Some concerns on our automobiles seem insignificant but can be annoying, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not major, will obstruct you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Audi A2 stuck. You will not anymore be capable of fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your automobile. It is exactly for this motive that we have written this content page to enable you find a quick solution to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To achieve this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Audi A2 is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Audi A2 stuck?

So let’s begin our content page with the origins of your tank cap problem on Audi A2. We will try to tell you the different causes of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Audi A2

In the event your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most tricky scenario, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and restrict you from being able to access the entry of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer reacts to the key of your Audi A2.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Audi A2

Second case, and the least complicated, in the case of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is mostly protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking concerns on this type of cap, it is frequently only caused by 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 A2?

Second part of our content page, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Audi A2 and allow you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Audi A2, do not be reluctant to browse our content page on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Audi A2

First solution and the one you should consider 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 A2. If it does not function, replicate the operation and let it work for a longer time.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Audi A2

As a second option, you can try to use your spare key, which traditionally being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Audi A2. This may seem evident but occasionally it all comes down to small details. No matter the reason, if you have managed to open your tank, we suggest you to buy a new tank cap to avoid getting stuck in this situation again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Audi A2

Finally, last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Audi A2 to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock more easily by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

To get more tips on the Audi A2, take a look at the Audi A2 category.