Mini Cooper S Problems, 2008 Mini Cooper S Complaints – Page #1

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by BMW of North America, LLC

are 92 complaints filed for the 2008 COOPER S

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TURBO OIL LINE IS LEAKING OIL ON MY 2008 S, THE DEALER HAS RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT AT A OF $900. I INITIALLY TOOK THE CAR IN FOR A TO INSTALL A HEAT SHIELD ON THE OIL LINE, SOME ONLINE (INCLUDING MANY OFFICIAL HERE) HAS SUGGESTED THAT THE OF A HEAT SHIELD HAS CAUSED FAILURE, YET IT IS NOT COVERED UNDER THE YET ANOTHER UNFORTUNATE DEFECT IN THE DESIGN, I’VE ALREADY THROUGH THE TIMING CHAIN/TENSIONER

AIR BAGS

I CAN’T TELL THE MILEAGE OF THE CAR BY THE TIME THE ALARM POP UP, BUT IT WAS 64K AS SPECIFIED ABOVE. AT THAT THE PASSENGER AIR BAG ALARM COMES ON ON THE CAR A PASSENGER SEATED. IT ALL STARTED BUT AFTER A WEEK THE LIGHT ON ALL THE TIME, ALONG WITH THE PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF. BOTH (THE ALARM AND THE WARNING) ON ALL THE TIME. I BROUGHT THE CAR TO THE SERVICE

AND AFTER 117.00 FOR A DIAGNOSTIC, CONCLUDE THAT THE SENSOR MAT SIB 657506 (WHATEVER THAT IS) WAS AND NEEDS REPLACEMENT. THEY ARE A TOTAL OF $2,608 FOR PARTS AND (INCLUDING TAXES). AFTER TROUBLE AND A STRETCHED TIMING THAT WAS DIAGNOSE WERE THE THREE DAYS THE CAR SPENT AT THE DEPARTMENT, I ASKED MINI OF TO CALL ME BACK, BUT AFTER E-MAILS BACK AND FORWARD, THE

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CAR FROM DEALERSHIP AFTER A LOT OF ON ISSUES WITH THESE AN COMPLAINTS. BROUGHT VARRO DEALERSHIP AND ASKED ABOUT CHAIN AND TENSIONER AND WAS TOLD WAS FINE EVEN THOUGH NEVER OPENED UP COVER TO CHAIN OR TENSIONER. HAVE BACK THREE DIFFERENT WITH MULTIPLE ISSUES TIMING CHAIN/TENSIONER HORRIBLE

MINI SAYS THERE IS NO DEFECTS WITH TIMING TENSIONERS EVER BROUGHT UP. I WAS TOLD BY MY BROTHER THAT HE I HIS MINI IN FOR A SERVICE ACTION ON THE CHAIN/TENSIONER, TURBO HEAT THERMOSTAT HOUSING. WE HAVE SAME CAR, SAME DATE, AND ROLLED OUT FROM FACTORY BUT MINI STATES ISN’T COVERED UNDER THE ACTION EVEN THOUGH WE THE EXACT SAME CAR AND EVERYTHING.

AND MY BROTHER IS ALSO OUT OF WARRANTY BUT IS GETTING FIXED FREE. HELP. I AM AWARE OF THE FREEMAN-SKEEN ACTION LAWSUIT AND HAVE A COMPLAINT WITH BBB SO I GUESS HAVE TO FIND LEGAL SINCE THEY DON’T PAY TO NHTSA COMPLAINTS.

WHILE MY MINI THE CHECK ENGINE CAME ON. I TOOK IT TO A LOCAL SHOP THAT SPECIALIZES IN

THE MANAGER TOLD ME THAT THE VALVE NEEDS TO BE REPLACED AND IT IS INTO THE VALVE COVER. INSPECTION THE MECHANIC ALSO MY TIMING CHAIN IS ALMOST ALSO. I HAVE BEEN THE TIMING CHAIN RATTLE START UP.

TIMING CHAIN (TENSIONER SEEMED TO BE MAIN FAILING AND SYSTEM NEEDED TOTAL COST $2500. CAR HAD EASY MILES ON IT.

MECHANIC TIMING SYSTEM WAS ON THE VERGE OF TRAUMATICALLY AND DESTROYING THE ENGINE. IT TO MINI, WHO ADMITTED THEY BEEN HAVING A LOT OF TROUBLE THOSE BUT THERE HAD BEEN NO SO THEY COULDN’T HELP ME. PARTS WERE DIFFERENT NUMBERS THAN THE ORIGINALS PER MY MECHANIC, THEY HAD REDESIGNED THE

ENGINE RATTLE ON COLD INDICATED A LOOSE OR STRETCHED CHAIN. REQUIRED A PREMATURE OF TIMING CHAIN, GUIDES AND

WHILE TURNING AT A HIGHWAY THE TIMING CHAIN FAILED IN TURN, DESTROYED THE ENGINE. I WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE INTERSECTION. I HAVE GIVEN A QUOTE OF 7,200.00 TO THE ENGINE WITH A NEW ONE.

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