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  1. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi All, Bit of a weird one, I can smell hot oil in the car through the vents, it's not burnt oil but hot. I've noticed theres quite a lot of oil spattered about the engine bay, I cleaned everything with degreaser but after a few runs on the motorway the oil has come back. The engine has...
  2. Second Generation MINI Cooper S
    Hi everyone, just wondering if someone could help. So today my mini copper SD started to smoke (only been in the car for around 10mins) stopped the car and notice smoke coming from the right wheel arch. We popped the hood and smoke was coming from the engine. It also smelt like hot oil coming...
  3. Second Generation MINI Cooper S
    Just bought a used mini for $4500 and after one day driving it’s already spewing white smoke out the tailpipe. Doesn’t smell sweet and only happens at start up and when first driving. Doesn’t happen after a good long drive. Engine seems to run extremely hot but I have no idea. Air hose from...
  4. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    I brought a used MINI Mini 1.4 (75bhp) First Hatchback 3d 1397cc (2009) about 6 months ago. It has about 75000 mileage. For the last 3 months we have the following symptoms after an oil overfill (I know, it was stupid): - Low gear stalling (normally on first gear but very occasionally at 2nd)...
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