Some trouble on our cars seem insignificant but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not dangerous, will restrict you from using your car in a ordinary way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 3 E90 stuck. You will no more have the capacity to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your car. It is precisely for this simple reason that we have written this content page to enable you find a rapid answer 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 Bmw Serie 3 E90 is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Bmw Serie 3 E90 stuck?

So let’s start our content page with the origins of your tank cap problem on Bmw Serie 3 E90. 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 3 E90

In the event your car is equipped 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 stop 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 responds to the key of your Bmw Serie 3 E90.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Bmw Serie 3 E90

Second cause, and the least difficult, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is usually protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this type of cap, it is usually only related 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 3 E90?

Second section of our content page, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Bmw Serie 3 E90 and let you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Bmw Serie 3 E90, do not hesitate 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 3 E90

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the opportunity to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to accomplish 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 a couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 3 E90. If it does not work, duplicate the procedure and let it operate for a longer time.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Bmw Serie 3 E90

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which often being much less utilized should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Bmw Serie 3 E90. This may seem obvious but in certain cases 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 situation again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Bmw Serie 3 E90

To conlude, last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Bmw Serie 3 E90 to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock easier by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

In the event that you have any further questions about the Bmw Serie 3 E90, do not hesitate to consult our Bmw Serie 3 E90 category.