I'd recommend this to anyone who wants to add a little race inspired style to a sporty little car. You are now in the service menu. Did you make sure you filled it to capacity? I am just wondering about all the risks I have been hearing about with this car. The car warms up a lot faster using Royal Purple but in idel, it is a lot louder. If you're working with the electrical system, disconnect the battery before beginning.
Also remove the old filter housing O-ring green arrow and place the new O-ring from the filter kit in its place. The oil filter kit shown here includes the filter and also a new O-ring for the filter housing cover. If you have been diagnosed with this affliction and have been ostracized by family and friends, there is help. And if so, what did you do? The lower plug should be pretty easy to see. Your has a cartridge that slips over a perforated center core that is attached to the inside of the oil filter cap. I would think a turbo like the cooper s would take straight up synthetic and have seen mini-branded synthetic before.
Once i drive the vehicle, it goes into drive fine. I also found out my water pump was changed this past november due to recall so i think that is good. Check out our site, inside are the secrets of where you can find us and join in on the fun. Yes you can wait on the water pump and thermostat, just make sure they are not leaking before you purchase the vehicle. In our case, we chose Mobil1 0W-50 synthetic. Figure 2 Start out by letting the car warm up. Then carefully and slowly pour new fluid into the transmission.
Now get under the car, and loosen the oil drain plug with the T-50 hex head or 8mm hex socket. Then use a wrench to remove the plug. The problems started at only 48K miles and were continual. The oil was changed at 3,000 miles in half of them, and the rest were changed at 6,000 miles. Tighten the oil filter housing, using a torque wrench, to 18.
This grill makes the car look so much better and more up to date. It's a good idea to have plenty of paper towels on hand to clean up any oil that may have spilled out of the housing. Oil Service, Rear Brakes, etc. I never had the check engine light illuminate since I bought the car about 1 year ago, and it just seemed odd that these came on just after I changed the fluid. Now press and hold both buttons on the tachometer.
We hope to see you around. Figure 15 This picture shows the location of the filter housing on the Cooper S. Every time you add fluid, check the dipstick to ensure that it's at the correct level. A light throttle application will be sufficient to shift the gearbox through the various ratios, this should be carried out 2 times, after completion apply the foot brake and return the gear lever to the park position. This article applies to the Mini Cooper.
Mini Cooper 2001-2013: How to Change 6 Speed Automatic Transmission Fluid Like many modern automatic transmissions, Mini has stated the fluid in the 6-speed automatic transmission is good for the life of the vehicle. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The rubber gloves help keep your hands clean while changing oil, or doing other automotive maintenance projects. You just have to keep pouring until the fluid stops going in. Note: Some alternate options are also factory original fluid.
Is the suspension typically tight on Minis? Keep in mind that when your car was serviced before, parts may have been replaced with different size fasteners used in the replacement. If no leaks are found, and oil is at the correct level, you can now reset the oil service indicator. I have had the same transmission problems 3 times in 2012, 2014, and now. Just fill until fluid starts to drip out of the fill hole. Figure 5 Use a 36mm socket with a long breaker bar to reach the nut cast into the top of the filter housing. If I understand this correctly.