101 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Mini Hardtop. 38 of these members
(37.6%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 90 engine repairs to 2005 Mini Hardtops--an average of 0.9 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Replaced cracked air tube and used car delivery prep.
Investigated trouble code:2C10 ("EP" displayed on tranny indicator). One occurrence of code. Fault was cleared. Car driven, fault did not reoccur. Tranny software upgraded. Shop cautioned vigilance to more occurrences.
Replaced ignition packs on recommendation of shop.
Recurrence of "EP" tranny warning light. Code scan revealed Code 2C10. Shop cleared code and drove in attempt to have fault reoccur, which it didn't. But they state that tranny is "slipping" between 2nd & 3rd. Oil change, char
Replaced fuel pump. Replaced transmission.
"EP" in tranny display. No obvious impairment in performance. Six months since tranny was replaced. Repair consisted of reading code (code I.D. was not reported to owner), clearing error, relearning tranny "adapts" and test drive.
Continued investigation of "EP" (2C10 scanned as cause). One day after return of PS hose replacement, "EP" appeared in tranny display. Kept car 10days, clear error, contacted PUMA. Ran PUMA list, nothing found. But not charged.
Clear fluid leak. Dealer inspected, cited warped thermostat housing as cause. Replaced housing, thermostat, gasket and coolant was flushed. Addition repairs recommended. Engine mount $3C, brake fluid $1C, front control bushing $7C.
Slight leak from valve cover gasket was noticed during routine (5000 mile) oil change. Also had plugs changed during the VCG replacement.
Upper engine mount replaced
Service Engine Soon light and Electrical Malfunction Lights came on. The car motor sputtered occasionally and the MPH decreased but the car remained driveable. The source of the problem was a disconnected air hose from the supercharger.
Water pump required replacement. Covered under the extended warranty.
Supercharger seal and motor mount seal leaking. replaced under extended warranty.
Oil pressure sensor malfunctioned and had to be replaced.
Both check engine and service engine soon light came on. Dealer diagnosed the problem as a cracked valve require engine change. Local repair shop diagnosed the problem as failing supercharger. Both repair estimates high-will sell car.
Leaking Engine Gasket and mount.
Main Engine Fan was reported to be not working.
During inspection, dealer noticed oil outside the engine. They replaced the head cover gasket and the oil pan gasket.
Fluid from engine mount leaked out. Dealer said it would still be okay to drive with it for awhile. Would replace at next routine maintenance.
Top engine mount leaked fluid. It appears to be a common issue. Replaced the mount.
After repairing the top engine mount, the dealer said the lower engine mount was likely worn. Turned out the bushing was cracked. Lower engine mount was replaced.
Fuel pump failure while on a MINI club drive
catalytic converter rusted and broke in half. Required new exhaust manifold and cat.
Replace supercharger belt tensioner. Under Warranty.
Remedy Trim Rattles in P/S door pillar. Under Warranty
Leaking fluid. Found to be defective thermostat housing. Replaced Housing, Gasket and Thermostat. Added Coolant.