Audi A4 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi A4: Garage door opener

Description

Applies to: vehicles with garage door opener

With the garage door opener, you can activate systems such as the garage doors, security systems or house lights from inside your vehicle.

These functions are operated in the MMI. Multiple receivers can be programmed, which can control the functions of up to eight2) hand-held transmitters.

WARNING

  • When operating or programming the garage door opener, make sure that no people or objects are in the area immediately surrounding the equipment. People can be injured or property can be damaged if struck when closing.
  • Do not allow yourself to be distracted from traffic by viewing and operating the center display.

Tips

  • If you sell your vehicle, reset all settings to the factory default settings.
  • The system complies with United States FCC regulations and ISED regulations

Tips

Before you program your system to the garage door opener, first check the compatibility:

  1. Ask an authorized Audi dealer or authorized Audi Service Facility or check at www.

    homelink.com. You can also find more information about HomeLink there.

  2. You can display information about Home- Link (compatibility level/status/country code/HomeLink generation) in the MMI:
  3. Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener > .

2) The possible number of hand-held transmitters depends on the equipment.

Operation

Applies to: vehicles with garage door opener

Requirements: the remote control transmitter must be programmed, Programming, the vehicle must be within range of the system, and the ignition must be switched on.

There are multiple options to open or close the system (such as the garage door).

  • To display the button (Garage door opener) for the garage door opener, press the button in the status bar.
  • If you have only programmed one remote control transmitter, press the button in the status bar on the center display. Or
  • If you have programmed multiple remote control transmitters, press the button in the status bar on the center display and then press the button for the respective system.

    Or

  • Applies to: vehicles with programmable steering wheel button: If you have configured the programmable steering wheel button, press the button. Or
  • Applies to: vehicles with GPS pairing: If you have programmed Location pairing, press the respective button in the center display (notification center). As you approach the system, the button is displayed on the MMI. Or
  • When reverse gear is selected, the parking system* / rearview camera* / peripheral camera* will appear in the center display. To display the buttons of the first three garage door openers, press the button in the status bar and then press the button for the respective system.

If transmission was successful, the message: Send to: XXX will appear.

Programming

Applies to: vehicles with garage door opener

You can program both fixed code and rolling code systems in the MMI using the procedure that is described.

Requirement: the ignition must be switched on.

Programming the system

Applies to: MMI

Requirement: the hand transmitter must be present and the vehicle must be within range of the system (such as the garage door) that you would like to program. If you program more than three remote control transmitters, assign the first three spots to the systems that you would also like to use when driving in reverse.

  • To display the button for the garage door opener, press the button in the status bar.
  • If you are programming the garage door opener for the first time, press the button on the center display. Follow the instructions in the MMI. Or
  • If you would like to program other systems, select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener. Select the desired button: (+). Follow the instructions in the MMI.
  • If you would like to reprogram systems that are already programmed, select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener. Press the button and select for the system to be reprogrammed. Select: Program. Follow the instructions in the MMI.

With some systems, the garage door opener will be immediately available after programming.

With other systems, the garage door opener must also be synchronized.

Synchronizing1)

Requirement: the hand transmitter must already be programmed and the vehicle must be within range of the system (such as the garage door).

If the system synchronization is performed directly after the programming procedure, follow the instructions on the MMI.

If you would like to sync at a later time:

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener.
  • Press the button for the system that you would like to synchronize.
  • Follow the instructions in the MMI.

Location pairing

Applies to: vehicles with location pairing

For easier operation, you can program your system's location.

Requirements: the respective hand transmitter must be programmed and the vehicle must be located in front of the system.

  • If you have programmed your system, follow the instructions in the MMI. Or

If you would like to set up location pairing at another time:

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener.
  • Press the button.
  • Press the button for the system your vehicle is facing.
  • Select: Location pairing.
  • Follow the instructions in the MMI.

Only a maximum of three systems can be displayed in the notification center. If you would like to have all systems displayed, press

Renaming programmed systems

You can rename the programmed systems according to your preferences (names may have a maximum of 10 characters).

  • If you have programmed your system, follow the instructions in the MMI. Or

If you would like to change the name at another time:

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener.
  • Press the button.
  • Press the button for the system that you would like to rename.
  • Select: Rename. If necessary, delete the preset name, such as Garage door opener 1.
  • Follow the instructions in the MMI.

Deleting programmed systems

The programmed systems can be deleted individually or all at once.

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener.
  • Press the button.
  • To delete an individual system, press the button for the desired system. If the checkmark is set, select: Delete.
  • To delete all systems, select: All > Delete.

Tips

  • Make sure the batteries in the hand transmitter are charged before starting the programming process.
  • The programming process may take up to 30 seconds. It may be necessary for the hand transmitter to be pressed again in the meantime.
  • The garage door opener may need to be synchronized with the system after programming.

    Follow the manufacturer's instructions for doing this.

Tips

  • In some cases, the system may need to be programmed in a different mode ("D mode").
  • Switch the ignition on.
  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Settings & Service > Garage door opener.
  • Press and hold the desired button (+).
  • Select Yes, in D mode and follow the instructions on the MMI.

1) Only applies to rolling code systems

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