Manual says Fuse no.42 and its a 20amp at the junction box fuse panel in the footwell which then goes back to the fuse box Fused link no.60 which is a 125amp under the bonnet near the battery.
The blade type fuse, you should be able to put a finger nail under each end and wiggle it out of place.
Couldn't get the damn thing out, in so tight and flush with the fuse board at the edges so I couldn't get my nails in the edges.
Called Mini and asked, apparently you need a special tool - which is housed in the fuse board, red and about an inch at one and and half an inch at the other.
Had a look but there is nothing like that there at all so I ended up going to Halfords to get one, the one I got was too big for some of the really smaller fuses but managed to get the offending one out.
I would think the idea of using a plastic tool would be if you catch or contact some other metal parts whilst trying to remove the fuse you wont end up blowing more fuses, using pliers you would be safer disconnecting the battery first to be on the safe side then have the hassle of resetting things once the jobs done?
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