When to replace the Fuel Filter on your AUDI V8
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI V8 (441, 442, 4C2, 4C8) 3.6 quattro, AUDI V8 (441, 442, 4C2, 4C8) 3.6 quattro, AUDI V8 (441, 442, 4C2, 4C8) 4.2 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI V8 (44_, 4C_). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #19
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 10
Ratchet wrench
Fluid container
Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI V8 (44_, 4C_). 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 V8 (44_, 4C_). Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 2
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    Unscrew the fastener attaching the fuel supply line to the fuel filter housing. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a combination spanner #22.
  2. Step 3
    Prepare a container for fluids.
    Step 4
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    Disconnect the pipe from the fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – AUDI V8 (44_, 4C_). Tip:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  3. Step 5
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    Unscrew the fastener attaching the fuel supply line to the fuel filter housing. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a combination spanner #22.
  4. Step 6
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    Disconnect the pipe from the fuel filter.
  5. Step 7
    Clean the fuel filter bracket. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 8
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    Unscrew the fuel filter bracket fixing bolts. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 9
    Remove the fuel filter together with its bracket.
    Step 10
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    Remove the fuel filter.
  7. Step 11
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    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.AUDI V8 (44_, 4C_) – It's important to only use high-quality filters.
  8. Step 12
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    Install the new fuel filter together with its bracket.
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