employees forgot to install plates meant to protect high-pressure fuel pumps in nearly 10,000 vehicles.
MINI learned about the problem in August 2018 at an engine assembly line and engineers determined the affected cars were built at a single engine plant that forgot to install the crash protection plates.
The 2017-2019 MINI Cooper Countryman was on the assembly line at the time of the forgetfulness.keep reading article "MINI Recalls Countryman to Install Missing Fuel Pump Plates"
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"
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