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2011 Mini Clubman repairs by problem area

Engine (39%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 57 repairs.
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2011 Mini Clubman repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (16%)

< $100 (70%)

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Chart based on 43 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Mini Clubman

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual 2WD

Mini Clubman in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2014
Mar 2012

12000 mi
A-pillar plastic exterior on drivers side coming loose. Interior 
Oct 2013

28300 mi
Clutch was making a howling sound in 1st or reverse. Turns out to be a known issue. Covered by warranty Emergency brake still caused pads to engage. So over time, caused excessive wear on the pads. 

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2011 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Clubman in California, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015 Door handle not functional Interior trim panel loose - not installed correctly after door handle repair. Window making a scraping noise due to door panel incorrectly attached - not installed correctly after door handle repair. 
May 2015

43600 mi
Drivers window howled when operated. Window regulator replaced 
Jun 2016

62000 mi
Leaking coolant from a cracked thermostat housing 
Feb 2017

71000 mi
Weird electrical issue. Bad control module. No turn signals, brake lights illuminated, electric windodws not working. 

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2011 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

turbocharged 181hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mini Clubman in Kansas, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016

58200 mi

US $669
Water pump temp sensor failed on my return trip from buying the car. Latest water pump installed at MINI dealer. 
Oct 2016

61200 mi

US $640
end stop pin for valvetronic gear backed out of place allowing the gear to become disengaged from the motor. Intake valves would not open and car would not start. Needed to tow to dealer to diagnose problem. 
Jul 2017

66000 mi

US $70
Replaced accessory drive belt due to normal wear. 
Nov 2017

71968 mi

US $83
High Pressure fuel pump failure. Covered under extended warranty (10yrs/120,000mi). Dealer also noticed car was down 3 quarts of oil. Performed full oil change and inform me typical oil consumption was 1 quart every 1,000 miles. 
Mar 2018

78000 mi

US $115
Replaced front pads, rotors,and wear sensor. 
May 2018

81000 mi

US $300
Replaced rotors, pads, and wear sensors Auxiliary coolant pump started to fail, replaced due to recall. 
Mini Clubman in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

44000 mi

US $1450
replaced several oil seals, as it was leaking oil in multiple places. rear brake light harness had some issue (light wasn't coming on during braking), so had to be replaced 
Jul 2017

48000 mi

US $1200
Compressor died while driving. 
Apr 2018

55000 mi

US $1300
oil housing, including turbo lines. Not yet fixed at this time. Repair not urgent (at the moment) and will have it done somewhere besides the dealer, who diagnosed it. 
Mini Clubman in Texas, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2014
Nov 2013

11300 mi
Battery needed to be replace under warranty 

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2011 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

turbocharged 181hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Clubman in Florida, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2015
Jun 2014

28000 mi
rear view mirror was coming apart, dealer replaced it under warranty. 
Sep 2015

41000 mi

US $275
The battery died. Try to FIND the battery, the manual gives a hint. Was hard to jump, then when started it would not drive over about 10 mph. The battery is required for computers to work. $275 for a battery! 
Mini Clubman in California, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

33000 mi

US $2102
estimate only for replacement of air conditioning compressor. Crankcase vacuum leak detected....hissing noise near engine. Estimate only, not repaired yet. 
Mini Clubman in California, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2018
Dec 2011

10000 mi
Driver door handle replaced, would not open the door. 
May 2013

26000 mi
Bad temperature sensor. Oil pressure solenoid dripping oil. 
Jul 2015

47200 mi
Drivers window leak, replaced window seal. Window is now out of alignment and catching the rear window at the top when opening the door. Replaced window mechanism and new weather strip along window 
Aug 2016

56000 mi

US $350
Waiting for thermostat housing, nationwide parts outage. 6 weeks so far. 
Sep 2016

57000 mi

US $350
Installed new thermostat housing. 
Mar 2017

60000 mi
Water pump replacement under recall after it started to leak. 
Mini Clubman in California, United States
Oct 2013 - Nov 2014
Nov 2013

34000 mi
Stereo knob was broken. Stereo was replaced. 

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2011 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

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

Mini Clubman in Hawaii, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2017
May 2016

42500 mi
Bought this car used and the original battery was never changed out. Took it to an independent shop rather than the dealer to have it fixed and to have them give it a look over as I didn't quite trust the dealer at that point. Battery replaced, car is fine Driving in bumper to bumper traffic I noticed a warning light lit and it was the cooling system. I had been warned about stopping immediately if the light came on as it could mean having to buy a new engine. The radiator fan died and in traffic consequently the engine overheated since there was no ambient airflow over the radiator. Complained to the dealer that the car was just over a month old and the even if it wasn't certified, that they should replace it as they are a premiere MINI/BMW dealer in Honolulu. They agreed and all has been good since then. 
Mini Clubman in Texas, United States
Dec 2010 - Nov 2015
Jan 2011

4000 mi
Mini Clubman in Illinois, United States
Feb 2011 - Jan 2018
Jan 2012

12000 mi
Electric issues with instrument panel and warning gauges. When started up in the morning the Tachometer needle would jump and numerous warning and caution lights would illuminate. 
Jun 2012

20000 mi
Check engine light came on. Took it to the dealer and was told it had to do with engine cooling. Dealer bleed cooling system and reprogramed the computer. Check engine light came on again, took it back to the dealer to replace themostat 
Dec 2013

42000 mi
Engine warning light came on but car was NOT disabled. They had to reprogram the computer which took 4 hours reprograming. 
Aug 2016

76100 mi
Car missing and running rough especially at idle and when starting out from a stop. Replaced spark plugs under warranty and coils at my expense. 
Dec 2017

92000 mi
Yellow engine warning light. Tech said it was the thermostat code. Have not replaced since car is running OK and has not run hot yet. Cost estimate approx 400.00 I expect it is just a electronic issue not thermostat being bad 

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2011 Mini Clubman 3dr Wagon

121-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mini Clubman in Louisiana, United States
Apr 2011 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

10000 mi
Sill plates needed replacing. Bad glue. Door rattles from Harmon Kardon system. Dealer did not repair 
Mini Clubman in Arizona, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Feb 2013

21700 mi
CD player would not load CD's -- Dealer replaced Radio / CD unit Headlight chrome trim bubbled - drivers side. Dealer replaced drivers side headlight ring. Sunvisor mirror covers loose - both. Dealer replaced both sun visors. Noise from engine while idling and driving - water pump making noise. Dealer replaced water pump. 
Mini Clubman in Illinois, United States
Dec 2010 - Oct 2015
Sep 2011

18000 mi
Noisy AC compressor replaced per TSB Window mechansism squeaky. 
Jun 2012

31000 mi
Replace AUX jack and USB Squeaks in driver's window motor. 
Aug 2012

33600 mi
Persistent squeak in passenger's window took 3 trips to fix until Knauz finally bothered checking TSBs. Leaks in drivers window casued possibly by adjustments made to fix squeaks, then by incorrectly installed rubber trim (dealers fault. 
Jun 2013

49000 mi
Check engine light. Replaced coolant sensor under recall/warranty. 
Apr 2014

63800 mi
Dash displays and lights went haywire, TPMS dead. Problem traced to a fault in the TPMS module. Would have been $450. MINI covered this since it's not a moving part and car is only 3 years old. Only out of warranty by mileage. 
Dec 2014

78000 mi

US $1200
Leak in lower radiator hose nipple 
Jan 2015

62300 mi

US $120
Thermostat also found leaking after radiator replacement. It's a common problem on these cars so I didn't blame the shop that did the radiator. 
Oct 2015

93000 mi
Transmission started making a slight whirring sound at high speed. I became worried it would be an expensive repair so I figured best to get rid of it while I could still smoke it past a dealership appraiser. 

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