Some problems on our vehicles seem trivial but can be troublesome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not serious, will block you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Citroen Ds5 stuck. You will no longer manage to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your vehicle. It is exactly for this reason that we have written this content to help you find a quick solution to your fuel cap trouble so that you can use your car normally. To achieve this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Citroen Ds5 is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Citroen Ds5 stuck?

So let’s commence our content with the origins of your tank cap problem on Citroen Ds5. We will try to show you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Citroen Ds5

If 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 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 Citroen Ds5.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Citroen Ds5

Second case, and the least difficult, in the case 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 normally only linked to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is therefore blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Citroen Ds5?

Second section of our content, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Citroen Ds5 and let you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Citroen Ds5, do not hesitate to consult our content on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Citroen Ds5

First solution 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 few minutes for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Citroen Ds5. If it does not function, duplicate the operation and let it operate a bit longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Citroen Ds5

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which most frequently being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Citroen Ds5. This may seem obvious but in certain cases it all comes down to small details. In any case, if you have managed to open your tank, we encourage 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 Ds5

Finally, last option, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Citroen Ds5 to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock with less effort by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

If you wish more tutorials on the Citroen Ds5, go to our Citroen Ds5 category.