mini cooper maintenance
Mini Inspection 1 Service: The MINI Inspection 1 Service is the smaller of the two Mini Cooper inspection services recommended by MINI. German Car Depot your South Florida Independent Mini specialist.
Mini Coopers actually give a date, miles and time of error codes. This aids in making sure we do not have false positives. Selling unneeded repairs unlike the Mini dealers GCD techs and service writers do not get paid on what is sold no commission at GCD.
MINI Inspection 1 Schedule Service today and save on dealership prices.
Worried about you factory warranty well don’t! The FTC did passed law back in 1970 is called the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and among the many things it does is empower the Federal Trade Commission to prohibit car manufacturers from voiding a vehicle’s warranty because service was done by a non-dealer.
Mini Coopers have 2 types of service:
1. Inspection (I)
2. Inspection (II)
Inspection (I) is also known as a Minor service and Inspection (II) is also known as a Major service.
Inspection II includes most of the tasks from Inspection I with additional Inspection II tasks.
Check overall thickness of front and rear brake pads. If replacement is necessary:
Check brake system connections and lines for leaks, damage and incorrect positioning
Check parking brake actuator. Adjust if necessary.
Check all tire pressures (including spare if equipped) and correct if necessary.
Check condition of tire tread surface, tread wear pattern. Align if necessary.
Inspect entire body according to terms of rust perforation limited warranty. (Must be performed every 2 years)
Read out on-board diagnostic (OBDII) fault codes
Check engine coolant system / heater hose connections for leaks.
Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level. Add if necessary
Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Add if necessary.
Check air conditioner for operation.
Replace ventilation mircofilter. (Reduce replacement interval in dusty conditions.)
Reset service interval display.
Check battery state of charge
Check operation of:
Check manual transmission and clutch or automatic transmission operation