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SPEEDOMETER
Hi There, This could be related to a couple of possibilities. The [instrument voltage regulator]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/instrument-voltage-regulator-replacement) regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working properly, this may cause the gauges in your...
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what is the maxium amount of weight a 2008 mini cooper can carry
Hello, thank you for writing in. The amount a vehicle can carry can be found by calculating a few numbers found on the diver's door panel. The sticker which should be on the door frame will tell you the gross...
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Over revving and no power going up hill. .
Hi there. The problem lies within the gas pedal. The pedal position sensor has lost its counts and is telling the computer to rev up the engine to a higher count, but the sensor will not deactivate until the brakes...
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I have a 2003 mini cooper and when I put it on drive it goes in neutral and back into drive.
Hi there. Sounds like the transmission is slipping in gear. Check the fluid level to the transmission and make sure that its full and clean. I recommend changing the transmission filter and topping it off with new fluid and retesting...
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Car won't move in drive
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2005 Mini Cooper to not move when put into drive. The most common faults are the the torque converter, low transmission oil level, throttle cable fault, shift linkage issues or a throttle...
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Wobbly Automatic Gear selector
Hello, thank you for writing in. The gear shifter may be having several problems at once. One would be the cables linked from the shifter to the transmission. These cables can become loose and allow for extra play in the...
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Oil leaks
This suggests you may have a leak resulting from a failing gasket somewhere in your engine. As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest narrowing this down by placing...
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Non runner wont start
Hi there. Where is the coolant going that it is still using? Hopefully to the outside, if not then this could be a serious problem. If the coolant has leaked into the combustion chambers there could be mechanical damage. Of...
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I recently had my camshaft and an oil leak supposedly fixed. i drove 250 miles and felt the car almost breaking down. Had to put i
It would really be difficult to determine what happened or should have been seen at what point. The only thing I can say with certainty is that if a valve had a "hole" in it, the vehicle would not have...
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Replacement for thermostat repair cost is $608.05. Seems very high.
Hi there. Replacing the thermostat housing on a 2008 Mini Cooper requires removal of multiple components and can take quite some time to complete the job correctly. Add the excessive labor to complete this job to the cost of replacement...
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Carbon smell coming out from engine
Hello there. I'm not quite clear as to what you're asking, however, if you are feeling dizzy or light headed while driving your vehicle, I'd recommend that you stop driving the vehicle as soon as possible and have the vehicle...
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car timing is out and car keeps stalling
There are a lot of reasons why your car might stall. If the check engine light is coming on I would start by scanning the computer for codes. If there are any codes then those would help to know where...
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Rough idle when engine is warm
This is a common sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
If your car is producing a jerking reaction as you press the gas pedal when accelerating, you may have a dirty of faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that...
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Do you have to remove the transmission to repair the clutch/flywheel on a 2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S?
You do have to remove the transmission transaxle to replace the clutch on this car. If problem did not start until you had clutch done then take back to where clutch was done.
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Coolant is leaking - how much would it cost to fix? 2009 Mini Cooper
Hello - for both the cooling system and the brake repair, a bit more information is needed. Repair costs for the cooling system leak will depend on what is causing the leak (water pump worn out, radiator hose cracked, radiator...
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Car won't stay in second gear. It makes a gurgling noise and goes back into neutral.
Hi there. What seems to have happened is the shifter rail fork or the synchronizer in the transmission is damaged. If the shifter rail fork or the synchronizer is damaged, then a gear will not be achieved. To determine if...
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Very little heat from vents 2004 Mini Cooper
Hello - the lack of heater function could have 5 causes: the engine is not getting up to correct temperature (center of the gauge) due to a malfunctioning thermostat - not likely in your case since the temp gauge is...
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Oil leak
Hello There, This suggests you may have a leak resulting from a failing gasket somewhere in your engine. As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest narrowing this down...
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Lights
Hi there: Usually when one side of the vehicle is having electrical issue; especially if they are ancillary lights such as brake lights, and turn signals; it's typically attributed to an electrical short or damaged relay from the fuse box....

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