Some problems on our vehicles seem unimportant but can be irritating, like having your wipers squeak for example. Others regardless if they are not major will prevent you from using your Bmw Serie 1 E82 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 ability to fill your tank and as a consequence in the end not be able to use your vehicle. This is exactly why we have written and published this guideline, to help you get a rapid treatment to your fuel trap problem so that you can use your car in a normal way. To accomplish this, we will first try to find out why the fuel door of your Bmw Serie 1 E82 is stuck, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel door of my Bmw Serie 1 E82 stuck?

So we’ll start our guideline with the origin of your fuel trap problems stuck on Bmw Serie 1 E82. Take note that this fuel door is quite often controlled by an electric motor, but in some years or based on the options of your vehicle it is only operated 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. Occasionally, it might be the fuel door fuse that is faulty on your Bmw Serie 1 E82. So consider looking at all these components one after the other to locate the origin of your fuel door problem on Bmw Serie 1 E82. Go to the next part of this guideline to get answers to your problem.

What if the fuel door on my Bmw Serie 1 E82 is stuck?

We are now going to describe you one by one the diverse answers to each of the triggers of a fuel door stuck on Bmw Serie 1 E82, already to give you an immediate solution to enable you to put fuel in your vehicle and above all a definitive solution to no longer suffer this form of trouble.

Examine the fuel door fuses

The first likely motive of a stuck fuel door on your Bmw Serie 1 E82 is that the fuse for the door opening has failed. To resolve this problem, you need to get your vehicle manual, examine which fuse box the one you are interested in is in (dashboard or engine compartment) and once located, examine the state and maybe change the fuse with a new one. If it is the fuel filler cap that is stuck on your Bmw Serie 1 E82, do not think twice to read our guideline to help you solve your problem.

Examine the fuel door control cable

The second likely cause of your fuel door problem being stuck on Bmw Serie 1 E82 is that the fuel control cable is seized up. To fix this problem, you will have to try to use a flat screwdriver to pry the fuel door lock with a flat screwdriver for example while doing so as you try to open the fuel door opener. Do not think twice to use WD40 type lubricant to lubricate the cable and avoid experiencing again this problem.

Change the fuel door opening motor

Frequently, the problem will originate from the engine that manages the opening of the fuel door of your Bmw Serie 1 E82. If the hatch is stuck, the engine may be burnt out, to replace it, you will have to change the engine, to do 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 conclude, last treatment to unlock a fuel door on Bmw Serie 1 E82, you have to use the emergency opening rod in your trunk. To accomplish this, remove the trunk liner on the side of the fuel door and read your Bmw Serie 1 E82 owner’s manual for the exact location of the fuel door. All you have to do is activate it to unlock the fuel flap of your car.

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