53 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 Mini Hardtop. 15 of these members
(28.3%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 31 engine repairs to 2010 Mini Hardtops--an average of 0.6 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Car was dying immediately upon starting randomly and a warning light was going on and off. Had to have the car towed because I didnt want to drive it, and was given a replacement car for 2 days. This same problem happened 2 times so far
Injectors were clogged because of carbon build up. Oil was leaking from the oil pan.
intake manifold was replaced because of too much moisture
Valve cover cracked. Apparently a known problem which Mini fixed by switching to a different part supplier. Luckily mine failed while still under warranty.
Engine experience rapid oil loss when screw backed out of timing chain tensioner. Oil coated underside of car including tires. When brakes applied the car became unstable but I was able to avoid a crash.
While pulling to the side of the highway the oil
Thermostat cracked; caused engine to overheat and need replacement.
Replaced seals on low pressure fuel pump vapor recirculation after check engine light came on
Service engine light-cleaned injectors Service engine light-cleaned injectors again
Thermostat stuck open, engine running cold
Replaced timing chain tensioner.
Leaking Valve cover gasket
Cooling leak. Replaced cooling hose
Replace thermostat housing due to coolant leak
Timing chain 'cold start' rattle issue fixed along with VANOS unit.