Mechanics

MODELS ONE

2002 Mini Other

2002 Other Mini Models 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 35000 miles

I DROVE MY BROTHERS NINI THE OTHER DAY AND NOTICED PLUMES OF WHITE SMOKE OR STEAM COMING FROM THE EXHAUST, THIS CAR IS STILL UNDER A WARRANTY FROM THE SECOND HAND CAR DEALER HE RECENTLY BOUGHT IT FROM, DOES ANYONE HAVE ADVICE WHAT THIS COULD BE AND
THE COURSE OF ACTION HE SHOULD TAKE. CHEERS
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Yoozee
March 28, 2009.



This could be a head gasket problem. I would suggest getting a compression test (preferably not by the garage that sold the car). If one or more cylinders are down on compression then the head gasket probably needs replacing and the cylinder head may even be warped.

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Clink130
Jun 11, 2009.