When to replace the Fuel Filter on your AUDI A6
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.7 T, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.7 T quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.0, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 3.0, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.7 T quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change fuel filter AUDI A6 C5 Avant [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for A6 Avant (4B5, C5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. List of the tools you'll need:
Nylon cleaning brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 10
Fluid container
Ratchet wrench
Wheel chock
Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A6 C5 Avant – 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
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 4
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the plastic car body protective cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the plastic car body protective cover.
  6. Step 7
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the fuel lines. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Loosen the fastening clamps of the fuel filter pipes. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the fuel filter bracket. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    Detach the tubes from the fuel filter.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. Professionals recommend:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  12. Step 13
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    Remove the fuel filter fastening bracket.
    Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. Tip:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  13. Step 14
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    Install the fuel filter fastening bracket.
  14. Step 15
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. 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.Attention! Use quality filters – Audi A6 C5 Avant.
  15. Step 16
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    Screw in the fuel filter mounting bracket. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
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