Power Steering Pump Failure
A sudden cutout of power steering has been an issue for Mini owners, eventually prompting a recall. However, that doesn’t include everyone who is having problems.Continue reading article "Power Steering Pump Failure"
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What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- transmission clunks in the 2005 Cooper S
- transmission failure in the 2006 Cooper S
- car jerks when downshifting in the 2006 Cooper S
- steering pump failure in the 2006 Cooper S
- airbag light is on, might not work?? in the 2006 Cooper S
What Breaks the Most
1st Generation (2002–2006) Cooper S Key Numbers
s reluctantly issuing a recall for power steering problems after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) determined a warranty extension simply wasn’t enough.
The recalled cars include the 2002-2005 MINI Cooper and Cooper S and the 2005 MINI Cooper and Cooper S Convertible. MINI says the cars can have problems with a temporary or permanent loss of the electro-hydraulic power steering assistance.
BMW maintains the problem isn’t safety-related, but at least five reports say they were injured after their power steering failed.keep reading article "Mini's Electro-Hydraulic Power Steering Recalled for Overheating"