mini cooper s cold start problem - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > All Models & Variants > General Discussion


General Discussion Use this forum to discuss MINI topics which are not related to other forums. Posts may be moved from here to alternative forums by the moderators without notice

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
R56 Mini Cooper Erratic surging at idle from cold start Norfolk-Mini Second Generation Faults & Fixes 6 Mar 13th, 2014 03:12 PM
2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop Revealed AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Feb 12th, 2014 02:12 PM
Please help! My car won't start & makes clicking noise... 2003 Mini Cooper Tyna General Discussion 3 Feb 1st, 2014 09:38 PM
2010 Mini Cooper S starting up problem Master_Yi Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Oct 19th, 2012 06:37 AM
Mini Cooper S R56 Black smoke on cold start daz4805 Second Generation Faults & Fixes 4 Oct 4th, 2012 08:20 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Feb 7th, 2014, 10:55 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 7
Local Time: 12:11 PM
United Kingdom
mini cooper s cold start problem

I have a problem with my 2007 mini cooper s. on a cold start it has trouble starting, and sometimes when driving it shortly after I put my foot down and it kinda lags slowly then like misfires and then the power comes in

Symptom when I first start the car is that it starts tries to hold cold idle revs and fails then stalls. can do it 4-6 times then will eventually idle but lumpily or with a hint of a misfire.

I believe this may be a common thing, but I am new to mini and this forum, any help would be greatly appreciated

Thanks

Nikki
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Feb 7th, 2014, 08:24 PM
Deep_27a's Avatar
...opinionated!
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Midlands
Posts: 364
Local Time: 12:11 PM
United Kingdom Male View Deep_27a's  &  2nd Gen  Profile View Deep_27a's Classified Ads
May not be the correct diagnosis but it sounds very familiar

Check out the high pressure fuel pump fault. Its common, I have had it on 2 of my previous S models my current JCW.

Last edited by Deep_27a; Feb 8th, 2014 at 06:43 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Feb 13th, 2014, 03:03 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 7
Local Time: 12:11 PM
United Kingdom
I have a problem with my 2007 mini cooper s. on a cold start it has trouble starting, and sometimes when driving it shortly after I put my foot down and it kinda lags slowly then like misfires and then the power comes in

Symptom when I first start the car is that it starts tries to hold cold idle revs and fails then stalls. can do it 4-6 times then will eventually idle but lumpily or with a hint of a misfire.

I believe this may be a common thing, but I am new to mini and this forum, any help would be greatly appreciated

Ho much does it cost roughly if it is the HPFP?

Thanks

Nikki
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Feb 13th, 2014, 05:30 PM
Deep_27a's Avatar
...opinionated!
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Midlands
Posts: 364
Local Time: 12:11 PM
United Kingdom Male View Deep_27a's  &  2nd Gen  Profile View Deep_27a's Classified Ads
Quote: Originally Posted by njsupplies (original)

Ho much does it cost roughly if it is the HPFP?

Thanks

Nikki

Hi, the most costly thing was the part, I negotiated £220 from the main dealer for my JCW but I am confident you can get it cheaper if you shop around.
I have always been the type to go to my dealer for anything though and don't mind paying the premium as I have a long history with them and I don't trust any other garage through experience.

My first and second were done under warranty, third one, parts and labour, £340 I think from memory, and it was done last summer.

Let us know how you get on
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Feb 13th, 2014, 07:33 PM
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: South london
Posts: 1,190
Local Time: 12:11 PM
United Kingdom Male
Hi ya

If it is you high pressure fuel pump you should be able to get a good will clam from mini I think they exstended the dead line for the warantee on hpfp.

Have a look at this link http://www.mini2.com/forum/maintenan...fuel-pump.html

Get the car pugged in see what coders are stored you may find its a simple thing like a water temp switch
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Feb 14th, 2014, 10:21 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 7
Local Time: 12:11 PM
United Kingdom
Thanks for the help guys, this may sound silly, but how do you get a good will from mini? I bought the car privately, will this affect anything or should I be able to because its Mini and a known fault. How do you go about getting a good will?

Thanks
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
R56 Mini Cooper Erratic surging at idle from cold start Norfolk-Mini Second Generation Faults & Fixes 6 Mar 13th, 2014 03:12 PM
2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop Revealed AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Feb 12th, 2014 02:12 PM
Please help! My car won't start & makes clicking noise... 2003 Mini Cooper Tyna General Discussion 3 Feb 1st, 2014 09:38 PM
2010 Mini Cooper S starting up problem Master_Yi Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Oct 19th, 2012 06:37 AM
Mini Cooper S R56 Black smoke on cold start daz4805 Second Generation Faults & Fixes 4 Oct 4th, 2012 08:20 AM

» Recent Threads
What type of person drives a MCS
Oct 27th, 2006 02:14 PM
by popey
Last post by Richard of the Hills
Today 10:05 AM
85 Replies, 4,437 Views
Lights on warning not working
Oct 21st, 2014 11:42 AM
by S2dicky
Last post by S2dicky
Today 09:23 AM
5 Replies, 578 Views
IMPORTANT. Have you had a power steering pump failure? Please vote YES or NO!!!
Jan 22nd, 2004 11:45 AM
by waynef
Last post by mab01uk
Today 09:00 AM
1,113 Replies, 338,399 Views
Issue with mini 2005 convertible roof
Oct 29th, 2014 03:16 PM
by boppu
Last post by boppu
Today 08:09 AM
6 Replies, 551 Views
Tow Hitch for '13 Roadster
Feb 17th, 2014 05:56 AM
Last post by RVW
Today 07:24 AM
20 Replies, 3,038 Views
Times, they are a changing, or not.
Oct 29th, 2014 11:02 AM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 07:32 PM
2 Replies, 303 Views
mini one 2008 cigarette lighter fuse?!
Yesterday 12:12 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 07:18 PM
1 Replies, 183 Views
F56 how to get constant power from passenger side fuse box
Yesterday 12:18 AM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 07:13 PM
1 Replies, 251 Views
The Importance of Winter Wiper Blades and Glass Treatment
Yesterday 12:32 PM
by CARiD
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 07:11 PM
1 Replies, 189 Views
Thinking about another Mini
Yesterday 11:56 AM
by ZR 900
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 07:10 PM
1 Replies, 224 Views
R53 Intermittent starting issue and ticking
Yesterday 06:53 PM
Last post by liquidsk8s
Yesterday 07:06 PM
1 Replies, 154 Views
R56 transmission problems
Yesterday 04:18 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 06:58 PM
2 Replies, 159 Views
2015 Countryman
Oct 30th, 2014 09:15 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 06:12 PM
3 Replies, 301 Views
Advice on labour charge for fast fix....
Yesterday 10:48 AM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 06:08 PM
6 Replies, 237 Views
How can I remove the bonnet lining?
Yesterday 12:26 PM
by gnjames
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 05:58 PM
3 Replies, 189 Views
Thinking about buying a 09 Mini Cooper S
Yesterday 05:16 AM
by JNH2358
Last post by Caveman
Yesterday 04:37 PM
1 Replies, 283 Views
bolt on bhp
Oct 30th, 2014 04:08 PM
Last post by Caveman
Yesterday 04:29 PM
4 Replies, 371 Views
Fitting a Bugaboo in a Mini Cooper 2011
Oct 30th, 2014 02:37 PM
Last post by nidawaseem
Oct 30th, 2014 02:37 PM
0 Replies, 258 Views
New comer with some questions..
Oct 29th, 2014 01:31 AM
by mcoop
Last post by davidscott
Oct 30th, 2014 11:47 AM
3 Replies, 442 Views
H7r vs factory xenon
Oct 30th, 2014 10:59 AM
by Nickgo
Last post by Nickgo
Oct 30th, 2014 10:59 AM
0 Replies, 198 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
» Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:11 AM.



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