CarComplaints.com Notes: Power steering problems are a major issue with the 2004 Mini Cooper, with hundreds of owners reporting complaints to the NHTSA about their power steering suddenly failing while driving.

Some power steering failures have caused crashes & injuries. Average mileage at failure is well under 100,000 miles & the repair cost is over $1,000. Not good.

2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,000 miles

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2004 Mini Cooper cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2004 Mini Cooper Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 282008

Cooper 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 64,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vent fan in motor compartment spontaneously caught fire causing damage to various electrical components and smoke damage.

- Newark, OH, USA

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