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  1. First Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi, new to the forum and MINI ownership. I've owned a 2006 R50 for just over a month and recently had an overheating issue. It started out with the fan overrunning after turning the car off but the temp gauge didn't go up. This happened for a couple of days without any sign of the temp going...
  2. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    I have a 2008 R56 MCS and it is leaking massive amounts of Coolant when it warms up. I have no idea where is coming from. All I know it is not from the radiator. Any ideas on where to check? Tried getting underneath and looking around:
  3. First Generation MINI One
    PLEASE HELP! Mini One 2002 Auto 1.6. The coolant in my expansion tanks keeps disappearing gradually every two weeks (only when the car has been driven, the level will not decrease when parked.) There is no dampness around the expansion tank, obvious cracks or marks under where I park the car...
  4. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    PLEASE ADVISE! Quick summary up to today: Have dreamt of a mini since I was a kid, the opportunity arose to buy my first one, 2010 Clubman S. Everything looked, felt, ran beautifully.. for 2 weeks. In seconds everything went to shit, my MAF boot, tire sensors, o2 sensors, loose hoses, and the...
  5. MINI Faults & Fixes
    I recently bought a petrol automatic 1.6 Mini Cooper 2007. After a few days of having it I broke down, the engine coolant light came on and within minutes of pulling over the thermostat housing cracked and the car was steaming. I called the AA and was towed to the garage. They replaced the...
  6. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    So I've had my 2009 jcw for a little over a year and have fixed all the common issues, but just recently it has started overheating, causing it to steam and spray all the coolant out of the reservoir cap. It blew white smoke out of the exhaust before I realized it, but its only after it started...
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