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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.

1.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
108,000 miles

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2004 Mini Cooper Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 302010

Cooper

  • 108,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 MINICooper S. the contact stated that the power steering failed suddenly. The power steering pump was replaced but the failure occurred again. The power steering rack was then replaced. The failure mileage was approximately 108,000 and the current mileage was approximately 110,000.

- Peoria, IL, USA

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