Some problems on our vehicles seem trivial but can be annoying, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not serious, will block you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Nissan Patrol 3 stuck. You will not anymore have the capacity to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your automobile. It is exactly for this simple reason that we have written this content page to help you find a rapid solution to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To get this done, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Nissan Patrol 3 is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Nissan Patrol 3 stuck?

So let’s start our content page with the origins of your tank cap problem on Nissan Patrol 3. We will try to tell you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Nissan Patrol 3

In case your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most tricky situation, 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 Nissan Patrol 3.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Nissan Patrol 3

Second reason, and the most basic, in the case 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 type 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 result blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Nissan Patrol 3?

Second section of our content page, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Nissan Patrol 3 and let you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Nissan Patrol 3, do not hesitate to have a look at our content page on this subject to unlock it.

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

First option and the one you should consider first. You have the option 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 a couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try again to open the fuel cap of your Nissan Patrol 3. If it does not function, repeat the procedure and let it work longer.

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

As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which traditionally being much less utilized should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Nissan Patrol 3. This may seem evident but sometimes it all comes down to small details. Whatever the case, if you have been able 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 Patrol 3

To finish , last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Nissan Patrol 3 to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, 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.

Whenever you have any further questions about the Nissan Patrol 3, do not hesitate to consult our Nissan Patrol 3 category.