I have a 2005 Mini Cooper S with a JCW
I had to change the thermostat as it was leaking.
When I reassemble the air box I found a small vacuum pipe inside the air-box attached to some sort of a motor- the other end had broken off- probably me when I fought to get the top off
It looked to have been attached to some sort of a electric switch? this was mounted externally to the left and side of the airbox with one pipe attached which was at the bottom--and an outlet for a pipe at 90 degree with nothing attached. I took it at this pipe was to be fitted to the switch thing--- the only issue was that the top of the air
box there was a vac operated disc which raised a flap _ also with nothing attached to it.........
1)what is the switch thing?
2) where should the pipes go
3) what have I lost
The car sounds whiney and the engine management light is on with an undiagnosed fault code-- in a word HELP
can anyone photo or tell me where these pipes go -- wife miserable and accusing me of being an imbecile !!