Braking safely, refer to page 93. Press and hold the button until the display changes. Online Edition for Part no. It should stay with the vehicle when sold to provide John Cooper the next owner with important operating, safety and mainte- Works nance information. Insert the jack head for jacking up in the square recess of the jacking point 3.
Even more power is now available with the latest John Cooper Works kit resulting in 207 horsepower. Car details 2003 Mini Cooper that has been setup as a track car. The challenge in getting our issues resolved made it clear that consumers need to factor dealer proximity into their purchase decisions. In crisscrossing America, some traits were magnified, such as the penalty for a skateboard wheelbase while traversing tax-strapped counties in California and Louisiana. For short lunch trips, backseat passengers were readily accommodated, each appreciating the wide-opening doors. The set- tings are stored for the remote control currently in use, refer also to Personal Profile on page 18.
Although most at home in the city or on mountain roads, the Mini was driven coast to coast and north to south, from Miami to Canada. Some lamps are checked for proper functioning and thus come on briefly when the engine is started or the ignition is switched on. The use of leaded fuels will cause permanent damage to the emissions-control system's oxygen sensor and the catalytic converter. For road trips, we longed for a second powerpoint, center console storage, a second tripmeter, and a front cupholder that would accept anything larger than a bone China teacup. We recommend that you read this publication thoroughly. Pull out the space-saver spare tire towards the rear underneath the vehicle 10. After more than 40 years in production, the has become synonymous with underdog motorsport victories, European urban commuting, and daring skirts.
Most controversial was the center-mount speedometer, which makes up in size for its non-traditional placement. Scheduling service in Florida, where the car spent a nice long summer vacation, proved to be a challenge. Battery changing, see page 22. Also, 11 circles for idiot lights speckle the gauge face like zits on a teenage pizza-maker, despite an amber display that could be enlarged slightly to accommodate the various potential warnings. Press the button for at least two seconds. . Make a reasonable offer for this low mileage well equiped car.
Switch on the ignition, refer to page 44. Make certain that there is no contact between the bodywork of the two vehicles — short circuit hazard! That is, until it started to have an oscillating volume issue, leading to a possessed, static-screeching tweeter. Press over an extended period of time; otherwise, the the + button to increase it. Online Edition for Part No. An indicator lamp comes on To set the corresponding units of measure, refer when the remaining range is less than approx.
From the sport bucket seats, the Mini delivers pure driving enjoyment. Switching off the alarm: Press any button. Do not use leaded fuels. It took 60 seconds to make an appointment and all day to get the oil changed. Could we ever pry the key from impassioned staffers' death grips? No sense you're driving one of the smallest cars on the market. Beyond the Mini's cuddly appearance, it's this man-machine interface that pegs the fun factor needle off the scale.
Despite flaws that emerged throughout the year, our passion for the Mini hadn't wavered after 12 months and 25,000 miles. Releasing the button interrupts the closing process. Do not continue driving, otherwise, the engine could be damaged because of inadequate lubrication. Lights up in red: Service appointment overdue Arrange a service appointment. The switch locks or unlocks the doors and lift- gate when the doors are closed, but the anti- Press and hold the button until the display theft system is not activated. Logbook comments toggle between praising the interior materials for appearance and tactile quality and harping on idiosyncrasies that lend Continental charm to the British-built hot hatch.
Tire damage Observe the information starting on page 66. A 120-mph top end would suffice. By means of Personal Profiles, most of these settings are stored for the remote control cur- In addition, information about service require- rently in use. Tow fitting The screw-in tow fitting is stored in the onboard tool kit; be sure that it remains in the vehicle at all times. Sure, the track numbers prove the Mini outshines most compact competitors, but it's the subjective feel that makes the difference. Battery changing, see next column.