A Mini Cooper gearbox repair was recently carried out by Ware automatic gearbox repair specialists at Stephens Engineering.
The 2003 Mini Cooper was brought into the workshop with a complaint that the Mini Cooper had a very noisy transmission and also, there was a delay in engaging the forward gears. The 2003 Mini Cooper has a C.V.T. which is a constantly variable transmission.
In our experience, the Mini Cooper CVT transmission works extremely hard and the bearings and drum are often found to wear considerably as a result of the drive belt tension. With the Mini Cooper CVT transmission unit, as it wears over time, the Mini gearbox requires careful inspection of all moving parts with the CVT transmission unit. When we remove and dismantle the Mini Cooper automatic transmission, we often find that it is necessary to replace most of the moving parts due to the work of this little unit.
Common problems with the Mini Cooper CVT transmission are wear and failure of the drums, the drive chain and all bearings within the Mini Cooper gearbox, as was the case with this 2003 Mini Cooper gearbox repair.
The Mini Cooper gearbox was refitted, after re-assembly and replacement of the worn drums, drive chain and bearings.
To ensure smooth running of the repaired Mini Cooper gearbox, it is crucial to set the vehicle adaptations to its control unit and finally a long road test allows the vehicle to finish its relearning procedure and confirmed that the Mini Cooper gearbox repair had been completed successfully and the vehicle was running smoothly again.
Does your Mini Cooper have a noisy transmission? Are you experiencing a delay in your Mini Cooper engaging forward gears? Book your Mini Cooper into Stephens Engineering, the automatic transmission specialists in Ware and return to smooth motoring.