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I am getting a rattle / tapping from the engine, i don't beleive its the rings as there is no smoke, the engine has only done 40000 miles and is 1000 cc

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  • geezer1210 Dec 30, 2008

    i took it back to mini and they said its a new desin for some sort of breather they said its normal i still dont think so and am thinking of selling my mini cause of it ..it drives me madĀ 

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The promblem most likly is the bearings on the piston shaft could be ware and in to be replaced at this time you should also check the crank for any damge when it is apart see if any play in the piston arm as well.

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