MINI Comments and Complaints ID: 1123 - Vehicle Safety Information for MINI

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2004 MINI COOPER S in Stratford, United States
broken windshield ma! We pride ourselves with having the best customer service. Not only will our technicians handle your car with the utmost care, but our office staff will walk you through the entire glass replacement process and answer a...
2006 MINI COOPER CONVERTIBLE in 37312
passenger air bag light stays on constantly
2007 MINI COOPER US in Benton AR
My Cooper is having same issues. Can you please tell me what happens next and who will fix this? I am still in warranty.
2004 MINI COOPER in Houston, TX
My power steering is being a problem. A month ago, I needed to add power steering fluid. No problem I thought. Then yesterday, the car steering wheel was hard to turn just driving out of our drive way. While driving I noticed it driving...
2004 MINI COOPER in Houston, TX
My power steering is being a problem. A month ago, I needed to add power steering fluid. No problem I thought. Then yesterday, the car steering wheel was hard to turn just driving out of our drive way. While driving I noticed it driving...
2005 MINI COOPER
The same thing happened to me with my 2005 Cooper S. I am waiting for an outside appraiser to determine if this fire will be covered by my insurance. It was also the power steering pump and cables that were damaged. It was amazing to wat...
2006 MINI COOPER in 2006
This car is always in the shop. As soon as the warranty was over, the transmission blew out, the car stalls when in idle,which can not be repaired or, "problem can not be reproduced". What broke and was fixed: gasket ring broke, wishbone br...
2002 MINI COOPER in CHicago Illinois
Same problem. WIper motor failure when wet. Wipers will work fine when dry.
2006 MINI COOPER in Covington, KY
What was the outcome of this issue? The same thing, to a "T", happened to me today, and I need to know what legal recourse I can take.
2007 MINI COOPER US
i am sitting here in tears over the 2nd burn i have gotten on my leg in the same situation. i am sorry that you and your daughter have suffered the same. it is not out of stupidity that i have gotten this burn, like you mentioned above the ...
2002 MINI COOPER in Los Angeles
I'm in a similar situation. 02 Mini Cooper with 52,000 miles, needs a new transmission. I would love to find out who you spoke with at manufacturer that offered to pay for transmission, minus labor. I can be reached via tiki999@gmail.com.
2004 MINI COOPER S in Pleasant Ridge, MI
2004 mini cooper s power steering pump failure three times while driving vehicle not yet replaced no consequences yet beyond frightening.
2006 MINI COOPER S in Corona, NY
Tl contact owns a 2006 mini cooper s. while driving 45 mph, the vehicle squeaked when it drove over a bump. the dealer stated that the strut mounts were cracked and they made the replacement. the failure mileage was 11,000 and current mi...
2004 MINI COOPER S in Royal Oak, MI
Wheel bolts broke. previously, i had three wheel bolts break during removal. dealer and manufacturer denied warranty claim as result of pot hole. recently, i had a wheel bolt break during installation. while using a torque wrench, the b...
2006 MINI COOPER S in Houston, TX
My wife was driving our 2006 mini cooper s and the engine shut down in the middle of traffic. the dealership could not find any fault codes in the computer and was unable to reproduce the problem. the vehicle is an automatic 6 speed.
2004 MINI COOPER in Astoria, NY
Passenger side electric window ceased operation in the 'up' position. due to the vehicle design, the top of the window glass can now potentially contact the door frame when closing, presenting a breakage hazard. after several months, the wi...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Mount Vernon, WA
(1) a deise-like rattling noise, not in time with the engine, coming from under the hood on start-up. the noise would eventually go away as the engine warmed up. as time progressed, the noise grew louder and took longer to subside. vehicl...
2004 MINI COOPER S in Chicopee, MA
Driving down road started to make a left turn and the power steering assist fails. i barely managed to keep car on the road. unbelievable difficult to steer and crucial turn. have yet to replace part and upon research find mini knows of thi...
2003 MINI COOPER in Dallas, TX
2003 mini cooper transmission failure at 70,000 miles, 4 years. mini usa and bmw of north america, llc have a long history of this failure and refuse to take accountability for their defective parts, claiming it's a characteristic of the c...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Coopersberg, PA
Tl contact owns a 2007 mini cooper us. while attempting to make a right turn, the rear view mirror blocked his view and nearly caused a crash. the manufacturer advised him to notify the dealer. the dealer stated that they would not remov...
2003 MINI COOPER in Monaca, PA
1) no notice given up to failure of power steering 2) power steering gave out on car after white smoke poured out of engine area 3) car is at dealership right now.
2003 MINI COOPER in Spartanburg, SC
My 2003 mini cooper with the cvt transmission began making a ratcheting noise from the transmission. the car was towed back to town, and after talking to the dealer, it was driven to the dealer. i was told it needed a new transmission: $7...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Lenexa, KS
The hood (right above the hood scoop) on my r56 07 mini cooper s is extremely hot after any driving at all. it's literally hot enough to melt the plastic on the hood. this is well over 200 degrees f and is a huge safety hazard to not only m...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Lenexa, KS
The hood (right above the hood scoop) on my r56 07 mini cooper s is extremely hot after any driving at all. it's literally hot enough to melt the plastic on the hood. this is well over 200 degrees f and is a huge safety hazard to not only m...
2003 MINI COOPER in Toms River, NJ
Parked my 2003 mini cooper on the street. smoke started billowing out of the engine. popped the hood and saw the smoking continuously emanating from the engine compartment. had the car towed to the mini dealership in princeton. they told ...
2003 MINI COOPER in Toms River, NJ
Parked my 2003 mini cooper on the street. smoke started billowing out of the engine. popped the hood and saw the smoking continuously emanating from the engine compartment. had the car towed to the mini dealership in princeton. they told ...
2002 MINI COOPER S in Laurel, MD
Significant and repeated electrical failures caused the car to randomly switch into eml mode, reducing engine output critically. when this happened on a highway there was not enough power to remove the car from the road safely. after seve...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Virginia Beach, VA
Extreme hood temperature due to turbo in excess of 225 degrees f due to extreme temperatures burns to body parts up to 2nd degree can occur if hood of car is touched. damage to plastic hoodscoop on car...basically it is melting and deform...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Irving, TX
1. i was unloading a few things from the back of car. 2. the failure is that the stock mini cooper s tailpipe extend beyond the rear bumper which is right where you have to stand to access the trunk. the consequences are that i got a big ...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Willis, TX
Hood temperature is extremely hot, especially around the hood scoop. my friends have been reporting temperatures well above 200 degrees on their minis. this is a continuing, everyday problem.
2002 MINI COOPER S in Clarksville, TN
Took my car in for winding sound coming from motor. diagnosed as the alternator...they replaced it and sound was still present ...misdiagnosed and was actually the supercharger, but while they were checking it out initially the power steer...
2002 MINI COOPER S in Clarksville, TN
Took my car in for winding sound coming from motor. diagnosed as the alternator...they replaced it and sound was still present ...misdiagnosed and was actually the supercharger, but while they were checking it out initially the power steer...
2002 MINI COOPER S in Clarksville, TN
Took my car in for winding sound coming from motor. diagnosed as the alternator...they replaced it and sound was still present ...misdiagnosed and was actually the supercharger, but while they were checking it out initially the power steer...
2002 MINI COOPER in Oakland, CA
We purchased our 2002 mini on 10/10/06, w/55,059 miles on it. 9 days later the clutch went out, not covered by extended warranty that we purchased. we towed it back to mini san francisco service dept who insisted that we wore out the clut...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Minneapolis, MN
Car hesitates when accelerator pedal is applied after coming to a stop or when attempting to pass other vehicles. especially frequent at turns from a complete stop eg turning into or across moving traffic. the car initially moves forward an...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Flower Mound, TX
My 10 year old daughter received a serious burn on her leg from the exhaust of my mini cooper s. the double exhaust is located in the center back of the car and extends past the edge of the vehicle. it is very difficult to get items out o...
2002 MINI COOPER S in Woodside, CA
The exhaust pipe on the 2002 mini cooper s i have is centrally located in the back of the bumper. the car is a hatch back, and i've ruined a couple pairs of pants and had minor burns from it. i'm not too worried about me, but i have small k...
2004 MINI COOPER in Gray, TN
Driving to work and power steering system failed without warning. this failure created a dangerous situation. i was able to control the car, but it took a tremendous amount of effort. had my wife been driving, it is likely that she would lo...
2002 MINI COOPER in Rockport, TX
Tl contact owns a 2002 mini cooper. while driving 60 mph, the contact felt a bump coming from the front of the vehicle and stated that the vehicle drove roughly. the dealer stated that the vehicle needed a new transmission. as of septemb...
2003 MINI COOPER in Reseda, CA
I need a new transmission at only 58,000 miles for my 03 mini cooper. the manufacturer has offered to pay for the transmission, but i'm being asked to pay $2,500 for labor. i've never heard of a transmission crashing at 60,000 and i'm surpr...
2005 MINI COOPER in Glendale, AZ
Complete catastrophic failure of the front passenger strut, strut tower, mount and lower control arm bushing caused by an imperfection on a public, well traveled road. reports on enthusiast forums of over 216 others suffering the same failu...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Ellington, CT
I parked my car after arriving at my friends house, which was approx. a two hour drive. after reaching inside of the hatchback to grab luggage out of my 2007 mini cooper 's' i was burned on my leg by the tailpipe. after stepping away from t...
2002 MINI COOPER in San Francisco, CA
I recently was driving home from sacramento when my car stopped driving on the freeway.... luckily i was able to pull off to the side and call for help... the car was still running and the rpm's were going up, but would not drive or reverse...
2004 MINI COOPER S in San Jose, CA
1) no significant event leading up to failure 2) power steering pump failure, no steering ability in vehicle 3) no correction known for sudden loss of steering. parts to be repaired believed to be steering pump and potential steering rac...
2002 MINI COOPER in Prabuco Canyon, CA
Tl contact owns a 2002 bmw mini cooper. while driving 35 mph he noticed smoke coming from the rear of the vehicle, as well as pieces of burning plastic falling from the vehicle. he attempted to apply the brakes however, the vehicle would ...
2007 MINI COOPER US in Belair, MD
Tl contact owns a 2007 mini cooper (na). the contact stated that the hood of the vehicle would reach 200 degrees after it was parked. the washer jets that rest on the hood leaked water when the hood was hot. the failure occurred each tim...
2003 MINI COOPER in Victoria, MI
Tl contact owns a 2003 mini cooper. in april of 2007, the abs light illuminated twice and has remained lit ever since. the vehicle was still under warranty when the light first illuminated. currently, the vehicle is no longer under warra...
2002 MINI COOPER in Wauwatosa, WI
Tl contact owns a 2002 mini cooper. while driving 65 mph, the shift cable completely detached from the manual transmission and preventing the contact from shifting gears. the vehicle was towed to a transmission specialty shop and they rec...
2006 MINI COOPER S in Lodi, CA
Purchased a 2007 mini cooper in april of this year, and there are two issues they refuse to look at or fix: 1. the speedometer registers 7% faster than the actual speed. 2. the odometer registers 1% more than the actual mileage. ...
2006 MINI COOPER S in Clinton, TN
I have a 2006 mini cooper john cooper wroks gp. the dsc (directional stability control), low tire warning light, and abs (anti lock braking) warning lights came on as i traveled on the interstate. no incident occurred to cause a failure. ...
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