Some complications on our vehicles seem unimportant but can be annoying, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not dangerous, will block you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Kia Stronic stuck. You will no longer have the ability to fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your car. It is precisely for this motive that we have written this content page to help you find a quick answer 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 Kia Stronic is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Kia Stronic stuck?

So let’s commence our content page with the origins of your tank cap problem on Kia Stronic. We will try to tell you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Kia Stronic

In the event your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most difficult situation, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and restrict you from being able to access the entry of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer reacts to the key of your Kia Stronic.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Kia Stronic

Second case, and the easiest, 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 complications on this type of cap, it is often only linked to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is therefore blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Kia Stronic?

Second section of our content page, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Kia Stronic and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Kia Stronic, do not think twice to browse our content page on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Kia Stronic

First solution and the one you should reflect on first. You have the opportunity to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to accomplish 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 again to open the fuel cap of your Kia Stronic. If it does not work, duplicate the operation and let it operate for a longer time.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Kia Stronic

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 Kia Stronic. This may seem evident but in some cases it all comes down to small details. No matter the reason, if you have managed to open your tank, we recommend 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 Kia Stronic

To finish , last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Kia Stronic to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock with less effort by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

To find more tips on the Kia Stronic, take a look at the Kia Stronic category.