This is found directly underneath the name of the service you have chosen. Given the cost of modern oils, this makes a lot of sense. See the list of Service Tasks at the top of the booking confirmation page. Mini are telling me I have two options - to replace the engine at £6,500 or they look further into the engine to find out what the exact problem is for an extra £3,000 labour, but no guarantee of finding the issue?! The timing gear sound will be quieter in winter due to the oil being thicker and the fact you have filled it up whereas before it was running very low you will probably find the engine will not last much longer owing to its previous treatment but good luck. This having to jump through hoops in order to get compensation with a deadline of June 20th 2016 is reprehensible. I was very lucky in that I managed to pull over and stop in the chevrons between the main carriage way and the slip road.
I have a 2008 mini clubman that is constantly jerking and has had repairs for faulty valve leaks and oil in one of the spark plugs. Hi I bought my son a Mini Cooper clubman S 2008 for his graduation gift last June and did an auto loan. No faffing, no problems, no bent valves. The Mini official website has no information at all. I have 43k miles on my car and my extended warranty just expired.
In a well-maintained engine a timing chain can last up to 300,000 miles and even longer. Advertisements on this site are placed and controlled by outside advertising networks. When they went to get the car started, the timing belt busted when it turned over and the engine is toast and needs to be replaced. Things didn't turn out much better for Peter of Riverside, Calif. This article applies to the Mini Cooper 2014-Present. My 2010 mini is currently in shop for replacing timing chain. I cant find anything from mini.
The Plaintiffs are represented by: William J. On Mini Cooper it seems all 4 rotors are a 'normal' wear item. A timing chain doesn't need to be replaced unless there is a problem with it. At ConsumerAffairs we love to hear from both consumers and brands; please never hesitate to. You spend premium to get quality service.
This article applies to the Mini Cooper 2007-2013. Any advice would be appreciated. I took it to the local Mini repair shop for maintenance as I was about to embark on a relocation to Virginia from Tennessee. Told source is bad gas, and bad driving habits. Please advise what I need to do to get this settled. The mini cost me £22k and is now worth £0. My 2010 Cooper S had the timing chain go out with no warning, causing catastrophic engine failure.
Is the timing chain immune to mechanical failures? Soon her finances were wrecked too. Loving your Mini will cost you a lot of money without the extended warranty. The class action asserts that the engines in its Mini Coopers are defective. We need help and would appreciate any advice on how to deal with this evil situation. You can hear rattles when driving on rough roads, especially potholes. Questions If you have any questions, or need a copy of your service history, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.
Naturally, the dealership didn't mention the history of timing belt problems with these vehicles. Symptoms of a Failing Timing Chain The symptoms of a failing timing chain can mimic the symptoms of other engine problems, such as: the illumination of the check engine light; engine running rough; overall power loss upon acceleration; and engine backfiring. Create an Afterpay account that allows you to pay now and make four, fortnightly interest-free payments 3. Good News Up until last year there was a class action legal settlement reached with Mini and Mini owners. This article applies to the Mini Cooper 2007-2013. For most cars, that would be one. You can view all the inclusions for your service at the top of the page under Service Tasks.
I haven't taken the valve cover off to look at the timing chain but I'm almost certain the tensioner is broken or extremely loose. A timing chain will need replaced far less frequently than a timing belt, resulting in a lower cost to maintain the car for the owner. If your Mini is suffering from timing chain noises, or premature failure, keep reading and we'll cover everything you need to know to get them fixed properly. Timing Chain Replacement How Much does a Mini Mini Timing Chain Replacement Cost? Indicated, changed lane and decreased speed but within seconds there was a bang and the engine light came on. See the for more information. Initial quote part and labor.