Some concerns on our vehicles seem unimportant but can be annoying, 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 Mercedes Classe V stuck. You will no longer manage to fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your vehicle. It is exactly for this reason that we have made this content to enable you find a rapid solution to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To accomplish this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Mercedes Classe V is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Mercedes Classe V stuck?

So let’s commence our content with the origins of your tank cap problem on Mercedes Classe V. We will try to tell you the different causes of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Mercedes Classe V

In the event that 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 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 Mercedes Classe V.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Mercedes Classe V

Second cause, and the most simple, 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 concerns on this kind of cap, it is generally only caused by 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 Mercedes Classe V?

Second part of our content, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Mercedes Classe V and allow you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Mercedes Classe V, do not be reluctant to have a look at our content on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Mercedes Classe V

First solution and the one you should consider first. You have the possibility 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 hesitate 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 Mercedes Classe V. If it does not function, repeat the treatment and let it operate for a longer time.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Mercedes Classe V

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which normally being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Mercedes Classe V. This may seem evident but occasionally it all comes down to small details. In any case, if you have been able to open your tank, we encourage you to buy a new tank cap to avoid getting stuck in this situation again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Mercedes Classe V

To finish , last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Mercedes Classe V to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or broken, it will unlock more easily by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

If you want more tutorials on the Mercedes Classe V, go to our Mercedes Classe V category.