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:
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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 Sportback (8VA, 8VF) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Sportback (8VA). List of the tools you'll need:
Phillips screwdriver
Flat Screwdriver
Fender cover
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Sportback (8VA). AUTODOC recommends:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Sportback (8VA). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Remove the battery cover.
  2. Step 4
    Remove the retainers of the fasteners of the fuel filter tubes. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Step 5
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    Loosen the fastening clamps of the fuel filter pipes. Use a Phillips screwdriver. Use a flat screwdriver.
  3. Step 6
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    Detach the tubes from the fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Sportback (8VA). Professionals recommend:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  4. Step 7
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    Remove the fuel filter.
  5. Step 8
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI A3 Sportback (8VA). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Make sure that the fuel filter is positioned correctly. Consider the fuel flow direction mark.During installation, take care to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the fuel filter housing.Take care to only use quality filters.
  6. Step 9
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    Attach the tubes to the fuel filter.
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