Mechanics

FUEL GRADE SELECTION

2003 Mini Cooper

Engine Performance problem
2003 Mini Cooper 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 73000 miles

I have been told and read in the owner's manual that I must use premium gasoline in my Mini. Is that true or can I use regular grade?

A while back I heard the " Car Guys" tell one of their callers that it doesn't matter what grade is used in any of the newer cars. Whaddaya think?

Thanks!
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Carasker
December 22, 2009.




Hello .. thanks for the donation .. much appreciated.

Any grade of fuel is OK to run this vehicle, dropping to a lower grade is OK .. going from a low to a high can sometimes throw the vehicle sensors out of sync and cause problems !

Hope this helps


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Dave H
Dec 23, 2009.


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