Some complications on our automobiles seem insignificant but can be troublesome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, regardless if they are not severe, will prevent you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your PORSCHE BOXSTER stuck. You will no longer be capable of fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is precisely for this simple reason that we have written this article to enable you find a rapid solution to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To achieve this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your PORSCHE BOXSTER is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my PORSCHE BOXSTER stuck?

So let’s start our article with the origins of your tank cap problem on PORSCHE BOXSTER. We will try to tell you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my PORSCHE BOXSTER

If 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 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 PORSCHE BOXSTER.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my PORSCHE BOXSTER

Second case, and the least difficult, in the case of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is normally protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking complications on this type 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 as a result blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my PORSCHE BOXSTER?

Second part of our article, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your PORSCHE BOXSTER and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your PORSCHE BOXSTER, do not be reluctant 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 PORSCHE BOXSTER

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 PORSCHE BOXSTER. If it does not function, repeat the procedure and let it operate longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your PORSCHE BOXSTER

As a second solution, 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 PORSCHE BOXSTER. This may seem obvious but occasionally it all comes down to small details. No matter the reason, if you have been able to open your tank, we advise 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 PORSCHE BOXSTER

To finish , last solution, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your PORSCHE BOXSTER to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or broken, it will unlock more easily by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

If perhaps you have any additional questions about the PORSCHE BOXSTER, do not hesitate to consult our PORSCHE BOXSTER category.