Some trouble on our vehicles seem unimportant but can be bothersome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, even if they are not critical, will block you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Skoda Kodiaq stuck. You will not any longer have the capacity to fill your tank and therefore finally not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is exactly for this purpose that we have made this content page to help you find a quick remedy to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To achieve this, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Skoda Kodiaq is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Skoda Kodiaq stuck?

So let’s start our content page with the origins of your tank cap problem on Skoda Kodiaq. We will try to describe you the different motives of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Skoda Kodiaq

In case your car is outfitted 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 prevent 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 Skoda Kodiaq.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Skoda Kodiaq

Second case, and the least complicated, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is mostly protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking trouble on this kind of cap, it is normally only linked to a cap that has not been closed in the axis and the thread of the latter is consequently blocked.
<2>How do I unlock the fuel cap on my Skoda Kodiaq?

Second part of our content page, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Skoda Kodiaq and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you suffering a fuel trap blocked on your Skoda Kodiaq, do not hesitate to have a look at our content page on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Skoda Kodiaq

First alternative and the one you should reflect on first. You have the possibility 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 Skoda Kodiaq. If it does not work, replicate the process and let it work a bit longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Skoda Kodiaq

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which often being much less utilized should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Skoda Kodiaq. This may seem obvious but in some cases it all comes down to small details. In any case, if you have managed to open your tank, we encourage 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 Skoda Kodiaq

Finally, last method, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Skoda Kodiaq to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock with less effort by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

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