When to replace the Fuel Filter on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 90000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6 E-Power, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 3.2 V6 quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6 FSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.2 TSI 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

All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for A3 Hatchback (8P1) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 (8P1). 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 (8P1). 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 (8P1). 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
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  2. Step 5
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    Clean the fasteners of the fuel supply lines. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  3. Step 6
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    Disconnect the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 (8P1). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  4. Step 7
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    Loosen the fuel filter mounting. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the fuel filter.
  6. Step 9
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    Disconnect the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter.
  7. Step 10
    Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
    Step 11
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    Connect the fuel supply lines to the fuel filter.
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