Right, so after 66 views, no advice is forth coming - which is a shame as I feel we will disappear into a world of "no one knows why the car does that!"
So a quick update -
Mini actually returned our call, the day after we placed it, and I had a surprisingly good conversation; although, obviously, the guy had never seen this problem before on a Countryman. He offered to have a look at the car, but I said to hold fire on that as it had only occurred once.
Well, now the intermittent warning seems to appear every time the car goes out - oh dear!
In brief, there are three vertical scratches on the window obviously caused by opening and closing it, but not sure of the cause (stones in the seal, faulty mechanism?), either way I feel it's a defect and should be covered but cannot find anybody with the same issue on a new MINI (although my mechanic did mention he had seen it on other brands where it was covered). I will find out today if it will be covered but want some ammunition (i.e. other's experiences).
Thanks guys and good luck with your issue.
EDIT: wow literally this second just got confirmation it will be covered under warranty
Quick update, window warning message came on for no reason - not even operating windows at the time, just driving along - happened on 3 journeys over 3 days - when it was very wet. Friend with Countryman got the same thing too!
Not happened since
Went to dealers on Monday for the day - they found nothing, but re-initialised everything - don't know what that means.
Hopefully it's a nothing, but it's on here in case anyone else gets it
Jon and Donna - Black Countryman Cooper D - All4!!
66 views doesnt mean all those folk knew the answer and then couldnt be bothered to respond, more like they have the same problem, or know someone with the problem and wanting to know if anyone has found out what the cause was.
So when someone says" Ive had 300 views to my post and no answers" doesnt mean its being ignored, all those that looked simply dont know the answer.
But when the answer is known its great if it could be posted so we all know for the future.
Our Countryman did this last September/October. A sensor was replaced by the garage, but today, in heavy rain, guess what? It came on again. So I looked on the internet to see if others have the same problem, and found this thread. It is clearly a problem that should have been fixed by now. Ours is a Cooper S.
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