Some complications on our cars look to be unimportant but can be frustrating, like having your wipers squeak for example. Others even if they are not significant will prevent you from using your Renault Laguna 3 in a normal way, like having a flat tire or having the fuel door stuck on your xXX. You will no more have the ability to fill up your tank and therefore sooner or later not be able to use your car. This is exactly why we have created this content, to help you find a rapid answer to your fuel trap problem so that you can use your motor vehicle in a normal way. To do this, we will first try to find out why the fuel door of your Renault Laguna 3 is stuck, and secondly, how to unblock it.


Why is the fuel door of my Renault Laguna 3 stuck?

So we’ll begin our content with the origin of your fuel trap complications stuck on Renault Laguna 3. Remember that this fuel door is often operated by an electric motor, but in some years or dependent on the options of your car it is only controlled by a cable. In most cases, it is either the cable that seizes up, or, an electric motor that is at the end of its life. Occasionally, it can be the fuel door fuse that is defective on your Renault Laguna 3. So think about examining all these parts one by one to discover the origin of your fuel door problem on Renault Laguna 3. Go to the next part of this content to find solutions to your problem.

What if the fuel door on my Renault Laguna 3 is stuck?

We are now going to show you 1 by 1 the different solutions to each of the motives of a fuel door stuck on Renault Laguna 3, already to give you an immediate solution to enable you to put fuel in your car and above all a definitive solution to no longer suffer this sort of difficulty.

Examine the fuel door fuses

The first possible trigger of a stuck fuel door on your Renault Laguna 3 is that the fuse for the door opening has failed. To solve this problem, you need to get your car manual, check which fuse box the one you are focused on is in (dashboard or engine compartment) and once found, check the state and possibly replace the fuse with a new one. If it is the fuel filler cap that is stuck on your Renault Laguna 3, do not hesitate to read our guideline to help you resolve your problem.

Examine the fuel door control cable

The second possible trigger of your fuel door problem being stuck on Renault Laguna 3 is that the fuel control cable is seized up. To resolve 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 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

A lot of times, the problem will be caused by the engine that manages the opening of the fuel door of your Renault Laguna 3. If the hatch is stuck, the engine may be burnt out, to replace 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 conclude, last method to unlock a fuel door on Renault Laguna 3, you have to use the emergency opening rod in your trunk. To do this, remove the trunk liner on the side of the fuel door and browse your Renault Laguna 3 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.

In the event that you have any further questions about the Renault Laguna 3, do not hesitate to consult our Renault Laguna 3 category.