North American Motoring - Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: MiniToBe
Showing results 1 to 50 of 213
Search took 0.03 seconds.
07-17-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By MiniToBe

the pump is a direct connection to the DME...

the pump is a direct connection to the DME https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-hat/wiring-functional-info/power-train/engine-electronics-mevd/engine-cooling/CkT99JvJ

when mine was...
07-12-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By MiniToBe

Also add to that the freeze plugs fitted on the...

Also add to that the freeze plugs fitted on the cylinder head. take the valve cover off and you should be able to see them..


another easy way to test, is blow some air in the coolant reservoir...
07-12-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By MiniToBe

nope...totally normal and it is plugged anyway

nope...totally normal and it is plugged anyway
07-10-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By MiniToBe

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-ha...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-hat/wiring-functional-info/power-train/engine-electronics-mevd/vacuum-supply/JaQaMZTt
07-09-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By MiniToBe

Not a problem my friend. It's better to ask than...

Not a problem my friend. It's better to ask than dealing with the issue alone. This is the purpose of the forum.
07-08-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By MiniToBe

it could be either one...before you start driving...

it could be either one...before you start driving tomorrow, either swap the coil with let's say #4 and see where the error comes back to. if it moved to #4, then it is your coil, if it staid at #2,...
07-06-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By MiniToBe

since you're raking it back to the shop,...

since you're raking it back to the shop, negotiate with them a new price and let them know they screwed up somehow, if they actually did, and have them do the stem seals. no need to replace the crank...
07-06-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By MiniToBe

looking at my pix when i did my CM, the exhaust...

looking at my pix when i did my CM, the exhaust valves on cyl #4 (towards the vacuum pump) are pressed.
...
07-05-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By MiniToBe

when you turn on the car, everything works,...

when you turn on the car, everything works, right? like the radio, lights, window and such? if so, then at least we can tell everything behind the battery is getting voltage. Now in the engine...
07-02-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By MiniToBe

I'm proud of you :)

I'm proud of you :)
06-29-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By MiniToBe

the countryman door is a bit beefy compared to...

the countryman door is a bit beefy compared to R56 which makes it easy to stick your hand in there. Don't be scared to pull on the panels, some plastic tabs might break, but it's ok. take your time...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-27-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By MiniToBe

welcome aboard brother...post some pix of the car...

welcome aboard brother...post some pix of the car :)

known electrical issues like no windows and no lights pertain to the FRM or footwell module.

some of the engine issues include timing chain,...
06-26-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,395
Posted By MiniToBe

In this day and age where everyone wants to be...

In this day and age where everyone wants to be rich overnight while spending most of their time on social media and be lazy, this is the type of service you'd expect. The days of actual hard work and...
06-24-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By MiniToBe

Good catch, although I'm seeing the chain to be...

Good catch, although I'm seeing the chain to be damaged.

regarding the bock, If the oil dip stick can be inserted without much force, I'd say, clean up the block and continue. I've a block with a...
06-18-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By MiniToBe

It seems this issue is becoming more common. I...

It seems this issue is becoming more common. I recently saved one with the same issue...
06-14-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By MiniToBe

https://www.miniusa.com/content/dam/mini/PDF/archi...

https://www.miniusa.com/content/dam/mini/PDF/archiveownermanuals/MY02-07/2007_Owners_Manual_Hardtop.pdf

page 60-61
06-14-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,186
Posted By MiniToBe

brake pad wear sensors.

brake pad wear sensors.
06-11-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By MiniToBe

The damage was under the car as if it went into a...

The damage was under the car as if it went into a ditch. The transmission oil pan got bent and leaked out. The engine oil pan was also bent but not as bad. Both got replaced along with AFT filter and...
06-02-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By MiniToBe

Could you also please attach some pix? The old...

Could you also please attach some pix? The old temp sensor should be free standing with no wiring going to it, i believe.
06-02-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By MiniToBe

There is a vid on u tube about replacing the...

There is a vid on u tube about replacing the battery.

You could buy the shell on ebay and a ring ;)

Utility knife would do the job. But you have to be easy on it and not go deep.
06-02-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By MiniToBe

So did you connect the 4 pin plug of the...

So did you connect the 4 pin plug of the extension harness to the 4 pin of the main harness? Then, one of the two plugs goes to the thermostat and the other to the temp sensor, on the new assembly?...
05-22-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,226
Posted By MiniToBe

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-ha...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-hat/repair-manuals/64-heating-air-conditioning/64-11-heater-controls/EFfymLmU
...
05-15-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By MiniToBe

aha....no wonder I've never seen it. I assumed...

aha....no wonder I've never seen it. I assumed the OP is from the States hence my response. Good to know!
05-06-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By MiniToBe

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-ha...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-hat/repair-manuals/11-engine/11-66-vacuum-pump/Fk0xCj5

10Nm
05-03-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By MiniToBe

I beg to differ....the method i use has proven to...

I beg to differ....the method i use has proven to be awesome by me..lol. generally speaking, you always want the slack to be to in the direction of the tensioner so it can pull it. So simply put,...
04-25-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By MiniToBe

I meant to say to tape one end of the clip onto...

I meant to say to tape one end of the clip onto the pipe where it normally goes that way you could work the other end into the groove. Long nose pliers should be fine OR remove the intake manifold.
04-24-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By MiniToBe

I buy them from ebay and sometimes i find them in...

I buy them from ebay and sometimes i find them in car-part.com

The second number is the last 7 numbers of your VIN.
04-22-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By MiniToBe

most people replace it when they do the...

most people replace it when they do the thermostat. The collar/lip of this pipe cracks and starts leaking. the Oring itself isnt the issue, it is that end of the pipe.

you still have to unscrew...
04-16-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By MiniToBe

Glad you got it fixed :)

Glad you got it fixed :)
04-11-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By MiniToBe

It could be a dead starter...did you try popping...

It could be a dead starter...did you try popping the clutch (push the car then shift to 1st or 2nd while rolling)?
04-01-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By MiniToBe

On the LCIs, they did so many variations it not...

On the LCIs, they did so many variations it not even funny. I have at least two or three of those! At any rate, it is true they stopped them.and they all are back in the housing assembly. This time,...
04-01-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By MiniToBe

This is the transmission breather line. It is...

This is the transmission breather line. It is good the way it is and connects to nothing.
03-27-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By MiniToBe

you'll find people on both sides of the...

you'll find people on both sides of the fence...personally, I like 2nd gen 07-14 minis to the point it became a hobby to flip them. the N14 needs a bit of attention, mainly oil and coolant. the...
03-21-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By MiniToBe

if you have a button on the door handles, it is...

if you have a button on the door handles, it is an indication you have CA. also if the car can start with the key in your pocket.

The limitation could be for many reasons such as theft or memory...
03-19-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By MiniToBe

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-ha...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r56-cooper-s-hat/repair-manuals/11-engine/11-53-thermostat-engine-proof-coolant-lines/5yRbE3Y

you over torqued it...it is 8Nm or about 6 ft.lb
03-15-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By MiniToBe

are you swapping LCI with LCI? in general,...

are you swapping LCI with LCI?

in general, you could swap anything. some modules require coding to match the car options.

for the ECU to work, as you said, it MUST be cloned and reset. be...
03-14-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By MiniToBe

misfire is NOT related to firing order but rather...

misfire is NOT related to firing order but rather the position of that cylinder. so, the order of cylinders is 1 2 3 4 from passenger to driver side. that's why you got misfire on cyl 3 after the...
03-11-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By MiniToBe

see in red

see in red
03-08-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By MiniToBe

Does the code reappear directly after you clear...

Does the code reappear directly after you clear the code ? you may check the DME plugs pins. disconnect the battery, and unplug the DME look at the pins.

another test is to remove the top and...
03-04-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By MiniToBe

can you walk us back to why you want replace the...

can you walk us back to why you want replace the transmission?

I dont think programming is needed. you may want to reset adaptations but even then the car should be fine.

while the engine is...
02-23-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By MiniToBe

that not a bad thing, lol....you just have to...

that not a bad thing, lol....you just have to take it out longer on the weekends maybe. but at least now you know the answer to your question :)
02-21-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By MiniToBe

It is good that one issue is out of the way. I...

It is good that one issue is out of the way. I think you should work on each trouble area one at a time. If it's leaking under the vacuum pump, try to clean and dry the area and monitor for leaks or...
02-21-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,058
Posted By MiniToBe

Thank you for the kind words :) The driver...

Thank you for the kind words :)

The driver door latch is the only thing that recently stopped actuating. It just needs some lubricant, like the other latches, to work again.

Since I have to...
02-07-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By MiniToBe

yes it is a possibility. good luck brother.

yes it is a possibility. good luck brother.
02-07-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By MiniToBe

I think the two main issues are vacuum leak and...

I think the two main issues are vacuum leak and coolant.

Vacuum leak:
replace the hose and be done with it.

coolant leak:
check the thermostat if it sitting right.
check the bleed release...
02-01-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,395
Posted By MiniToBe

if you match it with same part number, you dont...

if you match it with same part number, you dont have to. Otherwise it is better to reprogram it. The goal now it finding if the fusebox is indeed the issue.
02-01-2019, 11:00 AM
01-18-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By MiniToBe

Sure, they come with the car :)

Sure, they come with the car :)
01-11-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
R50/53 - R50/53 Engine - Auto vs Manual
Views: 329
Posted By MiniToBe

On the second gen platform, we have N12 (non s...

On the second gen platform, we have N12 (non s pre2011), N14 (S pre 2011), N16 (non S post 2011), and N18 (S post 2011). an N12 is an N12 whether in AT or MT. I suppose first gen is the same. I could...
01-09-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By MiniToBe

welcome aboard....I hope this helps :) ...

welcome aboard....I hope this helps :)

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r55-cooper-s-clu/repair-manuals/64-heating-air-conditioning/64-11-heater-controls/EFfymLmU
Showing results 1 to 50 of 213
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

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 Amazon.com and affiliated sites.