Some problems on our automobiles seem unimportant but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not serious, will prevent you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 1 E82 stuck. You will not anymore be capable of fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is exactly for this motive that we have written this content page to help you find a quick 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 Bmw Serie 1 E82 is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Bmw Serie 1 E82 stuck?

So let’s start our content page with the origins of your tank cap problem on Bmw Serie 1 E82. We will try to show you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Bmw Serie 1 E82

If your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most difficult scenario, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and prevent you from accessing the entrance 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 Bmw Serie 1 E82.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Bmw Serie 1 E82

Second cause, and the least complicated, in the event 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 kind of cap, it is frequently 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 Bmw Serie 1 E82?

Second section of our content page, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Bmw Serie 1 E82 and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Bmw Serie 1 E82, do not think twice to have a look at our content page on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 1 E82

First solution and the one you should reflect on 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 hesitate to put some in quantity and wait a few minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 1 E82. If it does not function, duplicate the operation and let it operate longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Bmw Serie 1 E82

As a second solution, 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 Bmw Serie 1 E82. This may seem obvious but in some cases it all comes down to small details. In any 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 Bmw Serie 1 E82

To finish , last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 1 E82 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 at the same time as you try to rotate it.

If perhaps you have any additional questions about the Bmw Serie 1 E82, do not hesitate to consult our Bmw Serie 1 E82 category.