2010 mini cooper, Just a small trip computer question
Just purchased a 2010 mini cooper. Loving the car and cant wait to start adding a few extras. However there is one small thing that is bugging me.
Is there a trip computer, and if so, how do i access it? Pressing the button at the end of the stalk allows me to bring up the temperature and then pressing it again brings back the digital speed display. I assumed that the car would be able to tell me my MPG however have yet to find this. I must admit im really shocked if this is not standard on mini's.
Sounds strange as I have a 2008 Coop and when I press BC button on end of stalk I get speed, then miles til tank empty, then MPG, and then a 4th thing (I think!)..... Not sure why yours wouldn't do that!
I'm also a new Mini owner and I need to sit and read my manual. My 2009 Cooper does the same, then when you press the button you get arrows up and down on the screen, which suggests to me I need to use another button to scroll up and down through the various information, but which button??
Is there not a separate button at the bottom right side of the tachometer? Mine has that on a 2008 MCS. I do have computer and nav but the trip button is separate from all the others. Button on the bottom left side of the tach is for dash lights brightness.
Ralph, if it's like my 2008 the same button on the stalk controls the menu. Not sure about up and down but when you see a double arrow hold the button in until the screen changes. This takes you to the service menu which you can move through each service notice. This is also where you reset the intervals.
I have a 2012 Cooper, it shows the range but only seems to come up when the fuel warning light comes on. Can't bring it up by pressing the button at the end of the stalk, I also just get temperature and a couple of others.
On My 2012 Cooper, the end button cycles thru air temp, average mpg, current mpg, range til empty, miles since last reset and a drop-down indicator (up & down arrows) for the service info set of sub-menus. If this feature is an option, I was not told about it.
Would be interesting to find out how much it would cost to 'enable' the computer. I might give my local dealer a ring some time find out. Seems like it is definatly and optional extra, shame really, such a basic thing.
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