How do you check the transmission fluid in a Mini Cooper?
Checking your fluid is a simple process that can easily be done in your driveway or garage.
- Start your car, place it in Neutral and Park, and let it run.
- Locate the dipstick.
- Insert the dipstick fully into your transmission fluid and pull it out.
- Take note of color and smell.
- Take note of fluid level.
When should the automatic transmission fluid be changed?
If you drive manual, most manufacturers will recommend changing your transmission fluid every 30,000 to 60,000 miles. If you have automatic, you can typically boost that range up to 60,000 to 100,000 miles.
What type of transmission fluid does a 2005 Mini Cooper take?
Valvoline MaxLife Synthetic Transmission Fluid Multi-Vehicle 1 Quart.
Where does transmission fluid go in a Mini Cooper?
To fill the transmission, you’ll need to locate and remove the fill plug on the top of the transmission housing. The fill plug is located near the mating surface of the transmission to the engine on top.
When should I change my transmission fluid Mini Cooper?
Typically, you’ll want to change the fluid every 50,000 miles or so along with the filter in the transmission.
How do you check transmission fluid on a Mini Cooper?
In order to check the transmission fluid, your vehicle likely has check valve on the bottom of the transmission on the bottom of your car. Your car must be level when the fluid is checked and we therefore recommend having a mechanic with a hydraulic lift or underground bay check your transmission fluid.
What kind of transmission does a Mini Cooper have?
The 2005+ mini cooper s is available with an automatic transmission, as well as the 6spd. it was the 2002-2004’s that were 6spd only. Every Mini (with the exception of the One model, afaik) can be ordered with a Steptronic automatic transmission. My Mini (an S) is automatic with the paddleshifts and the sport button.
How do you change oil on Mini Cooper’s?
During your MINI Cooper oil change, your technician will need to complete the following: Change oil and oil filter, Inspect brakes (including parking brake), Check brake pads and rotors, cleaning brake pad contact points, Check fluid levels and adjust as necessary,