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  1. Engine Rattle Only At Idle - R56 2013 LCI One D

    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...
  2. New to Mini need help! LIMP mode

    Second Generation MINI Cooper S
    I just got a 2011 Mini S it ran great for about a month and suddenly I keep getting an odd “rattle almost metallic” noise and suddenly the car will put its self into limp mode “1/2 engine light” I have a check engine light and my code reader says it’s the down 02 sensor needing replaced. I have...
  3. Mini One 1.4 death rattle

    Second Generation MINI One
    Hi. I decided that I want to buy a second generation Mini, however I've discovered that the early Petrol models had terrible timing chain issues causing what is now known as death rattle. All of the issues I found online were with the 1.6 Petrol Minis, mainly the Mini Cooper S. However, since...