When to replace the Fuel Filter on your AUDI A1
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Nylon cleaning brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Flat Screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
Fluid container
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the fuel door.
  2. Step 2
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    Unscrew the fuel filler cap.
  3. Step 3
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 4
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  4. Step 5
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    Clean the fuel filter mounting bracket. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 6
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    Loosen the fuel filter fasteners. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  6. Step 7
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    Clean the fasteners of the fuel supply lines. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  7. Step 8
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    Squeeze the clips and detach the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter housing. Use a flat screwdriver.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the fuel filter.
  9. Step 10
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    Clean the fuel lines. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  10. Step 11
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tip:
    Remember, it is important not to mix up the input and output of the filter. Arrows on the filter indicate the direction of fuel flow.During installation, take care to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the fuel filter housing.Attention! Use quality filters – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK).
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