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The required transmission fluid spec for this particular year is mtf94. Jun 05, 2009 i have a 2002 mini cooper with a 5 speed manual transmission. Some vehicles come with several transmission choices and could be very confusing. Synthetic manual synchromesh transmission fluid mtf sae 5w30 redline. I have a 2002 mini cooper with a 5 speed manual transmission. Speed r52 and r53 cooper s 83 22 0 403 247 texaco mtf94 lifetime fluid fill quantity. Use mini automatic transmission fluid jws 3309 you will want to have shop drain and refill because it is sealed unit and requires special pump to refill. Redline rl mtl mtl manual transmission fluid 75w80 1. Lets say you want to order a replacement but terms like remote, rodchange, or potjoints have you a little befuddled about just what the heck to order. Since its revival in 2002, bmw has expanded the line to include the mini hatch, mini convertible, mini coupe, mini clubman, mini roadster. See how to correctly check the transmission fluid level in a 2003 mini cooper 1. See how to correctly check the transmission fluid level in a 2004 mini cooper s 1. Torco mtf manual transmission fluid is a special light viscosity, low friction oil with superior load carrying and wear protection properties. When it comes to your mini cooper, you want parts and products from only trusted brands.
Mini coopers misrepresent lifetime transmission fluid, lawsuit. You should check with any transmission specialist that you trust for their recommendation. To find your mini cooper cooper transmission from a recycler near you, just enter the year of your vehicle and your zip code in the above form and press the find button. The factory recommended interval for the automatic transmission is 100,000 miles and mini states the manual transmission fluid is a lifetime fluid that does not require fluid replacement. Redline rl mtl mtl manual transmission fluid 75w80 1 quart. Even though the automatic transmission is advertised as sealed for life, our technicians recommend the automatic transmission fluid be replaced every 30,000 miles with only the approved minibmw fluid. Mini does not list any fluids other than the factory fluids, but several manufacturers list their. Which is better for a mini cooper an automatic or manual. This procedure should work on just about any 20022018 or later mini cooper with a manual gearbox. Service recommend for sealed for life transmissions. Bmw introduced the mini cooper and mini cooper s models in the u. Mini cooper s 93 washer fluid 94 engine oil 94 coolant 96 brake fluid 97 maintenance and care. Mini does not list any fluids other than the factory fluids, but several.
Transmission fluid level check mini cooper 20022008. Mini cooperi drained the transmission fluid and amowners manual i have a 2002 mini cooper with a 5 speed manual transmission. If your mini is due for one, save some money by doing it yourself. Is the process the same for my type of transmission as this. The two 6speed manual transmissions available in r56 minis are manufactured by getrag. The g253 and g253 are both utilized, and vary slightly in design, noticeable in the transmission shaft end casings. Its very important to make sure that the fluid in your transmission is at the proper level, otherwise your transmission will experience. Transmission fluid level check mini cooper 20022008 2003. Automatic transmission fluid filling adapter for mini cooper. Use only the approved transmission fluid in this automatic transmission. I drained the transmission fluid and am not sure what type of fluid to replace it with as the owners manual does give specifications.
Its highly recommended that the transmission fluid be changed every 45,000 miles. Cooper cooper s congratulations on your new mini this owners manual should be considered a permanent part of this vehicle. It should stay with the vehicle when sold to provide the next owner with important operating, safety and maintenance information. Guide to determine correct mini manual transmission fluid. Lets very simply describe the three styles of transmissions and axles used in the production of the classic mini. Now, my haynes manual says to use texaco mtf94 oil. Mini cooper, cooper s w 6speed 20022012 atf type tiv jws 3309 esso cvt ezl 799 fluid. The oil in the 6 speed getrag manual transmission of your mini cooper doesnt degrade anywhere near as fast as your engine oil, but if you want smooth shifts, you should change it occasionally. More than one vehicle quality recycled parts with free terminal shipping. This is not something that should be overlooked, as it has a direct bearing on both the function and the longevity of. This part is manufactured by one of the most trusted names in the. We carry a wideranging catalog of used mini transmissions for all applications including gas and diesel engines.
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The mini cooper manual made by getrag, is an amazing transmission. Buy used mini cooper transmission from our network that offers up to a twoyear warranty on qualified units. Choose top quality brands febi, fuchs, genuine, motul. Toyota jws 3309type tiv, vag g055025a2, ford wssm2c924a semisynthetic for automatic transmissions. The listed capacity of the manual transmission oil is 1. Official recalls have been issued for the 2002 mini cooper by the nhtsa. My 2010 mini cooper s has had 3 thermostats replaced since ive owned the car less than a year. Mini cooper manual transmission fluid application guide click here for our mini cooper automatic transmission fluids application guide use the guide below to determine which manual transmission fluid is appropriate for your mini. In our unscientific opinion, this is too long and we dont believe in lifetime fluids.
The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and. Mini cooper standard transmission with 6speed getrag 285 transmission 2002, manual transmission input shaft repair sleeve by national. Mini cooperi drained the transmission fluid and am. Even though the automatic transmission is advertised as sealed for life, our technicians recommend the automatic transmission fluid be replaced every 30,000 miles with only the approved mini bmw fluid. Manual transmission 48 continuously variable automatic trans mission cvt 49. I have a 2004 mini cooper with the dreaded midland gearbox. The engine should be running when you check the transmission fluid dipstick on a 2004 mini cooper s 1. This owners manual should be considered a permanent part of this vehicle. How do i know which transmission my classic mini has. How much does it cost to replace a transmission in a 2002 mini cooper. How to change transmission fluid in the 6 speed manual.
Select the best automatic transmission fluid for your mini. There was a small sputter and then the car could not be driven. Manual transmission parts for 2002 mini cooper ebay. How to change manual transmission oil mini cooper r53 r56 f56. Or, click here to view all available manual transmission fluids. Mini cooper s 93 washer fluid 94 engine oil 94 coolant 96. Transmission not engage problems of the 2002 mini cooper. Mini cooper manual transmission oil gearbox fluid requirements. California prop 65 warning, this product contains chemicals known to the state of california to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Please make sure to read the transmission description below and in particular match the engine size, fitting notes and number of speed when applicable with your vehicles specifications. While driving is city traffic, the transmission failed to engage when i shifted into 1st and lifted the clutch trying to start from a red light. Buying a used 20022006 mini cooper things to look for gen 1 r50. Toyota jws 3309 type tiv, vag g055025a2, ford wssm2c924a semisynthetic for automatic transmissions. When servicing your fluid, check the label on the transmission that identifies the fluid your transmission requires. Apr 21, 2012 mini cooper i drained the transmission fluid and amowners manual i have a 2002 mini cooper with a 5 speed manual transmission. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in serious damage to the automatic transmission. Mini cvt transmission fluid change bavarian autosport blog. Mini cooper r56 manual transmission fluid replacement 2007. Its a 6 speed manual vs the previous years 20022006 which were 5 speed manuals. Its really quite easy to tell which generation of gearbox, shift linkage, and axles your mini has. How to change the manual transmission fluid of a 2003 mini cooper. At the moment, and with 36,000 miles on the clock, the gearbox seems fine. Mini cooper questions what type of manual transmission.
Using that last two months, transmission shifhts excellent so far. Buying a used 20022006 mini cooper things to look for gen 1 r50 r53 duration. Designed using stateoftheart technology and with customers in mind. Manual transmission parts for 2002 mini cooper for sale ebay. However, in an effort to increase the gearbox longevity, and reduce the possibility of gearbox problems in the future, i have decided to change the gearbox oil. Mini cooper automatic transmission fluid advance auto parts. Mini cooper manual transmission and differential fluid.275 837 1278 772 1475 749 421 1588 275 1336 595 1199 934 404 749 1035 1055 1430 1026 1275 1491 930 1056 1342 241 804 196 1063 974 312