Some trouble on our cars seem insignificant but can be troublesome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not severe, will prevent you from using your car in a ordinary way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Kia Xceed stuck. You will not anymore be capable to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your car. It is precisely for this purpose that we have written and published this content page to help you find a rapid remedy to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To perform this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Kia Xceed is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Kia Xceed stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Kia Xceed

In the event 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 restrict 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 Kia Xceed.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Kia Xceed

Second cause, and the most basic, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is normally protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this kind of cap, it is usually only linked to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is as a result blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Kia Xceed?

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

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

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the opportunity 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 hesitate to put some in quantity and wait several minutes for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Kia Xceed. If it does not work, replicate the procedure and let it operate a bit longer.

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

As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which often being much less utilized should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Kia Xceed. This may seem evident but in certain 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 scenario again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Kia Xceed

To finish , last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Kia Xceed 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.

If you wish more tutorials on the Kia Xceed, go to our Kia Xceed category.