Ignition lock defectiveIgnition lock defective  - Auto-check control - Driver information system - Controls - Audi A5 Owner's Manual - Audi A5

A fault in the ignition lock must be rectified immediately.

If the symbol there is a malfunction in the electronic ignition lock. The symbol is accompanied flashes in the display, there is a malfunction in the electronic ignition lock. The symbol is accompanied by a driver message giving you more information about the fault. This message will disappear after about 5 seconds, but you can call it up again at any time by pressing the SET button:

Ignition lock defective. Contact workshop!

Ц Do not switch off the engine.
Ц Drive the vehicle without delay to a qualified workshop and have the fault repaired.

The ignition cannot be switched off if there is a fault in the electronic ignition lock. For this reason, you should drive the vehicle without delay to a qualified workshop and have the cause of the fault repaired.

If the vehicle is equipped with the advanced key feature, you should not switch off the engine with the Stop/Start button because it cannot be started again after the ignition has been switched off.

On some models the symbol may look slightly different. Note

On some models the symbol may look slightly different.