Some complications on our automobiles seem trivial but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not serious, will block you from using your car in a ordinary way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Mini Mini 3 stuck. You will not any longer be able to fill your tank and therefore sooner or later not be able to use your car. It is precisely for this purpose that we have written and published this document to enable you find a quick remedy 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 Mini Mini 3 is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Mini Mini 3 stuck?

So let’s commence our document with the origins of your tank cap problem on Mini Mini 3. We will try to describe you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Mini Mini 3

In the event your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most delicate condition, 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 as well possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer reacts to the key of your Mini Mini 3.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Mini Mini 3

Second case, and the easiest, 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 complications on this sort of cap, it is mostly only connected 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 Mini Mini 3?

Second part of our document, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Mini Mini 3 and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Mini Mini 3, do not be reluctant to consult our document on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Mini Mini 3

First option and the one you should consider 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 a couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Mini Mini 3. If it does not function, duplicate the process and let it work for a longer time.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Mini Mini 3

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 Mini Mini 3. This may seem evident but in some cases it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have managed to open your tank, we advise 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 Mini Mini 3

To finish , last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Mini Mini 3 to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock with less effort by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

To find more tips on the Mini Mini 3, take a look at the Mini Mini 3 category.