Some concerns on our automobiles seem trivial but can be frustrating, 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 normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Citroen C5 Aircross stuck. You will not any longer manage to fill your tank and therefore sooner or later not be able to use your automobile. It is precisely for this reason that we have made this content page to enable you find a rapid remedy to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To achieve this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Citroen C5 Aircross is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Citroen C5 Aircross stuck?

So let’s start our content page with the origins of your tank cap problem on Citroen C5 Aircross. We will try to tell you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Citroen C5 Aircross

In the event your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most delicate scenario, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and restrict you from accessing the entrance 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 Citroen C5 Aircross.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Citroen C5 Aircross

Second cause, and the most simple, in the case of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is mostly protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking concerns on this type of cap, it is normally only caused by 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 C5 Aircross?

Second part of our content page, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Citroen C5 Aircross and let you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Citroen C5 Aircross, do not think twice to read our content page on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Citroen C5 Aircross

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 be reluctant to put some in quantity and wait a couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Citroen C5 Aircross. If it does not work, duplicate the procedure and let it operate a bit longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Citroen C5 Aircross

As a second option, you can try to use your spare key, which often being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Citroen C5 Aircross. This may seem evident but in some cases it all comes down to small details. No matter the reason, if you have been able to open your tank, we suggest 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 Citroen C5 Aircross

Finally, last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Citroen C5 Aircross to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock more easily by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

If you want more tutorials on the Citroen C5 Aircross, go to our Citroen C5 Aircross category.