Need help please ! - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Cooper > First Generation MINI Cooper


First Generation MINI Cooper MINI Cooper from 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Nov 19th, 2012, 08:06 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Manchester
Posts: 109
Local Time: 09:51 PM
United Kingdom Male
Need help please !

Hi , ive got a first generation mini cooper S on a 52 plate and it needs a supercharger bearing , does anybody know if just the bearing can be replaced or if i need to replace the whole supercharger ?

Also does anyone know of any supercharger specialists in manchester ?

Thanks in advance .
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Nov 19th, 2012, 09:10 PM
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: South london
Posts: 787
Local Time: 10:51 PM
United Kingdom Male
Hi

The supercharges can be repaired if you have the right tools. The SC will have to be removed to do any repair work. Which bearings have gone

This a snot rebuild kit

Eaton M45 Supercharger Snout Rebuild Repair Bearing Kit | eBay

Depending on the mileage and condition it my be worth swapping it for a good secondhand one of eBay

BMW Mini Eaton Supercharger | eBay

Hope this helps
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Nov 19th, 2012, 11:52 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Manchester
Posts: 109
Local Time: 09:51 PM
United Kingdom Male
Nice one for the reply , the cars done 87000 so think its worth replacing but I only bought it 6 weeks ago so hopefully the garage I bought it from will replace it ,they've already taken it to go and get a second opinion 'cause I was quoted 1300 for a new replacement . Only found out it was the supercharger bearing this morning 'cause me and my mechanic thought it was just a drive belt pulley due to a squealing noise from the engine
I haven't got a clue what bearing it is , but I would've expected a loss in power with a supercharger fault ? Still pulls fine.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Nov 20th, 2012, 02:45 PM
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: South london
Posts: 787
Local Time: 10:51 PM
United Kingdom Male
Hi ya

If they are going to fit a second hand one make sure they change and check the oil in both ends of the super charger before fitting it. And make sure its the correct oil.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Nov 20th, 2012, 02:50 PM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2,502
Local Time: 10:51 PM
United Kingdom Male
If the bearing has gone and theres play present now in the shaft, continued use will probably grind the scrolls away and ruin the whole thing.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Nov 20th, 2012, 03:50 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Manchester
Posts: 109
Local Time: 09:51 PM
United Kingdom Male
Smile

Quote: Originally Posted by marque (original)
Hi ya

If they are going to fit a second hand one make sure they change and check the oil in both ends of the super charger before fitting it. And make sure its the correct oil.

Cheers for the advice mate , now I've been told hat it's just the drive belt but I think I'm gonna buy a used supercharger just incase it isn't the drive belt
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

» Recent Threads
no tyre grip on cooper s in wet
Apr 6th, 2014 08:17 AM
Last post by Stoo Med
Today 08:53 PM
12 Replies, 579 Views
Head gasket, not always
Yesterday 10:32 PM
by Kilty
Last post by Kilty
Today 08:44 PM
2 Replies, 152 Views
Bonnet won't open
Jan 18th, 2011 06:16 PM
Last post by Kilty
Today 08:29 PM
6 Replies, 5,744 Views
New to this! No hot air in the car!
Today 03:37 PM
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 07:46 PM
3 Replies, 106 Views
Where can I buy Spare wheel carrier for r50!
Today 07:28 PM
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 07:28 PM
0 Replies, 35 Views
How to Retrofit the Spacesaver Spare Wheel
Dec 6th, 2011 10:40 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 07:04 PM
41 Replies, 28,950 Views
Fuel additive eolys 176
Jan 24th, 2012 03:20 PM
by FATT
Last post by adriancooper111
Today 06:53 PM
10 Replies, 5,586 Views
2007 Cooper D (r56) - How to look after her and what to look for when buying
Yesterday 01:10 PM
by hyvrid
Last post by MiniDeLux
Today 06:45 PM
5 Replies, 192 Views
Mysterious Oil Leak :(
Today 12:23 PM
by phoebe
Last post by MiniDeLux
Today 06:36 PM
2 Replies, 105 Views
stop start nightmare PLEASE HELP !!!!
Apr 2nd, 2014 01:06 PM
Last post by MiniDeLux
Today 06:30 PM
12 Replies, 739 Views
.
Today 04:34 PM
Last post by Caveman
Today 04:42 PM
1 Replies, 94 Views
Mud flap fitting
Today 12:38 PM
Last post by Angib
Today 04:21 PM
2 Replies, 101 Views
Oil Consumption Cooper Coupe
Apr 13th, 2014 08:30 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 02:43 PM
3 Replies, 283 Views
R56 JCW Brembo Brakes on my R53
Jul 3rd, 2010 04:52 PM
Last post by brett
Today 01:27 PM
24 Replies, 15,035 Views
roof will not retract!
Nov 12th, 2007 12:18 PM
Last post by BNSW19
Today 01:20 PM
32 Replies, 14,805 Views
LED Daytime running lights - retro fit
Yesterday 06:08 PM
Last post by sailor88
Today 01:06 PM
3 Replies, 205 Views
Retrofit Auto Dimming Rear View Mirrow
Apr 14th, 2014 07:47 PM
Last post by alexcannas
Today 12:53 PM
4 Replies, 245 Views
Caravanning with a Clubman
Apr 13th, 2014 08:21 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:10 AM
5 Replies, 245 Views
Updating factory sat nav?
Apr 4th, 2014 05:55 PM
by Zonda_
Last post by k3fus
Today 07:42 AM
1 Replies, 241 Views
Updating the Sat nav-beginner!
Apr 8th, 2014 12:54 PM
Last post by k3fus
Today 07:39 AM
1 Replies, 219 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:51 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2