Some complications on our automobiles sound trivial but can be annoying, like having your wipers squeak for example. Others even if they are not major will prevent you from using your Audi A4 in a normal way, like having a flat tire or having the fuel door stuck on your xXX. You will not any longer have the capability to fill up your tank and as a result sooner or later not be able to use your car. This is specifically why we have created this article content, to help you get a quick solution to your fuel trap issue so that you can use your motor vehicle in a normal way. To get this done, we will first try to determine why the fuel door of your Audi A4 is stuck, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel door of my Audi A4 stuck?

So we’ll commence our article content with the source of your fuel trap complications stuck on Audi A4. Remember that this fuel door is quite often controlled by an electric motor, but in some years or dependent on the options of your car it is only controlled by a cable. Most of the time, it is either the cable that seizes up, or, an electric motor that is at the end of its life. In some instances, it may be the fuel door fuse that is defective on your Audi A4. So think about checking all these parts one at a time to discover the source of your fuel door issue on Audi A4. Go to the next part of this article content to get answers to your issue.

What if the fuel door on my Audi A4 is stuck?

We are now going to show you one after the other the diverse answers to each of the motives of a fuel door stuck on Audi A4, already to give you an immediate solution to allow you to put fuel in your car and above all a definitive solution to no longer suffer this form of problem.

Verify the fuel door fuses

The first possible cause of a stuck fuel door on your Audi A4 is that the fuse for the door opening has failed. To solve this issue, you need to get your car manual, verify which fuse box the one you are interested in is in (dashboard or engine compartment) and once established, verify the state and maybe change the fuse with a new one. If it is the fuel filler cap that is stuck on your Audi A4, do not think twice to consult our content to help you solve your issue.

Verify the fuel door control cable

The second possible trigger of your fuel door issue being stuck on Audi A4 is that the fuel control cable is seized up. To remedy this issue, you will have to try to use a flat screwdriver to pry the fuel door lock with a flat screwdriver for example simultaneously as you operate the fuel door opener. Do not think twice to use WD40 type lubricant to lubricate the cable and avoid repeating this problem.

Change the fuel door opening motor

Very often, the issue will originate from the engine that controls the opening of the fuel door of your Audi A4. If the hatch is blocked, the engine may be burnt out, to change it, you will have to change the engine, to achieve this, you will have to access it from the inside of your trunk, by removing the lining of it.

Use the emergency opening pull in the trunk

To finish , last way to unlock a fuel door on Audi A4, you have to use the emergency opening rod in your trunk. To get this done, remove the trunk liner on the side of the fuel door and browse your Audi A4 owner’s manual for the exact area of the fuel door. All you have to do is activate it to unlock the fuel flap of your car.

If perhaps you have any additional questions about the Audi A4, do not hesitate to consult our Audi A4 category.