Some trouble on our cars seem trivial but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not critical, will block you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Nissan NV stuck. You will not any longer be able to fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your automobile. It is precisely for this simple reason that we have written this article to enable you find a quick solution to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To do this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Nissan NV is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Nissan NV stuck?

So let’s begin our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on Nissan NV. We will try to describe you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Nissan NV

In the event that 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 prevent you from accessing the entrance 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 Nissan NV.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Nissan NV

Second case, and the least difficult, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is usually protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this kind of cap, it is often only caused by a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is consequently blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Nissan NV?

Second section of our article, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Nissan NV and allow you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Nissan NV, do not be reluctant to consult our article on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Nissan NV

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the option 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 again to open the fuel cap of your Nissan NV. If it does not function, repeat the treatment and let it work for a longer period.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Nissan NV

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which normally being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Nissan NV. This may seem evident but in certain cases it all comes down to small details. In any case, if you have managed to open your tank, we recommend 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 NV

To finish , last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Nissan NV to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock more easily by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

If you want more tutorials on the Nissan NV, go to our Nissan NV category.