Electro-mechanical parking brakeElectro-mechanical parking brake  - Warning and indicator lamps - Instruments and warning/indicator lamps - Controls - Audi A4 Owner's Manual - Audi A4

This warning lamp monitors the electro-mechanical parking brake.

The warning lamp the parking brake is applied with the ignition on. After the ignition has been switched 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:

  • Х If the gradient is too steep to park the vehicle safely, the display will show the message Caution: Vehicle parked too steep.
  • Х In the event of a fault in the parking brake system the symbol cluster display together with the message Parking brake! You should have the 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.