Some trouble on our automobiles seem unimportant but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not dangerous, will restrict you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Audi A8 stuck. You will no longer be capable of fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your car. It is exactly for this purpose that we have written and published this document to enable you find a rapid remedy to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To get this done, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Audi A8 is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Audi A8 stuck?

So let’s commence our document with the origins of your tank cap problem on Audi A8. We will try to show you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Audi A8

If 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 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 responds to the key of your Audi A8.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Audi A8

Second case, and the least difficult, in the case of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is usually protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this kind of cap, it is frequently only linked to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is as a result blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Audi A8?

Second part of our document, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Audi A8 and allow you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Audi A8, do not be reluctant to consult our document on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Audi A8

First alternative and the one you should consider first. You have the option to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to do 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 couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Audi A8. If it does not work, repeat the treatment and let it operate longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Audi A8

As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which most of the time being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Audi A8. This may seem evident but sometimes it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have managed to open your tank, we encourage 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 A8

Finally, last option, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Audi A8 to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock more easily by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

If perhaps you have any further questions about the Audi A8, do not hesitate to consult our Audi A8 category.