Some trouble on our cars seem trivial but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not severe, 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 Tt stuck. You will not any longer be able to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your vehicle. It is exactly for this purpose that we have made this content to help you find a rapid answer 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 Tt is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Audi Tt stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Audi Tt

In the event 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 being able to access the access of your tank. It is as well possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer reacts to the key of your Audi Tt.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Audi Tt

Second reason, and the simplest, in the event that of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is mostly protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this sort of cap, it is frequently only connected 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 Tt?

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

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

First alternative and the one you should consider first. You have the option 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 hesitate to put some in quantity and wait several minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Audi Tt. 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 Tt

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

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

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

If you wish more tutorials on the Audi Tt, go to our Audi Tt category.