knocking noise from passenger left rear side - 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
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Dec 10th, 2012, 11:32 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: manchester
Posts: 32
Local Time: 05:02 PM
United Kingdom Male
England knocking noise from passenger left rear side

just though i would share this problem, when i got my car i heard a knocking noise from the back of the car, so i returned it under their warranty, they replaced the drop links and the bushes but the knocking was still there.
So they booked it in to mini for a diagnostics.
The results of the knocking noise they say are the bushes on the rear seat housing, so everytime i went over a bump in the road it knocked. It did sound like a suspension/ bushes fault.
Mini have now ordered the part from Germany it'll take 5 days at a cost of 192 which the company i got the car off have said they will foot the bill.
So if you get a knocking/bumping sound from the back of the car bear in mind my post.
Saying that i will update you when i have had the bushes fitted to see if it really has solved the knocking

cheers
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Dec 18th, 2012, 07:29 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: manchester
Posts: 32
Local Time: 05:02 PM
United Kingdom Male
i am in the process of trying to get my money back on a mini that i purchased around a month ago, i traded my car in which was a belter but just fancied a changed (silly me).

When i took it for a test drive there was 5 miles of diesel left in the tank so the salesman said i can only take it round the block.

I drove it and and found it to be a nice drive, so when i picked up the vehicle there were a few bits a pieces that needed sorting. They did this but missed a couple of touch ups to paintwork, which they did.

A week later i noticed a knocking noise from rear passenger side got in touch and they looked at it, they had it a week changed the bushes and drop link but noise was still there, but when i went to pick the car up the customer service guy told me on the phone all was fine no noise!! i asked him if he would come out just to make sure he said he would. when i got there he just gave me the keys and said him and another cust service guy had been out in it they heard no noise.

Took it home heard the noise and back it went, in the mean time the front grill was half hanging off they fixed it or should i say botched it!!

they took it to mini dealer and they looked at it fitted some bushes to the seat mount, still knocking noise. in the meantime i now have a grinding noise from my brakes, the 12v cigarette light comes out when you plug something in, There has been over spray on passenger side, rear bumper and overspray on the rear light cluster. The grill is now back as it was falling off.

They failed to tell me about the overspray on the light cluster but told me about the respray on passenger side.

the car has been in car peoples service bay than on my drive!!

The car is now sitting in the car people car park waiting for my next thrilling installment, They rung me yesterday and told me they will fix whats wrong with car, but i declined i asked for a refund and as a last resort a replacement vehicle, to which i got the reply of 'if you have a replacement car we will only give you trade value which will be substantially less than what i paid' This company is the worst i have ever dealt with and i have bought a lot of cars in my lifetime.

If some one said would i reccomend going to car people i would basically say, 'i would rather buy one off Arthur Daly'

Does anyone think i have a chance to get my money back??

cheers
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
jl audio CS112LG-TW3 will it fit?
Yesterday 06:38 PM
by erictye
Last post by erictye
Today 03:47 PM
2 Replies, 204 Views
MPG Mini Cooper s
Jul 21st, 2014 01:50 AM
Last post by Marshalliom
Today 03:22 PM
5 Replies, 525 Views
Question about hood replacement
Yesterday 08:25 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 02:48 PM
1 Replies, 154 Views
Storage behind rear lights
Today 08:12 AM
Last post by ScreamMini
Today 02:48 PM
4 Replies, 128 Views
fan starts as soon as engine starts
Today 02:45 PM
by 4x4mini
Last post by 4x4mini
Today 02:45 PM
0 Replies, 37 Views
Central locking interior switch - fault or design?
Today 08:35 AM
Last post by ScreamMini
Today 02:43 PM
3 Replies, 124 Views
Cooper D reving faster than engine speed
Jul 23rd, 2014 09:37 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 02:31 PM
3 Replies, 347 Views
Noisy fan. Temp sensor?
Jul 16th, 2014 06:59 PM
Last post by Green-chameleon
Today 12:40 PM
1 Replies, 270 Views
2nd hand JCW Sytner Coventry
Jul 16th, 2014 06:38 PM
by LA3195
Last post by LA3195
Today 11:09 AM
4 Replies, 616 Views
Mesmerize the people on Valentine's Day with flowers and gifts
Today 10:17 AM
Last post by ValentineUSA
Today 10:17 AM
0 Replies, 79 Views
To All Guests Viewing MINI2
Mar 24th, 2009 02:04 AM
by Caveman
Last post by jacklimotaxi
Today 09:42 AM
14 Replies, 12,009 Views
Thought I fixed it but it's still broke down
Yesterday 09:31 PM
by Dolf
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:05 AM
1 Replies, 186 Views
How much do you pay in insurance?
Jul 24th, 2010 03:01 PM
Last post by snrsarg
Today 01:29 AM
82 Replies, 28,516 Views
James Garner
Yesterday 11:20 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 11:20 PM
0 Replies, 162 Views
Brake shudder through steering wheel after new discs and pads.
Jul 19th, 2014 08:31 PM
Last post by Tomfromwales
Yesterday 10:09 PM
6 Replies, 498 Views
Engine overheating problem when idle
Jul 21st, 2014 05:58 PM
Last post by stevemil
Yesterday 08:22 PM
3 Replies, 453 Views
Panoramic roof????
Jul 23rd, 2014 11:44 PM
Last post by davidscott
Yesterday 06:33 PM
2 Replies, 362 Views
Mini space saver wheel and fitting kit
Jul 15th, 2014 02:57 PM
by greggs
Last post by greggs
Yesterday 02:55 PM
1 Replies, 521 Views
Music Video Mini?
Yesterday 05:02 AM
by Teal
Last post by Teal
Yesterday 05:02 AM
0 Replies, 252 Views
GTI vs Cooper S True Cost to Own?
Jul 21st, 2014 03:39 AM
by hkyktms
Last post by hkyktms
Yesterday 04:33 AM
3 Replies, 651 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:02 PM.



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