Ignition lock defectiveIgnition lock defective  - Auto-check control - Driver information system - Controls - Audi A4 Owner's Manual - Audi A4

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 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.

Note

On some models the symbol may look slightly different.