2003 Cooper S ABS & Tyre Warning Lights - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > All Models & Variants > Welcome New Members


Welcome New Members New members, please introduce yourself here. Tell us a bit about you and your Mini.

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ABS and Tyre Pressure Lights brigbeale First Generation Faults & Fixes 10 Jun 18th, 2014 04:02 PM
abs, tpms dsc warning lights on after wheel rotation lemat1 First Generation Faults & Fixes 10 Apr 27th, 2013 06:05 PM
abs, tpms dsc warning lights on after wheel rotation lemat1 First Generation Faults & Fixes 0 Apr 16th, 2013 09:31 AM
Tyre Pressure & Traction Control Warning lights Crooky225 Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 1 Feb 11th, 2013 08:29 PM
Mini Cooper r53 acs, abs and tyre light rossib86 General Discussion 4 Jan 13th, 2013 08:23 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old May 29th, 2014, 01:29 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 1
Local Time: 08:04 AM
England 2003 Cooper S ABS & Tyre Warning Lights

Hi all,

I'm new to this forum and after having owned my Cooper S 2003 for just over a year the ABS, Tyre Pressure and Warning Traingle warning lights have all come on together.

I have checked tyre pressures and attempted to reset tyre pressure monitor, to no avail.

Looking back at past threads it would appear I have either a faulty wheel speed sensor, a faulty ABS pump unit or faulty wiring.

My question is: How do i diagnose the fault without too much mechanical knowledge and without a diagnostic tool? Plus, any ideas on cost to have it done at a garage?

Any feedback most welcome!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old May 29th, 2014, 05:19 PM
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: South london
Posts: 1,190
Local Time: 08:04 AM
United Kingdom Male
Hi ya

is the car been modded at all, something like a 17% sc pulley or similar ?

with out a diag tool you will be just throwing money down the drain.

you have a few options

1) find a member local that has a diag tool
2) buy a cheep one from ebay 20 - 30
3) buy the bmw dis and lead from ebay 30 and load it on a laptop then you have full diag capability
4) buy something abit more expensive like and ultra gauge or scan gauge these are a very good day to day tool for keeping an eye on coolant temps as the gauge on your car is for show only
5) find a freindy AA, RAC man see if he will help out for a beer

with all modern cars it is worth having a diag tool saves you so much time and money

once you have the code then you will find your problem, this problem could be caused by one of the 4 wheel speed/ABS sensors, ABS pump, DME, damaged wiring under the engine bay fuse box, damaged wiring around the ABS pump TBH the list goes on

if you post a rough area someone here may have a diag tool they can help you out with.

to start with you could check all your fuses, pop of the wheels check for damaged wiring and bad/ corroded connectors where the ABS lead connects to the car.
have a good look around the wiring for damage around the ABS pump.
normally as you work back from the plug on the ABS module as the wiring loom, it runs down and under the module you my find it has worn throw the loom on the underside / corner of the module

or on the earlier cars the TPMS module can get wet if you have a leak in the boot area so might be worth checking

this link may help with the fuses
http://www.mini2.com/forum/maintenan...th-points.html


hope this help
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ABS and Tyre Pressure Lights brigbeale First Generation Faults & Fixes 10 Jun 18th, 2014 04:02 PM
abs, tpms dsc warning lights on after wheel rotation lemat1 First Generation Faults & Fixes 10 Apr 27th, 2013 06:05 PM
abs, tpms dsc warning lights on after wheel rotation lemat1 First Generation Faults & Fixes 0 Apr 16th, 2013 09:31 AM
Tyre Pressure & Traction Control Warning lights Crooky225 Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 1 Feb 11th, 2013 08:29 PM
Mini Cooper r53 acs, abs and tyre light rossib86 General Discussion 4 Jan 13th, 2013 08:23 PM

» Recent Threads
Mini Clubman Barn Doors Won't Lock
Oct 22nd, 2014 03:51 AM
Last post by chrysler300
Today 02:42 AM
2 Replies, 325 Views
inside lights
Yesterday 11:19 PM
Last post by bigmamabear
Yesterday 11:19 PM
0 Replies, 82 Views
Lights on warning not working
Oct 21st, 2014 11:42 AM
by S2dicky
Last post by S2dicky
Yesterday 09:16 PM
4 Replies, 417 Views
Smoked Headlight Covers GTO276S
Yesterday 08:49 PM
by tmath23
Last post by tmath23
Yesterday 08:49 PM
0 Replies, 100 Views
R56 Footwell module dead
Jul 15th, 2014 04:19 AM
by miniuy
Last post by yourmate
Yesterday 08:48 PM
5 Replies, 1,172 Views
engine fan on more frequently
Oct 16th, 2014 01:46 PM
Last post by stewarth
Yesterday 07:27 PM
3 Replies, 590 Views
Cooper S judders when idle...
Jul 17th, 2010 04:53 PM
by ben_uk
Last post by Restyle
Yesterday 06:18 PM
6 Replies, 1,055 Views
R56 Aux input volume???????
Oct 20th, 2014 04:00 PM
Last post by Dermottdog
Yesterday 06:00 PM
4 Replies, 517 Views
Start/Stop engine button illuminated when car is locked
Oct 21st, 2014 08:07 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 05:03 PM
6 Replies, 460 Views
Wheel arch - advice please :)
Oct 22nd, 2014 10:08 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 05:00 PM
2 Replies, 210 Views
No spray on windshield wiper
Oct 19th, 2014 08:54 PM
by mom7x
Last post by CCroker
Yesterday 01:57 PM
2 Replies, 409 Views
Will I get jipped?
Oct 21st, 2014 11:14 PM
Last post by CCroker
Yesterday 01:52 PM
3 Replies, 347 Views
Rear wiper motor stem problem
Oct 18th, 2014 09:57 AM
Last post by ihughes
Yesterday 01:34 PM
4 Replies, 546 Views
2010 Cooper S
Yesterday 01:13 PM
Last post by mike_1979
Yesterday 01:13 PM
0 Replies, 165 Views
2001 Mini Cooper - heater not working
Oct 22nd, 2014 08:41 AM
by TreezaB
Last post by TreezaB
Yesterday 07:48 AM
2 Replies, 312 Views
$95 @ Willow Springs Streets of Willow November 15-16 2014
Yesterday 01:37 AM
by harvie
Last post by harvie
Yesterday 01:37 AM
0 Replies, 159 Views
PAS Fluid Leak HELP!!
Oct 15th, 2014 07:16 PM
Last post by mab01uk
Oct 22nd, 2014 10:59 PM
7 Replies, 687 Views
Problem after problem!! Help please!!
Oct 22nd, 2014 08:32 PM
Last post by mab01uk
Oct 22nd, 2014 10:50 PM
1 Replies, 531 Views
The new MINI voted "Classic of the Future"
Oct 22nd, 2014 07:08 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by Caveman
Oct 22nd, 2014 09:04 PM
1 Replies, 212 Views
Power Steering - not gone but acting up
Oct 22nd, 2014 02:23 PM
Last post by Caveman
Oct 22nd, 2014 09:01 PM
2 Replies, 248 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:04 AM.



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