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maintainance of a mini cooper
Kinda curious what people's experience are with maintance for your mini (cooper or cooper S). How much do you pay for yearly maintance for the car ? I know the first 3 years of a new mini, the dealer...
13 years ago 3
 
OEM Mini Radio CD player
I took my '03 Mini to the dealer with a skipping-CD issue. They replaced the entire unit with an '05 "Radio Boost". It plays MP3s and has a lot of other features that I can't figure out. It has 3...
15 years ago 4
 
Premium fuel required?
Is it really necessary to burn premium fuel in either the MC or the MCS? Anyone with any experience on this? Seems over kill to use premium on a 4 cylinder 163 hp motor, even with a super charger....
17 years ago 7
 
Condensation in rear light?
My2002 MINI Cooper has condensation in the rear light cluster, what is the best way to get to this, and to cure it? Could be that you have water ingress in to the boot area, and the area inside the...
14 years ago 5
 
Mini Cooper S Headlight Adjustment
Hi All, Please can anyone point me in the direction of some article/Offer advice on how to adjust the self leveler on an 03 cooper s with xenon headlights. The lights auto level far too low in front...
14 years ago 33
 
What is the life span of a mini?
I have a 2004 S. I would like to know the type of milage I could expect from this engine given regular car maintenance including oil changes. 150,000 miles supposedly on the supercharger. Everything...
12 years ago 1
 
Sunroof rattle?
I'm taking my 2003 MC in for a 25K servicing next week. I intend to report at rattle. As with all rattles it's a bit hard to pin it down but when I open the sunroof it goes away. I think it's the...
16 years ago 5
 
New Mini Diesel very stiff reverse gear
Hi everyone, I am posting this for a friend who has just picked up a new mini diesel. He has found that getting reverse gear is very very hard indeed and being an engineer he has measured the force...
17 years ago 3
 
First Gear Acceleration Hiccup?
Hi Folks, I have a 2003 Cooper S with less that 1500 miles on. Recently, I've noticed that it has a bit of a hiccup when accelerating in first gear. Not sure if it's because I'm not used to the clutch...
17 years ago 10