Engine And Engine Cooling Problems of Mini Cooper S

Mini Cooper S owners have reported 468 engine and engine cooling related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 34 most common engine and engine cooling problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (102 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's timing tensioner (93 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Engine And Engine Cooling problems of Mini Cooper S

The Engine And Engine Cooling problem

There was a recall for the timing chain, so I had it replaced in the recall program that was offered through Mini cooper. Less then 2 years later, my timing chain broke again, and has damaged the motor of my car. It would not start   Read details...

The Timing Tensioner problem

Pristine condition, low mileage, dealer serviced Mini Cooper S (owned since new) began exhibiting a rattling noise from engine at 34k miles. Dealer diagnosed it as a timing chain defect and timing chain tensioner defect. This is a known engine defect.   Read details...

The Engine Oil Leaking problem

Turbo leaking oil - gaskets - major complaints all over the internet. Maybe this is something they need to review for design error.   Read details...

The Water Pump problem

Car went into limp gear mode on freeway, high rpm at 40 mph. Vehicle shipped to Mini dealer 05/09/17 saying there was a transmission error code. Dealer said they tested vehicle and it wasn't the transmission it needed a water pump and cylinder need valve cover. 67,117 miles on odometer.   Read details...

The Engine Belts And Pulleys problem

I purchased a brand new Mini Cooper S in 2009 w/ standard 3 years of factory maintenance and I later added on an extended warranty a few years later. 2014 I entered into a 3 year lease on a BMW. Aside from maintenance, the Mini was mostly garaged except for maintenance until th after a month of   Read details...

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