I have just joined the forum and hope I am posting in the appropriate place.
I have just bought my first mini, a mini one 2004 plate, very tidy car and a fantastic drive. The only thing I have noticed is that the steering is quite heavy, only when turning from a near standstill i,e when turning around or parking.
I am wondering if this is a mini quirk or whether it might be worth checking the steering fluid to see if there are any problems. I'm not very clued up on technical things with cars so would appreciate any advice or how I would check it myself.
I have heard some can suffer from steering issues, but don't want to fear the worst in case this is just part and parcel of owning a mini