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  1. MINI Chat
    Hi all, recently my R56 started to lose power on a cold start (on full acceleration it would grafually build up speed as opposed to usual) also the fan wpuld kick in even before i fully start the car and would remain on throughout the drive and when returned home even if it was a 3 min drive to...
  2. Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Over the past week or so, the brakes have occasionally not given much feedback or actual braking when first pressing the pedal. This morning on the driveway before leaving the pedal went down quite far and it took a couple of pumps to firm them up. It doesn't give much confidence when I come...
  3. Faults & Fixes
    Hi everyone, so today I heard a very awful noise from the engine area of my car (facelift R50). It was a horrible rattle, which scared me. This was mid journey (10 minute journey) when it started and only seemed to be happening when above 2,000RPM. I pulled over to have a look under the bonnet...
  4. Faults & Fixes
    2002 R53 Cooper-S 84000 miles. About 1000 miles ago I was driving my car and I got the dreaded chain tensioner death rattle, the tensioner was fairly new so could not understand why? But anyway i removed it and found out that it had somehow returned to its compressed state:ohmy: Thinking it had...
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