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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 2014, 10:08 PM Thread Starter
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Fan coming on when engine cold and staying on after engine turned off

I have 2007 Cooper and I have had problem today with fan coming on when I start engine even from cold, and staying on for few minutes after engine turned off. First journey around 6 miles after car had been idle all day, then only went 4.5 miles and this happened again tonight. Heater has not worked over last couple of days either. Any ideas
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We are having the exact same problem with out 2010 Mini Cooper, apparently this is a common issue around the 50-60k mark.

Our mechanic has told us it is due to a failing Coolant Temperature Sensor which is in a Thermostat Housing.

I am going to have it out with BMW Mini today as it is only a year out of warranty and apparently in the USA all Minis were recalled to address this issue.
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I had the same problem, it turned out to be a faulty sensor that was replaced under motorplan.
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