Some problems on our cars seem trivial but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not dangerous, will block you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Audi Rs5 stuck. You will not any longer be capable to fill your tank and therefore sooner or later not be able to use your vehicle. It is precisely for this reason that we have written and published this article to enable you find a rapid solution to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To do this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Audi Rs5 is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Audi Rs5 stuck?

So let’s begin our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on Audi Rs5. We will try to show you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Audi Rs5

In case your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most tricky situation, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and prevent you from accessing the entrance 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 Rs5.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Audi Rs5

Second reason, and the least difficult, in the case of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is normally protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking problems on this type of cap, it is often only related to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is consequently blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Audi Rs5?

Second section of our article, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Audi Rs5 and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Audi Rs5, do not hesitate 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 Rs5

First alternative and the one you should consider first. You have the opportunity 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 several minutes for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Audi Rs5. If it does not function, repeat the operation and let it operate for a longer period.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Audi Rs5

As a second option, 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 Rs5. This may seem evident but occasionally it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have managed to open your tank, we suggest 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 Rs5

Finally, last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Audi Rs5 to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock with less effort by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

To get more tips on the Audi Rs5, take a look at the Audi Rs5 category.