Some trouble on our cars seem trivial but can be annoying, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not dangerous, will prevent you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your CUPRA FORMENTOR stuck. You will no more have the ability to fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is exactly for this simple reason that we have written and published this document to help you find a rapid answer to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To get this done, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your CUPRA FORMENTOR is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my CUPRA FORMENTOR stuck?

So let’s begin our document with the origins of your tank cap problem on CUPRA FORMENTOR. We will try to show you the different causes of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my CUPRA FORMENTOR

In the event that your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most tricky scenario, 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 CUPRA FORMENTOR.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my CUPRA FORMENTOR

Second cause, and the least difficult, in the case of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is generally protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this kind of cap, it is often only linked 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 CUPRA FORMENTOR?

Second section of our document, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your CUPRA FORMENTOR and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your CUPRA FORMENTOR, do not hesitate 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 CUPRA FORMENTOR

First option and the one you should consider first. You have the opportunity to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to perform 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 CUPRA FORMENTOR. If it does not work, repeat the process and let it operate for a longer period.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your CUPRA FORMENTOR

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which often being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your CUPRA FORMENTOR. This may seem evident but sometimes 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 situation again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your CUPRA FORMENTOR

Finally, last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your CUPRA FORMENTOR 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 at the same time as you try to rotate it.

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