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  1. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hello all, our mini R60 1.6D Countryman had engine cut once a day for a few days until it decided to stop completely. the AA man who recovered it recons it could be the feed pump, but I'm not sure. Fault code are: 4B90 -Rail-pressure monitoring and 3F30 - Rail-pressure sensor, signal 4590 -...
  2. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hey guys, got a bit of a weird one for ya. Two days ago I came home from a 50mi trip, and when I put Letty in park the red oil lamp started flashing and bonging (you know the sound) at me as if the world was on fire. I let her cool down and then checked the dipstick, which read a bit above the...
  3. MINI Clubman
    Hi I have a mini clubman r55 2008. its missing a vent from the engine bay. This picture is not my engine but this is the part missing from mine. Does anyone know what it is called and where and how much to buy?
  4. MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning
    My 2013 Countryman decided to overheat, dump all its oil and coolant, and die on the side of the interstate without warning last week and I'm told the engine is toast. I'd like to buy a replacement engine online and have my shop replace it but I've hit a bit of a wall. When given options...
  5. Second Generation MINI One
    Hello and greetings from Croatia, I am new to this forum and i need help :) I am owner of Mini One r56 1.6 petrol 55kw 75hp. 2 days ago my engine blew and from local car shop (Opel dealership - owners are friends of my family and it was closest reapir shop to location where engine blew) I have...
  6. MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning
    Hey I really want opinions on engine swapping my 09 R56 mini One to a Cooper S engine and if anyone has some good contacts to do it. Currently I have just had a few major issues occur with the car and had these fixed swiftly, mostly to do with it being such a cheap engine which is struggling...
  7. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Please, help so my kids can learn to drive on this car! 2007 mini cooper base automatic I just bought this with a misfire and no compression- I rebuilt the head (1 exhaust valve seat dropped and bent a valve), replaced all valves and springs, changed timing chain, and water pump. now that I can...
  8. MINI Clubman
    Hi all, I have a 2011 mini one clubman 1.6 diesel. Unfortunately the timing chain went and I need to replace the whole engine. I have the engine number and the vin etc but how do I know the exact type of engine I have? Also will any 1.6 Diesel mini engine do the job or how will I check which...
  9. General Discussion
    I have been trying to find some answers related to this rattling noise from my N14 engine. This is a GEN 2 engine with a Timing Chain Noise or something within the timing components. I'd like to get some opinions related to this. Already have had the RECALL timing chain and tensioner...
  10. MINI Countryman
    Hi, I have a 2011 mini cooper countryman all 4 s. Half engine and engine light are continually on and engine misfires prominent. I changed my plugs, injectors, swapped coils (no difference and misfire didn't follow one), and changed the low-pressure fuel pump. The problem was still there. I got...
  11. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hello, I am writing to find help as I am at a lost and have been dealing with this issue for 2 years and cannot seem to get an answer or find others with this issue. I have a 2013 mini countryman base model. It does this thing where it will be running fine but then all of a sudden when I go to...
  12. Maintenance & MINI Care
    I’ve noticed the past couple of days when I start my car up, the engine feels juddery and cabin is vibrating. Once car is turned in, the revs are going up and down for at least 5-7 seconds and then the revs settle, but the engine makes a strange noise and then settles again once I start to drive...
  13. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi all, It would be great to get your thoughts on a sound which is coming from the engine. We recently bought a Mini One R56 2013 1.6L with around 43,000 miles and we've noticed a ringing sound coming from the engine. I've outlined a few characteristics of the sound below to help: It's like...
  14. Maintenance & MINI Care
    I have Mini One D 2017. It has been regularly serviced (the last service was made a month ago). I haven´t noticed anything wrong with the car except for these black dots that seem to be sprinkling somewhere from the engine. Did anyone have a similar issue and can anyone tell me what this seems...
  15. MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning
    Wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for a remap of my third gen (f56) Mini Cooper. Stay in northeast Scotland. Cheers
  16. 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...
  17. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hi there, Anyone knows what’s the cause of the knocking rattle sound? Link provided here : —> - Thanks in advance!
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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