Some complications on our vehicles seem unimportant but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not major, will restrict you from using your car in a ordinary way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Dacia Duster stuck. You will no more have the ability to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your automobile. It is exactly for this simple reason that we have made this content to help you find a quick solution 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 Dacia Duster is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Dacia Duster stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Dacia Duster

In case your car is outfitted 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 prevent you from accessing the access 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 Dacia Duster.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Dacia Duster

Second cause, and the most simple, in the event that of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is usually protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking complications on this sort 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 consequently blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Dacia Duster?

Second part of our content, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Dacia Duster and let you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Dacia Duster, do not hesitate to have a look at our content on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Dacia Duster

First alternative and the one you should consider 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 a couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Dacia Duster. 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 Dacia Duster

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which normally being much less utilized should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Dacia Duster. This may seem evident but occasionally it all comes down to small details. No matter the reason, if you have managed to open your tank, we advise 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 Dacia Duster

Finally, last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Dacia Duster to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or broken, it will unlock with less effort by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

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