Replace gasket and fill it with new fluid??? You can call up further information in the service requirements display, page 53. Sounds like a possible theft issue. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. One of your reviewers has put the oil into his 2007 cooper. All Mini Coopers with the 6 speed manual take about two quarts, but some may take a little bit less. May 19, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Really low, may be air in system still.
Does is shift fine with the engine off? Required: X Cooper Works Convertible. Comments and Suggestions: Drifty Comments: I have a question on a 2004 mini cooper R50 5 speed tranny,the cluch its going out and since im doing that i wanted to find out if i can swap the tranny from a R53 6 speed? Most of us have to do this with the cars front wheels on ramps and that will give a false full reading of the level. Check the fluid in the pan to see if you see any unusual metal pieces, or grit in the oil See. You should be aware that most service procedures have both an odometer mileage factor and an elapsed time factor. If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set. It is on the thick side going down the tube, so be sure to give it some time to completely drain. The trans has a growl or whine type noise, only when moving.
When the car is cold it shifts pretty normally, but after 15-25 minutes of driving the first two gears become hard to engage and they slip. No service due Set speed limit exceeded Time and date no longer correct Set the time and date, page 54. The info I found indicated these should be torqued to 32 ft-lb on an S and 22 ft-lb on a Justa. If it does leak later on, you can always tighten it a little more. There are many moving parts in the transmission, and they have a tendency to drop small microscopic metal particles into the oil.
Check the movement at the trans, see if the shift linkage moves along with the shifter. Now my ep light went off and it's in limp mode 3 gear. Check your shift cables, that is more likely. May 18, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be a worn diff inside the trans. How do I remove the plug? We don't currently have that tech article.
Now all gears go in but I need to push them a little. While the fluid is emptying out, you can use this time to clean out the drain plugs. It's very important to make sure that the fluid in your transmission is at the proper level, otherwise your transmission will experience significant wear. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. September 23, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Before blaming the drivetrain, I would check for a bent wheel. They can help you find the right part. February 18, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible there is an issue with the clutch pressure plate or the fluid is low.
Required: X Cooper S Convertible. I have never serviced the tranny. Had clutch replaced 12k ago. The gears shift well and the front end is otherwise tight. The only way to get the fluid in is by pumping the fluid back in by means of the fill plug on the lower front of the transmission. Are the check and drain plugs the same, and is the procedure the same as all the above. If you have a manual tranny, which one do you have? This is not my first five speed and I'm shocked that this clutch is done after such little mileage.
Jack the car up and place the four jack stands under solid areas, like the factory spare tire jacking points. Could this be bad fluid? Engine oil is the most. I would agree with other posters that the higher the better. Took it to another shop where they let me use there lift. Recently changed trans fluid in our '06 R50 with 5spd Getrag.
This one is for automatic: - Nick at Pelican Parts Mat Comments: I have a 2006 Cooper, 5 forward speed manual transmission. It also makes a slapping noise in the transmission. Just stick the tube itself directly into the plug hole between a half inch to a full inch. December 28, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: This is possible to do. The difference here is that the fill and drain plugs are on the opposite side of the transmission.
Any suggestions on how to do it as there isn't much room around the bolt. How do I get the 2 quarts back in? Switch on the ignition, refer to page 39. Step 4 — Add new fluid Once the old fluid has completely drained, it is time to fill it with new fluid. When you have the plug removed, take your finger, and stick it inside the hole, angle it towards the ground, and see if you can feel any fluid in there. While the transmission bearings are not as sensitive as the engine bearings, they can still exhibit wear from these particles in the oil.
Required: X Cooper S John Cooper Works. When in gear with 1 front wheel off of the ground the wheel will rotate about 15 degrees. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. I have checked my manuals. This is the plug that you add fluid to. The problem with the mini is that you must rely on the console display to tell you which service to perform. The first was at where another 2nd gen owner was doing his.