Engine And Engine Cooling Problems of Mini Cooper S

Mini Cooper S owners have reported 489 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 (110 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's timing tensioner (94 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

The turbocharger had to be replaced, new turbo got hot and melted the valve cover. Then the turbocharger caught fire while in motion in a rural neighborhood. All within 6 months.   Read details...

The Timing Tensioner problem

Timing chain tensioner broke and messed up the engine   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

Auxiliary water pump failure. Same issue with other identical cars with a recall but this one is not listed. Recall number for this is 18v248000. The same issue is happening with my car but Mini says it isn�t listed.   Read details...

The Engine Belts And Pulleys problem

2005 Mini Cooper S was traveling 50mph when it hit icy bridge spun around and rolled 3 times driver was wearing a seatbelt and passenger was not and got ejected and died. No airbags deployed. Hwy 299   Read details...

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