Some trouble on our vehicles seem insignificant but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not critical, will block you from using your car in a ordinary way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Audi S5 stuck. You will no longer be capable of fill your tank and therefore sooner or later not be able to use your automobile. It is exactly for this motive that we have made this article to help you find a rapid remedy to your fuel cap problem 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 S5 is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Audi S5 stuck?

So let’s start our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on Audi S5. We will try to tell you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Audi S5

In the event that 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 accessing 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 S5.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Audi S5

Second cause, and the least difficult, in the event 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 normally only related to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is therefore blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Audi S5?

Second part of our article, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Audi S5 and let you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Audi S5, do not hesitate to read our article on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Audi S5

First alternative and the one you should consider first. You have the possibility to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to get this done 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 S5. If it does not function, duplicate the treatment and let it operate a bit longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Audi S5

As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which most frequently being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Audi S5. 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 recommend 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 S5

Finally, last option, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Audi S5 to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, if the cylinder is a little seized up or broken, it will unlock easier by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

In the event that you have any additional questions about the Audi S5, do not hesitate to consult our Audi S5 category.