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Frequently asked questions about cars and motorcycles
What does the EML light mean in Mini Cooper?
Answer: In the Mini Cooper, the EML light indicates that there is a fault with the engine fuel system. Often, it can be accompanied by other warning lights, s... read all

Posted on 1-02-2023
How do you tell if the Mini Cooper power steering pump is not working?
Answer: When the steering wheel becomes extremely stiff but the steering makes no noise, then the problem could be with the pump, which is not building up the... read all

Posted on 1-02-2023
How to replace the tachometer of a Mini R50?
Answer: To replace the tachometer of your car, you will have to disassemble it from the column by removing the cross-head screws on the back of the instrument... read all

Posted on 31-01-2023
How to reset the brake pad wear warning light on Mini?
Answer: How to turn off the Mini brake pad warning light? Press the BC selector button (end of lever) and the 0.0 button located on the right side of the info... read all

Posted on 30-01-2023
What problems on the Mini Cooper?
Answer: Given that the reliability standards of this car model are high, however, problems have been encountered with the engine's electronic control unit and... read all

Posted on 30-01-2023
What are the red warning lights on a Mini?
Answer: Red warning lights indicate immediate danger: One may be a sprocket with a thermometer inside: This indicates a high temperature problem in the Mini-D... read all

Posted on 28-01-2023
Why is the Mini's bonnet stuck?
Answer: If the bonnet of the Mini is blocked it is possible that the mechanism that manages its opening and closing is damaged; to solve the problem it will t... read all

Posted on 27-01-2023
What lights are there, in the Mini Cooper One?
Answer: The warning lights on the Mini Cooper One are common to all of the majority of cars on the road. There is a flat battery light, open door light, flat ... read all

Posted on 26-01-2023
What does the petrol hatch lock on the Mini Mini depend on?
Answer: Sometimes it may happen that the flap doesn't work because if there is a mechanical catch, the oxide or petrol and diesel debris could have made it di... read all

Posted on 25-01-2023
What does the warning light with an exclamation mark mean in the Mini Cooper?
Answer: There are two warning lights with an exclamation point in the Mini Cooper: - the red brake warning light: it indicates a failure in the braking system... read all

Posted on 24-01-2023
Where is the cigarette lighter fuse located on the Mini One?
Answer: On Mini One, the cigarette lighter fuse is located inside the fuse box located in the passenger compartment, on the right side of the dashboard. It is... read all

Posted on 24-01-2023
How does the Mini Cooper engine start?
Answer: The engine of the Mini Cooper is started by means of the Keyless, i.e. the electronic key. All you need to do is have it on and once in the car, the c... read all

Posted on 23-01-2023
Why doesn't my Mini f58's remote control work?
Answer: If the remote control of the Mini f57 no longer works, the most probable cause of malfunction is the flat battery. Another cause is linked to the brea... read all

Posted on 22-01-2023
Why doesn't the power steering work in a Mini Cooper?
Answer: If the steering wheel of your Mini Cooper suddenly becomes stiff, there is most likely a power steering problem. The most common causes are: too low o... read all

Posted on 21-01-2023
How to open the bonnet on a Mini Cooper when the cable is broken?
Answer: To be able to open the bonnet of the Mini Cooper even when the special cable is broken, it is necessary to remove the plastic parts around the bonnet ... read all

Posted on 19-01-2023
How to unlock the fuel filler flap on Mini Cooper?
Answer: If the fuel filler flap on your Mini Cooper remains locked, simply open the boot and lift the cover at the locked filler flap. Inside we will find a g... read all

Posted on 18-01-2023
What to do if the oil light comes on on a Mini Cooper?
Answer: Approximately 4.5 liters of engine oil go into the Mini Cooper 1.6. When the warning light starts to come on, even if it does not stay on, it means th... read all

Posted on 18-01-2023
How much is the coupon for the Mini Cooper?
Answer: The cost of having a Mini Cooper serviced depends on the maintenance operations that need to be carried out: for this model of car, the cost of a stan... read all

Posted on 15-01-2023
Where is the cigarette lighter fuse located on the Mini Countryman?
Answer: The Mini Countryman's cigarette lighter fuse is located in one of the two fuse boxes located inside the car: the fuse in question is located in the bo... read all

Posted on 12-01-2023
What does the 'Full powertrain power not available' statement on the Mini mean?
Answer: When the wording "The entire power of the engine group is not available" appears on the Mini's instrument panel, it means that there has been a generi... read all

Posted on 11-01-2023
Why does the check engine light come on in the Mini Countryman r60?
Answer: In the car in question, as for most vehicles, the engine failure warning light comes on if there is a fuel pressure problem, or irregularities in the ... read all

Posted on 10-01-2023
What are the automatic gearbox problems on Mini?
Answer: The most frequent problem encountered on the Mini's automatic gearbox is that, although mode D can be selected, the ratio remains fixed, without chang... read all

Posted on 8-01-2023
Why doesn't the cigarette lighter socket on the Mini Cooper work?
Answer: If the cigarette lighter socket does not work on your Mini Cooper, then it will most likely be enough to replace the relative fuse. To do this, open t... read all

Posted on 4-01-2023
What does the Mini R56's red engine warning light mean?
Answer: If when you start your Mini R56 you notice the red engine warning light coming on steadily, this means that there is a serious fault in the engine its... read all

Posted on 4-01-2023
What to do if the yellow engine light comes on on Mini Cooper r56?
Answer: If the yellow flashing engine failure warning light comes on, we must stop immediately and call roadside assistance. If, on the other hand, the warnin... read all

Posted on 2-01-2023
What to do if the check engine light comes on in the Mini R56?
Answer: The turning on of the engine warning light in the Mini R56 indicates a malfunction which could directly concern the engine or one of the components to... read all

Posted on 1-01-2023
What warning lights are on the dashboard of the Mini Cooper?
Answer: In the instrument panel of the Mini Cooper, there are various warning lights for faults or devices in operation. Among these, for example, we find the... read all

Posted on 31-12-2022
What to do if you have fuel pump problems on Mini Cooper S?
Answer: In the Mini Cooper S, in the event of problems with the petrol pump, we must first of all try to understand what anomalies it presents. Unfortunately,... read all

Posted on 30-12-2022
How much is the coupon for the Mini Cooper?
Answer: For this model of car, the coupon is expected every 20,000 km or one year, the cost for a coupon is around €300 even if lately the manufacturer has be... read all

Posted on 30-12-2022
How do you reset the brake wear warning light on the Mini One D?
Answer: To be able to reset the brake wear warning light on the Mini One D, press and hold the BC and 0.0 buttons on the right side of the instrument panel un... read all

Posted on 30-12-2022
What do the lights on the dashboard of the Mini Cooper mean?
Answer: In modern cars there are innumerable operating, warning or danger warning lights. For details and the meaning of each warning light, refer to the car'... read all

Posted on 27-12-2022
How do you replace the Xenon bulb in the Mini Mini Countryman?
Answer: Disconnect the battery, then open the bulb compartment door and disconnect the connector. Grasp the bulb by the square base and rotate it counterclock... read all

Posted on 27-12-2022
How do you disassemble the front wheel arch of the Mini Cooper R50?
Answer: Jacking up the car makes the job easier. The front wheel must be disassembled and then the retaining clips of the same wheel arch removed by levering ... read all

Posted on 26-12-2022
What's wrong with Mini Coopers?
Answer: The Mini Coopers, especially the turbo diesels, have a marked noise when cold and when accelerating, and a slow delivery at low revs. For the rest, th... read all

Posted on 25-12-2022
What does the engine unit fault refer to in the Mini?
Answer: The problem described above has to do with the engine, or rather this is indicated in the anomaly that appears, but in reality it would seem that ther... read all

Posted on 24-12-2022
What are the position lights on the Mini Cooper for?
Answer: The position lights of the machine allow the identification of the vehicle when it is parked. To turn on the sidelights of the Mini Cooper it will be ... read all

Posted on 20-12-2022
What problems can a Mini have with its ignition key?
Answer: A problem with the ignition key for your Mini could be a key that for some reason has lost its coding, or has been damaged for some reason (it happens... read all

Posted on 20-12-2022
What are the lights on the Mini One?
Answer: The Mini One instrument panel has warning lights that signal the activation of the devices or system faults: these include the handbrake, engine oil, ... read all

Posted on 19-12-2022
What is the tire warning light for in the Mini?
Answer: It serves, through the control sensors and the control unit, to keep the tires under observation and possibly light up, to warn the driver of the vehi... read all

Posted on 17-12-2022
Why doesn't my Mini Cooper instrument cluster turn on?
Answer: If, when turning the ignition key, you notice that the instrument panel remains off, first of all check the fuse, as it could be blown. Then the elect... read all

Posted on 15-12-2022
Where is the Mini Cooper cabin blower resistor located?
Answer: The resistance of the fan in the passenger compartment of the Mini Cooper is contained inside the dashboard, immediately next to the fan itself: to be... read all

Posted on 14-12-2022
Why did the yellow check engine light come on in my Mini Cooper?
Answer: If the yellow engine failure warning light comes on on the dashboard of our Mini Cooper R56, it means that a fault has been detected in the fuel syste... read all

Posted on 14-12-2022

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