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Crash Test Data for 2018 MINI

No crash test data exists.

 

Service Bulletins for 2018 MINI

2018 MINI COOPER
Bulletin Number: M110117
FAULT 118002 - MIXTURE TOO RICH SETS DURING WINTER WITH COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES: The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following fault stored in the DME.
Bulletin Number: M120318
BUZZING NOISE FROM VALVETRONIC MOTOR BEFORE OR AFTER ENGINE OPERATION: Buzzing noise may be heard from the Valvetronic motor when the vehicle is unlocked, before the engine is started, or after engine is turned off.
Bulletin Number: M120418
NOISE COMING FROM OIL FILTER AREA AFTER A COLD START: repeating fizzing noise may be heard from the engine oil filter area after a cold start.
Bulletin Number: M120518
DME FAULT CODE CDC203: One or more of the following Check Control messages (CCM) is displayed:
Bulletin Number: M120618
JCW ENGINE TUNING KIT SHOULD NOT BE PROGRAM WITH ISTA 4.10.1X: Vehicles with the John Cooper Works (JCW) Tuning Kit should not be programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x.
Bulletin Number: M120618
JCW ENGINE TUNING KIT - ENGINE LOSS OF POWER IN STOP-AND-GO DRIVING: The engine may lose power if the vehicle is decelerated, in gear, to a near stop and then accelerated again.
Bulletin Number: M120718
ROUGH RUNNING WITH VARIOUS VANOS FAULTS: The check engine light is illuminated and the vehicle may run rough.
Bulletin Number: M120818
DRIVE WARNING CCM MESSAGES: Check Control Massages (CCM) displayed:
Bulletin Number: M120917
THE ENGINE STARTER INTERMITTENTLY DOES NOT CRANK OVER: The engine will not start, either consistently or intermittently.
Bulletin Number: M120918
DIAGNOSING NON-FUNCTIONING EDRIVE: Vehicle will not go into ╥eDrive╙
Bulletin Number: M12118
DME FC 135608 - VALVETRONIC: NO MOVEMENT IDENTIFIED: Fault Code ╥135608 - Valvetronic: No movement identified╙ stored in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME).
Bulletin Number: M220317
CREAKING NOISE FROM THE LOWER ENGINE AREA: During load reversal or taking off from a stop there is a creaking or droning noise heard from the lower engine area
Bulletin Number: M240118
AISIN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISISON: RIGHT SIDE OUTPUT SHAFT SEAL REPLACEMENT
Bulletin Number: M340317
PREMATURE REAR BRAKE WEAR: ehicles with total mileage below approx. 12,500 may experience premature wear of the rear brakes.
Bulletin Number: M510715
PAINT ON THE B-PILLAR IS SCRATCHED/DAMAGED: The paint finish of the door jamb (above the door striker) is scratched due to the inner door cavity window seal.
Bulletin Number: M540417
SERVICE ACTION: REWORKING THE SOFT TOP BOW BEARING: The adjusting element interferes with the soft top and it may or may not cause chafing of the convertible top fabric at the c-pillar area as shown below.
Bulletin Number: M610118
HIGH VOLTAGE SYSTEM: ISOLATION FAULTS: The Check Control message (CCM), "Powertrain malfunction!" is displayed.
Bulletin Number: M610216
HORN DOES NOT WORK: Horn operation is difficult or impossible.
Bulletin Number: M610218
SME FCS 21F156 21F1F7: The following codes are saved in the battery management electronics (SME) fault memory:
Bulletin Number: M620217
FUEL GAUGE ERRONEOUS DISPLAY: Vehicle runs out of fuel but the instrument cluster still displays fuel remaining in the tank.
Bulletin Number: M620415
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY IMPLAUSIBLE: In the Instrument Cluster (Kombi) display you may observe an implausible outside temperature reading.
Bulletin Number: M630118
SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE LEFT FRONT LIGHT ELECTRONICS CONTROL MODULE: The FLE_L (Front Light Electronic _ Left) module - left side malfunctions.
Bulletin Number: M630318
SERVICE ACTION: REPLACE THE LIGHT ELECTRONICS CONTROL MODULES ON BOTH SIDES: The FLE (Front Light Electronic) module on both sides malfunctions.
Bulletin Number: M650118
NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming there is no audio playback.
Bulletin Number: M650610
NAVIGATION SYSTEM HAS MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:
Bulletin Number: M650617
NBT-EVO NEXT GENERATION NAVIGATION PROFESSIONAL: HEAD UNIT CANNOT BE SWAPPED BETWEEN VEHICLES FOR TESTING. COMPONENT PROTECTION ACTIVE: If either the NBT-EVO head unit or Body Domain Controller (BDC) are swapped into a different vehicle the
Bulletin Number: M660218
CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-512.
Bulletin Number: M840218
HEAD UNIT HIGH RESETS WITH CONNECTION OF IPHONE 8, IPHONE 8 PLUS OR IPHONE X
Bulletin Number: M840318
BLUETOOTH AND USB AUDIO PLAYBACK FUNCTIONS MISSING - IPHONE: aylists, song titles, etc. from iPhone do not display on Head Unit Basic 2.
Bulletin Number: M840418
IPHONE: CALL LIST MISSING AFTER RESTART: The call list from iPhone 8 or iPhone X, that is displayed, is missing after cycling the ignition.
Bulletin Number: M840518
HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:
2018 MINI COUNTRYMAN
Bulletin Number: M510715
PAINT ON THE B-PILLAR IS SCRATCHED/DAMAGED: The paint finish of the door jamb (above the door striker) is scratched due to the inner door cavity window seal.
2018 MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS
Bulletin Number: M110117
FAULT 118002 - MIXTURE TOO RICH SETS DURING WINTER WITH COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES: The Service Engine Soon (MIL) light is on with the following fault stored in the DME.
Bulletin Number: M120618
JCW ENGINE TUNING KIT - ENGINE LOSS OF POWER IN STOP-AND-GO DRIVING: The engine may lose power if the vehicle is decelerated, in gear, to a near stop and then accelerated again.
Bulletin Number: M120917
THE ENGINE STARTER INTERMITTENTLY DOES NOT CRANK OVER: The engine will not start, either consistently or intermittently.
Bulletin Number: M220317
CREAKING NOISE FROM THE LOWER ENGINE AREA: During load reversal or taking off from a stop there is a creaking or droning noise heard from the lower engine area
Bulletin Number: M510715
PAINT ON THE B-PILLAR IS SCRATCHED/DAMAGED: The paint finish of the door jamb (above the door striker) is scratched due to the inner door cavity window seal.
Bulletin Number: M620415
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY IMPLAUSIBLE: In the Instrument Cluster (Kombi) display you may observe an implausible outside temperature reading.
Bulletin Number: M650118
NO AUDIO PLAYBACK AFTER REPLACING THE HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 (HU-H2): After replacing the Head Unit High (HU-H2) and performing ISTA4 programming there is no audio playback.
Bulletin Number: M650610
NAVIGATION SYSTEM HAS MISSING OR INCORRECT ROAD MAP DATA: The route guidance is inaccurate and therefore irritating to the customer; or it is not possible to locate certain addresses, for instance:
Bulletin Number: M660218
CHECK CONTROL STATES REMOTE KEY IS MISSING WHEN THE KEY IS LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE: Only vehicles that have been programmed with ISTA 4.10.1x and I-level 18-03-511 or 18-03-512.
Bulletin Number: M840518
HEAD UNIT HIGH 2 RESET WHILE BLUETOOTH IS CONNECTED: The following event may cause an unexpected reset of the Head Unit High 2 (NBT EVO) when:

 

Recalls for 2018 MINI

2018 MINI COUNTRYMAN
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturer:BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacture Dates:12/30/2016 - 08/13/2018
Potential Units Affected:9953

Defect Description:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017-2019 MINI Cooper Countryman vehicles. These vehicles may be missing a crash protection plate near the high pressure fuel pump, which may result in a fuel leak in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

Without the crash protection plate, in the event of a crash, the fuel pump can become damaged, causing a fuel leak and increasing the risk of a fire.

Action:

MINI will notify owners, and dealers will install a crash protection plate, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 15, 2018. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.