I just wanted to share my experience of finding mike1967 on here and the work he has done on my 2007 Mini one 1.4. I hope this helps other members looking for a decent mechanic.
I have to say I was originally a little nervous committing to a person I had no idea about or references for to...
Has anyone ever taken apart an ECU connector? If so, what's the technique? I need to de-pin the big B connector in order to completely get rid of the moisture inside. It looks like the black backing plate should slide off but it's not happening and I don't want to break anything.
Mini Cooper non-turbo 2007.
A couple of months ago, I started noticing a whirring noise coming from top of the engine, over 2000 rpm. I then got engine management light and fault codes relating to pre-cat O2 sensor so I replaced the 02 sensor with a TVT one from Neo Bros.
I've got a 2007 Mini Cooper (non-turbo) which has had an infuriating vanos fault for months now.
I keep getting codes 283D, 287D and 2845 and the idle is rough and fluctuating.
I have replaced the following, to no avail:
Timing chain, guides and crankshaft sprocket (Febi...
I've got a 2007 Mini Cooper non-turbo. I've recently been experiencing a rough, fluctuating idle when starting from cold and a reduction in power, whether hot or cold. I'm getting code 287D which just keeps coming back.
I've replaced both vanos solenoids and both camshaft position...
I'm trying to fault find a vanos problem on my 2007 Mini Cooper non-turbo N12 engine. I've checked the oil non-return valve on the front of the engine, below the exhaust vanos solenoid, and it's fine.
I've been reading that there's also a non-return valve on the rear of the engine. Does anyone...
Hope someone can help me out here.
I've got a 2007 Mini Cooper non-turbo which suddenly stared stalling on me at traffic lights and pretty much every time I came to a standstill. There was no warning light at this point.
After reading this forum, I decided to replace both Vanos...