TSB List for the 2008 Mini Cooper S

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2008 Cooper S are official communications between Mini & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL FILTER
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #M320214

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151228

      This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 32 02 14 dated August 2014. SUBJECT Installation of Right-Hand Drive Steering Spindle in Left-Hand Drive Vehicle is No Longer Required. Read More »

    • TSB #M320214

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148394

      Installation of Right-Hand Drive Steering Spindle in Left-Hand Drive Vehicle. Supply shortage of left-hand drive steering spindles Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #BMWJUL1316

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10193497

      MINI Water Pump Class Action Settlement Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-11-01-12

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044680

      MINI: ON CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES, AN ENGINE OIL LEAK MAY OCCUR, DUE TO THE COMPROMISED OIL PUMP VOLUME CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE, FROM THE UNDERSIDE OF ENGINE. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE UPDATED 4/19/2013. *KB UPDATED 3/11/14. Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-11-03-12

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044699

      MINI: WHEN RESEALING ENGINE OIL PAN, ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT SHOULD NO LONGER BE USED DUE TO CAUSING SEALING FLANGE BECOMING DEFORMED. MODELS R55, R56, R59, R60, R57, AND R58. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-12-07-12

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044719

      MINI: THERE IS A SOFTWARE ERROR CAUSING THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO BE ILLUMINATED THAT IS RELATED TO VALVETRONIC DIAGNOSTICS. MODELS R55, R56, R58, R57, R60, R59. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SI-M-12-02-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034867

      MINI (BMW): SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED; THE ENGINE RUNS ROUGH WITH ANY MISFIRE FAULTS STORED IN THE DME-2771, 2772, 2773, 2775, 2776, 2777, 2779, 277A, 277B, 277D, 277E, 277F-COMBUSTION MISFIRE, CYLINDER 1..4. Read More »

    • TSB #SI-M51-02-12

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043724

      MINI: INSTALLATION OF A HEAT SHIELD FOR THE BONNET INTAKE AIR GRILL. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #SB-1227

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040664

      BMW SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THERE MAY BE A PROBLEM WITH A VAPOR RECOVERY PUMP WHICH WILL CAUSE THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO COME ON. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-13-06-10

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035884

      MINI: TEILECLEARING FOR N14/N18 ENGINE DRIVABILITY AND FUEL SYSTEM. ENHANCED TECHNICAL SUPPORT (TEILECLEARING) PROCESS HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO HELP IDENTIFY THE ROOT CAUSES OFCUSTOMER COMPLAINTS RELATING TO THE N14/N18 DRIVABILITY AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #SI-M-11-01-09

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030669

      MINI: WHEN REPLACING THE CYLINDER HEAD COVER ON A VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH THE NEW N14 ENGINE, THE COVER WILL LOOK DIFFERENT IN APPEARANCE. THE REPLACEMENT COVER IS NOW EQUIPPED WITH A CRANKCASE VENTILATION SYSTEM PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SIM-11-10-14

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057570

      MINI: SOME VEHICLES HAVE TURBOCHARGER NOISE AND A LACK OR LOSS OF PERFORMANCE, DUE TO RESTRICTION OF TURBOCHARGER OIL SUPPLY, RESULTING IN OIL STARVATION AND SEIZING OF TURBOCHARGER ASSEMBLY. MODEL ALL. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SIM-11-10-14

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057570

      MINI: SOME VEHICLES HAVE TURBOCHARGER NOISE AND A LACK OR LOSS OF PERFORMANCE, DUE TO RESTRICTION OF TURBOCHARGER OIL SUPPLY, RESULTING IN OIL STARVATION AND SEIZING OF TURBOCHARGER ASSEMBLY. MODEL ALL. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #SIM-17-01-10

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040741

      BMW: ENGINE TOO HOT MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES. THE WATER PUMP DOESNT POWER UP. *RM Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #SIM-11-07-08

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037305

      BMW: DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATIONS OF CRANKCASE VENTILATION SYSTEM. *RM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #SIM-13-06-10

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035884

      MINI: TEILECLEARING FOR N14/N18 ENGINE DRIVABILITY AND FUEL SYSTEM. ENHANCED TECHNICAL SUPPORT (TEILECLEARING) PROCESS HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO HELP IDENTIFY THE ROOT CAUSES OFCUSTOMER COMPLAINTS RELATING TO THE N14/N18 DRIVABILITY AND ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIM -01-04-10

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041389

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT MAY BE ON WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES AND REDUCED ENGINE POWER. THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP MALFUNCTIONS. *RM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIM-16-01-09

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043722

      MINI: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING PROCEDURE OF REPLACING FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO FAILURE ON THE RIGHT AND/OR LEFT SIDE. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SIM -01-04-10

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041389

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT MAY BE ON WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES AND REDUCED ENGINE POWER. THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP MALFUNCTIONS. *RM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL FILTER

    • TSB #SIM-16-01-09

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043722

      MINI: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING PROCEDURE OF REPLACING FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO FAILURE ON THE RIGHT AND/OR LEFT SIDE. *PE Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #M240118

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10134994

      AISIN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISISON: RIGHT SIDE OUTPUT SHAFT SEAL REPLACEMENT Read More »

    • TSB #M010514

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149392

      MINI CVT Replacement Parts Warranty Extension: Additional 12 Months with Up to 50,000 Accumulated Miles. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #M010514

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148241

      MINI CVT Replacement Parts Warranty Extension: Additional 12 Months with Up to 50,000 Accumulated Miles. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SIM-12-07-12

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044719

      MINI: THERE IS A SOFTWARE ERROR CAUSING THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT TO BE ILLUMINATED THAT IS RELATED TO VALVETRONIC DIAGNOSTICS. MODELS R55, R56, R58, R57, R60, R59. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #SIM-65-06-11

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039593

      BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT IS ON WITH A FAULT STORED. THE WIRING UNDER THE SEAT MAY BE PINCHED OR DAMAGED. *RM Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

    • TSB #SIM-65-06-11

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039593

      BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT IS ON WITH A FAULT STORED. THE WIRING UNDER THE SEAT MAY BE PINCHED OR DAMAGED. *RM Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #SI-M61-01-12

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043725

      MINI: AFTER DRIVE-AWAY LOCKING ACTIVATES, IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO UNLOCK THE BOOT. *KB Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #M320214

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148394

      Installation of Right-Hand Drive Steering Spindle in Left-Hand Drive Vehicle. Supply shortage of left-hand drive steering spindles Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #SI-M61-01-12

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043725

      MINI: AFTER DRIVE-AWAY LOCKING ACTIVATES, IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO UNLOCK THE BOOT. *KB Read More »

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