Some problems on our vehicles seem unimportant but can be frustrating, such as a window that no longer goes down. Others, whether or not they are not major, will block you from using your car in a normal way, such as having a flat tire or having the fuel cap of your Volkswagen Polo 8 stuck. You will not anymore manage to fill your tank and therefore eventually not be able to use your motor vehicle. It is exactly for this reason that we have written this content to enable you find a rapid answer to your fuel cap problem so that you can use your car normally. To get this done, we will first try to understand why the fuel cap of your Volkswagen Polo 8 is blocked, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel cap on my Volkswagen Polo 8 stuck?

So let’s begin our content with the origins of your tank cap problem on Volkswagen Polo 8. We will try to show you the different motives of a blockage of this one.

Fuel tank cap with locker stuck on my Volkswagen Polo 8

In the event that your car is outfitted 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 stop you from accessing the entry of your tank. It is also possible that the lock of your tank has twisted and no longer responds to the key of your Volkswagen Polo 8.

Conventional fuel cap stuck on my Volkswagen Polo 8

Second case, and the simplest, in the event of a classic tank cap that has no lock and is usually protected by a closed fuel door, if you have blocking problems on this kind of cap, it is mostly only caused by 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 Volkswagen Polo 8?

Second part of our content, we will try to give you the different solutions to get rid of your fuel cap stuck on your Volkswagen Polo 8 and enable you to put petrol in your car. If you encoutering a fuel trap blocked on your Volkswagen Polo 8, 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 Volkswagen Polo 8

First solution and the one you should reflect on 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 several minutes for it to take effect, and try once again to open the fuel cap of your Volkswagen Polo 8. If it does not function, repeat the treatment and let it operate a bit longer.

Use the duplicate key to unlock the fuel tank lock of your Volkswagen Polo 8

As a second option, you can try to use your spare key, which often being much less used should more easily unlock the lock on the tank cap of your Volkswagen Polo 8. This may seem obvious but occasionally it all comes down to small details. Whatever the 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 condition again.

Shake the key while trying to open the tank of your Volkswagen Polo 8

To finish , last option, you can try to play the key in the lock of the fuel cap of your Volkswagen Polo 8 to facilitate the opening of it. Indeed, if the cylinder is a little seized up or damaged, it will unlock quicker by moving the key in different axes at the same time as you try to rotate it.

To discover more tips on the Volkswagen Polo 8, take a look at the Volkswagen Polo 8 category.