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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.

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
44,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2004 Mini Cooper windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2004 Mini Cooper Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 022015

Cooper S

  • Manual transmission
  • 44,000 miles

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

This problem is reported with many Mini Coopers. There is a fix where you hit the interior door panel above the speaker while holding the window switch on... it worked once.

- , Pleasanton, CA, USA

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