3 8P engine light

Audi A3 8P engine warning light - this light will stay illuminated if there is a malfunction within the engine after start up - we would advise you to use the Elmscan 5 kit of the handheld Autel GS500 to diagnose the engine problem, the kit will also clear the codes & reset the dashboard light.
audi A3 8P parkbrake warning light

Audi A3 8P parking brake warning light (RED) - the warning lamp lights up when the parking brake is applied with the ignition on. After the ignition has been switched off the lamp will stay on for about 30 seconds. The warning lamp will light up for about 30 seconds if the parking brake is applied with the ignition switched off.

The warning lamp should go out when the parking brake is released. If the warning lamp flashes continuously after the parking brake has been applied, the brake may not be strong enough to hold the vehicle on a slope. This may be due to the brakes overheating.

Please note the following points:

• If the gradient is too steep to park the vehicle safely, the display will show the message Caution: Vehicle parked too steep.

• In the event of a fault in the parking brake system the symbol will also appear in the instrument cluster display together with the message Parking brake! You should have the fault corrected by a qualified workshop without delay.

Audi A3 8P dash light

Audi A3 8P EPC warning light (engine management light) - this will illuminate when the engine is switched on and the go out. If this light comes on when driving it indicates a fault within the engine management system. You need to retrieve the Audi trouble code and we would recommend using the VAG COM Audi cable or the Autel GS500 from our Audi scan tool section. Once you have obtained the trouble code it will give you a better idea of what the problem may be so it can be fixed and the light on the dashboard extinguished. If your Audi needs a new sensor visit www.bavariandomnator.co.uk who have lots of Audi sensors in stock.
Audi A3 8P dash light

Audi A3 8P brake or ABS warning light - this will illuminate if there is either a problem within the ABS system (see the ABS light for more info) or if the brake fluid is too low. Check your brake fluid and top up if needed, if not you can use a scan tool which will gain access to the ABS module - such as the Launch CRP123 kit.
Audi A3 8P warning light

Audi A3 8P hold assist warning light (GREEN) - Audi hold assist helps the driver to keep the vehicle stationary while the engine is running, for instance on steep gradients, at traffic lights or in stop-and-go traffic. When the Audi hold assist function is on, you don't have to keep your foot on the brake to prevent the vehicle from accidentally rolling away. Once it detects that the vehicle is stopped, Audi hold assist keeps the vehicle stationary. The GREEN symbol in the instrument cluster indicates that the function is activated. You can now take your foot off the brake pedal.
Audi A3 8P cruise dash light

Audi A3 8P cruise control warning light - will illuminate when the scruise control has been activated.
Audi A3 8P dash light

Audi A3 8P lane assist warning light - the yellow lane assist warning light will illuminate when the system IS active, but you will not receive any warning if you cross the lane markings.
Audi A3 8P dash light

Audi A3 8P lane assist warning light - will illuminate green when the system is active and you will be warned when you cross the lane markings.
Audi A3 8P dash light

Audi A3 8P flat tyre indicator warning light - indicates that one or more of your tyres is not inflated correctly. Check your tyres and inflate as required.
Audi A3 8P light warning

Audi A3 8P electronic stabilisation program warning light (or traction light) - indicates a malfunction within the traction control system and needs to be checked out by an Audi workshop or a local independant workshop.
Audi A3 8P glow plugs

Audi A3 8P glow plugs heating warning light - your vehicle is equipped with an automatic glow plug system. The indicator lamp lights up while the glow plugs are preheating. If the engine fails to start immediately, the glow plugs have not finished preheating. In this case, keep the clutch pedal depressed (or keep your foot on the brake if your vehicle has an automatic gearbox) until the engine starts. (applies to diesel cars only)
Audi A3 8P warning light

Audi A3 8P dynamic steering warning light - when illuminated it indicates a malfunction within the power steering system and needs to be checked out by your local Audi workshop, or local independant workshop.
Audi A3 8P warning light

Audi A3 8P high beam - illuminates when the high beam has been turned on.

Audi A3 8P turn signal warning lights - illuminate when turning left, right or using hazard lights.

Audi A3 8P seatbelt warning light - you or your passenger needs to fasten your seatbelt.
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