Audi S4

since 2000 release

Repair and operation of the car



Audi S4
+ Introduction
- Governing bodies and methods of safe operation
   Governing bodies and devices
   Information system of the driver (FIS)
   Unlocking and locking of the car
   Lighting and providing review
   Seats and niches
   Heater, ventilation and conditioner of air
   Automatic Transmission (AT)
   Communication and navigation
   Universal remote radio control of HOME LINK®
   Security systems
   Features of operation and auxiliary systems
   Running in
   Towage of the trailer
   In case of emergency
   Gas station of the car
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating and air conditioner
+ Power supply systems, release and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling, power shafts and differential
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment





Lighting and providing review

External lighting and light alarm system

Inclusion and switching off of light

Dashboard fragment: light switch

Inclusion of parking fires

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Turn light switch in situation.

Inclusion of passing or driving beam

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Turn light switch in situation.
  2. Wring out the lever switch of driving beam forward.

Light switching off

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Turn light switch in situation O.

Passing beam burns only at the included ignition. During start of the engine and after switching off of ignition there is an automatic switching to parking fires.

In some export modifications in addition to parking fires passing beam of the lowered brightness burns.

After extraction of a key from the ignition lock at not turned off light and an open door of the driver the buzzer signal is distributed.

When using of the above described signaling and lighting devices observe standard requirements.

The automatic light of headlights (operated by a sensor)

Depending on external illumination in position of the Auto switch the light of headlights joins/is turned off.

Light switch

— Regulator of a tilt angle of light of headlights
— Switch of illumination of the road to the house/car

The passing beam operated by a sensor on the properties corresponds to light of headlights without function of driving beam.

Inclusion of light of headlights

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Turn the switch светав position of AUTO.

Switching off of light of headlights

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

Turn light switch in situation O.

In position of AUTO in the switch of light the corresponding symbol burns.

In case of automatic inclusion of light of headlights passing beam, parking light, back lamps and illumination of registration plate lights up.

The switch of light it is possible in the manual mode and further to turn on parking fires, the light of headlights, fog lights and back foggy lamps.

The light sensors installed in the case of an internal rear-view mirror control external illumination. In case of decrease in external illumination (for example, at the movement in a tunnel) is lower than the manufacturer of value established at the plant automatically the light of headlights is turned on. At the subsequent increase in external illumination passing beam is automatically turned off.

If function of automatic light of headlights is included, then after switching off of ignition passing beam, and after extraction of a key from the ignition lock - also parking light is turned off.

Do not place on a windshield before a sticker sensor to exclude violation/refusal of function of automatic light of headlights and automatic blackout of a mirror.

Fog lights

The switch of light also fog lights join.

Inclusion of fog lights

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Turn light switch without calling on a symbol .
  2. Turn light switch in situation in the beginning or .
  3. Then extend light switch to the first fixed situation (1).

At the included fog lights near the switch the symbol lights up .

Models with back foggy lamps

Back foggy lamps

The switch of light also back foggy lamps join.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Turn light switch without calling on a symbol
  2. Turn light switch in situation in the beginning or .
  3. Then extend light switch to the second fixed situation (2). Back foggy lamps join.

At the included back foggy lamps near the switch symbols shine and .

The system of electric equipment of cars with the traction coupling device of a factory complete set provides automatic shutdown of back foggy lamps of the car at operation of the trailer.

In order to avoid dazzle of the drivers moving behind include back foggy lamps only in the conditions of fog.

Function of illumination of the road to the house / to the car

In the dark by means of this function the space around the car is automatically lit.

Function inclusion

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Press and release the button. The button is deblocked.
  2. Turn the button in situation 1.
  3. In conclusion wring out the button in a starting position.

Function switching off

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Press and release the button. The button is deblocked.
  2. Turn the button in situation 0.
  3. In conclusion wring out the button in a starting position.

Management of function of illumination of the road to the house / to the car is carried out through light sensors located in the case of an internal rear-view mirror. The system is ready to work when performing the following conditions:
  • the button is in situation 1;
  • the light of headlights and ignition is turned off;
  • dark conditions of lighting, sensors do not identify or identify only insignificant brightness.

Function of illumination of the road to the house (Coming-home)

At the included system and in the dark, right after opening of a door of the driver, parking fires, back marker lights and illumination of registration plate join.

If any door / luggage carrier is open, fog lights remain included approximately within 4 minutes.

For lighting of the road fog lights remain included still approximately within 30 seconds after closing of doors and a luggage carrier.

You can change the inclusion duration established at manufacturer if necessary. The maximum duration of inclusion can make 60 seconds.

Function of illumination of the road to the car (Leaving-home)

When unlocking the car the button of a radio key fog lights join.

Fog lights are switched off when opening a door of the driver. If the door of the driver does not open, fog lights are switched off at the subsequent automatic locking of the car, see Unlocking and locking of the car. *

You can leave function of illumination of the road to the house / to the car constantly included. However control of system is exercised through light sensors and therefore it works only in dark conditions of lighting.

Especially at the movement on short distances in dark time, with constantly included this function, load of the rechargeable battery increases. For the purpose of sufficient accumulator charging, from time to time, trips on long ranges are necessary.

At the included function of illumination of the road to the house / to the car, after inclusion of ignition the burning fog lights are switched off.

When using of the above described lighting device observe requirements of traffic regulations.

Lighting of devices

Brightness of devices, displays and lighting of the central console is regulated only at the included light.

Lighting of devices

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. For increase in brightness press the + button.
  2. For reduction of brightness press the - button.

At the included ignition

At inclusion of ignition it is possible to regulate brightness of a background of indexes (arrows) of the control panel.

At the included light

Besides, at the included light, pressing of the "+" and "-" buttons it is possible to regulate brightness of devices, displays and lighting of the central console.

Regulation of a tilt angle of headlights

At the included passing beam it is possible to bring into accord to range of light of headlights with the actual loading of the car.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Deblock the button its pressing.
  2. For regulation of a light cone turn the button in required position.
  3. In conclusion, in order to avoid the imprudent shift of a light cone, wring out the button in a starting position.

Provisions of the regulator

Noted provisions of the regulator approximately correspond to the following options of loading of the car:

(0) — in the car the driver and the forward passenger, a luggage carrier is empty

(1) — all places are taken, the luggage carrier is empty

(2) — all places are taken, the luggage carrier is loaded

(3) — the driver's seat is taken, the luggage carrier is loaded

In order to avoid dazzle of drivers of counter transport, surely regulate a tilt angle of headlights according to loading of the car!

Dynamic regulation of a tilt angle of headlights

At inclusion of ignition and during the movement of the car to xenon light there is an automatic control of a tilt angle of headlights according to loading and the mode of the movement (for example, at dispersal, braking).

About malfunction the alarm symbol in the control system of malfunctions of the car * signals, to cm. Information system of the driver (FIS).

Alarm light system

The alarm light system has to in dangerous situations draw the attention of other participants of traffic to your car.

Central console: switch of the alarm light system

For inclusion or switching off of the alarm light system press the switch.

At the switched-on alarm light system all lamps of indexes of turn at the same time blink. Besides, the control lamp in the switch blinks, and also arrows of indexes of turn in the control panel blink. The alarm system works also at the switched-off ignition.

At accident with disclosure of safety cushions the alarm light system turns on automatically.

The alarm light system turns on, for example, in the following situations:

  • if ahead a transport stopper and you are in the end,
  • at malfunctions or in emergency,
  • in case of towage or the movement on the tow.

Lever switch of indexes of turn and switch of driving beam

The lever switch of indexes of turn and the switch of driving beam also parking fires and a light signal join.

Lever switch of indexes of turn and switch of driving beam

Functions of the lever switch of indexes of turn and switch of driving beam:

Indexes of turn

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. For inclusion of the right indexes of turn wring out the lever against the stop up, and for inclusion of the left indexes of turn against the stop down.
  2. Wring out the lever up or down to a point of resistance and hold it. When keeping the lever the corresponding indexes of turn work, for example, when changing a lane.
  3. At push-up of the lever to a point of resistance and its subsequent otpuskaniye the triple short blinking signal is given.

Driving beam

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. For inclusion of driving beam wring out the lever forward.
  2. For switching off of driving beam take away the lever back in a starting position.

Light signal

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. For inclusion of a light signal pull the lever to a steering wheel.

Parking fire

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Switch off ignition.
  2. For inclusion of the right parking fires take away the lever up, and for inclusion of the left parking fires take away the lever down.

Indexes of turn work only at the included ignition. At the included indexes of turn in the control panel also corresponding control lamp or, see Governing bodies and devices blinks.

After an exit from turn indexes are switched off automatically.

Driving beam can be turned on only at the included passing beam. At the same time in the control panel the control lamp lights up.

The light signal burns at procrastination and keeping of the lever, and also at the turned-off light. At the same time in the control panel the control lamp of driving beam lights up.

At the included parking fires headlights and back lamps of the lowered brightness of the relevant party of the car burn. Parking fires burn only at the switched-off ignition.

Turn on driving beam or a light signal only provided that dazzle of other participants of traffic will not result.

Illumination of salon

Forward plafonds and lamp of illumination of a ware box

Illumination of a forward part of salon includes also lamps of individual illumination of the driver and forward passenger.

Ceiling fragment: illumination of a forward part of salon

Provisions of the keyboard switch (A) of a forward plafond:

Operation from door switches

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Install the switch (A) in average situation.

Inclusion of a plafond

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Install the switch (A) in situation I.

Switching off of a plafond

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Install the switch (A) in situation O.

Forward lamps of individual lighting

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. For inclusion of the right or left lamp of individual lighting press the corresponding switch (B).

Illumination of a ware box

Illumination of the ware box located from the forward passenger automatically joins when opening a box and the included headlights or parking fires. When closing a box lighting is switched off.

If the plafond is in the provision of operation from door switches, it joins when unlocking the car or opening doors. Besides, the plafond joins at extraction of a key from the ignition lock. Light dies away approximately in 30 seconds after closing of doors. At inclusion of ignition or when locking the car the plafond is switched off.

In order to avoid an accumulator discharge illumination of salon is automatically switched off if the door remains open more than 10 minutes.

Brightness of light of lamps at inclusion and switching off is automatically regulated by a svetoregulyator.

The accompanying lighting

The accompanying lighting highlights important governing bodies.

At inclusion of ignition lighting in door handles automatically joins.

At inclusion of parking fires or light of headlights also lighting over a windshield joins. On the central console light falls from above.

The accompanying lighting cannot be switched off manually.

Back lamps of individual lighting

Ceiling fragment: back lamps of individual lighting

Lamps of individual lighting join and switched off by keys .

Illumination of a luggage carrier

Trunk lid fragment: illumination of a luggage carrier

The lamp is located in the top part of a trunk lid. One more lamp is established from the inside of a back wall.

Lighting joins automatically when opening a trunk lid. Lighting is automatically switched off if the luggage carrier remains open more than 10 minutes.

Visibility

Heating of a windshield

Heating of a windshield exempts glass from moisture.

Switch of heating of wind and back glasses

For inclusion or switching off of heating of a windshield press the button .

Heating of a windshield is possible only at the working engine. At the included heating in its switch the control lamp burns. In the automatic mode of the AUTO conditioner of the car with the cold engine and at an external temperature less than +5 °C, heating of a windshield joins automatically. Duration of heating depends on external temperature and makes at most 6 minutes. At the same time the conditioner has to work in heating capacity mode. In the set mode , and at an external temperature less than +5 °C, function of automatic heating of glasses in addition joins. Duration of heating depends on external temperature and makes at most 6 minutes.

In the set ECON mode heating of a windshield is turned off.

Heating of a windshield is automatically turned off in case of education on a crack windshield as a result of influence of foreign objects (for example, blow by a stone). The conditioner is switched-off to prevent further increase in a crack. Replace glass.

Heating of back glass

Heating of back glass exempts back glass from moisture.

For inclusion or switching off of heating of back glass press the button .

Heating works only at the included ignition. Until it is included, in its switch the control lamp burns.

At an external temperature more than 0 °C heating of back glass is switched off approximately in 10 minutes independently.

At the included heating of back glass depending on external temperature the surface of mirrors is warmed *.

Switch off heating of back glass after restoration of visibility through it. Reduction of an expense of the electric power promotes decrease in fuel consumption, see Features of operation and auxiliary systems.

Sun-protection peaks

Sun-protection peaks promote increase in traffic safety.

Sun-protection peak

Sun-protection peaks (1) of the driver and forward passenger can be released from clamps and be taken away with turn to doors.

Sun-protection peaks are completed with a cosmetic mirror with a cover. Illumination of mirrors * (a lamp in a ceiling) joins automatically when moving a cover (2) and is switched off at its return to a starting position. Besides, lighting is switched off also when closing a sun-protection peak.

Sun-protection curtain

Windows of back doors and back glass are respectively completed with a sun-protection curtain.

Sun-protection curtain (back doors)

The lifted sun-protection curtain of a back door

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Extend a curtain and fix it for doorframe top hooks.

 

Sun-protection curtain (back glass)

Key of an electrodriving curtain of back glass

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. For lowering or lifting of an electrodriving sun-protection curtain of back glass press a key of an electrodriving curtain of back glass.

Having reached extreme top or lower situation, the curtain is automatically switched off. During the movement of a curtain up or down pressing of a key it is possible to change its direction of the movement. At switching off of ignition during rise or lowering of a curtain, it will stop not at once but only after achievement of extreme situation.

At repeated, without appropriate pauses, inclusion of a curtain the protection against an overload provided in its drive works. In this case the subsequent inclusion is possible only after some time.

As on a frost material of a curtain loses elasticity, at a temperature in salon of -5 °C its drive is switched-off. In this case the switch of a curtain can use only after excess of this threshold value.

Screen wiper

The handle of a screen wiper the screen wiper, and also the automatic mode of a screen wiper and windscreen washer joins.

Provisions of the handle of management of a screen wiper

Short-term mode

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. For short inclusion of a screen wiper wring out the handle down in situation (1).

Interval mode

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Take away the handle up in the fixed situation (2).
  2. The regulator (A) duration of intervals of inclusion of a screen wiper changes.

Slow mode

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Take away the handle up in the fixed situation (3).

The accelerated mode

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Take away the handle up in the fixed situation (4).

Collaboration of a screen wiper and windscreen washer in the automatic mode

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Pull the handle in situation (5).
  2. Release the handle. Windscreen washer is switched off, and brushes work about 4 more seconds.

Switching off

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Install the handle in a starting position (0).

The system of screen wipers and windscreen washers works only at the included ignition.

In several seconds after switching off of a screen wiper of a brush automatically work once again.

Duration of intervals depends also on car speed.

Jets of windscreen washer are warmed at the included ignition.

For cleaning of a windshield at the included light it is necessary to pull the screen wiper handle only quickly. Otherwise at longer procrastination of the handle also the faroomyvatel * will join that will lead to useless use of the washing liquid in the filling tank of windscreen washer.

In a frost before the first inclusion of a screen wiper check whether brushes froze! Otherwise it is possible to damage not only brushes, but also the screen wiper electric motor!

Before long trips track that the windscreen washer tank, see the Head the Current leaving and service was filled.

Faroomyvateli

The working provision of the washing headlight jet

At the included light pull the handle in situation (5) (collaboration of a screen wiper and windscreen washer in the automatic mode) and hold the handle in this situation more than 1 second.

During the work jets of washers of headlights under the pressure of water move forward outside.

Regularly, for example when filling, delete from glasses of headlights the dirt which is not giving in to washing off (traces from insects).

For preservation of operability of system in winter conditions clear nests of the washing jets of snow, and also delete ice from there, using for this purpose aerosol defroster.

Replacement of brushes of a screen wiper

Reliable work of brushes of a screen wiper is obligatory for good visibility.

Removal of a brush

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Take away the screen wiper lever from glass.
  2. Press the button (A).
  3. Remove a brush.

Installation of a brush of the driver

Fastening of a brush

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Expose a screen wiper brush in holders (A) and (B).
  2. For fixing of a brush on the lever press the button (C).
  3. In conclusion check correctness of fastening of a brush.

Installation of a brush of the forward passenger

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Expose a screen wiper brush in a position (B).
  2. For fixing of a brush on the lever press the button (C).
  3. In conclusion check correctness of fastening of a brush.

Rear-view mirrors

Internal mirror with manual blackout


Normal situation

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Take away the rychazhok located from the lower party of a mirror forward.


Provision of blackout

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Take away the rychazhok located from the lower party of a mirror back.

Internal mirror with automatic blackout

Function of automatic blackout can be disconnected and included if necessary.

The darkened internal mirror: control lamp and key of inclusion/switching off


Switching off of function of blackout

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Press a key (A). The control lamp (B) dies away.


Inclusion of function of blackout

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Press a key (A). The control lamp (B) burns.


Function of blackout

Function of automatic blackout joins every time at inclusion of ignition. In the case of a mirror the green control lamp burns.

At the included function of blackout there is automatic blackout of light of an internal mirror depending on light stream falling on it. Also at the included function blackout of a mirror does not occur in the following cases:

  • at inclusion of internal lighting;
  • at inclusion of transfer of a backing.


Sensors of automatic light of headlights *

When finding the switch of light in position of AUTO by means of the sensors installed in the case of a mirror depending on external illumination passing beam automatically is turned on and switched off.

In case of switching off of function of blackout of an internal rear-view mirror also function of automatic blackout of external mirrors is turned off.

Trouble-free function of automatic blackout of mirrors is possible only at the removed sun-protection curtain of back glass * and when nothing interferes with the stream of light falling on an internal mirror.

Do not place on a windshield before a sticker sensor to exclude violation/refusal of function of automatic light of headlights and automatic blackout of a mirror.

External mirrors

The provision of external mirrors is regulated by the electric drive.

Armrest fragment: multiposition switch


Installation of external mirrors

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Rotation of the multiposition switch (button) carries out switching to the left external mirror (situation (L)) or the right external mirror (situation (R))
  2. Pressing of the button in the directions specified by shooters so adjust a reflective surface of external mirrors that the sufficient rearview was provided.


Folding of both mirrors *

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Turn the button in situation (A).

It is recommended to put * external mirrors, for example, for their preservation at the parking or in narrow spaces.


Heating of mirrors *

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


Automatic equipment of a deviation of a mirror of the forward passenger in the direction of a roadbed *

When switching the electric drive to a mirror of the party the forward passenger (situation (R)) and inclusion of transfer of a backing the reflective surface of a mirror slightly deviates down. Thereby visibility of curbstone at the parking is provided.

The mirror comes back to a starting position after switching off of transfer of a backing and the movement of the car with a speed more than 15 km/h or when switching the electric drive to a mirror of the driver (L) or switching in neutral situation (D) forward.


Memory device of provision of external mirrors *

When programming provision of a seat of the driver of cars with the memory device of provision of a seat of the driver also standard position of external mirrors, see Seats and niches is automatically programmed.

Convex and spherical * mirrors increase the sector of the review. However they reduce the image of objects. Therefore such mirrors are only conditionally suitable for distance assessment to the vehicles moving behind.

At mirror shift as a result of influence of external forces (for example, blow when maneuvering) carry out full electric folding of mirrors. Do not establish a mirror in a starting position at all by a hand as it can negatively influence their work.

In case of refusal the electric drive be taken by the edge of a mirror by a hand and establish it by pressing edge of a reflective surface.

Automatically darkened external mirrors

External mirrors are darkened automatically together with an internal mirror. At the included ignition there is automatic blackout of light of mirrors depending on light stream 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 to a starting position (without blackout).

In case of function of blackout of an internal rear-view mirror also function of automatic blackout of external mirrors is turned off.

Trouble-free function of automatic blackout of a mirror is possible only at the removed sun-protection curtain of back glass * and when nothing interferes with the stream of light falling on an internal mirror.