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07-17-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By AZdsrt

I suspect both are OK, however there are a lot...

I suspect both are OK, however there are a lot threads here recommending the Detroit Tune kit..
07-17-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By AZdsrt

I don't know about the 2011 S, but mine was...

I don't know about the 2011 S, but mine was replaced under recall on our 2012 S.
07-12-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By AZdsrt

Until you pull and post the codes, could be...

Until you pull and post the codes, could be zillion different things..
Forum: Site Feedback
07-12-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By AZdsrt

Might be you. I'm using Chrome, works fine for me.

Might be you. I'm using Chrome, works fine for me.
07-07-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Navigation & Audio Got The Bluetooth Blues...
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Posted By AZdsrt

You're running on a ten year old battery? Replace...

You're running on a ten year old battery? Replace it.. Always amazes me that people try to hang onto a battery as long as possible. I replace mine every 3 years, I consider it maintenance.
07-03-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By AZdsrt

If it's 3 yrs old or more, replace the battery. A...

If it's 3 yrs old or more, replace the battery. A marginal battery in these cars does all kinds of weird things..
06-29-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By AZdsrt

Looks like it's in the radiator hose? Then I'm...

Looks like it's in the radiator hose? Then I'm guessing water temp..
06-29-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By AZdsrt

Ya, prolly the clutch fork..

Ya, prolly the clutch fork..
06-26-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By AZdsrt

I'm pretty it's telling you you're overdue for...

I'm pretty it's telling you you're overdue for service (ie oil change, brake fluid change, etc). You can scroll thru the service menu to determine what's overdue.

Edit-
oops, I just saw that you...
06-21-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By AZdsrt

^ this. 608 is dead on..

^ this. 608 is dead on..
06-08-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,032
Posted By AZdsrt

Probably a BMW specific code. You'll need to take...

Probably a BMW specific code. You'll need to take it either to the dealer or a Mini specialist to pull the code.
05-30-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By AZdsrt

Manual? Sounds like a slipping clutch to me.....

Manual? Sounds like a slipping clutch to me.. Watch the tach, are the rpm's increasing?
05-26-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By AZdsrt

Got your PM. Not sure I understand your current...

Got your PM. Not sure I understand your current state. On mine, the window motor is connected and the windows go up and down. A while back it quit doing the small down movement when opening and...
05-25-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By AZdsrt

Press and hold the window switch down for 10-15...

Press and hold the window switch down for 10-15 seconds, then press and hold the window switch up for 10-15 seconds. At least it works for me..
05-16-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,923
Posted By AZdsrt

Just had my wife's 2012 into the dealer for...

Just had my wife's 2012 into the dealer for service. Yep, cracking water pump pulley. They wanted about $400 to replace..
05-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By AZdsrt

You should post what solved the problem. Just a...

You should post what solved the problem. Just a guess, but was thinking loose ground wire?
05-10-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By AZdsrt

Not nearly enough info. Year, model, mileage,...

Not nearly enough info. Year, model, mileage, Check Engine Light? If CEL, post the code here. Could be a zillion different things..
05-10-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,624
Posted By AZdsrt

That is really cool, thanks for posting.

That is really cool, thanks for posting.
05-09-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By AZdsrt

When my pads needed to be replaced, I went ahead...

When my pads needed to be replaced, I went ahead and changed out the rotors. They aren't all that expensive and it's easy to do. When it comes to brakes, it doesn't pay to cut corners.

And as...
05-03-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By AZdsrt

How old is the battery? If over 3 yrs, replace it.

How old is the battery? If over 3 yrs, replace it.
05-02-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By AZdsrt

With those miles, is time for a new clutch in any...

With those miles, is time for a new clutch in any event.
04-26-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By AZdsrt

^ this. You got your money back, I'd just move...

^ this. You got your money back, I'd just move on..
04-23-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By AZdsrt

Ya, with that kind of mileage and age, it might...

Ya, with that kind of mileage and age, it might not even be worth $6k. As cooper48 suggested, I would consider some less expensive fixes first. If that doesn't do it, I would sell and look for a new...
04-21-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By AZdsrt

I would still point to the battery, even though...

I would still point to the battery, even though it 'tests' fine. How old is it? If over 3 years, replace it.
04-21-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By AZdsrt

Great pics, we've made two cross country trips in...

Great pics, we've made two cross country trips in our Mini. The second was all the way up the PCH in California, then south thru Yellowstone. Your're right, those trees are hugh!
...
04-20-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By AZdsrt

This one demands a pic, description ain't gonna...

This one demands a pic, description ain't gonna cut it.
04-18-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Navigation & Audio Antenna blank?
Views: 253
Posted By AZdsrt

I would measure the hole then stop by Ace...

I would measure the hole then stop by Ace Hardware. Is amazing the stuff they stock like that.
Forum: Site Feedback
04-16-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,747
Posted By AZdsrt

It works for me. Click on the Image icon, gives...

It works for me. Click on the Image icon, gives the option to insert URL or drag/drop or upload image.
04-14-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By AZdsrt

How old is the battery?

How old is the battery?
04-13-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By AZdsrt

How many seasons do you want it last? That looks...

How many seasons do you want it last? That looks like a 1-2 season cover. Heck, I paid $60 for my bbq cover.
04-13-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By AZdsrt

Ya, I was wondering the same. We have the HK...

Ya, I was wondering the same. We have the HK system, I like it.
04-13-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By AZdsrt

Windshield replaced yesterday

Had our Mini at the dealer for recall work. While there, I asked who they use to replace windshields. He told me, then gave me a business card. I can tell you it wasn't a well know company. I don't...
04-09-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By AZdsrt

^ this..

^ this..
04-06-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By AZdsrt

Yep, can see chain jumped the sprocket. Which...

Yep, can see chain jumped the sprocket. Which means the valves hit the pistons. Your chances of needed a new engine are pretty high, especially if you getting on it when it happened. Like Minidogger...
04-04-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AZdsrt

Good question. I spoke with the tech that changed...

Good question. I spoke with the tech that changed mine out, he said that for a while he changed out hundreds of them. Interestingly, I never got a recall notice in the mail, got a call from the Mini...
04-04-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AZdsrt

Ya, as per ECS, give the dealer a call. From what...

Ya, as per ECS, give the dealer a call. From what I read, it can be a serious problem -

https://www.consumerreports.org/car-recalls-defects/bmw-mini-recall-cars-suvs-for-fire-risk/
04-03-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AZdsrt

Just had it replaced a couple of days ago. I...

Just had it replaced a couple of days ago. I asked the SA why I just heard about it since the recall came out last summer. He said Mini is rolling out the recall in batches over time.
04-01-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By AZdsrt

Coolant Temp Sensor and Thermostat Housing

2012 MCS hatch, 64k miles

Just got Mini back from dealer for recall work. SA said tech wanted to talk to me so he took me back to the the service area (which was pretty clean BTW). Tech told me...
03-31-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By AZdsrt

What year? There are some differences between...

What year? There are some differences between early 2 gen and later 2 gen.
03-30-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By AZdsrt

Having just replaced the timing chain, I would...

Having just replaced the timing chain, I would suspect the timing is off.
03-30-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AZdsrt

I assume you got a recall letter sometime during...

I assume you got a recall letter sometime during the summer? I hadn't received one, didn't know about the recall until the dealer called me a few days ago..
03-30-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By AZdsrt

^ this. Mini's are stupid expensive to maintain...

^ this. Mini's are stupid expensive to maintain and repair. Much like a Porsche, Audi, etc...
03-29-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AZdsrt

If you have a 2011 or 12 MCS you might want to...

If you have a 2011 or 12 MCS you might want to look into this. Seems the circuit board that controls the aux water pump can over heat and catch fire. The recall says to park car outside. Ours is...
03-28-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AZdsrt

Never mind, found it. There is a recall - ...

Never mind, found it. There is a recall -

https://www.consumerreports.org/car-recalls-defects/bmw-mini-recall-cars-suvs-for-fire-risk/
03-28-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AZdsrt

Aux Water Pump Recall?

2012 MCS hatch

Just got a voice mail from the local mini dealer. Said there is a recall to replace the Aux Water Pump. Supposedly in stock, call for an appt.

Interestingly, I haven't received...
03-26-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By AZdsrt

Not enough info. Year, model, miles and most...

Not enough info. Year, model, miles and most importantly, how old is the battery?
03-25-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By AZdsrt

I think that symbol is telling you a scheduled...

I think that symbol is telling you a scheduled service is due (I could be wrong), look it up in the manual. Anyway, sounds like a bad battery. How old is it?
03-24-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By AZdsrt

If it's over 3 years old, replace it.

If it's over 3 years old, replace it.
03-22-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By AZdsrt

Yep, happened to me when I replaced the battery....

Yep, happened to me when I replaced the battery. Had to get out the manual to figure out how to set date/time.
03-22-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By AZdsrt

They will replace the tire.

They will replace the tire.
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