Some complications on our vehicles seem trivial but can be troublesome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not critical, 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 Twizy stuck. You will no longer be capable to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is precisely for this purpose that we have written and published this content page to help you find a rapid solution to your fuel cap trouble so that you can use your car normally. To perform this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Renault Twizy is blocked, and then, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Renault Twizy stuck?

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

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Renault Twizy

If 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 reacts to the key of your Renault Twizy.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Renault Twizy

Second reason, and the most simple, 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 mostly only connected to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is therefore blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Renault Twizy?

Second section of our content page, we will try to give you the different possibilities to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Renault Twizy and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Renault Twizy, do not be reluctant to read our content page on this subject to unlock it.

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

First alternative 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 several minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Renault Twizy. If it does not work, replicate the treatment and let it operate for a longer period.

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

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which most frequently being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Renault Twizy. This may seem obvious but in some 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 scenario again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Renault Twizy

Finally, last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Renault Twizy to facilitate the opening of it. In reality, if the cylinder is a little seized up or broken, it will unlock quicker by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

If you wish more guides on the Renault Twizy, go to our Renault Twizy category.