Audi A3

since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi A3
- Maintenance instruction
   Audi A3/S3 brand cars - the summary
   Identification numbers of the car
   Acquisition of spare parts
   Technology of service, tool and workplace equipment
   Poddomkrachivaniye and towage
   Engine start from the auxiliary power supply
   Checks of readiness of the car to operation
   Automobile himikaliya
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and car systems
   Governing bodies and receptions of safe operation
   Arrangement of governing bodies and devices
   Keys, body locks with uniform management and the security alarm system
   Electric window regulators and rear-view mirrors
   Safety systems. Transportation of children
   Luggage carrier
   Adjustable steering column
   Hand brake
   Automatic transmission
   The device of the acoustic help at a parking
   Lock of ignition and engine start
   Control and measuring devices. Precautionary and diagnostic systems
   Traveling computer
   Switches and switches
   Screen wipers and stekloomyvatel
   Ventilation, heater and conditioner of air of salon
   Elevating and movable panel крыши*
   Illumination of salon and luggage carrier
   Salon equipment
   Luggage carrier on a roof
   Running in
   Features of driving of the car and auxiliary systems (ABS, EDS, ASR, ESP)
   Trailer operation
   Fuelling and emergency unlocking of a cover of the refueling hatch
   Readjustment of headlights
   First-aid kit
   Sign of an emergency stop
   Set of the tool and jack
   Spare wheel
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission and models with a full drive
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Elektroskhema


Identification numbers of the car


Designation and number of the engine are on the forward party of the block of cylinders in a joint between the block and a head of cylinders


The sticker with these data is also on a protective casing of a gear belt of a drive of distribution, data are provided also on the service plan and a trench for a spare wheel.

The factory plate (In) is on a back cross-section wall.
Identification number of the car (chassis number) is visible in a window of a water modular compartment – And

The plate with car data in a niche of a spare wheel

1–Product intra serial number.
2–Identification number of the car.
3–Code of model of the car.
4–Detailed designation model/engine capacity.
5–Alphabetic reference of models of the engine and transmission.
6–Number paint/code of equipment of an interior of salon.
7–Code of the additional equipment.
8–From left to right: Empty weight (kg)/fuel consumption in a city cycle (l/100km/fuel consumption in a country cycle (l/100km/fuel consumption in the mixed cycle (l/100km/emission of CO2 (g/km).


Data are also in the service book.

WAU ZZZ 8L Z W A 000234
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Number of the chassis is deciphered as follows:

1–Code of the producer: WAU - Audi AG.
2–Complete set.
3–Two-place standard code. 8L – Audi A3.
4–Detailed complete set.
5–Year of manufacturing: W-1998, X - 1999 etc.
6–Manufacturing place.
7–Chassis number.