Some complications on our vehicles seem trivial but can be annoying, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, regardless 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 Fiat Bravo stuck. You will no more have the ability to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is exactly for this purpose that we have written this content page to enable you find a rapid solution to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To accomplish this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Fiat Bravo is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Fiat Bravo stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Fiat Bravo

In the event that your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most tricky condition, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and stop you from accessing the entry 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 Fiat Bravo.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Fiat Bravo

Second case, and the least complicated, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is generally protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking complications on this kind of cap, it is frequently only linked 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 Fiat Bravo?

Second section of our content page, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Fiat Bravo and let you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Fiat Bravo, do not think twice to have a look at our content page on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Fiat Bravo

First solution and the one you should consider 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 hesitate 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 Fiat Bravo. If it does not function, repeat the procedure and let it work for a longer period.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Fiat Bravo

As a second option, you can try to use your spare key, which traditionally being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Fiat Bravo. This may seem evident but in certain cases it all comes down to small details. In any case, if you have been able to open your tank, we encourage you to buy a new tank cap to avoid getting stuck in this condition again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Fiat Bravo

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

If you wish more tutorials on the Fiat Bravo, go to our Fiat Bravo category.