If there are any signs of problems, bring your car in for service straight away. I was told that there was a crack in the transmission. I take to some what is considered extreme care of my vehicles and address problems before they start but this car has given me so many I can't keep up and it only has 140K on it. The clutch has also went out as well as the sunroof motor, left front brake caliper, windshield wiper motor with a host of sensors, gauges etc. It was not clear why the indicator only tells when brakes are totally shot, or why the most recent service check had not shown worn pads and disks.
Jan 18, 2012 Nov 5, 2011 Nov 2, 2008 Apr 10, 2008 www. Same problem, seems to be the final drive bearing is failing likely due to lack of lubrication. And air bag light stays lit. Kit includes one each of the following except where noted: click on heading to see parts detail. I'm not a mechanic but to lose a clutch at 60k miles doesn't make any sense. Our discount used Mini Cooper transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards.
It just stopped fast and short with a huge jerk forward and explosive noise. Buying a used Mini Cooper transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. I'm not lighting up the tires at traffic lights or racing people. There are 4 choices for the 2002 Mini Cooper Transmission Assembly!!! The hoses basically got too hot and blew up. It would be surprising if your car missed out on the upgrade - but worth a check with your Mini dealer. The damage is caused to the bottom of the gear lever, which can then result in gear slipping which is highly dangerous.
However, they have apparently changed the design, recognizing the poor design of the original unit. If the battery replacement doesn't fix things, I regret to inform you that the dealer will become your best and most expensive friend. It was a dangerous and catastrophic failure that resulted in a car that suddenly would not move in traffic. I took it immediately to the dealer. Something internal fails in the transmission, car comes to T sudden stop, cant be pushed as the wheels lock up and must be towed from the road. The transmission makes a bearing noise. I have been told the differential is going out and the transmission has to be replaced.
This happened about a dozen times. Mini Cooper Manual Transmission Repair A manual transmission is where the driver operates a pedal to engage the clutch and a gear stick to bring the vehicle into a specific gear. I will be sure to discourage others from buying one. I let off the clutch too soon and the engine cut off. Also had a problem with overheating about 4 months after car was purchased.
The clutch has also went out as well as the sunroof motor, left front brake caliper, windshield wiper motor with a host of sensors, gauges etc. After replacing the battery, the transmission will take a couple of days to re-learn your driving technique and return to its original honey-smooth operation. At German Car Depot, we can check your transmission and clutch and get you back on the road quickly and safely. This is an everyday car mostly used on the highway. It is pronounced in the summer and when the wheels are slightly turned. I'm not lighting up the tires at traffic lights or racing people. You need to remove the splash shield under the engine.
I have been working on one all week install and remove 3 times all inside bearings have to be replaced quite a job two bearins are cooper only 100. I'm not a mechanic but to lose a clutch at 60K miles doesn't make any sense. Next thing to check is your car's battery. I was told by the dealership one time in mountain view, I had an oil leak. It's all on Page 020-28 of the Bentley Press Mini Cooper Service Manual. I have become quite fond of it and consider it to be a member of the family. Heater will not blow out hot air bottom or top vents when ideling or low speeds.
The mechanic said it blew in big chunks. At the time of the repair I asked them if they were putting in a new clutch and they said no, which I found strange. Any way to determine if the heater core is clogged? Appears to be a common problem on message boards on the web. However, the noise also remains while the clutch is engaged. If you have a manual tranny, which one do you have? It is however below and to the right. Buy a recycled Mini Cooper transmission and save thousands of dollars. Nor is it a sealed unit.
Repair costs of this amount to the total value of the car it has 196000+ miles on it. The automatic door lock on the driver? Posted on Jun 22, 2010 www. But the light still stays lit. The noise sometimes goes away when you push in the clutch which sounds like a throw out bearing problem. Something internal fails in the transmission, car comes to t sudden stop, cant be pushed as the wheels lock up and must be towed from the road. None of these repairs were warranted! Also had a problem with overheating about 4 months after car was purchased. I was just hoping for an affordable repair so that I could continue enjoying the car.