When to replace the Fuel Filter on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change fuel filter AUDI A3 1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for A3 Hatchback (8L1) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A3 8L1. List of the tools you'll need:
Drive socket # 10
Flat screwdriver
Fluid container
Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A3 8L1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A3 8L1. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the fuel door. Unscrew the fuel filler cap.
  2. Step 2
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    Lift the car and set it on jack stands.
  3. Step 3
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the fastener of the fuel filter holder. Use a drive socket #10.
  5. Step 5
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    Squeeze the clips and detach the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter housing. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A3 8L1. Tip:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the fuel filter. Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
  7. Step 7
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A3 8L1. Tip from AUTODOC:
    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.Audi A3 8L1 – It's important to only use high-quality filters.
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