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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 ...
I hit a curb six months ago, popped a hole in my tire. Got new tire and alignment, because I hit the curb hard. Now the car is pulling to either side and shakes when I drive.
when accelerating my battery light will come on and smells like wires burning
My mini has 94k miles. Probably needs a flush/fill. The OBDII shows 286 F coolant temp on a cold engine and code P0118. I'm assuming the sensor is bad - but would like to know how to ID the true cause between a bad ...
3 weeks after getting it back, it started to pop! Out of first gear and felt and sounded as if I hit a brick wall. Called place that replaced clutch and guy said that it didn't have anything to do with the new clutch ...
for thermostat,radiator cap,water pump and pipe. Then they went down to $550 and said that was cost. engine drive $298 rear pads and rotators $570 is this a good deal and would all this be needed at 45,000 miles ?...
The owner's manual (p.145) says that vehicle electronics failed. What is/are the electronic part(s)? Anyone knows the answer, please advise. -Aaron
I have 126,000 miles on my Mini Cooper engine. I am curious to know how much longer I will be able to drive it until it will need a new engine or taken to a junkyard.
I have a 2006 mini cooper S that won't start. The first signal of a problem was I started the car and it made a loud noise. I drove it for about a mile and turned of the A/C and the car stopped making the noise. I pa...
My MINI has vacuum pump and full flow oil filter seals oil leaks. The leaks are dripping on to the exhaust pipe. Why would this cause smoking from under the car sometimes, but not other times? Is this dangerous?
my cooper repair parts and service is very high and I only get 17 MPG even though I only have 36k miles on it. I am thinking of purchasing a 2006 Scion XA that has 109k miles on it. Is the Scion a more affordable an...
Everytime I get out of my car, the doors autolock. No matter what. This is a challenge because I often make several trips to my car and don't WANT it to lock. Is there a way to turn this off? So I have to press the...
Soon after it started making this clack, clack, clack sort of a sound. I checked my owners manual and it said red battery light means the battery is no longer being charged, there may be an alternator malfunction. I'v...
I see that 27 others have asked the same question, but you give no answers - only referrals to mechanics...I do not need the latter! What I need to know is: what's wrong? How it can be fixed? And how much it should co...
I work in Bahrain. How long should an evaporator last for? the original one lasted over 6-7 years!
I got in the car and engine light was on and a code reading CC-ID 031 comes up and have lost top end power. I have mechanical skills just need to know what the code is as I recently purchased the car and have no diagn...
Just started out of the blue no local dealer any help would be nice?
All 3 came on. I replaced pads and that light went off, others still on. Now service engine soon light came on too! Help!!! Please...
The only way to get them off is take off the batter terminal. I called the Mini dealer but they couldn't tell me.I believe it may be an electrical problem and the flashers are a warning?