Some complications on our cars seem trivial but can be troublesome, 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 Honda Civic stuck. You will no more manage to fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is precisely for this reason that we have made this content to enable you find a quick remedy 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 Honda Civic is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Honda Civic stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Honda Civic

In the event 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 prevent you from being able to access the entrance 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 Honda Civic.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Honda Civic

Second reason, and the least difficult, in the event that of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is mostly protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking complications on this sort of cap, it is often 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 Honda Civic?

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

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Honda Civic

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the possibility 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 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 Honda Civic. If it does not function, duplicate the process and let it work longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Honda Civic

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which most of the time being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Honda Civic. This may seem obvious but sometimes 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 Honda Civic

Finally, last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Honda Civic to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, 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 wish more guides on the Honda Civic, go to our Honda Civic category.