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  1. First Generation MINI Convertible
    Hi all, I’m having some issues with the passenger side of the convertible roof of my 2004 Mini Cooper. It seems to open to the sun roof ok, it will not open fully however, the issue is with closing. The passenger side is not clipping shut or pulling taught. The drivers side is ok. I’ve attached...
  2. Welcome New Members
    Hey! let me first start off by saying hello everyone, my names owen i’m 18 from hesperia and i just got a 2010 convertible mini cooper. new to the mini world as i come from chevys lol (whole different world).. well anyways i can’t get the top to go down. when i press the switch with the windows...
  3. Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hello i am new to the mini world! just got one last night, anyways my top won’t go down. when i press the switch nothing happens to the top it doesn’t move at all the only thing that happens is on the dash (tachometer) a light with a mini cooper with its top down and an exclamation point over...
  4. MINI in the Media
    My roof isn’t opening past the sunroof but the windows are going down, although not in their usual manner/sequence and have to be closed by pressing the buttons a few times. Also the front window is dropping after I stop the engine and open the door. Parcel shelf switch is ok, battery is ok...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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