Some problems on our automobiles seem insignificant but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not major, will prevent you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Hyundai Ioniq stuck. You will not anymore be capable to fill your tank and therefore sooner or later not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is precisely for this reason that we have written and published this document to help you find a rapid solution to your fuel cap trouble so that you can use your car normally. To accomplish this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Hyundai Ioniq is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Hyundai Ioniq stuck?

So let’s start our document with the origins of your tank cap problem on Hyundai Ioniq. We will try to tell you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Hyundai Ioniq

In the event your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most delicate scenario, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and stop you from accessing the entrance 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 Hyundai Ioniq.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Hyundai Ioniq

Second reason, and the least difficult, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is mostly protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking problems on this kind of cap, it is frequently only connected to 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 Hyundai Ioniq?

Second section of our document, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Hyundai Ioniq and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Hyundai Ioniq, do not think twice 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 Hyundai Ioniq

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 few minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Hyundai Ioniq. If it does not work, repeat the process and let it work for a longer period.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Hyundai Ioniq

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 Hyundai Ioniq. This may seem evident but in certain cases it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have managed to open your tank, we advise 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 Hyundai Ioniq

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

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