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2008 Mini Cooper S

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2008 Mini Cooper S Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

There are reports of premature clutch wear on cars equipped with manual transmissions.  Clutch replacement on these vehicles can be quite costly.

Engine -- kyoungcox and 1 other

The solution was that BMW replaced the manifold, throttle body and valve to the tune of 600euro ($850) on a car that is only 4 years old! I am writing to BMW, because this is a defect!!

2008 Mini Cooper S Recalls (Recent)

Engine, January 10, 2012

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The electrical circuit board in the auxiliary water pump can malfunction and overheat. The circuit board may smolder, which could result in a fire. Dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump to correct this concern.

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Exhaust & Emissions, January 15, 2009

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The tailpipe extension protrudes slightly past the rear bumper. Inadvertent contact with the tailpipe extension could occur. If the extension were hot, a burn could result. Dealers will replace the tailpipe extension with a shorter one to correct this issue. This recall is expected to begin during January of 2009.

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2008 Mini Cooper S Questions and Answers

Visitor, 2008 Mini Cooper S, Saint Cloud, MN

getting wind noise from sunroof when closed

dandyone, 2008 Mini Cooper S, DOHC, Olympia, WA

My Daughters Mini speedometer is off by 7 MPH. It reads 67 when she is doing 60. The car has the factory 205/45 17 Perelli tires and wheels. Is there a way to recalibrate the speedometer?

Micaela, 2008 Mini Cooper S, Alameda, CA

It has less than 50,000 miles on it. It was making loud rattling noise, then suddenly engine died. Took it to the dealership and they say the timing belt was broken. They wanted to check too if the...

skidinski, 2008 Mini Cooper S, Culebra, PR

the a/c doesn't come on checked the pressure it's good hooked up a scan tool and then u can control the system with the scan tool then it says it has a malfunction in the system control w...

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