Some trouble on our automobiles seem trivial but can be frustrating, 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 normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Hyundai Kona stuck. You will no longer be able to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your car. It is exactly for this motive that we have made this article to enable you find a quick solution to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To get this done, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Hyundai Kona is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Hyundai Kona stuck?

So let’s begin our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on Hyundai Kona. We will try to show you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Hyundai Kona

In the event that your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most difficult condition, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and prevent you from being able to access the entry 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 Hyundai Kona.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Hyundai Kona

Second reason, and the most basic, in the event that 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 normally only related 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 Hyundai Kona?

Second part of our article, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Hyundai Kona and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Hyundai Kona, do not be reluctant to have a look at our article on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Hyundai Kona

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the option 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 several minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Hyundai Kona. If it does not work, replicate the process and let it work a bit longer.

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

As a second option, you can try to use your spare key, which most of the time being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Hyundai Kona. This may seem evident but sometimes it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, 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 Hyundai Kona

Finally, last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Hyundai Kona to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, 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.

If you need more guides on the Hyundai Kona, go to our Hyundai Kona category.