Mini Cooper Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mini Cooper
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Mini Cooper ProblemsClutch May Wear Prematurely
There are reports of premature clutch wear on cars equipped with manual transmissions. Clutch replacement on these vehicles can be quite costly.
Minis have an electric power steering pump that is prone to failure. When replacing the pump, our technicians advise inspecting the cooling fan because it is often the cause of the failure of the pump.
There are reports of the electric door locks malfunctioning.
Mini Cooper Questionsengine comes on yellow periodically. adding coolant seems to make it go off. to (1 answer)
today the light came on and when I shut the car off the fan kept running for about 5 minutes
Bf jumped the car after the battey died. Now the windows are unresponsive, the interior lights (colored,roof) dont work, and the blinkers dont work outside nor in. Everything else seems to be fine. What could this be. Tried the unplugging and letting it sit of the battery. Nothing. Tried banging ...
Spent 11 hours replacing my clutch yesterday and po117 code poped up and my car is overheating. Sensor looks like. Not sure whats the problem
Mini Cooper RecallsSteering Gearbox Defective
The steering gearbox may have been manufactured with improper parts, and may malfunction as a result. Dealers will replace the steering gearbox free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger front seat cushion which contains a sensor that detects a passenger sitting in it may malfunction and cause the passenger frontal air bag to not operate as designed. Dealers will replace the front passenger seat cushion free of charge to resolve the concern.
The power steering assist may stop functioning either temporarily or permanently. Dealers will inspect the electro-hydraulic power steering system and replace components and wiring as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.