Some trouble on our automobiles seem unimportant but can be annoying, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, regardless if they are not severe, will block you from using your car in a ordinary way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Hyundai Veloster stuck. You will not anymore have the capacity to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your automobile. It is precisely for this motive that we have written this content to help you find a quick solution to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To achieve this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Hyundai Veloster is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Hyundai Veloster stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Hyundai Veloster

If your car is outfitted 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 prevent you from accessing 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 Hyundai Veloster.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Hyundai Veloster

Second reason, and the least complicated, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is usually protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this kind of cap, it is generally 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 Veloster?

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

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

First option and the one you should consider first. You have the possibility 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 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 Hyundai Veloster. If it does not work, replicate the procedure and let it work a bit longer.

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

As a second option, 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 Hyundai Veloster. This may seem obvious but occasionally it all comes down to small details. In any case, if you have managed to open your tank, we recommend 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 Veloster

To conlude, last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Hyundai Veloster 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 have any further questions about the Hyundai Veloster, do not hesitate to consult our Hyundai Veloster category.