OVERHEATING

  • Tiny
  • jkheslar
  • 2005 Mini Cooper S
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual
  • 67,000 miles

My 2005 mini cooper s runs hot while in traffic, when I turn the a/c it seems to help or if I start driving again. Sometimes it will spike a little while driving then cool down. Coolant level is ok the warning lights have never come on

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Monday, January 17th, 2011 AT 9:04 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Check and test the thermostat and the water pump -start here electric fan coming on?

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Monday, January 17th, 2011 AT 9:12 PM
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  • jkheslar
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Seems only to come on when the a/c is running, the tempe gauage has always ran in the 12 oclock postion

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Monday, January 17th, 2011 AT 9:15 PM
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  • rasmataz
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Check and test the coolant temperature sensor and radiator fan relay

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Monday, January 17th, 2011 AT 9:58 PM
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  • jkheslar
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Ok, thank you sounds like I should take it to a mini dealer. I bought the car used and this first trouble I have had in 2 years so I can't complain.

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Monday, January 17th, 2011 AT 10:27 PM

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