Some problems on our cars seem unimportant but can be troublesome, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not 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 Toyota Hilux 4 stuck. You will not any longer be capable to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your automobile. It is precisely for this reason that we have written and published this content to enable you find a quick remedy to your fuel cap issue so that you can use your car normally. To get this done, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Toyota Hilux 4 is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Toyota Hilux 4 stuck?

So let’s begin our content with the origins of your tank cap problem on Toyota Hilux 4. We will try to show you the different triggers of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Toyota Hilux 4

In the event that your car is equipped with a tank cap with lock you will be in the most difficult scenario, 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 responds to the key of your Toyota Hilux 4.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Toyota Hilux 4

Second case, and the easiest, 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 problems on this kind of cap, it is usually 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 Toyota Hilux 4?

Second part of our content, we will try to give you the different alternatives to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Toyota Hilux 4 and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you are victim of a fuel trap blocked on your Toyota Hilux 4, do not be reluctant to have a look at our content on this subject to unlock it.

Use some anti-seize agent to unlock your fuel cap of your Toyota Hilux 4

First option and the one you should consider first. You have the option 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 a couple of minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Toyota Hilux 4. If it does not function, duplicate the treatment and let it operate for a longer time.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Toyota Hilux 4

As a second solution, you can try to use your spare key, which most of the time being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Toyota Hilux 4. This may seem evident but in some cases it all comes down to small details. No matter the reason, if you have managed to open your tank, we suggest you to buy a new tank cap to avoid getting stuck in this condition again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Toyota Hilux 4

To finish , last option, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Toyota Hilux 4 to facilitate the opening of it. In fact, if the cylinder is a little seized up or destroyed, it will unlock more easily by moving the key in different axes simultaneously as you try to rotate it.

If you have any further questions about the Toyota Hilux 4, do not hesitate to consult our Toyota Hilux 4 category.