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Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-22-2017, 08:18 PM
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Posted By CA94960
Nine years old and still looks sharp. :) ...

Nine years old and still looks sharp. :)


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Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-27-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By CA94960
It's got around 41,000 miles on it - I'm not sure...

It's got around 41,000 miles on it - I'm not sure if the transmission fluid was ever changed - we bought it as a lease return in 2012.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-27-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By CA94960
2008 S Auto having trouble shifting out of 1st gear

Last night my wife drove her car and after she stopped at a stop sign she accelerated away and her transmission would not shift out of first. She let off the gas and looked down to make sure she...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-11-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 183,733
Posted By CA94960
There were two lights on at one time - the yellow...

There were two lights on at one time - the yellow engine light and the yellow service light. They ran a check on the computer and they said the yellow service light was because the rear brake pads...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-11-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 183,733
Posted By CA94960
That tool will be on my want to own list. I...

That tool will be on my want to own list.

I will take it to a shop that's about two miles away very slowly. I'll report back what they find.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-11-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 183,733
Posted By CA94960
Thanks - that looks like a great tool to have. ...

Thanks - that looks like a great tool to have.

My wife says her car runs fine - it's just the light is on. She is bringing it back home on her break to switch cars to her Highlander, and then I...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-11-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 183,733
Posted By CA94960
My wife was driving to work this morning and the...

My wife was driving to work this morning and the Yellow engine light came on - Full engine power no longer available - was what it is. It's a 2008 Clubman S with around 45,000 miles and gets good gas...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 01-08-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,222
Posted By CA94960
I drive big trucks for a living and have to rely...

I drive big trucks for a living and have to rely only on the side mirrors. I consider the limited view out the back barn doors an additional view I never get with the commercial vehicles I drive. Use...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 12-31-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By CA94960
That's great! :thumbsup: I just wish all our...

That's great! :thumbsup:

I just wish all our problems were that easy to fix. :lol:
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 12-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,800
Posted By CA94960
Sorry to hear about your problem swade. My wife's...

Sorry to hear about your problem swade. My wife's 2008 Clubmans S had it repaired at 29,000 miles while under warranty. I can't answer any of your questions, but I want to wish you good luck on...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 12-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,380
Posted By CA94960
My wife's 2008 Clubman S has 36,000 miles. :)

My wife's 2008 Clubman S has 36,000 miles. :)
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,892
Posted By CA94960
Thanks! It was the the little nub at the top...

Thanks!

It was the the little nub at the top left where the overflow hose attaches. I wiped the tank down and had my wife start the car and I could see it weeping out from there. The shop...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-27-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,892
Posted By CA94960
I took it to a British Car garage and they...

I took it to a British Car garage and they pressure tested it and found the tank was leaking at the top where the rubber hose goes into it. They are ordering a new tank and will flush the system and...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,892
Posted By CA94960
Thanks for the ideas Mike! The coolant is...

Thanks for the ideas Mike!

The coolant is leaking up near the overflow hose at the tank. I can see coolant on the lip on the side of the tank after I start it.

Something is dripping from the...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-26-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,892
Posted By CA94960
It's also leaking at the tank - I read on here...

It's also leaking at the tank - I read on here that someone had the same leak and replaced their coolant tank cap to fix it.

I can see fluid dripping out of a hose under the car towards the rear...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-26-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,892
Posted By CA94960
Help - Coolant leak at two places

My wife moticed a puddle under her car today and it appears to be coolant. We have a 2008 Clubman S auto with 36,000 miles and this just started.

I backed the car out of the garage and you could...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 08-05-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By CA94960
I wish I could help you - but I have no...

I wish I could help you - but I have no experience with them. Reading stories like this is why I am happy to just leave my Clubman stock.
Forum: General MINI Talk 08-05-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By CA94960
I may just leave it off - the dual exhausts lets...

I may just leave it off - the dual exhausts lets those in the know - know it's an S. :nod:
Forum: General MINI Talk 08-05-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By CA94960
My wife has now decided she likes the look...

My wife has now decided she likes the look without the S - but I feel she's just afraid I'm going to screw up putting it back on.

I am going to look into the 3M tape though - thanks!
Forum: General MINI Talk 08-05-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By CA94960
Reattaching Badging?

My wife was washing her/our MINI Clubman S and somehow hooked the S on the back door with her towel and pulled it off. Our Clubman is a 2008, so it's been through a lot of washes and was probably...
Forum: General MINI Talk 06-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By CA94960
This ad is a first for me on my iPad. I've been a...

This ad is a first for me on my iPad. I've been a PC user for sixteen years until my wife bought me an Apple iPad - I'm still learning about it. The ad is driving me nuts! :mad:
Forum: General MINI Talk 06-27-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By CA94960
How do I delete cookies on an iPad?

How do I delete cookies on an iPad?
Forum: General MINI Talk 06-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By CA94960
British Columbia Ad?

Is anyone else on here having trouble with the British Columbia ad? Everytime I click on a thread I get a full page British Columbia ad. It was so frustrating I was only on here for a short time...
Forum: General MINI Talk 06-10-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By CA94960
Maybe he digs the MINI look? :thumbsup:

Maybe he digs the MINI look? :thumbsup:
Forum: General MINI Talk 05-31-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By CA94960
Where I live there are so many MINIs around that...

Where I live there are so many MINIs around that nobody waves. There are four or five just in my neighborhood alone. After awhile it gets old - especially if you've owned one for many years. Try...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-26-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By CA94960
I have other rides too - here is one of my...

I have other rides too - here is one of my favorites. :)

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Forum: General MINI Talk 05-20-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By CA94960
Drive it with the windows down and save yourself...

Drive it with the windows down and save yourself some money - that's what I do when I want mine louder. :)
Forum: General MINI Talk 05-19-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By CA94960
And you can take that upgrade to anything you...

And you can take that upgrade to anything you drive. :thumbsup:
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-10-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By CA94960
You can also buy a valve repair tool and redo the...

You can also buy a valve repair tool and redo the threads.

Slime 4 Way Tire Valve Tool PT 2044 A | eBay
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By CA94960
I appreciate you always coming to the rescue -...

I appreciate you always coming to the rescue - Good Job! :thumbsup:
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-02-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By CA94960
It also depends on how much you will drive your...

It also depends on how much you will drive your car. My wife puts about 3,000 miles a year on her MINI so we decided against it. If you put a lot of miles on your car then maybe it might be worth it.
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-01-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By CA94960
When I had the option of extending the warranty...

When I had the option of extending the warranty on my wife's MINI I declined. Two years later I'm glad I didn't waste the money.

If it makes YOU sleep better at night then go for it.

Good Luck!
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 04-28-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By CA94960
I'm not sure about the tires - ours came with...

I'm not sure about the tires - ours came with 17's, but they are 205's and they don't rub.
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 04-27-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By CA94960
Congratulations on getting your Clubman! We...

Congratulations on getting your Clubman!

We have one and my wife loves it a lot.

Keep your eye on the oil and have fun with your car. :thumbsup:
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 04-25-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By CA94960
So you're having a dealer do all the work?

So you're having a dealer do all the work?
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,790
Posted By CA94960
I have never text'd while I was driving - ever,...

I have never text'd while I was driving - ever, and I do not condone that or talking on a hand held cell phone. I have used a hands free device when someone has called me while I was driving, but I...
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,790
Posted By CA94960
If talking to a passenger is too demanding - then...

If talking to a passenger is too demanding - then the next studies may prove having to navigate a manual transmission while driving could be considered distracting too - automatic transmissions will...
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-21-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By CA94960
I have an eleven year old Ford F-150 pickup truck...

I have an eleven year old Ford F-150 pickup truck and every so often I get a notice from Ford saying they have buyers looking for a 2003 F-150 and want to know if I would be willing to go to my...
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-19-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,790
Posted By CA94960
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Then what about talking to a passenger in your car - isn't that also multi-tasking?
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-18-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,790
Posted By CA94960
But for the rest of us it is. :nod: ...

But for the rest of us it is. :nod:



You had me worried for a moment. :thumbsup:
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-18-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,790
Posted By CA94960
That's what I thought. :thumbsup:

That's what I thought. :thumbsup:
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,790
Posted By CA94960
Illegal to talk? My MINI is equipped with a...

Illegal to talk?
My MINI is equipped with a hands free device to answer my calls while I am driving and I have talked on it - the controls are in the steering wheel. Are you saying that is illegal...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 04-17-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,512
Posted By CA94960
:eek2: Wise guy! :lol:

:eek2:

Wise guy! :lol:
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By CA94960
Back in the late 1960's I met a guy that cleaned...

Back in the late 1960's I met a guy that cleaned out his windshield washer reservoir and routed his washer line under the dash of his car. He would fill the reservoir with Bourbon and keep a small...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 04-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By CA94960
My guess was a shot in the dark - but that's the...

My guess was a shot in the dark - but that's the best I could come up with. :)
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 04-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By CA94960
On my wife's Clubman she has comfort access and...

On my wife's Clubman she has comfort access and if she hits a button on her remote she can put the windows down and open the sunroof - maybe you accidentally hit that button on your remote without...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 04-01-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By CA94960
If all it takes is $3,000 to get it running again...

If all it takes is $3,000 to get it running again for another 100,000 miles I'd say go for it. We love our Clubman and if I could get another one for only $3,000 I'd go for it.
Good Luck! :)
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 03-30-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By CA94960
I feel your pain - I have three cars, one truck...

I feel your pain - I have three cars, one truck and five motorcycles in my garage. Although my wife mainly drives the Clubman and one of the motorcycles belongs to my twelve year old son - I have too...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 03-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By CA94960
I have an '08 Clubman S with 36,000 miles and...

I have an '08 Clubman S with 36,000 miles and mine never does that. It may get a little carbon on the muffler tips, but not on the trunk doors.
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-25-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,720
Posted By CA94960
No I don't - but I'd like to know.

No I don't - but I'd like to know.
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