Mini Cooper S owners have reported 102 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 18 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (56 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (9 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems|
|Car Will Not Start problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Battery Cable problems|
|Battery Dead problems|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems|
|Electrical Failure problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
Vehicle had been driven 24 miles and parked for about 10 minutes when engine compartment caught fire. Master mechanic diagnosed it originated with the coolant pump and caused a short circuit with the electronics of the pump igniting a fire. Read details...
2007 Mini Cooper S, hatchback. The passenger airbag (off) light, indicating the passenger airbag is disarmed, is on at all times regardless of passenger. Additionally, the dashboard warning lights for my airbag system and seatbelt are illuminated at all times. Read details...
Earlier in the day I took the car on a day trip to lake tahoe driving a combination of interstate and mountain pass road. 3 hours later, my wife had taken the car to run an errand and came home and parked the car in the garage completely off and locked. Read details...
Power steering pump failure and drained battery (recently replaced). Car will not start, and can not access passenger or trunk door due to electrical failure. Read details...
The contact owns a 2006 Mini Cooper S. The contact stated that while in park, the vehicle failed to start. In addition, the contact stated that while reversing at a low speed, the steering wheel was difficult to turn. Read details...