Audi A3

Since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi A3
- The maintenance instruction
   Cars of mark Audi A3/S3 - the summary
   Identification numbers of the car
   Acquisition of spare parts
   Technology of service, the tool and the workplace equipment
   Поддомкрачивание and towage
   Start of the engine from the auxiliary power supply
   Checks of readiness of the car to operation
   Automobile химикалии
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and car systems
   Controls and receptions of safe operation
   Arrangement of controls and devices
   Keys, locks of a body with uniform management and the security alarm system
   Electric window raiser and rear-view mirrors
   Safety systems. Transportation of children
   Luggage carrier
   Adjustable steering column
   Manual brake
   Automatic transmission
   The device of the acoustic help at a parking
   The lock of ignition and engine start
   Control and measuring devices. Precautionary and diagnostic systems
   The travelling computer
   Switches and switches
   Screen wipers and washer
   Ventilation, heater and the conditioner of air of salon
   The podemno-sdvizhnaja panel крыши*
   Salon and luggage carrier illumination
   The salon equipment
   Luggage carrier on a roof
   Features of driving of the car and auxiliary systems (ABS, EDS, ASR, ESP)
   Trailer operation
   Fuelling and emergency unlocking of a cover refuelling лючка
   Readjustment of headlights
   The first-aid set
   Sign on an emergency stop
   The complete set of the tool and jack
   Spare wheel
+ Current leaving and service
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release of the fulfilled gases
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual box of a gear change
+ Automatic transmission and models with a full drive
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electroschemes

Electric window raiser and rear-view mirrors


At the included ignition of glass can fall and rise by means of the electric drive.

Switches are located in an armrest of a door of the driver.

Besides, in a door of the forward passenger and back doors there are additional switches of management corresponding window lifterами.

window raiser work after deenergizing of ignition about ten minutes. However they are disconnected at once at opening of one of forward doors.

The blocking switch () it is possible to disconnect window raiser back doors.

From outside back doors window lifterами it is possible to use only at the drowned switch.

At disconnected window lifterах back doors in the blocking switch we burn a symbol.

Поднимание / lowering of glasses

By short-term pressing of the switch window lifterа has flown down automatically and completely falls, and at short-term приподнимании rises before extreme position. Repeated pressing of the switch it is possible to stop glass in any intermediate position.

Automatics поднимания glasses works only at the included ignition.

Automatics поднимания / lowerings of glasses is disconnected after a detachment and the subsequent connection of the storage battery.

For working capacity restoration Glass lifts after battery connection execute the following:

Continuous pressing the switch window lifterа result glass in extreme top position.
Release the switch and again press, keeping the switch approximately within one second at the closed window.

Automatics is again resulted in operating conditions.

Comfortable opening / closing

At unlocking / car lock-out from outside doors of the driver or the forward passenger of a window can be opened / to close as follows:

Turn and keep a key in unlocking position – windows open. At key returning in a starting position opening process instantly stops.
Turn and keep a key in lock-out position – windows are closed. At key returning in a starting position closing process instantly stops.

Comfortable unlocking / lock-out works also from remote радиоуправления*. Address to subsection Keys, locks of a body with uniform management and the security alarm system.

Be cautious at lifting of glasses!

The carelessness or absence of control at using window lifterами can lead to traumas.


– If necessary disconnect the blocking switch (address to the above-stated illustration) window raiser back doors;
– Leaving the car, always take out the ignition key;
– At comfortable closing of the car watch lifting of glasses; it is especially important at closing of glasses by means of remote радиоуправления*.

Rotary стекло1)

Back glasses can open turn aside and be established in two fixed positions.


Undertake a corresponding surface of the hinge and take away it in the direction specified by an arrow before the first fixed position (address to an illustration).

Wring out the hinge against the stop outside completely to open a window. In this position the hinge adjoins to a rack.


Take away the hinge from a rack and pull it passing the first fixed position inside. The hinge should adjoin to a rack.

Rear-view mirrors

Before a start of motion correctly establish rear-view mirrors that the back review was at any moment provided.

Internal mirror

Manual blackout of a mirror

At normal position of a mirror рычажок from its bottom party should be turned forward.

The data рычажком can black out a mirror:

Рычажок in forward position – normal position.

Рычажок in back position – blackout position.

Automatic затемнение*

Adjust position of a mirror by a hand.

At the included ignition there is an automatic blackout of an internal mirror depending on a stream of light falling on it (for example, light of headlights behind).

At inclusion of internal illumination or transfer of a backing the mirror comes back in a starting position (without blackout).

External mirrors

The note
on using convex and асферическими* external mirrors

Convex and асферические mirrors increase review sector. However they I reduce the image of objects. Therefore such mirrors only conditionally are suitable for an estimation of distance to moving behind vehicles.

Automatically blacked out external зеркала*

External mirrors are blacked out automatically together with an internal mirror.

At the included ignition there is an automatic blackout of mirrors depending on a stream of light falling on them (for example, light of headlights behind).

At inclusion of illumination of salon or transfer of a backing of a mirror come back in a starting position (without blackout).

Correct automatic blackout of external mirrors probably only when interferes nothing with a stream of light falling on an internal mirror (for example, being on bed curtains of a luggage carrier subjects).

Heating зеркал*

The reflective surface of external mirrors is warmed at the included ignition depending on external temperature.

Regulation of position of external mirrors

(Only 2-door cars)

The multiitem switch () carries out electric drive switching on an external mirror of the driver / the forward passenger or folding зеркал1).

External mirrors with the electric drive are established only at the included ignition by pressing on крупноформатную the button With.

The reflective surface of a mirror is displaced by pressing the corresponding party of the button with arrows.

In neutral position
L a mirror of the driver
R a mirror of the forward passenger
D folding of both external зеркал1)

1) Only for certain export updatings.

4-door cars

About neutral position
L a mirror of the driver
R a mirror of the forward passenger
And folding of both external mirrors

To put mirrors it is recommended, for example, for their preservation at a parking or in narrow spaces.

The reflective surface of a mirror is established in the necessary position by pressing the corresponding party крупноформатной buttons With with the arrows put to it.


In default an electric drive undertake edge of a mirror a hand and establish its pressing edge of a reflective surface.

At displacement of a mirror as a result of influence of external forces (for example, blow at maneuvering) carry out full electric folding of mirrors. At all do not establish a mirror in a starting position a hand as it can negatively affect their function.

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