Some concerns on our cars seem unimportant but can be troublesome, 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 normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Chevrolet Bolt stuck. You will not any longer be able to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is exactly for this purpose that we have written this document to help you find a quick answer to your fuel cap trouble so that you can use your car normally. To do this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Chevrolet Bolt is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Chevrolet Bolt stuck?

So let’s commence our document with the origins of your tank cap problem on Chevrolet Bolt. We will try to present you the different causes of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Chevrolet Bolt

If your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most tricky condition, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and stop you from accessing the entry 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 Chevrolet Bolt.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Chevrolet Bolt

Second case, and the easiest, in the event that of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is normally protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking concerns on this sort of cap, it is normally only connected 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 Chevrolet Bolt?

Second section of our document, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Chevrolet Bolt and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Chevrolet Bolt, do not think twice to have a look at our document on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Chevrolet Bolt

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the option to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to achieve 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 Chevrolet Bolt. If it does not function, repeat the process and let it operate a bit longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Chevrolet Bolt

As a second option, 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 Chevrolet Bolt. This may seem obvious but in some cases it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have managed to open your tank, we encourage 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 Chevrolet Bolt

To finish , last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Chevrolet Bolt 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.

In the event that you have any further questions about the Chevrolet Bolt, do not hesitate to consult our Chevrolet Bolt category.