Alternator faultAlternator fault  - Auto-check control - Driver information system - Controls - Audi S5 Owner's Manual - Audi S5

If the symbol instrument cluster display, there is an flashes in the instrument cluster display, there is an alternator fault or a fault in the vehicle's electrical system. In addition, a message will appear. This message will disappear after about 5 seconds, but you can call it up again at any time by pressing the SET button.

You should normally be able to drive to the next available qualified workshop. However, you should avoid using electrical equipment that is not absolutely necessary because this will drain the battery.

If the coolant warning lamp instrument display lights up in the instrument display lights up as well as the alternator warning lamp while driving, stop the vehicle immediately and switch off the engine. In this case the coolant pump is no longer being driven, and there is a risk of engine damage.