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Audi A8 D3 Dashboard Warning Light Symbols

Dashboard warnings on your Audi A8 D3 depend on the Audi Problem. It could be an indicator light for ABS, airbag, engine light or something else. There are many reasons why the dashboard shows warning lights and below is a list of the lights on the dashboard. You might need to buy a scanner online which will show Audi trouble codes & reset the warning light for good! This information can also be found in the Audi A8 D3 owners PDF manual.
If you need to reset a dashboard light or diagnose a fault on your Audi A8 D3 we would advise you to go for the or the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner. They are both extremely popular choice amongst Audi owners worldwide because they cover such a wide range of modules within the vehicle and has received excellent feedback from buyers.

If you need a new sensors to fix your Audi A8 D3 such as ABS sensor, MAF, camshaft & crankshaft, visit www.bavariandominator.co.uk.

Audi A8 D3 EPC or engine management warning light - the EPC symbol lamp is very important and you should take it seriously. It indicates a fault within the engine module and should be diagnosed & repaired as soon as possible to prevent further damage. The chances are the fault will be because of a faulty sensor such as camshaft sensor or crankshaft sensor, or possibly even an ignition coil. To diagnose exactly where the fault is from you can use the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner which will give you the fault codes so they can be erased and remove the dash light.

Audi A8 D3 engine warning light - then engine symbol lamp will illuminate yellow on the dash and actually indicates a fault within the engine emission system, so the fault could be something to do with the airflow, and the MAF Mass Airflow Meter could be at fault. You can diagnose the problem and remove the fault codes by using the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner diagnostic tool which plugs into your standard 16 pin diagnostic port. Once the fault has been fixed you can use the tool to clear the warning light.

Audi A8 D3 ABS warning light - the ABS symbol lamp will switch on if there is a fault within this module. It will generally turn on with the ! brake symbol warning light. You can diagnose the fault by using the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner kit. It will tell you exactly where the fault is occuring and what part needs to be replaced. The chances are an ABS sensor is at fault so should be swapped over. The VAG COM kit will erase the trouble codes and remove the dashlight once the problem has been fixed.

Audi A8 D3 airbag warning light - the airbag symbol lamp will turn on if the ECU detects a fault in the airbag system. It could be something serious or it could be a loose connection. You can diagnose the airbag fault by using the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner kit which plugs into the 16 pin diagnostic port. It wil read & clear airbag warning lights & codes from the system providing the fault has been cleared.

Audi A8 D3 tyre pressure TPMS warning light - this is the tyre pressure symbol lamp which illuminates when the system detects an issue with the pressure in one or more tyres. You should check your tyre pressures at the next opportunity, driving with under inflated or over inflated tyres can effect MPG.

Audi A8 D3 seatbelt warning light - the seatbelt symbol lamp on the Audi A8 looks like this and will illuminate when one or more occupant has not fastened up. Rememeber - buckle up before you fire up.

Audi A8 D3 steering wheel & key warning light - this is the power steering system symbol lamp which will turn on if there is a fault within this system. You can start by checking your power steering fluid which might need to be changed. You may also notice a creaking noise when turning the steering wheel if the fluid needs to be changed. If the fluid does not need to be changed you use the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner diagnostic kit to diagnose the fault.

Audi A8 D3 parking (P) warning light - the parking or (P) symbol lamp will turn on in your Audi when you have the handbrake in the ON position. The light will turn off when the handbrake is in the off position.

Audi A8 D3 lane assist warning light - the lane assist symbol lamp will show in green when the system is active. It will show yellow if the system is inactive.

Audi A8 D3 lock & key warning light - this is the Audi ignition symbol lamp which will illuminate if the ignition system has a fault. The fault can be diagnosed with the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner kit or you can take it to your local Audi workshop to be diagnosed.

Audi A8 D3 glow plug pre heating warning light - the pre heating or glow plug symbol lamp will illuminate on the Audi dashboard along with every other dash light when you turn the ignition key. Most of the other dash lights will turn off quite quickly however this warning might stay on for a few extra seconds. It basically means that the engine is being heated prior to you starting the engine and is safe to start when the light has gone out. This lamp does not indicate a fault, and will only be found on the dashboard of diesel vehicles.

Audi A8 D3 ESP or traction control warning light - the traction ESP symbol lamp will turn on if there is a fault with this module, if the light is flashing when driving on surfaces such as snow or ice it means that the system is working to ensure the best possible traction in the given circumstances and that traction might not always be there so drive carefully. If you do have a fault in the system you can diagnose it with the iCarsoft i908 Multi System Scanner which will read & clear fault codes for the system.

Audi A8 D3 oil warning light - the oil can symbol on the Audi A8 indicates that there is low oil pressure in the system and you should check your oil level as soon as possible to prevent any damage. To ensure you are topping up with the correct oil please use our correct oil type guide.

Audi A8 D3 cruise control warning light - this is the cruise control symbol lamp which will illuminate when the system is active.

Audi A8 D3 cooling system warning light - when this symbol lamp turns on, you should pullover ASAP and have the system checked out, any further driving or use of the engine could severely damage it so turn it off. 1st thing to do is check your coolant level and top up if required, remembering to check for any leaks which could be causing the problem. The hoses are prone to leaking, and expansion tank can crack so check these over. If you are still unable to find the fault e recommend you get your local mechanic to take a look at it.

Audi A8 D3 brake system warning light - the brake symbol ! lamp will illuminate when there is an issue or fault with the braking system. If the light illuminates on it own you should check the brake fluid and top up if required. If the light illuminates along with the ABS warning light the chances are you need to replace and ABS sensor. See the ABS section above.

Audi A8 D3 battery warning light - the battery symbol lamp on the Audi A8 actually refers to an alternator problem and probably needs to be replaced.

Audi A8 D3 adaptive air suspension warning light - the air suspension symbol lamp will illuminate in green or yellow when the system is active.

Audi A8 D3 cruise control warning light - this cruise contol symbol lamp indicates that there is no vehicle in front.

Audi A8 D3 cruise control warning light - this cruise contol symbol lamp indicates that there is a vehicle in front.

Audi A8 D3 cruise control warning light - this cruise contol symbol lamp indicates that there is a vehicle in front and driver intervention is needed.
Audi A8 D3 clock speedo Dashboard Warning Lights & Symbols
This is the Audi A8 D3 dashboard where the warning lamps & symbols will appear. The information on the warning lights can be found in the owners manual PDF if you are able to find it. But the information is also supplied within this page.

If you need to find or clear a trouble code or dashboard warning light you will need to plug a diagnostic tool into the vehicle diagnostic port. Our partner store UK Pro diagnostics have produced guides for every diagnostic port so you should find the Audi diagnostic port location with ease.
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