Ra fluid change in automatic transmission cvt including used fluid disposal bmw ag tis 24. Check the temperature of the automatic transmission fluid with the bmw diagnosis system. Ive heard that the mini cooper has a lot of mechanical issues, and requires alot of maintanence. Mini 19592000 automatic to manual conversion basic information. This 2004 mini cooper just had its computer reset, including the cvt adaptation settings and had new adaptation procedure completed. How do i check the gearbox oil level on a 2004 mini, i.
My 2004 base mini cooper with 5 speed manual makes a whirring sound when accelerating. Our 2004 mini cooper transmissions come with a 1year warranty, free shipping and. The detection module for tank leakage, also referred to as the dmtl, is used to pressurize and test the evaporative emission on r56 mini cooper models. Cvt failures in the mini cooper are often associated with a faulty or failed internal belt. Mini cooper questions i have a 2004 mini cooper with an. Mini cooper manual transmission and differential fluid. But now that she has a street car, im down for one aseries powered bini and one chrysler powered bini in a head to head competition. Odometer 54 tachometer 54 fuel gauge 54 coolant temperature gauge 55 service interval display 56 clock 56 onboard computer 57 technology for safety and. If your transmission is in need of repair, dont compromise the performance and safety of your car with suspect. It is not a step by step description of all the possible combinations you may run into, but it gives a good overview. While there is no hard evidence on the reason for premature belt failure, many believe that sticking to a regular fluid maintenance schedule is the key to success. Cvt to 6 speed conversation puget sound mini motoring.
Find a quality mini cooper cooper transmission and other used auto parts from the top auto salvage yards. Is there any difference in that between the automatic transmission and the manual one. This part is manufactured by one of the most trusted names in the. Increase temperature of automatic transmission fluid to 35. Does 2009 mini cooper s have cvt automatic transmission. The 2004 mini cooper has 3 problems reported for transmission failure. Check out the rebuilt mini cooper automatic transmission. A convertible version was introduced in 2004, with the second generation following in 2008. Ive converted transmission from cvt to manual gearbox 6 speed without any programming in ecu just do something in wiring.
The mini hatch stylised as mini hatch, or mini hardtop in the us, also known as mini cooper, mini one, or simply the mini, is a threedoor or five door hatchback first introduced in late 2000, with a second generation launched in 2006 and a third generation model launched in 2014. Mini cooper r50 cvt convert to 6 speeds manual gearbox. The worst complaints are transmission failure, power train. Access a large inventory of quality used 2004 mini cooper transmissions online. The mini one and mini cooper were available with a zf vt1f continuously variable transmission or with a conventional midlands rover r65 5speed manual transmission model years 20022004. Mini automatic to manual conversion basic information revised feb 24, 2010 the following is an overview of the steps to convert a mini from an automatic transmission to one with a manual transmissiongearbox. Cooper non s cvt to 6 speed getrag swap i am about to embark into the world of mini cooper. A manual transmission was standarda fivespeed for the cooper and a sixspeed for the cooper s. Note the location of the part number sticker for reference. This service is typically done as part of a bigger, more expensive repair. In this video, i changed the transmission fluid on a 2004 mini cooper s r53 with the 6 speed getrag mt285gs685 manual transmissiontransaxle. The long answer is yes, anything is possible with enough money.
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For the 1st generation mini cooper nons models including 20022006 r50 hardtop and 20052008 r52 convertible. The mini cooper is available with either a manual or automatic transmission. This sound continues through all the gears and is constant while moving. Bmw mini cooper cvt transmission housing our price. This book contains 270 pages of full color projects detailing everything from performance modifications to changing your brake pads. Once it hits 63 mph, it will drop down below 3000 rpm. Mini cooper automatic transmission temperature sensor oem gen2. Those are not real minis just a high priced bmw bring my wallet. What is the maintanence difference between the automatic and manual transmissions on mini cooper s.
View online or download mini 2004 cooper s owners manual. The mini cooper s takes agility, power, and performance to an even higher level and comes with a smoothshifting, very precise sixspeed getrag gearbox and sports plus suspension. But ive heard some issues with automatic transmission being time bomb, especially the cvt transmission. Read on for the most common problems and solutions. Mini cooper automatic cvt transmission with zf vt1f transmission 2004, automatic transmission manual shaft repair sleeve by national. A convertible version was introduced in 2004, with the second generation.
Aftermarket value priced ratio sensor fork for the cvt automatic transmission. If you have a dead cvt trans and dont want to spend. Cvt to 6 speed getrag swap north american motoring quote. Display of outside temperature and cur rent vehicle speed. The r56 challenge has a sixspeed manual transmission. Mini cooper manual transmission fluid 1 liter for giken lsd. Mini cooper automatic transmission fluid change r50r52. Transmission fluid level check mini cooper 20022008. Dump it fast, and learn how to use a manual transmission, get a manual transmissioned mini. Aftermarket value priced secondary pressure solenoid for the cvt automatic transmission. Mini cooper questions what is the maintanence difference. From the bench of what can fail inside a mini cooper cvt automatic transmission and what to do next. Bmw issued a recall of 20052006 models of its mini cooper and cooper s and its 20052007 mini cooper convertible and cooper s convertibles because passengerside airbags failed to deploy in a crash.
Cvt to 6spd manual transmission conversion kit for r50 and r52 mini cooper non s with automatic trans. Shortly thereafter the car would no longer go or go into gear. View and download mini 2004 cooper owners manual online. This article is one in a series that have been released in conjunction with pelican parts new book, how to maintain and modify your mini cooper. The mini cooper uses a fivespeed manual or a cvt automatic transmission and features sports suspension. Mini cooper r50 cvt convert to 6 speeds manual gearbox youtube. Those are not real mini s just a high priced bmw bring my wallet in a small package. So if you have a dead cvt trans and are wanting to convert it to a manual but not shipping your car to us in atlanta you will need us to reprogram your mini after you swap out all the parts.
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Drivetrain cooper s r53 mini cooper s automatic to manual conversion hi everyone. The transmission oil also helps to keep temperatures down inside your transmission. The mini hatch also known as mini cooper, mini one, or simply the mini, is a threedoor or five door hatchback first introduced in late 2000, with a second generation launched in 2006 and a third generation model launched in 2014. This diagnostic guide will help guide you through troubleshooting issues with the continuously variable automatic transmission, which 1st generation mini coopers are equipped with.
Mini cooper cvt conversion mini cooper cvt transmission to 6 speed swap 2002 cvt. I build porsche and bmw, so my 16 year old daughter decided that she. Wmw has done more cvt conversions than anyone and we have this down to a science. Despite the terrible reliability of these cvt transmissions, it is your only practical option for replacement.
My engine revs up above 3000 rpm at highway speeds mainly between 55 and 62 mph. The engine should be running when you check the transmission fluid dipstick on a 2004 mini cooper s 1. With the transmission secured, i went about gathering the rest of the parts required for the swap a cooper s flywheel, pressure plate and clutch, release bearing, starter, output shafts, slave cylinder, clutch line, transmission mount, shift cable tower and. Anyone tried an automatic to manual swap for these cars. Manual transmission parts for mini cooper for sale ebay. Mini cvt transmission fluid change bavarian autosport blog. Top up automatic transmission fluid until it flows over. Iirc, the biggest issue with autotomanual is the electronics. The final drivedifferential assembly is integral with the transmission housing and provides drive to the front. I am not sure if i have to explain to you that the mini cooper with the cvt transmission has no transmission control unit, that what many people think is the control unit for the transmission is axially only a translator between engine and transmission the control of the transmission is integrated with the engine control unit ems 2000 and a.
This video and article will show you how to test for evaporative emission leaks using the dmtl and complete an emission monitor for the evap system with autologics assistplus. I do not know about the gl5, as i use mtf94, always. Service engine light, asc light, and run flat monitor light. The 2004 mini cooper has 10 nhtsa complaints for the power train. A detailed assessment of the cvt transmission by mf staff 16 years ago nov 17, 09 21 we recently received a very detailed technical brief from john ewald that explain in detail the functions and capabilities of the mini cvt gearbox. Toyota jws 3309type tiv, vag g055025a2, ford wssm2c924a semisynthetic for automatic transmissions. If the cvt car wouldnt pass smog, it would become a lemons car with a kludged together motor and the 5spd would be made to go as a street car with the good motor from the cvt car. All of the transmissions are mounted in line with the engine on the drivers side of the engine bay. They are notorious, horrible acceleration, high failure rate. Then in october 2015, the company issued a recall of the 20022005 mini cooper and mini cooper s models because of issues with powersteering loss.
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