When to replace the Fuel Filter on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 90000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.6, AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.2 TFSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7). List of the tools you'll need:
Nylon cleaning brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Fluid container
Phillips screwdriver
Crow bar
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7). Professionals 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 Convertible (8P7). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the fuel door.
    Step 2
    Unscrew the fuel filler cap.
    Step 3
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 4
    How to change Fuel Filter on Audi A3 Convertible 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Prepare a container for fluids.
  2. Step 5
    How to replace AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 2.0 TDI 2009 Fuel Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Clean the fasteners of the fuel supply lines. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  3. Step 6
    Audi A3 Convertible 1.9 TDI 2010 Fuel Filter replacement: free workshop manuals
    Disconnect the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  4. Step 7
    Changing Fuel Filter on AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.6 TDI 2011 by yourself
    Loosen the fuel filter mounting. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  5. Step 8
    How to remove AUDI A3 1.2 TFSI 2012 Fuel Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the fuel filter.
  6. Step 9
    How to replace Fuel Filter on AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 2013: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Disconnect the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter.
  7. Step 10
    Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
    Step 11
    How hard is it to do yourself: Fuel Filter replacement on Audi A3 Convertible 2.0 TFSI 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Connect the fuel supply lines to the fuel filter.
Was this manual helpful?
Please rate this manual on a scale from 1 to 5. If you have any questions, feel free to ask us.
Users voted – 0
Searching for the right tyres?

Find out which tyre and wheel sizes are compatible with the AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) model.

Your profile is your personal assistant.

It can track car expenses, keep a car log and replacement schedule, and save favourite materials, notes and documents

Install the AUTODOC CLUB app!
Your personal car expenses manager, maintenance tips, reminders about upcoming appointments and service intervals, DIY repair instructions – all this on your phone.
AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) Fuel Filter replace by yourself - Scan QR-code and download AUTODOC CLUB app

To download the app:

  • - scan the QR code
  • - download from App Store
  • - download from Google Play
Autodoc CLUB App icon
DIY AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) Fuel Filter replacement - online guide
Tips & tricks for your AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7)
View more
  • How to change Fuel filters on AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.8 TFSI - replacement tricks
    How to remove scratches from car plastic | AUTODOC tips
  • Changing Inline fuel filter Audi A3 Convertible 2.0 TDI - Replacement Tips
    How to fix your car with AUTODOC CLUB
  • Maintenance Hacks - AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.9 TDI Fuel filters replacement guide
    How to use sandblasting equipment | AUTODOC tips
  • Replace Inline fuel filter on Audi A3 Convertible - free video tips
    8 bad driving habits | AUTODOC tips

Professional manuals for the most common AUDI models