Your mini-cooper should last a long time with proper care, but that does not mean you won't have any problems. The following guide will help you diagnose 2 common problems that mini-coopers tend to have.
Keep An Eye On Your Electric Power Steering Pumps
Your electric power steering pump applies pressure to the power steering. This pressure helps your pistons move and tells your gears to steer your vehicle. So as you can imagine, a power steering pump failure is a problem that you need to pay attention to. The following are just a few signs that may tell you your electric power steering pumps are beginning to fail:
You need to talk to your mini-cooper specialist if you notice any of the aforementioned symptoms. There is one more common problem to watch out for.
Pay Attention To Rattling Timing Chains
The timing chain is responsible for keeping the crankshaft and camshaft working together. Your engine valves open and close correctly because of your timing chain. In short, your timing belt gets most of the moving parts in your vehicle working and synchronized.
The following are just a few signs that may tell you your timing chain is going bad:
If your car displays these signs, you should take your car in for a proper inspection.
You can avoid these issues by making sure you keep up with your regular maintenance checks with your mini cooper service specialist.Share
19 February 2015
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