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2006 MINI Cooper Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

97 TrueDelta members own a 2006 MINI Cooper. 13 of these members (13.4%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 9 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2006 MINI Coopers--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 MINI Cooper problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 MINI Cooper problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 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 2006 MINI Cooper repairs by problem area

60% of the 2006 MINI Cooper repairs were to the engine, 3% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 9% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 100 repairs.

2006 MINI Cooper electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 MINI Cooper electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 23% cost less than $100, 38% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, and 15% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 13 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 2006 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.

2006 MINI Cooper 2dr Hatch

supercharged 168hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

MINI Cooper in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 22000    
41000 80 One D2S Xenon headlight bulb died replaced both to keep the color the same. Replacing the bulbs is a bitch, up in the hood at a 40 degree angle. Bulb wants to fall out. Finally laying on my back on the engine to do it 2 hrs. 
48000  
MINI Cooper in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 36000    
44000 0 Heard a grinding noise, reported in August 09. Dealer aligned front tires. griding noise continued sporadic, isolated to AC. Fixed under warrenty. 
93000  
MINI Cooper in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 46000    
56000 1700 air bag sensor failed 
62000  
MINI Cooper in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 41540    
44020 0 Electrical issue. The rear hatch kept opening once the rear button control was moist. Replaced entire rear hatch handle (electronic control section). 
62000  

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2006 MINI Cooper 2dr Hatch

supercharged 168hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

MINI Cooper in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 40000    
41000 600 Replaced A/C pump & condenser, drained & recharged system. 
48500 150 A/C pressure regulator valve blew out all the refrigerant. 
53000  

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2006 MINI Cooper 2dr Hatch

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

MINI Cooper in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 43000    
44000 36 Horns would not work. ordered horns. 
 

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2006 MINI Cooper 2dr Convertible

supercharged 168hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

MINI Cooper in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 21000    
22000 0 Status/indicator light panel (i.e. engine temp, open door indicator, TPMS warning) failing to work. Status/indicator light panel (i.e. engine temp, open door indicator, TPMS warning) failing to work 
 

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