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Mini Recalls

Search our database of 26 Mini recalls. Find out if your Mini has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 31, 2017

The inner bumper mounted brake light does not stay lit with the brakes applied and the turn signals activated. This could present a safety issue by possibly confusing drivers about the brakes being applied increasing risk of an accident.

Recall repairs on your MINI vehicle must be performed by a MINI dealership. MINI will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local MINI dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 20, 2016

The air bags mounted in the sides of the front seats may not deploy when needed in an accident due to a failure of the igniters within the air bag assemblies. This would increase risk of occupant injury in a crash.

Recall repairs on your BMW or Mini vehicle must be performed by a BMW or Mini dealership, respectively. BMW and Mini will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local BMW or Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 25, 2016

The side curtain air bags may not properly and fully protect occupants in an accident which necessitate their deployment. This would result in increased risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Mini must be performed by a Mini dealership. Mini will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in September, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 30, 2015

The steering gearbox may malfunction due to a manufacturing issue, resulting in a loss of vehicle control.

Recalls on your BMW or Mini must be performed by a BMW or Mini dealership, respectively. BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles in January, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local BMW or Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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.

Recalls on your Mini must be performed by a Mini dealership. Mini will notify owners of affected vehicles in December, 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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.

Recalls on your Mini must be performed by a Mini dealership. Mini will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles starting in December 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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.

Recalls on your BMW or Mini vehicle must be performed by a BMW or Mini dealership, respectively. BMW will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in November 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local BMW or Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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. 

Recalls on your Mini vehicle must be performed by a Mini dealership. Mini notified owners of affected vehicles in September, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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.

Mini will contact owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2015. Additionally, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have it on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 26, 2015

The placard on the vehicle indicating the maximum weight capacity that the vehicle can carry is incorrectly labeled. 

Recalls on your Mini must be performed by a Mini dealership. Mini notified owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mini dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.