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06-09-2016, 03:34 AM
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Posted By DontCountToday

Maybe he was under warranty or maybe he has the...

Maybe he was under warranty or maybe he has the money to blow. I can't afford to leave it at Mini for countless diagnostic tests until they finally decide to try the pump.
06-08-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By DontCountToday

If I get confirmation from another mechanic that...

If I get confirmation from another mechanic that the problem is indeed the HFPF, I will be calling MiniUSA to issue a major complaint that the dealer specifically neglected to check what I brought it...
06-08-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By DontCountToday

Back from Mini. It was explained to me basically...

Back from Mini. It was explained to me basically that the codes I got from my OBDII scanner aren't specific enough and that Mini's scanner did not lead them to a fault in the HPFP so that is why...
06-08-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By DontCountToday

The problem is that if it is the HFPF my only...

The problem is that if it is the HFPF my only hope of not having to shell out 2k or do it myself for 1k, is to go through the dealership.
06-08-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By DontCountToday

What a nightmare. I decided to replace the...

What a nightmare. I decided to replace the crankshaft/pvc hose that Mini had suggested be replaced along with the valve cover, just so when I brought it in to be diagnosed again they wouldn't say...
Forum: How to
06-05-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 137,123
Posted By DontCountToday

Ah, it looks like the California law is great....

Ah, it looks like the California law is great. Federal emissions law covers very little under the 8 year warranty. I think I will be screwed unless they want to honor the high pressure fuel pump for...
Forum: How to
06-05-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 137,123
Posted By DontCountToday

I am in Illinois. I have never heard of this...

I am in Illinois. I have never heard of this warranty. What are the details?
Forum: How to
06-05-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 137,123
Posted By DontCountToday

With the dramatic price increase on the part,...

With the dramatic price increase on the part, this is ridiculous to replace unless you can find it used or Mini covers it.

Has anyone had any luck at all getting Mini to cover the part even if...
06-02-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By DontCountToday

From what I've read up on HPFP symptoms I do not...

From what I've read up on HPFP symptoms I do not think this to be the case.
06-02-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By DontCountToday

It's at about 60k miles. I am pretty positive...

It's at about 60k miles. I am pretty positive the valves have never been walnut blasted. I haven't been able to get to a scanner tonight after the cover replacement to see if there is any change in...
06-02-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By DontCountToday

Replaced valve cover, still experiencing issues

Hey guys! I drive a 2010 Mini Cooper S. I had been experiencing several issues over a short period of time:

- Engine sputtering during stops or slow drives
- The ignition was taking a long...
05-02-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,604
Posted By DontCountToday

Now I am getting a bit worried. The error code I...

Now I am getting a bit worried. The error code I was getting before was P1497 and that was it. I just took another look now that things seem to have escalated and I am getting 3 codes.

P1497...
05-02-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,604
Posted By DontCountToday

There are several videos and written step by step...

There are several videos and written step by step instructions on replacing the Valve Cover. One mechanic I spoke to said that I may just need to replace the gasket and not the entire valve cover,...
05-02-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,604
Posted By DontCountToday

Engine Light, Valve cover gasket and vent hose?

I have a 2010 Mini Cooper S. I haven't noticed any issue (smell or noticeable puddles or running low on oil) with leaking oil, but I had an engine light coming on and off. I also noticed at the time...
04-10-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By DontCountToday

I have done all the online pricing I can for...

I have done all the online pricing I can for similar Minis as my model, and thats not the issue. The issue is whether or not I will get a lower offer for my vehicle because of the vehicle history...
04-09-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By DontCountToday

Advice on appraising my Mini

I have a 2010 Mini Cooper S, purchased new about a year and a half ago. Over the first year and 2 or 3 months I had to bring my vehicle into the dealership because it was dying after hot starts. ...
06-13-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By DontCountToday

Battery already dying on brand new '10, also running very hot - Cooper S R56

I have a 3 day old 2010 Cooper S R56 with 150 miles on it, and I have already experienced a problem. The heat is noticed as soon as I open the hood, even after driving for just 5 minutes, its very...
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