Advice please (no problems purchase advice)

2007 Mini Cooper Problem

The Problem

Avatar laura evans
Joined: 7 years ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile
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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.


Car Mini Cooper
Variant 1.6 chilli
Model Year 2007
Category Gearbox & Clutch

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Solution

Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,009 | Profile

Good advice from your mechanic .

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