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b8 2.o tdi fuel filter location

marv Jul 1, 2012

  1. marv

    marv Member

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    hi serviced the car today but could i hell find the fuel filter, anyone know where it is, do they have one?
     
  2. andyarchery

    andyarchery New Member

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    Fuel filter is located under the car by the drivers door. Requires removal of a couple of plastic panels which is a real pain.

    Also note that the filter must be primed with fuel before starting the engine. You can do this by activating the fuel pump (insert key) before attaching the front fuel line.
     
  3. marv

    marv Member

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    thanks fella i will change this atr the weekend
     
  4. vw754

    vw754 vorsprung Durch Technik

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    u ever get this done?.............whats the in and outs?
     
  5. Kalashnikov

    Kalashnikov Active Member

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    any joy?
     
  6. Point_Audi

    Point_Audi Vorsprung durch Technik VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi A5 Black Edition S-line owners group

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    I changed my fuel filter a few months back, really handy done!:)
     
  7. Kalashnikov

    Kalashnikov Active Member

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    Any pictures or guides from elsawin
     
  8. Point_Audi

    Point_Audi Vorsprung durch Technik VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi A5 Black Edition S-line owners group

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    I have a few pictures on the computer, but as mentioned above there is a cover under the drivers side, remove it and you will see the filter. One pipe in and one out!:) I done mine in an hour between stripping priming with VCDS and refitting!:)
     
  9. desertstorm

    desertstorm Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    fuel filter replacement b8.JPG
    underside panel locations.JPG

    The Fuel system is bled with VCDS , Air in the system may mean the high pressure pump will be running without lubrication for several seconds also the engine is liable to stall.

    bleeding the fuel system.JPG
     
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  10. Kalashnikov

    Kalashnikov Active Member

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    This is really good. How do I go about getting access to elsawin
     
  11. Zafi

    Zafi Well-Known Member

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    Links to hooky Elsawin sites are very shortlived ;)
     

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