You can use a special tool to perform this reset, and the Peake Research R5 tool discussed in Project 28 also does the trick. Check beneath the car for any leaks, then check the oil level using the dipstick. Figure 14 On both the Cooper and Cooper S, the oil filter housing has been moved to the front of the engine. I tached it up to 1500 rpm and the light stayed on. Then press and hold the right button.
Figure 8 Clean the inside of the filter housing cover then remove the old O-ring at the bottom of the threads. New oil is contaminant-free and will improve the performance of your Mini Cooper tremendously. December 1, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: That looks like the check valve that goes in the bottom of the oil filter housing. The housing is oriented differently for Cooper See and Cooper S See models. January 8, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Removing the drain plug will get all the oil out.
After the oil changed and new filter the noise stoped and showed up again after the 3 months. Add about 4 quarts to the engine, and check the dipstick. Did the costs of warranty engine repairs finally cross a line where it made more financial sense to take steps to prevent issues? Simply remove it from the housing. In your oil filter kit, you should have the oil filter cartridge as well as an large O-ring. The oil will be very hot, and will empty out extremely quickly, so be careful not to burn yourself wear rubber gloves.
Is there any method of removing a stripped plug short of drilling it out? Take the new filter cartridge and place it in the housing and press it down into place. Release the odo-reset button and keep the button on the light stack pressed. You will want to reinstall it. The dealer's service center can read this data out and suggest an optimized maintenance scope for your Mini. Figure 10 Fill your engine with the new oil from the oil filler hole in the top of the valve cover. Let the oil drain out of the pan until it stops. I'll appreciated any info and thanks.
Use the car at the track? If you decide to go with the factory recommended interval, please get into the habit of checking your oil on a regular basis once a week maybe. Fill your engine with the new oil from the oil filler hole in the top of the valve cover. Figure 10 Fill your engine with the new oil from the oil filler hole in the top of the valve cover. Add gas now and then and take it to dealer now and then for service. It is the R52, with the W11 engine.
What is the added benefit of the 0w? These buyers often had Toyota and Honda appliances. Heavier-weight oils protect well against heat; lighter-weight oils flow better in cold. November 21, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would saying being female has nothing to do with not knowing how to perform this task. Is that gonna be ok? These are the oil service and inspection lights. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. July 10, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks, got it.
The official procedure is actually simpler than this: Start the ignition and wait for the service info to go out. The testers installed freshly rebuilt engines in 75 taxicabs, and then ran them through the harshest conditions on the streets of New York City. Do not reuse the old copper washer. Is there any particular reason why he feels the need to have mastery over the maintenance of this machine? The majority of the problems these vehicles have is directly related to the long service interval and not checking the oil regularly. Now insert the key and press the start button to turn the car on, but do not start the car.
Thanks again, Alan August 21, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the feedback. I'm afraid I damaged something but don't know what. September 3, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The seal should sit flush over the small shoulder on the drain plug. All of your instructions work right up to the 'reset' function being displayed. It may sound silly but it could prevent disaster.