Emergency release for ignition keyEmergency release for ignition key  - Remote control keys - Doors and windows - Controls - Audi S5 Owner's Manual - Audi S5

In the event of a malfunction in the vehicle's electrical system, it may no longer be possible to remove the ignition key.

Fig. 32 Ignition lock with key
Fig. 32 Ignition lock with key

If you are not able to remove the ignition key because the vehicle battery has discharged (for example), remove the key as follows:
Ц Press the release catch A using a ball-point pen or a similar object and pull the emergency key B out of the remote control key.
Ц Use the emergency key to lock the vehicle.
Ц Have the vehicle's electrical system checked by a qualified workshop.