Some trouble on our automobiles seem insignificant but can be troublesome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not major, will prevent you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Audi A1 stuck. You will no longer have the ability to fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is precisely for this reason that we have made this article to help you find a rapid answer to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To perform this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Audi A1 is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Audi A1 stuck?

So let’s start our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on Audi A1. We will try to tell you the different motives of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Audi A1

In case your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most delicate situation, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and stop you from accessing the access of your tank. It is as well possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer responds to the key of your Audi A1.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Audi A1

Second reason, and the least complicated, in the event that of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is generally protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this sort of cap, it is generally only linked to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is as a consequence blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Audi A1?

Second part of our article, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Audi A1 and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Audi A1, do not think twice to have a look at our article on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Audi A1

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the opportunity to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to perform this you will need to use a WD40 anti-seize type product to lubricate the barrel of your cap. Don’t be reluctant to put some in quantity and wait a few momemts for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Audi A1. If it does not function, replicate the procedure and let it work longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Audi A1

As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which traditionally being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Audi A1. This may seem obvious but in certain cases it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have been able to open your tank, we encourage you to buy a new tank cap to avoid getting stuck in this circumstance again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Audi A1

To conlude, last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Audi A1 to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock with less effort by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

If you need more guides on the Audi A1, go to our Audi A1 category.