was there a recall...?
Hello, I have a 2002 mini cooper 5speed man.,(owned for a bout a year now) and I have hit a snag...i got my oil changed recently...well most of it. Turns out my oil filter cap is stuck on to the housing, I don't know how long its been since the filter has been changed. The place I took it to says that my cap is ether 1. Over tight or the more likely option ( seeing as the cap is aluminum) the cap has welded itself on and won't budge with out possibly breaking/cracking something. And its been suggested that the entire housing just be replaced. They say that Mini knew bout the problem when they made that year. My ? Is was there a possible recall? My guess is probably not but never hurts to ask.