Electrical Short

Tiny
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  • 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?

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

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Tiny
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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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