Some complications on our automobiles look to be insignificant but can be frustrating, like having your wipers squeak for example. Others even if they are not significant will prevent you from using your hyundai i40 in a normal way, like having a flat tire or having the fuel door stuck on your xXX. You will no longer be able to fill up your tank and as a result in the long run not be able to use your automobile. This is exactly why we have written this content, to help you find a quick answer to your fuel trap trouble 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 hyundai i40 is stuck, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel door of my hyundai i40 stuck?

So we’ll commence our content with the source of your fuel trap complications stuck on hyundai i40. Realize that this fuel door is sometimes controlled by an electric motor, but in some years or according to the options of your automobile 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 faulty on your hyundai i40. So consider verifying all these elements one after the other to discover the source of your fuel door trouble on hyundai i40. Go to the next part of this content to find solutions to your trouble.

What if the fuel door on my hyundai i40 is stuck?

We are now going to present you one after the other the diverse solutions to each of the triggers of a fuel door stuck on hyundai i40, already to give you an immediate solution to let you to put fuel in your automobile and above all a definitive solution to no longer suffer this sort of problem.

Check the fuel door fuses

The first possible motive of a stuck fuel door on your hyundai i40 is that the fuse for the door opening has failed. To fix this trouble, you need to get your automobile manual, verify which fuse box the one you are interested in is in (dashboard or engine compartment) and once found, verify the state and perhaps change the fuse with a new one. If it is the fuel filler cap that is stuck on your hyundai i40, do not think twice to consult our content to help you resolve your trouble.

Check the fuel door control cable

The second possible trigger of your fuel door trouble being stuck on hyundai i40 is that the fuel control cable is seized up. To resolve this trouble, 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 operate the fuel door opener. Do not think twice to use WD40 type lubricant to lubricate the cable and avoid repeating this problem.

Replace the fuel door opening motor

Oftentimes, the trouble will come from the engine that controls the opening of the fuel door of your hyundai i40. If the hatch is blocked, the engine may be burnt out, to change it, you will have to change the engine, to accomplish 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

Finally, last way to unlock a fuel door on hyundai i40, 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 browse your hyundai i40 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.

If perhaps you have any additional questions about the hyundai i40, do not hesitate to consult our hyundai i40 category.