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How to find Audi engine code

March 2, 2016 in Audi A3 8L (1996 to 2003), Audi A4 B5 (1994 to 2001), Audi A4 B6 (2000 to 2006), Audi A6 C5 (1997 to 2005), Audi A6 C5 Allroad Quattro (1999 to 2005), Audi A8 D2 (1994 to 2002), Audi A8 D3 (2002 to 2010), Audi TT 8N (1998 to 2006), Generic How To's by admin

When you are searching for something to your cas, sometimes it’s usefull to know what is the code of the engine.

You have two options to easily retrieve the engine code of your car:

1. Look in your service book. On the first you’ll have a black and white sticker.
2. Look in your spare tyre well, and you’ll find the same black and white sticker.

how to find audi engine code

This sticker have severall information regarding your car (engine code, gearbox code,  paint code, trim code and all the option codes).

The engine code is the first information on the 4th line (highlighted in red in the image  on the left).


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How to input security code on Audi Symphony radio

April 8, 2015 in Generic How To's by admin

If you have disconnected your Audi battery, your Symphony radio will now be asking for the code. In order to input the security code on it, proceed the following steps:

Step 1. Press and hold “SCAN” and “RDS” buttons at the same time,  until 1000 is displayed on the screen.


Step 2. Change the numbers using the “1”, “2”, “3” and “4” buttons.

Step 3. Once you have the code inserted and correctly displaying on the screen, Press and hold “SCAN” and “RDS” buttons at the same time until the radio starts to work normally.


This tutorial works on all Audi A2, A4, A6, A8, TT equiped with the Symphony radio.

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How to program Audi Homelink remote garage door opener

April 6, 2015 in Generic How To's by admin

If your Audi is equipped with the homelink function, you can program your remote garage door to open with it instead of using the remote.

The Homelink panel is located in the roof of your Audi near the rear view mirror or in the sunvisor.

In order to program it follow this steps (be carefully as your garage door may open and close as you do it).

Step 1. If it is the fist time programming, press and hold for 20 seconds the two outer buttons (marked I and III) of the Homelink panel. Do not release the buttons until the LED indicator slowly flashes.

Step 2. Now, press the homelink position button that you want to program (I, II or III), the LED will turn off. Hold the button pressed until the LED indicator slowly flashes.

Step 3. Step out of the car with the garage door remote and press and hold it while pointing it to the front of your car until the car hazard lights start to blink.

– If they blink 3 times, programming was done sucessfully.
– If they blink only 1 time, programming as failed, you should try it again.
– If you wait until 1 minute and no blink occurs, you need to try it again. from another distance or pinting to a different spot of the front of your car.

Step 4. Once you get a triple blink, go back to your car, press and hold the button that you were programming.

If the LED indicator turn on continuously, you’re done, you have sucessfully programmed your garage door to your Audi!


This instructions work in all Audi’s A1, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, Q3, Q5, Q7, R8, TT equipped with Homelink function.