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2005 MINI Cooper Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

111 TrueDelta members own a 2005 MINI Cooper. 24 of these members (21.6%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 21 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2005 MINI Coopers--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2005 MINI Cooper problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2005 MINI Cooper problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2005 MINI Cooper problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2005 MINI Cooper repairs by problem area

42% of the 2005 MINI Cooper repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, 13% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 8% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 167 repairs.

2005 MINI Cooper electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the 2005 MINI Cooper electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 11% cost less than $100, 36% between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, 25% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 28 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2005 MINI Cooper Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2005 MINI Cooper 2dr Hatch

supercharged 168hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

MINI Cooper in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 69000    
76000 1200 Dash lights would not shut off regardless of headlight or ignition position. Dealer diagnosed internally shorted control module and replaced - $750. Remote locks also would not work, replaced receiver - $450 
 
MINI Cooper in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 59000    
60000 800 AC leak, not working 
MINI Cooper in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 43400    
45260 0 Dome light shorted out. 
109740  
MINI Cooper in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 83000    
84000 380 Pass seat weight sensor pad (airbag sensor) bad. This is the 3rd needing replacement since car was purchased new 
 
MINI Cooper in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 48000    
50000 0 Air conditioning fan motor squealed at moderate to high speed. 
77000 200 Passengers side door lock actuator failed. replaced under extended warranty. 
132000 150 Oil pressure sensor malfunctioned and had to be replaced. 
 
MINI Cooper in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 16000    
23000 250 Same fault as before. Shop realized battery was the original 7 year old one. Replaced it. 
30000  
MINI Cooper in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 32000    
34000 0 Had to replace passenger seat air-bag sensor, light was on.  
 

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2005 MINI Cooper 2dr Hatch

115-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

MINI Cooper in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 24180    
26040 1200 air bag light on as weight sensor on passenger seat not working replaced wieght sensor 
41540  

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2005 MINI Cooper 2dr Convertible

supercharged 168hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

MINI Cooper in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 73000    
75000 250 Electrical systems intermitent failure from body control module. The system would fault but the car would start, however half the car would not be working. This is caused by a water intrusion issue in the left foot kick panel. 
 

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2005 MINI Cooper 2dr Convertible

115-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

MINI Cooper in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 36000    
48300 130 Replaced dead battery 
 

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