definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,667 miles

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2011 Mini Cooper fuel system problems

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2011 Mini Cooper Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 212016


  • 30,000 miles


The contact owns a 2011 MINICooper. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled even when the accerator pedal was depressed. The check engine light illuminated as well. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the high pressure fuel pump was defective and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was invalid. The failure mileage was approximately 30,000.

- Port Charlotte, FL, USA

problem #2

Aug 112014

Cooper 4-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
My vehicle has a P0087 code which means low fuel rail pressure. I spoke to MINIrep and he told me that it was the fuel pump. My researching has shown me that this has been a problem in the past and they were replacing these pumps until 2009 MINIand BMW. Why did they stop at 2009 when there hasn't been no change to this pump. But yet they keep failing at different mileage intervals. 30,000, mine at 65,000 really I've own dozens of car and never had to replace a fuel pump. Theres definitely a problem here and right now mine is intermittently, I would hate for someone to get hurt when they step on it and it fails at the wrong time, does someone have to get hurt before it becomes a safety issue. Prevention should come first thank you [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Kissimmee, FL, USA

problem #1

Dec 112013


  • 30,000 miles
Premature high pressure fuel pump failure may lead to loss in power, furthering the potential for a wreck. Engine enters "limp home" mode, which reduces power considerably and makes acceleration much slower than normal. Check engine light comes on, several obd-II diagnostics codes appear.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

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