Some problems on our vehicles seem trivial but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not major, will block you from using your car in a ordinary way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Opel Crossland stuck. You will not anymore be capable of fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your automobile. It is exactly for this motive that we have written this content page to enable you find a rapid remedy 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 Opel Crossland is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Opel Crossland stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Opel Crossland

In the event that 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 prevent 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 Opel Crossland.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Opel Crossland

Second cause, 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 problems on this type of cap, it is normally 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 Opel Crossland?

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 Opel Crossland and let you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Opel Crossland, do not think twice 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 Opel Crossland

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 a few momemts for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Opel Crossland. If it does not work, replicate the operation and let it work for a longer period.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Opel Crossland

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which most of the time being much less utilized should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Opel Crossland. This may seem evident but sometimes 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 Opel Crossland

Finally, last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Opel Crossland to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock easier by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

To find more tips on the Opel Crossland, take a look at the Opel Crossland category.