Some concerns on our cars seem unimportant but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not serious, will obstruct you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Renault Laguna stuck. You will no more have the capacity to fill your tank and therefore ultimately not be able to use your car. It is exactly for this simple reason that we have written and published this article to enable you find a rapid answer to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To perform this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Renault Laguna is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Renault Laguna stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Renault Laguna

In the event that your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most tricky condition, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and stop you from accessing the entrance of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer responds to the key of your Renault Laguna.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Renault Laguna

Second reason, and the most basic, 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 concerns on this type of cap, it is often only related to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is as a consequence blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Renault Laguna?

Second section of our article, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Renault Laguna and let you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Renault Laguna, do not think twice to browse our article on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Renault Laguna

First solution and the one you should consider first. You have the opportunity 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 be reluctant 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 Renault Laguna. If it does not work, duplicate the procedure and let it work longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Renault Laguna

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which most frequently being much less employed should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Renault Laguna. This may seem obvious but in certain cases it all comes down to small details. In any case, if you have been able to open your tank, we advise 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 Renault Laguna

To conlude, last alternative, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Renault Laguna to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, 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.

If perhaps you have any further questions about the Renault Laguna, do not hesitate to consult our Renault Laguna category.