ELECTRICAL SHORT

  • Tiny
  • mrnesq
  • 2002 Mini Cooper S
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual
  • 130,000 miles

Twice recently when I cut steering hard to right, all electrical went dead and car would not start. After a while will start with a jump and then run fine. Is this a power steering pump short?

Monday, December 6th, 2010 AT 10:33 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 29,857 posts

There is a TSB regarding the main loom rubbing against the starter heat shield, this has been know to cause this problem, look here first.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 AT 12:17 PM

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