2002 Mini Cooper Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mini Cooper
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2002 Mini Cooper ProblemsElectric Door Locks May Malfunction
There are reports of the electric door locks malfunctioning.
Failure of the automatic transmission is common. Even though the automatic transmission is advertised as "sealed for life," our technicians recommend the automatic transmission fluid be replaced every 30,000 miles with only the approved Mini/BMW fluid. Our technicians recommend thorough troubleshooting before replacing the transmission because programming procedures can affect how the transmission shifts and there is a special procedure to refill the transmission.
My stepdaughter bought a Mini from a car jockey in Minneapolis after I advised her not to. Her mother thought he was a "nice guy" but her English isn't good enough to know that much from his manner of speech. First, the serpentine belt and tensioner failed the first week. That was fixed with bone yard parts and the wrong belt which broke a week later. The transmission failed the third week she owned it. My mechanic is going to have to fix it a...
2002 Mini Cooper QuestionsAfter changing therm.and sencer my service engine light still is on why (1 answer)
It also g as began to over heat
It's been broken and not ever since they had it in for the recall .? It's been broke down and I have been in tears over the car and lost my job and I drove it for 1day and spent so much money on it and it is still broken down
I have a leak coming from under the dash on the passenger side. I have determined it is NOT the windshield, but likely coming from the overflow tubes that originate at sunroof area and feed through. I want to know how difficult it is to replace this item and what the approximate cost is for sho...
2002 Mini Cooper RecallsPower Steering Fails
The power steering assist may stop functioning either temporarily or permanently. Dealers will inspect the electro-hydraulic power steering system and replace components and wiring as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The specification for tire air pressure is missing on the tire information placard. Mini mailed owners new placards which can be installed by dealerships free of charge to resolve the concern.
The manual transmission shift cable may detach from the shift mechanism. Dealers will inspect the shift cable and if necessary install a retaining clip over the end of the shift cable to prevent it from detaching free of charge to resolve the concern.