Audi A3

Since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi A3
+ The maintenance instruction
- Current leaving and service
   The routine maintenance schedule
   The general information on adjustment
   Check of levels of liquids, the control of leaks
   Check of a condition of tyres and pressure in them
   Replacement of impellent oil and the oil filter
   Check of a gear belt of drive ГРМ on presence of damages, deterioration measurement
   Check of brake system
   Check of fuel system
   Rotation and replacement of wheels. Chains противоскольжения
   Check of a condition and replacement of hoses of an impellent compartment, localisation of leaks
   Check of functioning of system of cooling
   Check of a condition of system of release of the fulfilled gases
   Visual check of tightness of a box of a gear change
   Check of a condition of components of a suspension bracket and steering
   Check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts
   Greasing of clamps of doors and the lock cylinder
   Condition check, adjustment and replacement of brushes of screen wipers
   The visual control of a seat belt and the block of a pillow of safety
   Check of a condition of the battery, care it and gymnastics
   Level check трансмиссионного oils РКПП
   Replacement of the filter of air of salon
   Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter
   Replacement of a brake liquid
   Check and replacement of spark plugs
   Replacement of the fuel filter of the diesel engine
   Check of level of a liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel
   Check of level of a liquid of the main transfer of automatic transmission
   Oil replacement in coupling Haldex of models with a full drive
   Condition check drivers ridge belts
   Level check трансмиссионной liquids АТ
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release of the fulfilled gases
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual box of a gear change
+ Automatic transmission and models with a full drive
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electroschemes

Replacement of the fuel filter of the diesel engine


The fuel filter

1 collar
2 fuel hose from a petrol tank
3 sealing ring
4 adjusting valve with fuel hoses
5 clip
6 fuel hose to the fuel pump of a high pressure
7 fuel filter

It will be necessary for carrying out of work for you:

– The fuel filter of the diesel engine.
– Sealing rings of the adjusting valve.

The corresponding capacity is necessary for gathering of inclusions of water.

Following diesel fuel should be immediately removed rags, especially from rubber details (hoses of a cooling liquid) which, otherwise, will be damaged.

At all do not throw out the fulfilled oil and do not pour out it together with a household waste. Local authorities should inform on the location of points of reception of the fulfilled oil.


1. Clear from an outer side fuel hoses–2 and–6. Cut бокорезами collars and remove hoses from the filter.
2. Remove sideways a clip–5.
3. Remove upwards the adjusting valve–4 with the fuel hoses attached to it.
4. Loosen the the screw of fastening of a collar–1 on the holder also take out the filter–7 of the holder.
5. Fill the new filter with pure diesel fuel. Thus, the engine will fast be started.
6. Insert the filter in the holder and tighten a collar the screw–1.
7. Replace a sealing ring–3, having moistened with its slightly diesel fuel before installation.
8. Insert the adjusting valve and fix a clip–5.
9. Put on fuel hoses–2 and–6 and fix their collars.


Thus do not mix an input and an exit. The arrow on the fuel filter shows in a direction of an input of fuel in the filter.

10. Start the engine. Air leaves fuel system independently after engine start. After repeated pressing a pedal of gas fuel should pass through a transparent hose to the fuel pump of a high pressure without air vials.
11. Visually check up fuel system on tightness, in particular, in places of joining of the fuel filter.

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