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Inside passenger takes several pulls before opening, what might be causing.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The door handle is linked to the door latch with some rods that must be kept in place for the interior handle to work correctly. When the plastic clips which hold the rods in...
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Central Locking/Alarm Fail
Although it is rare that the circuit would be designed this way, it is possible that the rear wiper motor is related to the locking circuit. I would recommend trying to reconnect your rear wiper motor to its connector to...
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Crank, no start
It is possible either a cam or crankshaft sensor has failed. The engine control unit relies on these sensors to detect engine rpm as well as to signal the tachometer. If one of them has failed, the ecu is not...
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r53 eng interference or not
Hi there. If your timing chain has broken, you should take your Mini Cooper to a professional machine shop for service, as it's possible that you have internal engine damage.
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Indicators and brake lights not working
Hi there. When the tail lights don't work, either brake or turn signal, it's typically an electrical relay or fuse that is damaged which causes this to occur. It's a good idea for you to check and replace any fuses...
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how much does it cost to replace front crank seal set
An exact estimate can be gotten if you input your vehicle data on this page. But, to give you an initial but approximate idea, the seal itself, that is the part cost, is typically around $20-$25. On your car, depending...
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radio isnt working?
Hello there. It is possible that the fuse that powers your radio has blown and needs to be replaced. It is also possible that the electrical relay is damaged or a ground wire is faulty. You might want to have...
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Does my new car have a dpf filter? 2011 Renault Megani 1.5 106hp
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. Not all 1.5 liter DCI engines have a DPF filter though most of them produced after 2009 do. I believe yours will have a DPF filter but it would be best to...
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Engine misfiring / Firing order
Hi There, The firing order on your vehicle should be cylinders 1-3-4-2 (when standing facing the engine bay from left to right at cylinders 1-4 also from left to right). If you need further help with this, please reach out...
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My mini wont start and its not the battery.
Hello, thank you for writing in. You may be facing several issues at once. Start by testing for power at the starter and make sure the power supply is readily available. If there is power to the starter, and it...
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Error code for engine wiring
Looking on the Internet, the battery for the Mini-Cooper appears to be roughly $200. If the car is stalling, the codes that have caused the Check Engine Light to illuminate would be the starting point for the diagnostic. It is...
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what is that rickety noise my car makes?
Hello, thanks for writing in. There are a lot of components that will make strange noises on the vehicle. The best thing to do is have someone diagnose the sounds, or attempt to narrow it down yourself. The best way...
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Vanos system won't work after cylinder head replacement.
Hi there. It is possible that the timing chain is the source of this problem. The two error codes P0300 and P0302 typically indicate a random misfire or misfire for cylinder 2 (the P0302 code specifically). However, it's also possible...
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I'm looking at a 2009 Mini Cooper JCW. Any major issues I should check out prior to the purchase?
I recommend performing a pre-purchase inspection and a 75 point safety inspection on the vehicle prior to the purchase. Also, look into the performance of the vehicle and make sure that the engine and transmission operates good and that the...
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I just replaced my throttle body on my mini cooper but it seems to not take off like before. Why is this happening?
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few considerations to make. First, did the new throttle come with a new throttle position sensor, or are you using the old one? If you have the old one installed, you...
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Hello,can you please locate me the relay of the fuel pump of 2005 mini cooper.Thank you!
Hello, the fuel pump relay is located left front strut tower engine area. It is housed in a fuse and relay center. The fuse for the fuel pump relay will be close to the relay. There may be a location...
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I'm about to buy a new car I. have a VW Jetta and wanting to switch to a Mini but my sister says they need a lot of repairs. What's your thoughts?
The average rating for the 2017 Mini Cooper is around a 6.7 with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest. The fuel economy and performance are both good around 7.0 to 8.0 range on the scale. The concern...
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yellow engine light with p0300,p0302,p0304 codes.
The first thing these codes show is cylinders 2 and 4 are misfiring. You swapped coils around but notice you moved coils 2 and 4 with each other. If these were misfiring then swapping these coils will not move the...
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My 2008 Mini Cooper S has a check engine light on and the code is P0977.
The code P0977 will set if the transmission control module (TCM) records an abnormal voltage reading from a shift solenoid in the transmission. A vehicle with the P0977 trouble code will generally be driveable but due to the potential for...
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Hi Im thinking, my mini needs soon a cloche repair you know how much is it ?
Hi there. A modern clutch system has multiple individual components that must all work together perfectly in order to allow your Mini to shift gears and accelerate. However, there are different procedures for repairing each of these parts and as...

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