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- Posts: 4
- Joined: Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:19 pm
- Whats your location?: Cork
- Region: Southern
- What Minis have you?: Classic Mini Cooper s 2000 reg
Bmw Mini cooper 2008
- Modifications: none
i have an unmodified mini cooper s 00 G 23 and it overheats and bubbles after a few miles driving .
changed the thermostat
up graded the coolant .
replaced the water pump
checked the electrics on the fan and all ok .
oil is clean and fresh so i am not suspecting a head gasket. any ideas or anybody in the south of the ountry that might take a look .?
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- Posts: 4624
- Joined: Mon May 09, 2005 12:49 pm
- Whats your location?: Roscommon
- Region: Western
- What Minis have you?: 1967 Morris Cooper, 1967 Austin Mini auto, 1968 Wolseley Hornet x2, 1981 Clubman Estate
- Location: Roscommon
Long time no hear and great to see that you still have the Cooper. I've had a few Mpi's and there are two known problems with overheating:
1. The filler cap on the reservoir not maintaining pressure. A lot of overmarket caps were crap;
2. Part of the wiring loom was upgraded in later years but perhaps your 2000 already has that fix.
Try the filler cap first and see how you got on.
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