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I have the p10ED what is it
Although P10E(x) codes relates to problems with the Valvetronic gear (cam timing sensors and actuators), I am unable to find a P01ED code specifically. The computer will store information that can be read with a professional-level scanner to help pinpoint...
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I'm told I need to replace the engine coils to the tune of $300 each at the dealership.
The engine coil is the same as the ignition coil; what it is called is simply personal preference. There is no risk in having a non-dealership technician perform this repair. However, the technician you choose should be certified, knowledgeable, courteous,...
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Air conditioning and heating not working after accident
The front right side viewed from the driver seat is where the AC compressor is located. The front left side viewed from the driver seat is where the transmission is located. If all of a sudden the AC quit working...
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Car will not shift into gear - 2007 Mini Cooper
Hi. There are a couple of reasons for this problem. One is that the clutch master cylinder has gone bad and will not engage the clutch when you are pressing on the clutch pedal. Another possible cause of this problem...
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Dash is loose on my car.
Hi there. A loose part of a trimming in the back near the boot lid can cause the sound to echoing to the front of the dashboard. Remove the center console to the dash board and you can see the...
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My car has been diagnosed with a misfiring cylinder 4. Will it be safe for me to drive it home 100 miles ?
From the description you have provided, it is advisable to have your vehicle's #4 cylinder misfire fixed before taking the 100-mile trip home. Depending on the cause of the misfire, consequential damage could occur to the cylinder wall, piston, and/or...
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Check Engine Light is on, trouble code P0011&12. I changed the oil and filter. I need to turn off the engine light to see if that problem is solved.
Hello. If the oil level was low or if the wrong oil war previously used then that can cause these codes to come up. Most of the time though, on this engine, it is caused by a failure in the...
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Half check engine on RPM speedometer.
I am not certain based on your description which warning light within the tachometer gauge may be illuminated, since the manual for your model only indicates Red and Yellow warning lights. If it is Red - low oil level for...
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Can a front end vehicle accident cause the crankshaft to stick?
Fault code P0015 has to do with with the exhaust cam timing. This fault is set when the engine control unit determines the exhaust cam is not in the position requested by the ECU. Possible causes can be oil flow...
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What causes my car to jerk while accelerating?
Hi there: There are multiple reasons why your Mini Cooper is running rough and jerking. If your car jerks while the vehicle is in gear, the issues could be caused by a mass air flow sensor, O2 sensor or the...
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2010 Mini Cooper S - P0974 Trouble Code: Shift Solenoid A Control Circuit High
Hello - there are known issues with the valve body wearing out faster than should be normal on this transmission. I would check with a reputable transmission shop in your area for a rebuilt valve body. these are available with...
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The passenger door is stuck shut. It won't open from the inside or the outside.
You are probably correct that it is not fully unlatching. The Mini door lock actuators (part electric, part mechanical) have what is essentially a two-stage lock, and can become "double-locked". Sometimes, exercising the "unlock/lock/unlock" cycle multiple times will yield just...
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Loss of power, rough idle, and engine misfires.
Hi there. There are several electrical and ignition components on a 2007 Mini Cooper that could cause the symptoms you're describing. The ignition coil would be the first item I'd inspect, but before I touched any part, I'd complete a...
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P2178 and P115D codes are showing up on a scanner. Could both be related to the MAF sensor?
Hi there. The code P115D is for the mass air flow sensor (MAF). It says that the sensor has an offset signal. The code P2178 says that bank 1 is too rich. This means that the engine is running too...
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I can not shift unless my car is off.
Hi there. If the transmission will not shift with the engine running but it will shift with the engine off, then there is a problem with the clutch. Either the clutch is worn and will not disengage, or the clutch...
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brakes pads & discs
Hi there. It could be, the caliper has stuck due to weather conditions, especially if salt and rust are involved. The premature brake pad wear, would be an indication a caliper sticking and may have increased brake rotor wear as...
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Is it safe to drive with low tire pressure?
If you have less than 15 lbs of pressure inside your tire, you should change the tire and bring it to a tire station to be repaired or replaced. Driving on a tire with very low tire pressure can quickly...
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Helicoiled spark plug
A helicoil in a spark plug hole of the aluminum cylinder head was installed in the past due to a spark plug threads in the cylinder head came out during spark plug removal or the spark plug blew out of...
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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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Multiple problems with my Mini cooper 2008 automatic
Oil leaks at the valve cover gasket and camshaft and crankshaft seals are not uncommon. Oil can also leak from the turbocharger. All of these leaks can be resolved by YourMechanic. The transmission overheating indicator is serious because overheating the...

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