Audi OBD2 Port Location

Audi OBD-II (OBD2) port can be used to troubleshoot the vehicle, install tracking, or monitoring device. Locating the OBD2 port on an Audi is straightforward. 

Where is the OBD2 port on an Audi?

Audi OBD2 Port Location

In most 1996 and newer Audi vehicles, the OBD2 port is located under the dashboard on the driver’s side, to the steering column's left.  

Audi OBD2 port location A3 A4 A6 Q3 Q5 Q7

Audi On-Board Diagnostic II (OBD-II) is used to diagnose vehicle problems. The OBD2 port can diagnose engine, transmission, ABS, Airbag, and other problems. To access these systems, you will need an Audi OBD2 Scanner.  

I can’t find the OBD2 port on my Audi? 

Can't find Audi OBD2 port, look next to parking  brake

First, make sure to look carefully under the dashboard. On some Audis, the OBD-II is deep under the dashboard, which means you may need to slide under the dash and use a flashlight to locate it. 

If you don’t have an OBD2 port under the dashboard, the OBD2 port on your Audi may be located on the center console next to the parking brake handle. Use a small flathead screwdriver to remove the plastic to expose the OBD2 port. 

Where is the Audi A6 OBD2 port located? 

Audi OBD2 port

The OBD2 port on an Audi A6 can be found on the driver's side under the dashboard.

Audi Q5 OBD2 port location? 

Audi Q5 OBD2 port can be located under the dashboard on the driver's side above the brake pedal.

Audi TT OBD2 port location? 

The OBD2 port on an Audi TT is located under the dashboard above the brake pedal.

Where is the OBD2 port on an Audi A6 1995-2014?

On some Audi A6, the OBD2 port is located next to the emergency parking brake handle. Remove the small cover to expose the OBD2 port. 

What is the difference between OBD, OBD2, and OBD-II? 

  • OBD stands for Onboard diagnostic system. 
  • OBD-II is the correct name, but sometimes it is referred to as OBD2. 
  • OBD-II is found on all 1996 and newer Audi vehicles sold in the US. 

OBD often refers to OBD-I, which can be found on some older Audis from 19985 to 1995.

Does my Audi have an OBD-II port? 

All 2001 and newer Audi vehicles, including A1, A3, A4, A6, Q3, Q5 Q7, TT, A5, A7, A8, Q2, Q8, and R8. 

All 1996 Audi sold in the United States has an OBD2 port. While in Europe, it wasn't until 2001 that EOBD became mandatory for all gasoline vehicles in the European Union (EU).

 

By  YOUCANIC Automotive Experts

Published on: Wednesday, December 9, 2020.
Updated on: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

 

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