Mini Car Problems & Fixes

Mini owner problems and repairs

Below is a list of Mini cars and the total problems we have in our database for that model. You can add your own problems by clicking the 'Post a new problem' buttons around the site.

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The Latest Mini Problems
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Major electrical problem

1)Front L/H indicator and rear R/H indicator not working even with new bubs installed 2)Electric windows drop by themsel...

2001 Mini Cooper 1.6
Posted: Sep 30, 2020
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Advice please (no problems purchase advice)

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 ...

2007 Mini Cooper 1.6 chilli
Posted: Apr 25, 2019
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Speedo below zero

Hi All I have a small but potentially troublesome problem When stationary tbe needle on my Mini is below zero actual...

2002 Mini Cooper
Posted: Oct 6, 2018
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DYI car keys fob fix

Hi, i am the owner of a mini - mini paceman to be precise. Unfortunately a few weeks ago the key fob (round part) detac...

2000 Mini Cooper S Paceman
Posted: Jun 20, 2017
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Cannot open doors from inside car

doors lock from outside and open from outside no probs but once inside the car cannot open doors,have to wind window dow...

2002 Mini One 1.6
Posted: Aug 20, 2015
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anti freeze

what's the correct antifreeze for this car some people say blues ok, I don't think this is correct it looks mauve- e pin...

2004 Mini One 1.6 injection
Posted: Apr 3, 2015
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Front right tyre making loud noise

For a few weeks now my front right tyre is making a loud howling noise (like the wind howling if that makes sense) but o...

2003 Mini Cooper S manual
Posted: May 9, 2014
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Aircon not functioning well

Hi, my car aircon blows hot air during normal driving even after servicing with freon filled. At cold, when I turn on th...

2004 Mini One 1.6
Posted: Jul 29, 2013
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Near side front suspension arm replacement

what the best way of replacing this item. I have the whole wishbone not just the bush

2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6
Posted: Apr 20, 2013
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Locking

Electric lock on car is only unlocking drivers side help plz

2003 Mini One 1400
Posted: Jan 12, 2013
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Windscreen wash bottle

How do I access windscreen wash bottle to replace it?

2006 Mini One 1.6 manual
Posted: Aug 8, 2012
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Window on passenger side keeps sticking and hasn't worked for last few months

One day it was working and the next it just stopped. The drivers window has never had a problem but the passenger window...

2000 Mini Cooper S
Posted: Apr 17, 2012
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Oil light comes on

the oil light comes on when you start the car but when you rev the engine it goes off but comes back on again when you s...

2002 Mini One 1.6 manuel
Posted: Feb 13, 2012
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Loss of power when overtaking

I am currently having problems with my Mini One. Driving round the doors is fine but when i am on the Motorway and need ...

2007 Mini One 1.4
Posted: Jul 5, 2011
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Heater sysytem

I had the head gasket renewed within a week of getting my car,good job it was still under warranty.Now when the heater i...

2003 Mini One diesel
Posted: Feb 20, 2011
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Fan

Goodday, The fan on my mini one come's on after about 10 miles from cold, the temp gauge go's from normal to high when ...

2006 Mini One
Posted: Jan 18, 2011
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Heater

everything seems normal but it will only blow out cold air no work has been done to the car and it was working fine last...

2002 Mini Cooper
Posted: Dec 17, 2010
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Steering goes stiff

when i drive the steering goes really stiff could this be the power steering pump

2003 Mini One 1.6 manual
Posted: Nov 17, 2010
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Heavy steering

I find the steering in my 04 mini one quite heavy, is this normal?

2004 Mini One 1.6
Posted: Aug 22, 2010
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Punctured tyre

i have run flat tyres one has a puncture and the garage say they cant fix it as it is a run flat tyre has a nail in the ...

2000 Mini One
Posted: Jul 6, 2010
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