Mini Cooper Advice please (no problems purchase advice)

2007 Mini Cooper Problem

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CarMini Cooper 1.6 chilli
Year2007
Ownerlaura evans
Posted25/04/2019
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Hi I have posted a few issues on here and have always had great advice back. So I thought I would ask you for advice on what could be a new purchase as I'm hearing different things from different people.
My trusty 206 has reached the end and now with a low ish budget (2300) I've been looking for a run around, we have a newish family car.
Been to see a 1.6 chilli pack mini Cooper 86k on the clock and timing chain changed approx a year ago, part service history. But after speaking with a local mechanic he said he would not buy a 2007 age range mini as they have major gear box issues bit like Russian roulette. Could anyone on here advise whether they would agree with that point or not.
Problem Category
Gearbox & Clutch


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11950 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Good advice from your mechanic .


Posted on Thursday 25th of April 2019
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