Some problems on our vehicles seem insignificant but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not dangerous, will restrict you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Citroen C4 Aircross stuck. You will no more be able to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your automobile. It is precisely for this reason that we have written this content to help you find a quick 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 Citroen C4 Aircross is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Citroen C4 Aircross stuck?

So let’s begin our content with the origins of your tank cap problem on Citroen C4 Aircross. We will try to describe you the different motives of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Citroen C4 Aircross

In the event that your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most difficult situation, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and restrict you from being able to access the access of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer reacts to the key of your Citroen C4 Aircross.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Citroen C4 Aircross

Second cause, and the least difficult, 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 often only related to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is as a consequence blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Citroen C4 Aircross?

Second part of our content, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Citroen C4 Aircross and allow you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Citroen C4 Aircross, do not hesitate to read our content on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Citroen C4 Aircross

First solution 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 hesitate to put some in quantity and wait several minutes for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Citroen C4 Aircross. If it does not function, duplicate the process and let it operate longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Citroen C4 Aircross

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 Citroen C4 Aircross. 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 encourage you to buy a new tank cap to avoid getting stuck in this circumstance again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Citroen C4 Aircross

To conlude, last option, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Citroen C4 Aircross to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, if the cylinder is a little seized up or broken, it will unlock quicker by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

To find more tips on the Citroen C4 Aircross, take a look at the Citroen C4 Aircross category.