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  1. MINI Cooper S
    Hey everyone, this is my first time rebuilding a head AND owning a mini. I just bought a 2007 mini cooper s (turbo) (r56 n14) for cheap and have been trying to get it going but I have hit some walls I need advice on. Wall #1 - bracket/cap/journal I’m not 100% sure what they are called but I...
  2. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hi there, Anyone knows what’s the cause of the knocking rattle sound? Link provided here : —> - Thanks in advance!
  3. MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning
    Hi everyone, the N-14 engine in my 2010 R56 JCW exploded the other day, hole in the engine block, pistons falling out etc. Does anyone know if I need to get another JCW engine (quite rare) or just any old N-14 engine and use the block and all the parts from the old engine to rebuild, maybe...
  4. MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning
    Hi everyone I hope you can help. I bought my car over a year ago, got MOT done 3 weeks ago and O2 sensor replaced. The next day, heating wasn't working and car made a loud sound and died whilst driving. Took it to garage who said compression has gone in cylinder one, all the other cylinders...
  5. MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning
    Hey I have been hearing a rattle only when at idle, as soon as some revs are put on it goes away. If I very carefully and slowly lift foot off accelerator too it goes away at idle some of the time. I only hear it when revs are under 1000 roughly any higher and it is gone. It seems to only appear...
  6. First Generation MINI Cooper S
    So, my mini threw a misfire code and high absolute pressure in the manifold code yesterday and seemed down on high end power by a lot. I cleared the misfire code and it hasn't come back. Did a compression test this morning and cylinder 1 seemed low at 130psi. Cylinder 2 was around 140, cylinder...
  7. Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi there. I have a 2014 Mini Cooper 1.5L Twin Turbo. I just bought a K&N cone air filter for not only better performance but for the amazing turbo flutter. When I fit the air filter it makes this flutter but when i then turn my car off and turn it back and go for a drive I can hardly hear it/...
  8. Third Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I got a red battery light on with a message saying there is a battery fault and that the battery is not being charged, take to a mini dealership immediately. This was followed by engine temp is getting hot and i should slow down or something along those line. I had my car towed back to my...
  9. Third Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I got a red battery light on with a message saying there is a battery fault and that the battery is not being charged, take to a mini dealership immediately. This was followed by engine temp is getting hot and i should slow down or something along those line. I had my car towed back to my...
  10. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hello, My wife car MINI 3dr Hatchback 2015 have recently have issue with her car key remote control. The battery inside the key fob goes dead after couple of days. Have to manually open the car. Everything works fine. After replacing CR2032 in the control it works for a few days and next...
  11. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hello, My wife car MINI 3dr Hatchback 2015 have recently have issue with her car key remote control. The battery inside the key fob goes dead after couple of days. Have to manually open the car. Everything works fine. After replacing CR2032 in the control it works for a few days and next...
  12. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    I’ve got a stock ‘14 MCS R60 and on a 20-mile trip to a friends’ place I noticed the smell of ever so slightly burnt oil after a vigorous motorway run. I was cruising so I opened the windows, put heating on max and switched off aircon to cool it down. No warning light, no smoke, just the smell...
  13. General Discussion
    Hello everyone, In the very near future I have in my plans to buy MINI. I have been exploring some www, forums, youtube tests, and I can't find reliable information regarding which engine type is least problematic. I am looking for MINI r56 from years 2008-2010. I read somewhere that in 2010...
  14. Maintenance & MINI Care
    Hi, My new mini one (2010) drives really well apart from two incidents where I think I stalled and wasn't able to restart it. Both times I think I went into first gear from second too early when coming into a car park and the engine cut off (without jolting), and then when I tried to restart the...
  15. MINI2 Classifieds
    Wanted: Mini R56 2009 1,6 88kw 120hp complete engine And delivered to Finland. Please contact PM if you have any that would fit. Or any good idea where to get one. Thanks. 0:)
  16. Maintenance & MINI Care
    Hi All, I've had my r56 Cooper since march (first car). I noticed when I pulled onto my drive the other day that there was a squealing/squeaking noise when I was idling which stopped as soon as I switched the engine off.. I had a look under the bonnet but I have no idea what I'm doing.... I...
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