Some concerns on our cars seem trivial but can be frustrating, 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 usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Opel Grandland X stuck. You will not any longer be capable of fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your car. It is precisely for this reason that we have made this document to enable you find a quick solution to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To do this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Opel Grandland X is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Opel Grandland X stuck?

So let’s start our document with the origins of your tank cap problem on Opel Grandland X. We will try to present you the different causes of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Opel Grandland X

In the event your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most difficult scenario, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and stop you from being able to access the access of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer responds to the key of your Opel Grandland X.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Opel Grandland X

Second reason, and the simplest, 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 concerns on this kind 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 Opel Grandland X?

Second section of our document, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Opel Grandland X and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Opel Grandland X, do not think twice to read our document on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Opel Grandland X

First solution and the one you should reflect on first. You have the option to unseal your stuck fuel cap, to accomplish 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 again to open the fuel cap of your Opel Grandland X. If it does not function, repeat the process and let it work longer.

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

As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which most of the time being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Opel Grandland X. 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 suggest you to buy a new tank cap to avoid getting stuck in this circumstance again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Opel Grandland X

To conlude, last option, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Opel Grandland X to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock easier by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

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