LIMP MODE:Throwing codes P0107 & P1688 - North American Motoring

Drivetrain (Cooper S) MINI Cooper S (R53) intakes, exhausts, pulleys, headers, throttle bodies, and any other modifications to the Cooper S drivetrain.

LIMP MODE:Throwing codes P0107 & P1688

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-22-2009, 03:36 PM
5th Gear
Thread Starter
iTrader: (4)
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 987
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
LIMP MODE:Throwing codes P0107 & P1688

'05 MCS 25k mi. First problem ever. Just went into "limp" mode as I was accelerating from an on-ramp. Searching past threads leads me to believe my problem/s may be MAP sensor/s and maybe ByPass Valve. Although I see the BPV working at idle, it may not be fully closing or the spring may not be strong enough. Is this common to find that they throw these two codes together? Should I first change out both the MAP and T-MAP sensors or just the MAP? Thinking of going w/the Detroit Tuned BPV since it's out of warranty and may as well get the added benefit of quicker response. NEthing else I should be investigating? Suggestions/help will be appreciated. I hate to be just a parts changer.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2009, 06:53 PM
herbie hind herbie hind is offline
6th Gear
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 2,339
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
i've been driving at less than optimum boost for a while due to bypass not sealing all the way on boost . no codes at all just not good boost / acceleration . it closes as the vacuum decreases .
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DSC Light and CE Light on P0340 Code HELP Steffen.Johnson R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 67 12-19-2016 05:16 PM
Air bag light on with codes. Mini Hooper Stock Problems/Issues 1 09-17-2015 02:58 PM
code 1498 Enjoytheride Stock Problems/Issues 3 09-17-2015 01:10 PM
limp mode (Safe Mode) how to fix it ahmedalsurmi R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 17 09-15-2015 12:13 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:48 AM.

North American Motoring is an independently operated web site supporting MINI owners and enthusiastsworldwide. As such it has no official relationship with MINI USA, BMW AG, or BMW of North America.All original artwork and design is Copyright © 2002-2004 North American Motoring. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.