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  1. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    My car (r56 2011 mini one) keeps dying we checked alternator is working fine but it dies even after charging and a substancial drive or being left for a couple hours any ideas on what this could be as i have been stuck out a few times and its driving me up the wall
  2. Third Generation MINI Cooper
    Has anybody using the AA's Smart Breakdown Car Genie device had to replace the battery? My car's battery was irreparably damaged two months after the AA's device was fitted. My dealership's diagnosis print-out states that the replacement battery was required because the device is consuming too...
  3. Second Generation Interior & Ice
    Battery went flat on my Mini Cooper Gen2 during lockdown so had to trickle charge it again overnight. The battery now seems fine, but now there's strange things going on with the CD/Radio. • On/Off Volume - Only adjusts the volume. Will not turn off while driving! • Mode button - Unresponsive...
  4. Maintenance & MINI Care
    The car battery discharges too quickly and I'd like to verify the local garage installed a correct aftermarket amp/h rated battery. The last repair attempt by the local garage was to install a new aftermarket battery and disconnect every electrical gadget installed (not sure what's the English...
  5. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I’m looking for some advice on my ongoing battery issues. I don’t do much mileage and originally thought this was the issue but it turns out there is something draining the battery which I now see is a common fault in Mini. My first question is why won’t my battery take a charge suddenly, it...
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