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  1. General Discussion
    Hi guys! I’m about to buy the cooper s roadster from 2013. The car has a good price and it’s my choice but there are few points I would like help with. car had a crash. 1- You can see the photos. It’s restored and apparently all fine. I will do my own inspection before but anyway from the photo...
  2. Second Generation MINI Convertible
    Hello everybody, I have a problem on my wife's R57, when I close the roof it goes all the way to the position, but latches do not latch to the windshield (and, correspondingly, sunroof portion never closes), pls see the photo below: However, when I open the roof - the same latches work...
  3. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hello everyone, My wife’s R57 has exactly the same problem like described here: https://www.mini2.com/threads/roof-will-not-close.173191/ However I am struggling to find the fix. Official dealer told me that only diagnostics will cost around 1.000$, I assume they’re just being lazy and have...
  4. First Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi all, I know there have been several threads on this before but it seems we've tried everything and hit a dead end. The roof on my 06 R52 Cooper S won't go down - the switches in the boot are pressed and I know the motor works from testing it but the switch does nothing when pressed, not even...
  5. First Generation MINI Cooper S
    One of the two latch mechanisms that locks the roof to the frame is broken. I have a replacement part. Since the car is on an island without a Mini dealership I need to replace it myself. Has anyone done it? I looked at it after removing the plastic covers. I can see where the front is screwed...
  6. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hello i have bought mini one r57 2011 convertible last month. I have seen pictures where roof been opened and promised that it’s all working before i seen car. Unfortunately seller wasn’t able to open roof and gave me discount saying that roof was working fine, he didn’t use car for last 4...
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