It clips into the bottom. I recommend using a long breaker bar to reach the housing from the top. Motor oils and the additives blended into them have improved so much over the years that frequent oil changes and expensive synthetics are no longer necessary. Blauparts recommends that any vehicle with factory warranty use an oil with formal factory O. Be sure to save your receipt! The filter housing is located between the firewall and the rear of the engine on the passenger side. Additionally, the oil service light reset procedure is a bit different. Any thoughts or information would be appreciated.
Figure 7 Its a good idea to clean out the inside of the oil filter housing before installing the new oil filter cartridge. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. The oil filter housing on these cars is located at the front of the engine, just underneath the coolant expansion tank. Take the cover and screw it back down over the new filter cartridge. The oil drain plug is located on the bottom of the oil pan and uses a hex plug instead of a drain bolt on the side of the engine block See. Given the number of oil related troubles the 2nd gen.
I tached it up to 1500 rpm and the light stayed on. The majority of the problems these vehicles have is directly related to the long service interval and not checking the oil regularly. So I have been a proud owner of a 2008 Cooper S for about 8 months now. Frequent oil changes are perhaps the most important procedure you can do to maintain and prolong the life of your engine. It's a bit more involved than the manual, but consider how much cheaper and easier it is than replacing the transmission. In warmer climates, you should use a 20W-50 oil.
I have not found the part number for the oil filter that is needed. The Mini's remote control key fob records all of your Minis service data. You are now in the service menu. Any help would be appreciated. Let the oil drain out of the pan until it stops.
Swap the coils around and see if the misfire follows the coil. We have a 2009 S in the family and it started rattling really bad on startup around 100K miles. Youll want to empty your oil when its hot, because the heat makes the oil flow a lot easier, and more particles of metal and dirt will come out when the oil is emptied. Verify that there's no volume of oil seeping out of the engine. The first thing you need to do is to make sure that you have everything that is required for the job.
Clutch doesn't feel right 1-2 very noisy May 31, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Where is the rattle coming from? Now press and hold both buttons on the tachometer. Also remove the old filter housing O-ring green arrow and place the new O-ring from the filter kit in its place. The first thing you need to do is to make sure that you have everything that is required for the job. This article applies to the Mini Cooper. There are many thoughts on why this might be. April 15, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would call around to local shops. The plug itself is cheap, so its added insurance against oil leaks.
February 16, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Great idea. Those are notoriously bad as well. These are great little cars when they are maintained properly. For now ill just keep a close eye and have fun driving. It clips into the bottom.
The engine oil is designed to work as a lubricant to protect the internal parts of your engine. This is one of the rare occasions where you find a standard fitting on a metric car. Have plenty of paper towels on hand, as oil will spill from the filter if you're not careful. Continue to add about a half a quart at a time and keep checking the dipstick. And, the clogged fuel filter is killing the fuel pump. Any ideas on what to do next?? Use a 8mm hex socket to loosen and remove the oil drain plug See. It's a tight fit to get the socket on there.
You will need an oil filter kit, See a 13mm socket, a 36mm socket, a new drain plug, a roll of paper towels, a very large oil pan or bucket, and 5 quarts of oil. Low oil can also cause the check engine light to come on because of engine knock or engine timing codes related to low oil flow. Remove the o-ring and clean the housing cover both inside and out thoroughly. Needless to say I shut it down. Nothing is more frustrating than emptying your oil, only to find out that you don't have a replacement filter or enough oil. My question is: are there oil seals that go bad or am I looking at a new pump.