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my car its the engine misfire and only works with 2 sparkles out of 4 do you know how much its going to cost the labor
Hello, thank you for writing in. The most common and simple reason for these issues are bad spark plug wires. You can easily test this by swapping the wires on both the spark plugs side and the ignition coil side....
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My engine light turns on, and i went to autozone to diagnosis, and it's faulty o2 sensor. Would you be able to replace it?
If code P0136 sets the only way you can determine if the oxygen sensor has failed is to use an automotive scope to graphically depict the sensor output waveform (it will look roughly like a sine wave) and switching rate...
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Why would my brake light come on in my 2011 Mini Cooper Clubman
Hello. The cost to repair this would depend on what the issue is. If the brake light came on most of the time that is because the brake fluid is low. It usually gets low due to low brake pads....
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Why does my Mini Cooper rev and shakes when I am stopped at a red light
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. Since the check engine light is on you more than likely have a misfire or a faulty sensor. I would usually start by scanning the computer for codes to see...
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Oil leak
Hi There, It is quite possible for the oil to take some time to burn off of the engine if it were spilled on it. You may want to (very carefully) spray some degreaser around the engine bay where the...
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I have a mini r53 s (supercharged) runs fine but when car stop and AC is on for a wile car overheat
Your question makes me think of a case I ran into a few years ago. The owner had modified his car but when he installed his fans, one of them was wired backwards so the fan ran in reverse. The...
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I need a mechanic that specializes in mini coopers
Hi...mechanics are qualified based on vehicle technology and systems, not "models" and so any of the certified mechanics will be able to help you. Hypothetically, even a mechanic who thought he "specialized" in a particular model still must consult and...
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Blue smoke from tailpipe
Bluish tinted smoke from the exhaust means that there is an internal oil leak into the combustion chambers from the valve guides, valve stem oil seals and/or the piston rings. Cylinder compression can be tested to get an indication of...
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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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I have a 2007 Mini Cooper le and recently I have a diminished check engine light. Car runs fine but my turbo no longer seems to work.
Hi there. Usually when a check engine light is on half and the other half is black, that is usually an indication for the gas cap not sealing properly. Check the gas cap seal and see if it's cracked, distorted,...

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