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Old Dec 10th, 2013, 04:12 AM
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Hi All,
I just bought a neat and tidy 2003 Cooper S for my 10 year old daughter to drive when she turns 20.
I will take care of it until then.
I may need some advice along the way.
New screen fitted today.

To Do List:
Roadworthy
Whining steering pump.
New brake rotors

All the best
Neil
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Whining steering pump

The power steering on all 1st Gen MINIs whine
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The power steering on all 1st Gen MINIs whine

Yep! it's part of the character of the R53, you can start to worry when it stops whining.
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Road worthy done
Disk Rotors are ok
Power steering whine normal (thanks for the advice)

Next thing is:
the central locking LOCKS but not unlocking!


Getting there though

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