Cooper S R53 serviced, MOT'd, oil changed and it just started leaking oil
I just bought a 2006 Mini Cooper S R53 from a "specialist" dealer in London two weeks ago. The car came with full service history, 44000 warranted miles, a full service before leaving the car park, an MOT and an oil change. The car seemed in good condition, and no warnings lights have come on, but I noticed last week that it has started leaking oil on to my driveway. Wherever the engine is sat, there will be quite a sizeable patch of oil the next morning or the following few days if it's left. Attached are some pictures of inside the bonnet and the oil on the driveway. As you can probably imagine, I'm a bit gutted that this has happened only two weeks into my ownership of the car, because it has made such an impression on me. You guys are probably sick of newbies coming on to the forum requesting answers for all their problems, but if anyone has any ideas as to what this might be, or whether it's a common issue with this year/generation of car, that would be great.
I'm going to get in touch with the dealer tomorrow and see what he can do to make it right. I've got one of those "bronze" Warrantywise warranties, so I don't know whether that'll be worth anything, but I should be covered as a consumer anyway. Fingers crossed.