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2010 Mini Convertible repairs by problem area

Engine (42%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (5%)

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2010 Mini Convertible

Engine not specified

Mini Convertible in Virginia, United States
Oct 2014 - Jan 2015
Oct 2014

84000 mi

US $80
plug fouling regularly on one cylinder. Dealer replaced plugs when under warranty. When problem recurred, was out of town, had plugs and 2 coils replaced per the mechanic. Next occurance I replaced plugs. Suspect valve spring sticking. 

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2010 Mini Convertible 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 208hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Convertible in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2016
Mar 2011

13000 mi
iPod controls were not working as documented through the MINI radio system. Turned out to be user error not identified by Dealer. 
Oct 2012

36000 mi
Brake pad sensor failed and needed replacement. Known issue with Mini Cooper. 
Jun 2013

40000 mi
Brake pads need adjustment (dashboard light of car on lift appeared) 
Jul 2015

65300 mi

US $410
Timing chain needed replacement 
May 2016

76000 mi

US $3100
Clutch needed replacing. When they removed the old clutch, they may find the flywheel needed replacing...~$3100 repair if flywheel needed. 

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2010 Mini Convertible 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 172hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mini Convertible in Virginia, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2016
Sep 2014

40000 mi
Rear hatch switch malfunctioning due to water leak. Cleaned, lubed, and sealed. 
Jan 2015

41500 mi

US $160
Replaced worn and cracked weather stripping 
Nov 2015

47300 mi

US $10
Rear light bulb short. Take apart housing, cleaned melted plastic, re-installed bulb. 
Feb 2016

48700 mi

US $200
Replaced thermostat housing 
Mini Convertible in Georgia, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

2300 mi
Trunk release button did not work on delivery. Trunk lock assembly replaced 

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2010 Mini Convertible 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 172hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Convertible in Michigan, United States
Mar 2010 - May 2011
May 2010

893 mi
Emissions Hose was loose, causing CEL to come on. 

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2010 Mini Convertible 2dr Convertible

118-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mini Convertible in Maryland, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2014
May 2014

37000 mi
Thermostat 
Mini Convertible in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
Dec 2011

18000 mi

US $100
timing cover gasket 
Mini Convertible in Illinois, United States
Mar 2013 - Jan 2017
Aug 2013

17700 mi
Door handles were hard to operate. Worked well after lubricant applied. 
Jan 2016

32300 mi
Water leaked into the rear hatch latch handle causing it to cycle locked/unlocked for 3 to 10 seconds at a time. Had to remove the trim and blow out the water with compressed air. Trigger mechanism is behind rubber seals making it diffict 
Jan 2017

38000 mi

US $260
Rear hatch release button failed. 

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2010 Mini Convertible 2dr Convertible

118-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Convertible in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2010 - Nov 2012
Dec 2011

13000 mi
USB and DC outlet were repaired. 

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2010 Mini Convertible Repair Histories

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