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  1. Welcome New Members
    Hi my 2011 mini one has been making a chugging noise, had a mechanic look at it and was advised i needed a new thermostat and Fan belt, haven’t got back to me with a price yet. Does anyone know roughly how much I’m looking at paying Thanks
  2. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    i’ve been considering buying a MINI One 2010 as my first car as I love the look of the car but i’ve heard a lot of mixed opinion’s about MINI’s in general and was looking for some more information. The car i’ve been looking at is a 60 reg plate and has done 112,000 miles and has passed all...
  3. Second Generation MINI Convertible
    Hi all, My daughter has just got a 2010 mini one cabriolet (r57 i believe). Trying to troubleshoot why the reverse parking sensors are not working. The sensors are all there (4 in the rear bumper) and no connections look loose. However when in reverse, the warning light for the reverse...
  4. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Please see my 2005 mini one. I currently have an issue where the dash lights, and all external lights are flickering. More noticeable when load is put on, fans, etc. I have changed the battery and auxiliary belt. My next item will be the alternator as I think the regulator in the alternator...
  5. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    hi guys! my girlfriend has a 2008 mini one with an n12 engine, its only done 37k miles however the car idles terribly, the revs drop to around 600 then sputter and back to up 7/800 rpm, the car also has blue smoke coming from the exhaust after being left to idle for a while when you...
  6. General Discussion
    Hey all! Have recently bought a 2011 Mini One, mega car, Im struggling to find the spec of this model, it seems to be a Ltd edition? Mini one with a john cooper works body kit and twin exhausts Needing to find a new bumper for it, Thanks in advance
  7. 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...
  8. MINI One
    Hi, new here I have a 2004 Mini One and it has 129,000 miles but am looking to upgrade the power abit and I’m just wondering if it’s worth it or not. Like whether the engine just won’t take it because of the high mileage? thanks
  9. Welcome New Members
    So I went and got me a 2007 cooper S! i Know it’s gonna probably cost me some money over the next year or two but I’m ok with that. I was absolutely blown away when on the test drive I experienced the sport mode. My god! I almost wanna put red tape on it saying “do not touch!” However, this...
  10. General Discussion
    Hi ...what are the best sub-£500 coil overs. Adjustable height? I cant afford race spec bilstein? ...has anyone had experience with V-Maxx or similar. best Mike
  11. 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...
  12. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hi there, Just hoping someone can help me. I've gotten a second-hand Mini One Cabriolet 2007 and am getting it all set up to use to enjoy! My analog speedometer works great but I was hoping to set up the digital one between the wheel so it is easy to see when driving. I've managed to set it...
  13. General Discussion
    Hi all, I am new to this forum but after some advice. I have a 2012 Mini One that I have owned for 18 months. No issues for the first 15 months of ownership other than a replacement battery. The car had it's MOT in September 2020 and just needed new brake pads but no other concerns. In...
  14. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hiya, just joined so hopefully posting in the right place. I have been to a few garages and I'm being told so many different things so hoping someone else here has had the same problem. The engine light was on and the car started juddering as if I was constantly in the wrong gear. When I took...
  15. Second Generation MINI Tuning
    Hi all, Ive just bought an R56 Mini One 98 (non stop start) on a 2012 61 plate, with 1.6 engine. My question is being the 1.6, is this an identical engine to the Cooper, and can it be remapped without any difficulties to the same performance as the Cooper (around 120bhp)? I just don’t want to...
  16. General Discussion
    Hi, Wondering if anyone did a stage 1 tune to their 1.5T One or Cooper? How much bhp made and how much mileage it been running. Thank you
  17. Third Generation MINI Tuning
    Hello, I have just purchased a '15 F56 1.5T 3 cyl with a manual trasmission. Looking to add more power I came across this 2 options: Burger Motorsports JB4 and Dinan's dinantronics elite. I really don't know which is a better option. Also it's important to have into consideration that in the...
  18. Second Generation Interior & Ice
    Hi! I’m new to the forum and I’m finally an owner of a 2010 Mini One!! however, I am having a few issues! So, when I bought my mini he radio was dead, I then bought a used replacement for it and had it fitted. The radio itself works perfectly fine but I can’t seem to get the Aux to play...
  19. MINI2 Classifieds
    Mini One R53 1.6 Petrol 119,000 miles August 2005 Build Date 2 Previous Owners 2 Keys MOT due: 08/01/2021 Full Service History: 25/04/2006, 11,447 miles - Oil Service (Mini) 25/07/2007, 33,012 miles - Inspection I, Brake Fluid (Mini) 13/05/2008, 53,873 miles - Oil Service (Mini) 15/06/2010...
  20. Second Generation MINI One
    Hello, today i needed to use the jump lead to start the car as the battery was flat. It operated by the RAC mechanic from the insurance. Well the reason why the battery died is not a main problem, its been sorted. But after recharged the battery for few minutes, there were some changes in the...
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