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01-18-2017, 04:19 PM
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Posted By pepsiguy78

Mine was covered under warranty with zero money...

Mine was covered under warranty with zero money out of my pocket.
01-12-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 129,801
Posted By pepsiguy78

Every penny was covered. My dealer is MINI of...

Every penny was covered. My dealer is MINI of Portland, Oregon.

I can not say enough good things about that dealership.:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
12-15-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By pepsiguy78

Snow socks or chains or ?

So, we are experiencing a bit of winter in the pacific northwest and I have a question on what others do for traction on the slippery roads? Our MINI is a 2012 Countryman S All4 and does pretty well...
10-26-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20,354
Views: 2,492,322
Posted By pepsiguy78

Wipeer woes

Hi guys,
I had the windshield replaced on my wife's 2012 Countryman S All4 yesterday - she had to drive my 15 year old Olds Bravada to work that doesn't have all the "fun" that the MINI has.
She...
10-10-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 129,801
Posted By pepsiguy78

Add one more to the HPFP issue- Our 2012...

Add one more to the HPFP issue- Our 2012 Countryman S All4 (original owner since 3/31/2012) started stuttering at cold start and the engine symbol light came on and has stayed on. Dropped it off at...
10-10-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,343
Posted By pepsiguy78

My 2012 Countryman has been initially diagnosed...

My 2012 Countryman has been initially diagnosed as High Pressure Fuel Pump (HPFP)failure. The car would stumble on a cold start up and then eventually idle smoothly with no disruption of power (yet)....
12-29-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 176,613
Posted By pepsiguy78

I had the CEL come on our '12 CMSALL4 earlier...

I had the CEL come on our '12 CMSALL4 earlier this month and then went back off after I made an appointment with MINI of Portland. I called the service dept. to see whether to cancel the appt. or...
10-12-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

wierd noise

Do you ever hear a noise that no one else hears? Our 2012 CMall4 has one that my wife doesn't hear. I couldn't take it any longer and made an appointment with the fine folks at MINI Portland. The...
02-18-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Black Jack

The weather warmed a bit and I had rocker panel stripes installed on our '12CMS4 - they compliment the roof and mirror caps that commemorates MINI's English heritage.
02-18-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Nice!!! My wife and I (I get to drive it when...

Nice!!!
My wife and I (I get to drive it when it is low on fuel - ha) have a '12 CMS4 as well. Enjoy!
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
02-17-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20,354
Views: 2,492,322
Posted By pepsiguy78

New "stickers"

The weather has warmed a bit and I had a rocker panel stripe installed that will compliment the "black jack" mirror caps and decal on the sunroof. A wash and a couple coats of wax and it is time for...
01-21-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 39,183
Posted By pepsiguy78

It has been a lot of fun with the grand kids....

It has been a lot of fun with the grand kids. This mini MINI is a 6-volt so the top speed is only about 5mph. Costco had a 12- volt MINI for sale during the holidays that was a two-seater and would...
01-21-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 39,183
Posted By pepsiguy78

We bought the mini MINI at Target. We have two...

We bought the mini MINI at Target. We have two granddaughters that really like it- but they have to take turns. Can there ever be too many MINIs - even the mini MINIs.:nod::nod::nod:
01-21-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 39,183
Posted By pepsiguy78

Yes, you can put two car seats in the back seat...

Yes, you can put two car seats in the back seat of a CM.
Four years ago when car shopping I wanted a MINI and my wife was worried that it would be too small for our grandkid's car seats so we...
01-21-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By pepsiguy78

I couldn't agree more - I applaud MINI of...

I couldn't agree more - I applaud MINI of Portland as well. Everyone in the organization is "top notch" especially Bradley Oneill - our sales rep along with Jerrod in the service dept. Great...
10-17-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,966
Posted By pepsiguy78

How long is TOO long?

What is the preferred oil change frequency period?
We have a 2012 CMS4 and changed oil for the first time at 9000 miles. The dealer tells me 15000 miles or once a year is what they recommend since...
10-16-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 160,225
Posted By pepsiguy78

I would have to second the motion about the gas...

I would have to second the motion about the gas gauge being a thing I am confused about ( I don't hate it but... ). When the warnning chimes alerts me that it is down to the last to "dots" on the...
10-14-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Our CMS4 spent a couple days with MINI of...

Our CMS4 spent a couple days with MINI of Portland, OR. - time for the first oil change at 9000 miles (MINI claims once every 15000 using the synthetic) but I couldn't bring myself to wait that long...
08-03-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Thumbs up Our '12CMS4 has an appointment to be tinted on...

Our '12CMS4 has an appointment to be tinted on Moday.
How dark were you able to go.
08-03-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Did I miss a recall? Can you go into more detail?...

Did I miss a recall? Can you go into more detail?

My CMS4 is a 2012 from this spring.
07-28-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,446
Posted By pepsiguy78

Road trip 2012 for our new CMSALL4 to...

Road trip 2012 for our new CMSALL4 to Yellowstone, Little Bighorn Memorial and over to South Dakota's Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial - a total of over 3300 miles round trip from southwest...
07-28-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By pepsiguy78

Update - We made it home from vacation in...

Update -
We made it home from vacation in South Dakota with only the one flat tire. In my opinion, runflat tires ae fine around town, but I am really glad that our CMSALL4 picked up the 5-inch nail...
07-23-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By pepsiguy78

I found a tire compressor and tried to put air in...

I found a tire compressor and tried to put air in the tire so I wouldn't damage the run flat further but the air was comin out as fast as I was putting it in from a cut on the side wall on the back...
07-23-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By pepsiguy78

Stuck on vacation with a flat tire

Well, memories are being made i guess. My wife and I are on a 3000 mile road trip from Washington State to Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota and the "low tire" indicator blinked on - not a good feeling...
07-13-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,589
Posted By pepsiguy78

Thanks!!!!!! I think we will have to see how...

Thanks!!!!!!
I think we will have to see how the "sport" button works on the CMS4.
We can't wait to spend two weeks on the road with our MINI!!!!!
07-13-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,589
Posted By pepsiguy78

I thought the same thing about only doing the...

I thought the same thing about only doing the fronts and not the backs and only bought the front set and installed. After the easy installation and the nice custom fit I decided to order the backs -...
07-06-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Thumbs up Pretty straight forward. I only bought the fronts...

Pretty straight forward. I only bought the fronts but I will buy the backs as well - it will balance the look. I am impressed with the quality.
We love our MINI - my wife has never been so excited...
07-02-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,589
Posted By pepsiguy78

Thanks for such an informative post - I just...

Thanks for such an informative post - I just bought the front mud flaps for my CMS4 and this will help a LOT!:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
07-02-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Thanks for the heads up - I just was dreading...

Thanks for the heads up - I just was dreading getting the drill out and putting holes in the Countryman.
07-02-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 1,049,554
Posted By pepsiguy78

Just received the MINI front mud flaps for our...

Just received the MINI front mud flaps for our CMS4 and wonder if anyone else has installed them - they have the double sided tape that will stick it to the inner fender. Is that enough or do I need...
06-30-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 691
Posted By pepsiguy78

check engine light

Well,
Our CMSA4 displayed the check engine light (in the yellow) and after calling the dealer I was told to have it put on the flat bed and towed to them for a look see.
The computer told them the...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-30-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,280
Posted By pepsiguy78

You did right!!! We bought our CMSA4 earlier...

You did right!!!
We bought our CMSA4 earlier this spring - light white with the black hat. We got most of the goodies except for the technology package - we like the retro look of the speedo. We...
06-27-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By pepsiguy78

I have a set of the black mirror caps that were...

I have a set of the black mirror caps that were on my 2012 Countryman that were replaced with the "Black Jacks" before I took delivery of the car. They are from the power fold mirrors. If interested,...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-26-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By pepsiguy78

new to the group with a problem

Hi everyone!
I am posting for the first time - yes, I am a newbie. My wife and I took proud ownership of our 2012 Countryman All 4 (white with black roof) the first week of April. My wife is the...
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