Some concerns on our vehicles seem unimportant but can be annoying, like having your wipers squeak for example. Others whether or not they are not severe will prevent you from using your Jeep Renegade in a normal way, like having a flat tire or having the fuel door stuck on your xXX. You will not any longer be able to fill your tank and consequently in the long run not be able to use your car. This is exactly why we have written and published this article, to help you get a quick remedy to your fuel trap trouble so that you can use your car in a normal way. To achieve this, we will first try to identify why the fuel door of your Jeep Renegade is stuck, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel door of my Jeep Renegade stuck?

So we’ll begin our article with the source of your fuel trap concerns stuck on Jeep Renegade. Remember that this fuel door is frequently powered by an electric motor, but in some years or dependent on the options of your car it is only ran by a cable. Typically, it is either the cable that seizes up, or, an electric motor that is at the end of its life. Occasionally, it could be the fuel door fuse that is defective on your Jeep Renegade. So think about checking all these elements one after the other to uncover the source of your fuel door trouble on Jeep Renegade. Go to the next part of this article to find solutions to your trouble.

What if the fuel door on my Jeep Renegade is stuck?

We are now going to describe you one by one the diverse solutions to each of the triggers of a fuel door stuck on Jeep Renegade, already to give you an immediate solution to let you to put fuel in your car and above all a definitive solution to no longer suffer this kind of difficulty.

Verify the fuel door fuses

The first possible motive of a stuck fuel door on your Jeep Renegade is that the fuse for the door opening has failed. To correct this trouble, you need to get your car manual, check which fuse box the one you are interested in is in (dashboard or engine compartment) and once located, check the condition and maybe replace the fuse with a new one. If it is the fuel filler cap that is stuck on your Jeep Renegade, do not hesitate to have a look at our content page to help you solve your trouble.

Verify the fuel door control cable

The second possible cause of your fuel door trouble being stuck on Jeep Renegade is that the fuel control cable is seized up. To fix this trouble, 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 hesitate to use WD40 type lubricant to lubricate the cable and avoid reproducing this problem.

Change the fuel door opening motor

Frequently, the trouble will result from the engine that manages the opening of the fuel door of your Jeep Renegade. If the hatch is blocked, the engine may be burnt out, to replace it, you will have to change the engine, for 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 Jeep Renegade, you have to use the emergency opening rod in your trunk. To achieve this, remove the trunk liner on the side of the fuel door and read your Jeep Renegade owner’s manual for the exact position of the fuel door. All you have to do is activate it to unlock the fuel flap of your car.

Whenever you have any further questions about the Jeep Renegade, do not hesitate to consult our Jeep Renegade category.