Mini Cooper S Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 9, 2015

The front passenger seat cushion which contains a sensor that determines if there is an adult sitting in the seat may malfunction, and cause the passenger frontal air bag to be deactivated or activated for use at inappropriate times. This could cause increased risk of injury during a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 15, 2015

The power steering system may fail, resulting in extra effort required to steer the vehicle, and possibly increasing the risk of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 7, 2015

The passenger frontal air bag may not properly deploy in a low speed crash, resulting in possible occupant injury.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 17, 2015

Certain requirements for vehicle side impact protection were not met when the vehicle was manufactured.  As a result, the rear seat passengers are at risk of injury from a side impact to the vehicle. 

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 6, 2015

The passenger seat occupant sensor can malfunction, preventing the passenger side front air bag from deploying in a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 15, 2014

The transmission may have been programmed erroneously to allow the driver to exit the vehicle when it is not shifted to park. This could allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly, resulting in injury or an accident.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 10, 2012

The circuit board for the auxiliary water pump may fail and overheat. As a result, it could smolder and/or catch fire.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 4, 2010

The tire pressure label information may be incorrect. Improperly inflated tires can affect tire durability and vehicle stability, increasing the risk of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 30, 2009

Twelve Mini Cooper vehicles were delivered with the incorrect wheel and tire size; they do not match the tire label on the door frame. This does not conform with with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard regarding tires and wheels.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 15, 2009

The tailpipe extension protrudes slightly beyond the rear bumper. Inadvertent contact with a hot tailpipe extension could result in a burn.