MISFIREFALUT IN SYSTEM 4 CYLINDER

2002 Mini Cooper S

Tiny

kbkoch

November, 24, 2009 AT 12:57 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
2002 Mini Cooper S 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive 96000 miles

shop says that I had amisfire fault in the system 4 cylinder 4 they preformed a leakdown test and foun it was at 60% leakdown. What does this mean and do I have to get it fixed. They said $3399 to fix cylinder head. Rebuild
thanks

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Tiny

mhpautos

November, 24, 2009 AT 6:35 PM

Hi there,

This is sounding like a burnt exhaust valve in the engine, that is engine compression is leaking past the burnt valve, but I feel the price is a very bit high, I would consider getting a few quote on fitting a change over cylinder head, this may be a cheaper option for you that will still address all the original problems.

Mark (mhpautos)

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