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Audi A3 8P (2003 to 2013) – Fuse Box Location and Fuses List

October 25, 2018 in Audi A3, Audi A3 8P (2003 to 2013) by admin

The Audi A3 8P (2003 – 2013) have 2 fuse boxes location. One on dashboard driver side and one in the engine compartment – Scroll down to see how to access them and the fuses list.

 

1- Fuse box in the Dashboard driver’s side

To access the fuse box located on the driver’s side of the dashboard, open the driver’s door and remove the fuse cover off the instrument panel using the ignition key or a screwdriver.

Audi A3 8P Fuse Box Diagram – Dashboard driver’s side

Description

No Equipment [A]
1 Engine components (I), manual headlight beam adjustment, automatic headlight beam adjustment, AFS control module, engine components (II), light switch (switch lighting/illumination), diagnosis socket 10
2 All Wheel Drive, automatic transmission, control module for CAN data transfer (gateway), electromechanical steering, shift gate automatic transmission, engine relay, fuel tank control unit, engine control unit, brakes control (ABS), Eleclltronic Stabilization Program (ESP), Anti-Slip Regulation (ASRl, brake light switch 10
3 Airbag 5
4 Air-conditioning (pressure sensor, air quality sensor), button for Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP), Anti-Slip Regulation (ASRI, oil level sensor (WIVl, back-up light switch, front seat heating, Seat-occupancy recognition (on USA vehicles), navigation, garage door opener, automatic mirror dimming, Heated windshield washer nozzles,air conditioning (control module 5
5 AFS headlights (left side) 5
6 AFS headlights (right side) 5
7
8
9
10
11
12 Central locking (front doors) 10
13 Central locking (rear doors), convenience electronics (control module) 10
14 Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) (control module), automatic transmission (control modulel, shift gate automatic transmission 10
15 Interior lights, reading lights 10
16 Diagnostic connector, rain sensor, air conditioning (control module) 10
17 Anti -theft alarm warning system 5
18 Diag starter 5
19
20
21
22 Air conditioning (blower fan) 40
23 Driver’s side power window, front 30
24 Cigarette lighter 20
25 Rear window defogger 30
26 Power outlet in luggage compartment 20
27 Fuel tank control module, fuel pump 15
28 Power window , rear 30
29
30 Automatic transmission 20
31 Automatic transmission (vacuum pump) 20
32
33 Sliding/pop-up roof 20
34
35
36 Lumbar support 10
37 Heated seats, front 20
38 Passenger side power window, front 30
39
40 Heating (blower fan) 40
41 Rear window wiper 15
42 Windshield wiper (washer pump) 15
43 Convenience electronics (control module) 20
44 Trailer control module 20
45 Trailer control module 15
46
47 Cell phone package (VDA interface) 5
48
49

2- Fuse box in Engine Compartment – left side

To access the fuse box located in the engine compartment, unlatch the fuse cover, push the two slides forward.

Audi A3 8P Fuse Box Diagram – Engine compartment- left side
Please check your car’s fuse layout, there are two different layouts. Check the fuse layout with the fuse panel cover removed.
Some of the equipment items listed are optional or only available on certain model configurations.

Description
Variation (1) with 30 Plug-in Fuses

Number Equipment [A]
F1
F2 Steering wheel electronics 5
F3 Battery voltage 5
F4 Anti -lock brake system (ABS) valves 30
F5 Transmission control module 15
F6 Instrument cluster module 5
F7 Transmission control module 30
F8 Navigation system, radio system 15
25
F9 Navigation system, digital radio, cell phone, TV equipment 5
F10 Engine control module, main relay 5
10
F11
F12 Control module for CAN data transfer (gateway) 5
F13 Engine control module 15
25
F14 Ignition coils 20
F15 Tank diagnosis, oxygen sensor 10
15
F16 Ant i-lock brake system (ABS) pump 30
F17 Horn 15
F18 Audio amplifier 30
F19 Front windshield wiper system 30
F20 Volume regulator valve 20
F21 Oxygen sensor 10
F22 Clutch pedal switch, brake light switch 5
F23 Engine relays, engine components 5
10
15
F24 Engine components 10
F25 Right-side lighting (elect rical system control unit) 30
F26 Left-side light ing (electric system control un it! 30
F27 Secondary air pump 40
F28 Power supply relay term inal 15 40
F29 Fuse assignment in the left-side instrument panel (special equipment) 50
F30 Power supply relay terminal 75 50

Variation (2) with 54 Plug-in Fuses

Number Equipment [A]
F1 Anti-lock brake system (ABS) pump 30
F2 Anti-lock brake system (ABS) pump 30
F3
F4 Battery voltage 5
F5 Horn 15
F6 Volume control valve/fuel pump 15
F7
F8
F9 Engine components 10
F10 Fuel tank control, mass air flow sensor 10
F11 Oxygen sensors, in front of catalytic converter 10
F12 Oxygen sensors, behind catalytic converter 10
F13 Automatic transmission 15
F14
F15 Water return-flow pump 10
F16 Steer ing wheel electronics 5
F17 Instrument cluster module 5
F18 Audio amplifier 30
F19 Navigation system, radio system 15
25
F20 Navigation system, digital radio, cell phone, TV equipment 5
F21
F22
F23 Engine control modu le, main relay 10
F24 Control module for CAN data transfer (gateway) 5
F25
F26
F27
F28 Engine control module 15
F29 Engine relays, eng ine components 5
F30
F31 Front windshield wiper system 30
F32
F33
F34
F35
F36
F37
F38 Engine components 10
F39 Clutch pedal switch, brake light switch 5
F40 Ignition coils
F41
F42 Power supply engine relay 5
F43 Ignition coils 30
F44
F45
F46
F47 Left-side lighting (electric system control unit) 30
F48 Right-side light ing (electrical system control unit 30
F49 Power supply relay termina l 15 40
F50
F51 Secondary air pump 40
F52 Power supply relay terminal 75 50
F53 Fuse assignment in the left-side instrument panel (special equipment) 50
F54

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 – Audi A3 8P Petrol (1.6, 1.8 and 2.0 TFSI, 3.2 V6) and Diesel (1.6, 1.9 and 2.0 TDI), S3 Engines.

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Audi A3 8P (2003 to 2008) Audi Recommended Tires Size and Pressure

January 9, 2018 in Audi A3, Audi A3 8P (2003 to 2013) by admin

The tires sizes and tire pressure recommended by Audi for the A3 8P (2003 to 2008) are:

Engine Tire designation
Tire pressure front Tire pressure rear
normal load condition (up to 3 occupants) full load condition normal load condition (up to 3 occupants) full load condition
PSI kPA PSI kPA PSI kPA
PSI
kPA
4-cylinder
225/45 R17 94H XL All Season 36 250 38 260 32 220 35 240
225/45 R17 94V XL High Performance 32 220 35 240 30 210 32 220
225/40 R18 92V XL 38 260 41 280 35 240 41 280
225/40 R18 92H XL 38 260 41 280 35 240 41 280
Compact spare wheel T125/70 R18 60 420 60 420 60 420 60 420
6-cylinder
225/45 R17 94H XL All Season 38 260 41 280 35 240 38 260
225/45 R17 94V XL High Performance 35 240 35 240 32 220 35 240
225/40 R18 92V XL 41 280 44 300 36 250 44 300
225/40 R18 92H XL 41 280 44 300 36 250 44 300
Compact spare wheel T125/70 R18 60 420 60 420 60 420 60 420
XL= reinforced or extra load tire. It may also appear as xi, EXTRA LOAD, or RF on the tire sidewall.

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:
– Audi A3 8P 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

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How to replace remote fob battery in Audi A3, A4, Q3, Q7, R8, TT

December 22, 2017 in Audi A3, Audi A3 8P (2003 to 2013), Audi A3 8V (2012 to 2018), Audi A4, Audi A4 B7 (2004 to 2008), Audi A6, Audi Q3, Audi Q7, Audi R8, Audi TT by admin

This tutorial explains how to replace the key fob battery in Audi A3 8P, 8V (2003 – 2018), Audi A4 B7 (2004 – 2009), Audi A6 C6 (2004 – 2011), Audi Q3 8U (2011 – 2018), Audi Q7 1st. Gen. 4L (2005 – 2015), Audi R8 I (2005 – 2015), Audi TT 8J (2006 – 2015) with key fob pictured below.

LED in the remote control key (arrow in image on right side)

– If you press a button quickly, the LED blinks once.
– If you press a button longer (convenience opening), the LED blinks several times.
– If the LED does not blink, the remote control key battery is dead. The message “Please change key battery” can also appear in the instrument cluster display. Replace the battery.


To replace remote fob battery you’ll need:

– new CR2032 3v battery (one battery)

 

In order to replace it, follow the steps:

Step 1: Press the release button (red arrow).

Step 2: Pry apart the base (A) and the cover (B) carefully with a coin. Remove the cover (arrow).

Step 3: Re-install battery. Slide the battery holder carefully into th e remote
control key. Insert the mechanical key.

Battery orientation is with the (+) side down in relation to the cover.

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:
– Audi A3 8P, 8V 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
– Audi A4 B7 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
– Audi A6 C6 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Audi Q3 8U 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
– Audi Q7 1st. Gen. 4L 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi R8 I 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi TT 8J 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015