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2007 Mini Hardtop Repair Histories

2007 Mini Hardtop Repair Histories 2007 Mini Hardtop Repair Histories

95 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Mini Hardtop. 49 of these members (51.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 139 repairs to 2007 Mini Hardtops--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2007 Mini Hardtop problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2007 Mini Hardtop repairs by problem area

Chart based on 139 repairs.

2007 Mini Hardtop repair cost distribution

Chart based on 48 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Mini Hardtop

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Mini Hardtop in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010   Timing chain broke in December, finally repaired in February. Air intake frozen most of December, but undrivable in January due to broken timing chain so cold weather problem not replicated. Told this was fixed twice before 2007, 2008. BMW waiting for warranty to expire before fixing it apparently. 
Mini Hardtop in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010 US $7500 Cylinder #1 no compression. Need new engine. 

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2007 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 172hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mini Hardtop in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2010 - Nov 2012
Jan 2011   Replaced timing chain and tensioner. Apparently, a common problem. 
Dec 2011 US $50 thermostat control replaced 
Mini Hardtop in Florida, United States
Nov 2008 - May 2013
Jan 2008   Check Engine Light - Faulty gas cap? 2 days in the shop 
Feb 2008   Check engine light came back on - 2 weeks in the shop to replace carbon canister on gas tank - Service department not very nice, but the loaner car was OK 
Mar 2008   Intermittent wipers stopped working - will have it looked at during next oil change 
Apr 2008   Fog Light needed to be replaced because it stopped working. There was a warning light for it. We hoped a new car would not have this many issues. 
Dec 2009   Whistle from under hood. Dealer replaced belt tensioner, but did not fix problem. 
Mar 2010   Warning light went off and they fixed it after having the car for 3 days. Light came back on in a couple days and needed to spend another week in the shop to fix. 

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2007 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 172hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Hardtop in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Nov 2014
Nov 2010 US $275 While replacing front brake pads I found a lower radiator hose that had a broken hold down device. Hose had been rubbing on a sharp edge and was worn almost through. Had dealer replace it. 
May 2011   Car ran badly under acceleration. Dealer diagnosed a bad coil on cyl. #2. Said I also needed plugs, injectors cleaned and carbon removed from intake valves. I paid for their diagnosis, and bought plugs and coil which I installed myself.  
Dec 2012   Replaced timing chain, sprocket & tensioner 
Mar 2013   Clearcoat was peeling off near windshield spray nozzle on hood and rear hatch door, and one other spot on the hood. 
Sep 2013   Sunroof would not open (after a long period of intermittent problems). Required removal and repair. The shop found and repaired a defective vent tube for the transmission. 
Jul 2014   Removed and replaced leaking thermostat. 
Mini Hardtop in Texas, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2011
Jan 2010 US $400 Mass Flow Sensor Reset 
Mini Hardtop in Washington, United States
Nov 2009 - Oct 2012
Jan 2010 US $300 Cracked thermostat housing replaced 
Aug 2011   Passenger's rear strut failure, caused misalignment and tire wear/noise 
Oct 2012   Worn bearings 
Mini Hardtop in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Mar 2014
Mar 2010   Sunroof rattle 
Apr 2012 C $700 Changed tensioner to fix the dreaded cold start rattle 
Mini Hardtop in Oregon, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2009
Nov 2007   repaired sunroof shades (twice) for both back and front shades 
Nov 2008   replaced worn out seatbelt 
Jan 2009 US $3100 replaced clutch and timing belt, four new tires, electrical module (major malfunction). Some covered under warranty. Still pulls to right 
Nov 2009   Replaced electrical module to fix: warning light that wouldn’t go off, consistently pulling to the right when braking and starting up (anti slip feature), turn signal wouldn't cancel, and the windshield washers turned on and off as if by poltergeists. Fixed worn out rotors. 
Dec 2009   When sold still had continuing problems with the sunroof where I had to push up on the window while pushing the open switch to open it up. 

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2007 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

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

Mini Hardtop in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2015
Feb 2009   Tailgate latch needed to be repaired 
Dec 2009 US $500 Needed new front brake pads and rotors. 
Mar 2011   I needed to replace my coils and plugs to fix an engine misfire. Oddly, I got no check engine light for this. 
Feb 2012   New front brakes and pads Also needed a new water pump 
Feb 2014   Leaky cooling system 

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