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The front end is not out of alignment. The car drives fine, but both of my rear tires are wearing evenly on the inside.
Does the entire a/c need to be flushed when this evaporator is replaced.
Im wondering if I need to be doing any service maintenance on my 08 Cooper S turbo. Has 45,000 on it and seems to run fine. Have the oil changed every 3,000 mi. No problems but I don't want any if I can avoid it.
My sunroof hasn't been opened in a long time. When I push the button, it raises in the rear of the sunroof and that's as far as it goes. What should I do to get it open without damaging it?
Had my a/c recharged. the unit kicks on and off but still hot air. It's leaking out near the evaporator. Could it be a hose gone bad?
I'm in the process of buying a 2008 Mini Cooper S with 42,300 or so miles on it. I had a safety check done at a very good garage. I really don't like the local Mini Dealership. And since I'm hearing nightmare stories about timing chains and turbos going. I'm thinking I need some protection. Extended service plans seem like a joke, so I am leaning toward breakdown insurance. The dealer is offering preferred for 3 years for $1,800. But I called and they are reluctant to answer any of my questions,they said timing chains are wear and tear. I don't want to spend the next 3 years fighting with a service plan company.
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 where i am in the caribbean there isn't a dealer need to get as much info as possible.It also says the instrument panel has a fault and help would be deeply appreciated.
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 there are damage to the cylinders. They are quoting me about $6,000 in repair. I find this ridiculous. Help?
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?
getting wind noise from sunroof when closed