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my wife bought a 2002 mini cooper she bought it used with 130,000 miles and it has been a money pit since day one. First week she took it down to get oil changed. apparently the housing for the oil filter had to be changed to a new and improved bracket. the oil filter that the car was made with no longer was made $500.00 later and new synthetic oil and she came home. I thought they had got to her. A little rechurch and they were right . next the manual trans began popping out of 4th and was hard to get into reverse. Finley down shifting from 5th to 4th it popped out and wouldn't go into any gear. cadistrophic datinachion $3,500.00 and the trans could only be rebuilt. Recall on power steering and tire pressure indicator. Now Both Windows have stopped working. Pass is the regulator drivers window is the motor. Authorised mechanic wants $1,000.00 a side to repair and just yesterday the cooling fan was running when i shut the car off 4hr later i found it running still I had to unplug the fan to shut it off. I've done a little research and they claim that a sincere has gone out and the hole fan will have to be replaced because its part of the fan another $500.00 will it ever end.
What seems to make the problem better or worse? never changes fan keeps running
How long have you had this problem? a cupple days
It also g as began to over heat
It's been broken and not ever since they had it in for the recall .? It's been broke down and I have been in tears over the car and lost my job and I drove it for 1day and spent so much money on it and it is still broken down
I have a leak coming from under the dash on the passenger side. I have determined it is NOT the windshield, but likely coming from the overflow tubes that originate at sunroof area and feed through. I want to know how difficult it is to replace this item and what the approximate cost is for shop labor and the part. This is only on the passenger side and only happens when the roof gets wet hence the sunroof tube guess. My Mini is in very good condition, with approximately 40,000 miles on it. Always garaged and very low miles for the year of the car. Thank you
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 FOB button for it to lock instead of doing it on it's own? I'm a new Mini owner so I've barely scratched the surface on the features and options.

Thanks!
As I drive around the car will heat up and then come back down. There is no unusual noises nor an apparent leak. I was told that it was the water pump, but from what I've read, it's not.
I don´t any hot air in the cabin, everything seems to be working just no heat
I got a brand new battery and my S-belt replaced, it was working day of i drove it around for a bit but then i didn't drive it for a couple of day now it won't start at all the battery won't hold a charge only when being jumped but the engine won't start and there is a loud clicking noise when i try to start it all the lights turn on and so does the radio but that is it. any suggestions?
I just noticed premium unleaded info. I only did it once
A grinding noise can be heard as soon as the car moves forward. Also a vibration is felt but only when accelerating in 4th and 5th gear (there is no vibration in 1st, 2nd or 3rd gears and accelerating does not appear to be an issue). Vibration stops after reaching a steady speed in 4th or 5th or foot is off gas pedal. Grinding noise and vibration may or may not be related. Additionaly, the clutch was replaced 2.5yrs ago and there is no difficulty changing gears up or down what so ever. Brake rotors may need to be resurfaced/replaced; however, braking does not appear to be a problem at this time. Could the vibration indicate a transmission problem? Thank you for any suggestions and/or advice.
The water disappears or evaporates. There is no signs of leakage. She said a little spit came out of the drivers side when I filled it, but that was it.Is it clogged or does it need a new pump? Winter is about here and she is on the hiway every day.
I'm thinking of buying this car, but the owner says it grinds in reverse and then pops out of gear sometimes. What is this & what kind of repair cost and I looking at? Car has 123,000 miles on it.
dtc codes 2097 won't go away when erased. replace both O2 sensor. bank 1 sensor 1 now reports dtc 013 O2 circut fault ?
Still get 2097.
stevenjnance@yahoo.com
I ran a compression test on all cylinders and #4 is half the amount of the other 3. Check engine light is on with a code of P0304.

Thanks for any advice

Bob
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