Some problems on our cars seem unimportant but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not severe, will restrict you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Nissan Micra 2 stuck. You will not anymore be able to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is exactly for this simple reason that we have written this article to help you find a rapid remedy to your fuel cap trouble so that you can use your car normally. To do this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Nissan Micra 2 is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.
Why is the fuel cap on my Nissan Micra 2 stuck?
So let’s begin our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on Nissan Micra 2. We will try to present you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.
Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Nissan Micra 2
In case 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 restrict you from accessing the entrance of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer responds to the key of your Nissan Micra 2.
Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Nissan Micra 2
Second reason, and the least complicated, in the event that of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is mostly protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking problems on this sort of cap, it is generally only linked 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 Nissan Micra 2?
Second part of our article, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Nissan Micra 2 and allow you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Nissan Micra 2, do not hesitate to have a look at our article on this subject to unlock it.
Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Nissan Micra 2
First solution and the one you should consider first. You have the opportunity 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 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 Nissan Micra 2. If it does not function, duplicate the process and let it operate a bit longer.
Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Nissan Micra 2
As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which traditionally being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Nissan Micra 2. This may seem obvious but in some cases it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have been able to open your tank, we suggest 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 Nissan Micra 2
To finish , last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Nissan Micra 2 to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock quicker by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.
If you wish more tutorials on the Nissan Micra 2, go to our Nissan Micra 2 category.