Just got my engine back from the shop after having all of the valves replaced due to a major timing incident (whoops)....
The cylinder head is off atm and we’ve just locked the cams in place ready for the head to go back on.
I’ve noticed that two of the valves on the intake side...
Just bought a new mini 2011 Plate - the keys do not unlock the doors electronically and I have to use the key manually.
The key however does start the car.
The batteries have been replaced and still no luck
Anyone have any idea of what it could be?
The key is the round one which...
Anyone else had similar issues and possible fixes.
2007 R56 Cooper runs perfect when cold engine, once warm revs drop during idle or revs itself several times until cuts out.
Engine then cuts out in gear when clutch engaged until taken out of gear and then starts stop a few times until cuts out...
So quick recap..
I bought a 2007 R56 1.6 Cooper (not S) with 109,000 miles on it as a non-runner that had apparently ceased working after the timing chain had been replaced - it turns out that the crank stretch bolt hadn't been replaced with a new one and the crank timing gear was slipping. I...
Just replaced the crankshaft pulley and the mount it sits on - I've read in a few places this can knock the timing out?
Am I in trouble or can I start it?
I'm talking about this little guy at the bottom of the engine.. Apparently you have to lock it in place but I didn't!!!