Some concerns on our cars seem trivial but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not serious, will restrict you from using your car in a usual way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Renault Megane stuck. You will no more have the capacity to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your vehicle. It is exactly for this reason that we have written and published this document to help you find a quick remedy to your fuel cap trouble so that you can use your car normally. To do this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Renault Megane is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Renault Megane stuck?

So let’s commence our document with the origins of your tank cap problem on Renault Megane. We will try to present you the different motives of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Renault Megane

If your car is outfitted with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most difficult situation, because the locks of these caps can get gripped with time and restrict you from accessing the access of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer reacts to the key of your Renault Megane.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Renault Megane

Second reason, and the most basic, in the event that 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 kind of cap, it is often only linked 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 Renault Megane?

Second part of our document, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Renault Megane and let you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Renault Megane, do not hesitate to have a look at our document on this subject to unlock it.

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

First option 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 be reluctant to put some in quantity and wait a couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Renault Megane. If it does not function, duplicate the treatment and let it work a bit longer.

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

As a second alternative, you can try to use your spare key, which normally being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Renault Megane. This may seem obvious but in certain cases it all comes down to small details. No matter the reason, if you have been able to open your tank, we suggest 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 Megane

To conlude, last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Renault Megane to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock quicker by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

To get more tips on the Renault Megane, take a look at the Renault Megane category.