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2012 Mini Clubman repairs by problem area

Engine (52%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (0%)

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2012 Mini Clubman

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual 2WD

Mini Clubman in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2013 - May 2014
Mar 2013

5000 mi
Defective ECU 
Nov 2013

18000 mi

US $10000
New engine. Cracked piston on #3 cylinder, shattered ring on #1 cylinder. 
Mar 2014

24000 mi
Replaced throttle body. 

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2012 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

turbocharged 181hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mini Clubman in Texas, United States
Apr 2013 - Sep 2016
Jan 2015

37000 mi
Vanos error - replaced exhaust sensor and had a tsb on fuel pump. covered under warranty 
Mini Clubman in Florida, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2016
Jan 2016

28700 mi

US $150
@ approx 30000 miles Had to replace battery because of loose terminal connection causing early cell failure. 
Jun 2016

34000 mi
Engine light came on brought it to the dealer and it was determined it was a faulty thermostat. Problem not repaired because part was not in stock. Over one week and they still don't have part. Front brake pads replaced. 
Oct 2016

40700 mi

US $50
After one month finally had the thermostat and sending unit replace 
Mini Clubman in Illinois, United States
Apr 2013 - Apr 2015
Dec 2013

16000 mi
Solenoid had an oil seap. Dealer discovered during routine maintenance visit. 
Mar 2014

20000 mi
Rear sway bar links were making a racket. Dealer replaced them, no more noise. 
Mini Clubman in New York, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2016
Aug 2015

47000 mi
Don't remember. Something that is a known issue. 
Aug 2016

57700 mi

US $2000
Water pump leaking Oil pan leak splashed oil on timing chain causing stretch. Fixed leak. Dealer rec'd replacing the timing chain while doing the water pump. 
Dec 2016

61000 mi
FRM module blew and needed replacement. 

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2012 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

turbocharged 181hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Clubman in Florida, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2016
Sep 2015

24000 mi

US $200
Battery died. Second time this happened since car was purchased new. First time was covered under warranty. 
Mini Clubman in New York, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2016
Mar 2016

57000 mi
Brake rotors had worn un-evenly and were heavily grooved. All four brakes and rotors were replaced. 
Dec 2016

65000 mi

US $50
Hoses leaked, overheated engine. Engine short block was replaced. 
Mini Clubman in California, United States
May 2013 - Jul 2013
Jun 2013

21000 mi
Mold in A/C vents Driver door buzzing 
Jul 2013

21000 mi
Mold issue was caused by a bad condenser. Replaced condenser. 

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2012 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

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

Mini Clubman in Nevada, United States
Mar 2013 - Feb 2015
Jul 2014

21000 mi
dealer claimed water pump was leaking..no leaks on the ground, did not use any fluids. they replaced the pump with a re manufactured one..not new. 

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2012 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

121-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Clubman in Georgia, United States
Oct 2013 - Oct 2013
Oct 2013

9000 mi
Car lost power, went into limp mode, called roadside assistance, towed to dealer. Replaced fuel injectors and DME. Around 9k miles lost power on the highway, went into limp mode, called roadside assistance,towedto dealer. They replaced 4 spark plugs said all was ok. 
Mini Clubman in Colorado, United States
Mar 2012 - Oct 2013
Jul 2012

7700 mi
Driver vent wouldn't open/close, vent was replaced 
Apr 2013

22300 mi
Audio system would not retain presets 

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