Replaced windscreen...now problem with sensors - 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
Intermittent sound problem with IPOD and AUX inputs dsmith Second Generation Interior & Ice 3 Jan 22nd, 2014 08:30 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jun 2nd, 2014, 02:23 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 6
Local Time: 03:15 PM
United Kingdom
Replaced windscreen...now problem with sensors

Hi guys, haven't been on here for a while, but I have a little problem! I had my windscreen replaced last week, since then I have noticed that the handbrake sensor is on permanently, the brake pads worn light sensor comes on when I start the engine, and the gear indicator light (the one that tells you which gear to go up or down in) is missing! I know I don't need that, but that's not the point, its always been there, but now its gone! Autoglass came out on Saturday and has a quick look and couldn't see anything, they have just rung me and said they will send someone to take the windscreen out again and check it all in case any of the wires were cut or damaged. Silly question, but would anything like changing a windscreen do something like that? I know the central locking sensor is there, but not sure about all the other stuff.
Hope this all makes sense
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Jun 2nd, 2014, 03:00 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: cambridge
Posts: 286
Local Time: 03:15 PM
United Kingdom Male
They often use a long blade to slice through the mastic that glues the screen in, it is possible that the blade slipped and cut some wires in the gap between the dashboard and screen.
Reply With Quote
Thanks for this post from:
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Jun 2nd, 2014, 03:09 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 6
Local Time: 03:15 PM
United Kingdom
Thanks Drozd, im hoping it is something like that Itll be changed again this week sometime, so fingers crossed ill be up and running again properly soon!!
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Jun 4th, 2014, 05:31 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 145
Local Time: 03:15 PM
United Kingdom
Can't see the connection between the faults and the screen myself, they usually use a wire to cut the bond between screen and car.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Jun 4th, 2014, 05:35 PM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,029
Local Time: 03:15 PM
United Kingdom Male
Quote: Originally Posted by k3fus (original)
Can't see the connection between the faults and the screen myself, they usually use a wire to cut the bond between screen and car.

Yes they do, and it scratches all the paint off so in a couple of years time the windscreen frame will have rusted out, it happens a lot and thats one way you can tell a new screen has been fitted by someone who doesnt really care much except getting the job done as fast as possible.
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
Intermittent sound problem with IPOD and AUX inputs dsmith Second Generation Interior & Ice 3 Jan 22nd, 2014 08:30 AM

» Recent Threads
Bought 2003 after 5 yrs of sitting; help!
Yesterday 06:59 PM
Last post by megatars
Today 02:10 PM
4 Replies, 201 Views
Need advice on what a mechanic "said "
Sep 24th, 2014 05:55 AM
Last post by djcheezy
Today 02:05 PM
6 Replies, 2,078 Views
Mini Cooper S Parts program
Yesterday 02:46 AM
Last post by djcheezy
Today 12:46 PM
2 Replies, 234 Views
Engine Noise / Resonance
Feb 4th, 2004 07:21 PM
Last post by vlado.rekso
Today 11:17 AM
16 Replies, 1,591 Views
$105 @ Willow Springs Big Willow October 11-12, 2014
Today 08:36 AM
by harvie
Last post by harvie
Today 08:36 AM
0 Replies, 64 Views
Window faulty? Help
Today 03:07 AM
Last post by m3ntal_l2
Today 03:07 AM
0 Replies, 113 Views
Window weird noise
Today 03:07 AM
Last post by m3ntal_l2
Today 03:07 AM
0 Replies, 111 Views
Exhaust on R53 '05 'S'
Sep 19th, 2014 07:28 PM
Last post by ExclusiveWorkshops
Yesterday 10:19 PM
6 Replies, 599 Views
MINI Breakers.....
Yesterday 10:15 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 10:15 PM
0 Replies, 151 Views
Serpentine belt tensioner
Sep 19th, 2014 01:36 PM
Last post by ExclusiveWorkshops
Yesterday 10:06 PM
1 Replies, 312 Views
Timing Chain Tensioner
Sep 27th, 2014 03:15 PM
by TonyR53
Last post by ExclusiveWorkshops
Yesterday 10:01 PM
3 Replies, 516 Views
2015 Countryman
Aug 31st, 2014 12:59 PM
by Sophia7
Last post by Jenna704
Yesterday 08:21 PM
2 Replies, 622 Views
headlight problem 😕
Aug 7th, 2014 11:30 AM
by gadger
Last post by sharpster74
Yesterday 07:53 PM
1 Replies, 402 Views
tempremental xenon headlights
Aug 29th, 2014 08:38 PM
Last post by sharpster74
Yesterday 07:45 PM
2 Replies, 568 Views
Which rear wiper
Sep 25th, 2014 07:14 PM
by moblies
Last post by Wheelnut3104
Yesterday 06:55 PM
1 Replies, 365 Views
2011 mini clubman temperture sensor
Yesterday 06:33 PM
by S17cky
Last post by S17cky
Yesterday 06:33 PM
0 Replies, 122 Views
Resonant noise - Mini One D 2006
Yesterday 02:04 PM
Last post by vlado.rekso
Yesterday 02:04 PM
0 Replies, 209 Views
2006 1.4 Mini One D Idle Knocking Noise Just purchased.
Mar 4th, 2013 08:20 PM
Last post by vlado.rekso
Yesterday 01:46 PM
1 Replies, 1,851 Views
how do i reset the airbag light?
Sep 1st, 2006 08:43 PM
Last post by jamesslittle
Yesterday 01:43 PM
7 Replies, 40,650 Views
Bristol Chat
Mar 6th, 2006 03:49 PM
Last post by jamesslittle
Yesterday 01:40 PM
15 Replies, 420 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:15 PM.



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