Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Cockpit

Fig. 1 Cockpit

  1. Door handle
  2. Central locking switch
  3. Air vent with thumbwheel
  4. Lever for:
    • Turn signals and high beams
    • High beam assistant
    • Lane departure warning
    • Lane guidance
  5. Multifunction steering wheel with:
    • Horn
    • Driver's airbag
    • Operating buttons
    • Shift paddles
  6. Instrument cluster
  7. Windshield washer system lever
  8. Center display
  9. Lockable glove compartment
  10. Front passenger's airbag
  11. Knee airbag
  12. Climate control system
  13. MMI On/Off button
  14. Depending on equipment, buttons for:
    • drive select
    • Electronic Stabilization Control
    • Start/Stop system
    • Emergency flashers
    • Parking system
    • Park assist
    • Hill hold assist
  15. USB ports with charging function
  16. Depending on equipment:
    • Cup holder
    • Mount for mobile device
  17. Socket
  18. Electromechanical parking brake button
  19. Selector lever (automatic transmission)
  20. Audi phone box
  21. START ENGINE STOP button
  22. Depending on equipment:
    • Starting the engine if there is a malfunction
    • Ignition lock
  23. Steering wheel adjustment
  24. Lever for:
    • Cruise control system
    • Adaptive cruise assist
  25. Connection port for the On Board Diagnostic System (OBD)
  26. Hood release
  27. Buttons for:
    • Lights
    • All-weather lights
  28. Button for:
    • Luggage compartment lid
  29. Exterior mirror adjustment
  30. Buttons for:
    • Power windows
    • Child safety lock


Some of the equipment listed here is only installed in certain models or is available as an option.


     Indicator lights overview

    Description The indicator lights in the instrument cluster blink or turn on. They indicate functions or malfunctions. Some warning and indicator lights turn on when you switch the ignition on and mus

     Display and operation

     Instrument cluster


     Adjusting the exterior lighting

    The following settings depend on the vehicle equipment. Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Light & Visibility > Exterior lighting. Automatic headlights You can adjust the following settings in the Automatic headlights menu: Activation time - You can adjust if the hea

     Drive Axle Threaded Connection, Loosening and Tightening

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Socket AF 24 mm -T10361A- Digital Torque Wrench -VAG1756A- The wheel bearing must not be under a load while the drive axle threaded connection on the wheel side is loose. If the bearings are loaded by the vehicle weight the wheel bearing

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