Question about 2003 Mini Cooper

1 Answer

Power steering fails

03 cooper s. power steering goes out intermitent. has happened often. not over heated . I can stp turn off ignition, restart and dome times comes right back on. has always fixed itself some times takes a little longer

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I had the same problem, there is a cooling fan for the power steering pump that went out and caused some damage to the pump. The intermitent problem finally got worse and I had the pump replaced read: expensive about $1000. See if they have a rebuilt pump available.

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

My steering wheel locked up all of a sudden when I was driving and now it is incredibly hard to turn the wheel. I can still turn it on and off so I don't think it is just the ignition. I have a 2001...


Check that the belt that drives the power steering pump hasn't broke, then check the fluid level in the power steering resevoir, If all is okay then most likely the power steering pump has failed.

Aug 08, 2011 | 2004 Ford Focus

2 Answers

03 chevy monte carlo can't turn key


Tumblers are going bad. Get a locksmith or dealer to replace.

Apr 15, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

2 Answers

2004 Mini Cooper S w/intermitten power steering failure


Minis have had power steering problems. I wouild contact a dealer and see if theres any updates or service bulletins.

Oct 11, 2009 | 2004 Mini Cooper

1 Answer

2003 Mini Cooper S Power Steering Runs constantly with key off.


the pump is also a computer may need a new pump

Jul 21, 2009 | 2004 Mini Cooper

1 Answer

03 Mini Cooper Power Steering Fan will not run


2006 mini cooper s power steering fan seezed. replaced with new fan won't run?

Mar 30, 2009 | 2006 Mini Cooper

1 Answer

Power steering goes out intermittingly. Switch


I would start by doing a power steering fluid flush.

Mar 05, 2009 | 2006 Saturn ION

1 Answer

Engine will not crank intermitantly


Crank sensor can translate heat. Not allowing restart after the turbo heat radiates in the area. Try a wad of aluminum foil in front of the crank sensor(on the block behind the turbo) . It protects it from heat and its a cheep test. If this works you can make a better sheild or leave the foil.

Dec 21, 2008 | 2004 Saab 9-3

4 Answers

Electronic power steering quits working intermitantly then if you turn the engine off and restart it, the steering works


At first the power steering only went out sometimes. But now it goes almost immediately after i start driving. Now i am starting to have other electrical problems like the AC and the blinkers. The dealer says it'll be $1400 to replace the whole steering column and thats all they can do. I can't believe that this is the only answer. I really need help.

Nov 13, 2008 | 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt

1 Answer

A constant whizzing


that whining noise is definately your power steering pump. the earlier models eg 2001-2003 just have noisy ones. so they say, if that noise become really excessive; its an early warning that its gonna fail. the newer pumps are much quiter, but i was quoted approx 1200+ CND for a new pump. I have a 2003 cooper, and the whining noise is loud. only once has the steering been really stiff, but i resolve that problem by restarting the vehicle. watch out tho, the power sttering could fail on you while your driving around a corner, and if you dont have both hands on the wheel, you'll go strait.

Sep 10, 2008 | 2003 Mini Cooper

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Mini Cooper Logo

387 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mini Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8211 Answers

Are you a Mini Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...