2004 Mini Cooper S Questions

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Maybe you can help me with. I’ve got the new clutch installed
in my mini and reinstalled the gear box to the engine. Before I put the sub-frame back in I thought I'd test the gear selections and see if my install is correct. I thought If I engaged a gear I should not be able to rotate the front disc due to
the engine drag but they still rotate, what’s your opinion, should the wheel disc rotate or not? I'm concerned my installation is bad.

i cked the battery, the keys won't unlock anything doors nor trunk

can the power steering pump be damaged after another car hits you at high velocity on the rear and silencer of a 2004 mini cooper s? thank you.

power steering motor stays on after the car is turned off.

have also had lose of power assist while driving.

the bulbs on both sides have blown out.

Are the drive belt and the timing belt the same thing?

Steering seems fine, car has 128,000 kms. Also clutch is loud when engaged in first when car cold.

radiator seaping on top right corner where tank meets fins

Clutch on 6 speed special edition 2004 S

radio suddenly went off and speakers started making an internittent hissing or static sound. Volume control knob did not affect it, and it continued even after I turned the radio off.

I have a 2004 mini S my passenger door glass stop going up and down, I pulled panel off checked power going to motor any ideas before I invest in new motor and regulator?

Every morning when I start my Mini, I need to crank the starter motor for at least 4-5 seconds. After doing so, the car starts and runs perfectly fine. If I immediately turn the car off and try to turn it on again, it starts up without a problem. However, if I leave the car for more than 5 minutes, I need to crank the starter for another 4-5 seconds before the car will run.

When I first took it into the dealership about a year ago, they told me it was a bad battery, so they replaced this along with one of the belts. Of course, this didn't solve the problem. I then took it in again a couple weeks later at which point they replaced the spark plugs and cleaned the fuel injectors. This, too, didn't solve the problem.

Since I use my car to commute every day to work, I've just put up with the problem. Unfortunately, however, the time it takes to start seems to be getting longer by the week. Any thoughts on what this might be?

Many thanks in advance.

I just had what I believe to be inspection II (52000 miles); within 2 weeks my car started oveheating (fan was on after I shut off the engine). The temperature of the car reach the hot level, red light came and a burn smell emminated. Shouldn't a II inspection include checking of all fluids including antifreeze or coolant?