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Old Apr 14th, 2014, 04:22 PM
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Mini One dipstick

My dipstick on my Mini One 2002 has broken off. Can anyone recommend where I can buy a new one at a reasonable price?
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Old Apr 14th, 2014, 04:41 PM
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My dipstick on my Mini One 2002 has broken off. Can anyone recommend where I can buy a new one at a reasonable price?

Wheres the bit gone to that broke off? no into the engine I hope?
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I have the handle. The metal bit is still in the pipe
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17 pounds from my local mini dealer,possibly have been able to get one cheaper but i needed it urgent. mine was almost snapped about 3 inches under handle so i didnt put it back in, so i bought a new one. that was the day after i bought it,says a lot for the garage pdi purchased car 2nd hand.
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that was the day after i bought it,says a lot for the garage pdi purchased car 2nd hand.

Sounds like the mechanic was a dipstick
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I have the handle. The metal bit is still in the pipe

The metal bit needs to be removed very carefully......if it drops in the sump it is a big job to remove it and if you run the engine could also cause damage!
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just buy one at BMW worry more about getting the old one out rather than where to get a new one it can wreck your engine.
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Mine just broke a few months ago. Got a genuine Mini replacement from Ebay for about $25 shipped.
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