MINI Inspection Service

MINI Inspection I

Undercarriage

  • Change oil and filter while engine is at normal operation temperature.
  • Change oil and filter while engine is at operating temperature.
  • We recommend MINI Synthetic Motor Oil, p/n 07 51 0 143 829
  • Check transmission for leaks.
  • Change CVT (automatic)transmission fluid.
  • Half Shafts: Check for leaks at flexible boots.
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines and connections for leaks.
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system.
  • Examine for leaks.
  • Check power steering system for leaks. Check p/s fluid level; add fluid if necessary.
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads (outer pads only) using special tool.
  • If replacement necessary:
  • Examine brake disc surfaces. Clean brake pad contact points in calipers. Grease wheel centering hubs.
  • Check thickness of parking brake linings only when replacing rear pads.
  • Check steering for absence of play, conditioning of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage and joint disc.
  • Check brake system connections and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.

Undercarriage

  • Check parking brake actuation. Adjust if necessary.
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check condition of tires (outer surface [left/right] ), tread wear and pattern; in case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if requested.*
  • Note: If requested rotate all four road wheels as instructed and rebalance.*
  • Inspect entire body according to terms of rust perforation limited warranty (must be performed at least every two years).

Engine Compartment

  • Read out diagnostic system.
  • Check engine cooling system/ heater hose connections for leaks. Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  • Note: Coolant must be replaced every 4 years (time interval begins from vehicle’s production date).
  • Check level of brake fluid in reservoir. Add fluid if required.
  • Replace brake fluid in reservoir. Add fluid if required.
  • Replace brake fluid every 2 years (timing interval begins from vehicle’s production date).*
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection.
  • Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  • Check air conditioner operation.
  • Replace microfilter.
  • Note: reduce replacement interval in dusty operating conditions.
  • Reset Service Interval Indicator.

 

MINI Inspection II

Undercarriage

  • Change oil and oil filter while engine is at operating temperature.
  • We recommend MINI Synthetic Motor Oil, p/n 07 51 0 143 829
  • Check transmission for leaks.
  • Change CVT ( automatic) transmission fluid.
  • Half shafts: Check for leaks at flexible boots.
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines and connections for leaks.
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system.
  • Examine for leaks.
  • Check power steering system for leaks. Check p/s fluid level; add fluid if necessary.
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads (outer pads only) using special tool.
  • If replacement is necessary:
  • Examine brake disc surfaces, clean brake pad contact points in calipers. Grease wheel centering hubs.
  • Check thickness of parking brake linings only when replacing rear pads.
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage and joint disc.
  • Check brake system connections and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
  • Check parking brake actuation. Adjust if necessary.

Undercarriage

  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check condition of tires ( outer surfaces [left/right]), tread wear and pattern; in case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if requested.
  • Note: If requested rotate all four road wheels as instructed and rebalance.
  • Inspect entire body according to terms of rust perforation limited warranty ( must be performed at least every two years).

Engine Compartment

  • Read out diagnostic system.
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks. Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  • Note: Coolant must be replaced every 4 years (time interval begins from vehicle’s production date).
  • Check level of brake fluid in reservoir. Add fluid if required.
  • Replace brake fluid every 2 years (timing interval begins from vehicle’s production date).*
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection.
  • Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  • Check air conditioner operation.
  • Replace microfilter.
  • Note: reduce replacement interval in dusty operating conditions.
  • Reset Service Interval Indicator.
  • Replace intake air cleaner element.
  • Note: Reduce replace interval in dusty operating conditions.
  • Replace poly V-belt.

Body/Electrical Equipment

  • Check battery state-of-charge, and charge if required.*
  • Check lighting system, ie., headlights, foglights, parking, back-up, license plate, interior, glove box, illuminated make-up mirrors, luggage area lights.
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
  • Check windshield and tailgate wipers and washer systems; wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  • Check condition and function of safety belts.
  • Check central locking system.
  • Check operation of all latches.
  • Check heater/ air conditioner blower fan, rear window defogger.
  • Check rear view mirrors.
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn covers, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations or accessories.

Final Inspection

  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, automatic transmission.
  • Visually check shock absorbers for leaks.