Emergency release for ignition keyEmergency release for ignition key  - Central locking system - Doors and windows - Controls - Audi A4 Owner's Manual - Audi A4

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

Ignition lock with key

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 ⇒ fig. 35 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.