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2003 Mini Cooper

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2003 Mini Cooper Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Minis have an electric power steering pump that is prone to failure. When replacing the pump, our technicians advise inspecting the cooling fan because it is often the cause of the failure of the pump.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

There are reports of the electric door locks malfunctioning.

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

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 ref...

Drive Train -- Verified

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 ref...

2003 Mini Cooper Questions and Answers

Visitor, 2003 Mini Cooper, Indianapolis, IN

reseting oil milage indicator

al shaw, 2003 Mini Cooper, Fort Myers, FL

can I change the transmission fluid myself,like an oil change

ihccrush, 2003 Mini Cooper, Charlotte, NC

worked last summer. could it b a switch. its not the relay. want to b sure bfore buying compressor. filled with freon(r-134a). what should i chk?

ihccrush, 2003 Mini Cooper, Charlotte, NC

worked last year car has 120,000 miles. full of freon

borndesi, 2003 Mini Cooper, Valdosta, GA

The window on the passenger side don,t work atoll

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2003 Mini Cooper Reviews

How do you fix the rear seat releases? Should be a recall on these. Please help

Handles and brakes really well. Super fun to drive, however I did have the automatic transmission failure that is mentioned here, fortunately it was still under warranty. Gotta love the great mileage too!

One of the best handling cars on the planet sub super car.

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