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Mini Cooper convertible is overheating, fan contiues after stop

A week ago I noticed that my fan kept running after I turned off the engine. Yesterday while stuck in traffic the temp gauge red lined. It cools off when I get moving again. I have on '05 Cooper S with only 18K miles on it. Problem just started about 2 weeks ago - fan runs after shutting-off the engine, and it just started overheating when stuck in traffic - temperature gauge immediately red lines, then goes back to "normal" when I start moving again. Appears to be either a thermostat problem, or a "sensor" problem. Anyone have a solution?

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I had this exact same problem -- for about a year and a half! Replaced thermostat, replaced sensor twice, replaced overflow tank, replaced radiator cap, placed a grounding kit on the car in case the problem was electrical ... and was ABOUT to replace thermostat again and then the water pump when a new mechanic suggested we bleed air out of the cooling system. The heater core was PACKED with air, as was the upper hose valve area. Previous mechanic had been using a pressurized fill device to bleed the system and this had just been backing air into the heater core. There are two valves under the hood for bleeding air -- one on the heater core and one on the upper hose. It only takes a few minutes to fix this!

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Check the level of antifrise

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    Look here. A few people have had this issue and also have it relate to further issues. They are working towards a recall.
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I had the same problem two weeks ago. I have a 2006 Mini Cooper. Brought it into the shop. They changed out the themostat (under warranty). The service advisor said that the 2005 and 2006 Mini's had a problem with the themostat's.

Good luck.

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