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  1. MINI Cooper
    Good morning guys! I have an r50 Cooper 2004. That’s got a few problems that currently I can’t afford to fix but to diagnose I have the time. I had some trouble with overheating and was using maybe 10 litres of water and coolant a day!! So I checked the oil to make sure of no milky substance to...
  2. Second Generation MINI One
    Hi just some background info. I have a 2008 mini one first r56 3/4 weeks ago had a an orange coolant light on my mini dash and then a red one few seconds later. Checked coolant and found out my coolant tank was EMPTY bone dry. Found some coolant topped it up but it had seem to gone again and...
  3. 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...
  4. First Generation Faults & Fixes
    I need help. I know nothing about cars or engines, but I love my mini cooper s. The car over heated 1 time, I pulled over and luckily I had some water in the car so topped up the coolant to find it was totally empty. So over the next few weeks I kept an eye on the coolant level and it was...
  5. Second Generation MINI Cooper
    So i've had my 2008 Cooper for some time now and ive ran into an issue when trying to fix an oil leak. About 6 months ago i gave my brother the car to use for about a week or so and during that time it had a huge coolant leak and after a long journey in that week the engine basically blew up...
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