2007 copper clubman diesel low mpg & flat spot - Page 6 - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Cooper Diesel


MINI Cooper Diesel MINI Cooper Diesel 2007 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #76 (permalink)  
Old Feb 21st, 2013, 05:42 PM
MINI2 Regular
Online
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 57
Local Time: 06:37 AM
Fuel filter looks easy on these just 3 quick release pipes to swap over I was sent wrong one last tome so not changed it yet


The blnking plate s working a week in and feels more responsive and flat spot gone 99% of time tats what my wife says and she more sensitive to feeling flat spot
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #77 (permalink)  
Old Feb 22nd, 2013, 06:30 AM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 454
Local Time: 07:37 AM
Luxembourg Male
Good to hear you have resolved the issue!

Couple of questions as I'm still trying to resolve my problem. I found some info on the Peugeot forums for the fuel filter. Looks as though for the Pugs you have to transfer over the diesel fuel pre-heater when you change the fuel filter. Do you have any idea if it's the same setup on the Mini?

For the blanking plate, is it easy to install yourself? I had a look down there and there appear to be some strange looking clamps that I'm not sure how to disconnect, they look like you might need a special tool to clamp them back on - seems to be where the connection between the EGR and the exhaust cooler are (like a silver ring?).

Did you require any kind of remap to blank of the EGR? I've heard a few people complain that inserting the blanking plate causes a CEL.

Thanks!


Quote: Originally Posted by Benlg81 (original)
Fuel filter looks easy on these just 3 quick release pipes to swap over I was sent wrong one last tome so not changed it yet


The blnking plate s working a week in and feels more responsive and flat spot gone 99% of time tats what my wife says and she more sensitive to feeling flat spot

Reply With Quote
  #78 (permalink)  
Old Feb 22nd, 2013, 05:37 PM
MINI2 Regular
Online
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 57
Local Time: 06:37 AM
EGR blanking plate PEUGEOT CITROEN HDi FORD TDCi VOLVO D 1.4 1.6 Mazda 1.5mm S/S | eBay

This is the blank hitch I drilled. On that link you can see the pic of hw to get to if very easy just undo 2 8mm bolts and put plate in between gasket and egr about 30mins all in all including dilling the plate

Not sure on filter that next job
Reply With Quote
  #79 (permalink)  
Old Feb 22nd, 2013, 08:14 PM
Dixy72's Avatar
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 43
Local Time: 05:37 AM
United Kingdom
Quote: Originally Posted by Benlg81 (original)
EGR blanking plate PEUGEOT CITROEN HDi FORD TDCi VOLVO D 1.4 1.6 Mazda 1.5mm S/S | eBay

This is the blank hitch I drilled. On that link you can see the pic of hw to get to if very easy just undo 2 8mm bolts and put plate in between gasket and egr about 30mins all in all including dilling the plate

Not sure on filter that next job

Hi Benlg81,

can you confirm the egr location, is it right side of engine looking in under the air box??. I have bought one to give it a go ;-)
Reply With Quote
  #80 (permalink)  
Old Feb 23rd, 2013, 02:48 PM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 454
Local Time: 07:37 AM
Luxembourg Male
Hi Dixy72,

Yes, that's where the EGR is. You can identify it as it has a white sticker on it (think it says "Valeo").
Reply With Quote
  #81 (permalink)  
Old Feb 24th, 2013, 09:19 AM
MINI2 Regular
Online
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 57
Local Time: 06:37 AM
Yes that's right just need to remove air box, unclipping filter and move to the side and job done
Reply With Quote
  #82 (permalink)  
Old Feb 25th, 2013, 03:03 PM
Dixy72's Avatar
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 43
Local Time: 05:37 AM
United Kingdom
cheers guys my blank has turned up and I have located the part, also looked at a youtube video of a guy taking it off a peugeot that spring clip looks like a pain, will get it off cleaned hole drilled 8.5 mm?? and give it a try, failing this we have discussed about selling it down the road really not worth all this trouble, I have also put in some good dpf cleaner but if the egr is dirty its not going to help it. I will of course keep you all posted :-)
Reply With Quote
  #83 (permalink)  
Old Feb 25th, 2013, 06:11 PM
MINI2 Regular
Online
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 57
Local Time: 06:37 AM
Hi the clip that joins egr and the pipe can be opened by putting small screw driver in and slightly twisting thn to re clmp just use plers to pull it back together
Reply With Quote
  #84 (permalink)  
Old Mar 1st, 2013, 06:01 PM
Dixy72's Avatar
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 43
Local Time: 05:37 AM
United Kingdom
well guys I have had a bad day with the mini in fact i have had enough to now the flipping thing is going down the road next week and I will never ever buy another car made by BMW. I got the egr out and cleaned and it made no difference so its gone only had it since sep last year. so cheers guys for all your help etc I enjoyed trying to sort it but now having done everything enough is enough fairwell peeps and good luck ;-)
Reply With Quote
  #85 (permalink)  
Old Mar 1st, 2013, 06:31 PM
MINI2 Regular
Online
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 57
Local Time: 06:37 AM
Did you try the restritor plate?
Reply With Quote
  #86 (permalink)  
Old Mar 2nd, 2013, 07:59 AM
Dixy72's Avatar
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 43
Local Time: 05:37 AM
United Kingdom
benlg81 yes pal that was the final straw, after struggling to get that clip back on the egr it had my temper up, took it for a run thinking it would be grand but no!!!!! still there :-((( so very disappointing the wife now does not want to drive it because it was stalling on her so its going down the road. All I can say is shame on BMW they charge big money for their tech's knowledge which could not solve this issue, just not worth the hassle anymore people mocked me for having a 500 abarth but I never had an issue like this :-/
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

» Recent Threads
I need a tool to flash a JCW map to my 04 MCS ECU
Yesterday 09:42 PM
Last post by djtmalta
Yesterday 10:36 PM
2 Replies, 131 Views
LED Daytime running lights - retro fit
Apr 15th, 2014 06:08 PM
Last post by french01
Yesterday 09:17 PM
6 Replies, 1,400 Views
Electric window stopped working
Jul 6th, 2006 03:48 PM
Last post by regarp
Yesterday 06:22 PM
34 Replies, 65,936 Views
Bonnet touching body
Aug 15th, 2014 03:47 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 03:58 PM
3 Replies, 446 Views
Facebook page selling mini parts around the uk
Yesterday 11:50 AM
by Alex93x
Last post by Restyle
Yesterday 03:25 PM
2 Replies, 134 Views
New Mini Cooper D - Worth the money?
Yesterday 01:33 PM
Last post by dangoodwin
Yesterday 01:33 PM
0 Replies, 121 Views
Mini Clubman Barn Doors Won't Lock
Oct 22nd, 2014 03:51 AM
Last post by WeeBad
Yesterday 01:03 PM
3 Replies, 424 Views
R56 Footwell module dead
Jul 15th, 2014 04:19 AM
by miniuy
Last post by k3fus
Yesterday 07:16 AM
6 Replies, 1,287 Views
inside lights
Oct 23rd, 2014 11:19 PM
Last post by bigmamabear
Oct 23rd, 2014 11:19 PM
0 Replies, 178 Views
Lights on warning not working
Oct 21st, 2014 11:42 AM
by S2dicky
Last post by S2dicky
Oct 23rd, 2014 09:16 PM
4 Replies, 479 Views
Smoked Headlight Covers GTO276S
Oct 23rd, 2014 08:49 PM
by tmath23
Last post by tmath23
Oct 23rd, 2014 08:49 PM
0 Replies, 181 Views
engine fan on more frequently
Oct 16th, 2014 01:46 PM
Last post by stewarth
Oct 23rd, 2014 07:27 PM
3 Replies, 657 Views
Cooper S judders when idle...
Jul 17th, 2010 04:53 PM
by ben_uk
Last post by Restyle
Oct 23rd, 2014 06:18 PM
6 Replies, 1,123 Views
R56 Aux input volume???????
Oct 20th, 2014 04:00 PM
Last post by Dermottdog
Oct 23rd, 2014 06:00 PM
4 Replies, 571 Views
Start/Stop engine button illuminated when car is locked
Oct 21st, 2014 08:07 PM
Last post by The Nun
Oct 23rd, 2014 05:03 PM
6 Replies, 568 Views
Wheel arch - advice please :)
Oct 22nd, 2014 10:08 PM
Last post by The Nun
Oct 23rd, 2014 05:00 PM
2 Replies, 266 Views
No spray on windshield wiper
Oct 19th, 2014 08:54 PM
by mom7x
Last post by CCroker
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:57 PM
2 Replies, 458 Views
Will I get jipped?
Oct 21st, 2014 11:14 PM
Last post by CCroker
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:52 PM
3 Replies, 396 Views
Rear wiper motor stem problem
Oct 18th, 2014 09:57 AM
Last post by ihughes
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:34 PM
4 Replies, 585 Views
2010 Cooper S
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:13 PM
Last post by mike_1979
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:13 PM
0 Replies, 227 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:37 AM.



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