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  1. MINI Cooper Diesel
    Hi guys I upgraded my 2007 Mini cooper D headlights to a set of blackout Xenon headlights, ended up buying the bulbs and balance separately however i'm still getting a waning light showing that the headlights aren't working any ideas? I was thinking it could need an ECU change to make the car...
  2. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    I'm looking for a bit of advise surrounding a potential exhaust leak. Bare with me if this is an obvious problem, this is my first car and I'm trying to learn how to fix problems within my abilities :) Loud noise when accelerating in low gears, but not while idling or coasting without...
  3. General Discussion
    If anyone can help that would be great, on cold start I get a short rattle that I believe to be the camshaft not getting the required oil. I've had the chain replaced so it cannot be that, only thing I can think of is VANOS solenoid seal gone bad. I've just ordered a new solenoid as they're...
  4. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hello, I've read most of the topics on this subject, but only few of them are like mine and no solution has ever been posted. The car in question is 2007 R56 88kw non-turbo petrol with 200k km on the clock. Bought it for my wife used and don't know when the problem first appeared. Have driven...
  5. Maintenance & MINI Care
    Hello from Japan. I bought R56 Mini one 2010 used car last month. Last week, I added electronic device which is for toll road payment. That device uses ACC and Battery. After added the device, I have not driven for 3days, using a key to open the door is works, but does not work when I insert the...
  6. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Aloha! Got some continuous problems with my 2011 Mini S Manual Trans under 50,000 mls - First codes were: 2D60 VANOS exhaust:control fault, camshaft jammed 2C58 Charge-air pressure control, deactivation: change air pressure build-up disabled Since then, I've swapped the two VANOS solenoid...
  7. General Discussion
    Sorry I Am Not Perfect: Common 2nd Gen R56 MINI Problems The R56 MINI was the golden era of automotive fun and freedom on the open road away from emissions and electric power. The MINI brand was thriving with its quirkiness and off the wall marketing push, which made it a global success given...
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