Some problems on our vehicles seem trivial but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not dangerous, will obstruct you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 2 F23 stuck. You will not anymore have the capacity to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your car. It is precisely for this reason that we have made this article to help you find a quick solution to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To accomplish this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 2 F23 is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Bmw Serie 2 F23 stuck?

So let’s commence our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on Bmw Serie 2 F23. We will try to show you the different causes of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Bmw Serie 2 F23

In case your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most delicate condition, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and restrict you from accessing 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 Bmw Serie 2 F23.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Bmw Serie 2 F23

Second cause, and the most simple, 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 sort of cap, it is usually 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 Bmw Serie 2 F23?

Second part of our article, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Bmw Serie 2 F23 and allow you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Bmw Serie 2 F23, 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 Bmw Serie 2 F23

First option and the one you should reflect on first. You have the opportunity 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 few momemts for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 2 F23. If it does not function, replicate the procedure and let it operate longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Bmw Serie 2 F23

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which normally being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Bmw Serie 2 F23. This may seem obvious but in certain cases 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 scenario again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Bmw Serie 2 F23

To conlude, last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 2 F23 to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock easier by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

If you wish more tutorials on the Bmw Serie 2 F23, go to our Bmw Serie 2 F23 category.