I Bought a Factory Flawed Mini Cooper Turbo for $1,000 at Auction! How did Mini Get Away with This?

Publicerades den 7 okt 2020
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I ditched my junk BMW M5 V10 at auction for a cheap Mini Cooper S R56. It's DEAD but I think it's an easy fix; who knows what will happen but for it's $1,000 purchase price it will be tough to lose!
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Kommentarer

  • You talk to much booooo

  • please lose the music overlay when speaking to camera

  • 3:25 what fuse are you pulling? The steering column lock? We have an 03 745 that will not start and are troubleshooting.

  • These mini keys are not programmable. You need a new key

  • That is the factory dipstick. That is a Peugeot THP motor.

  • Where’s your step mother?

  • K-swap it. Do a collab with boostedBoiz

  • i just had my motor replace a week ago and now am having the same steering wheel lock light coming on Car starts and runs fine but the lights doesn't go away, wonder if i do the same thing that you did in this video, would that turn off the steering wheel lock light off? Remote still opens and closes the door and actives the alarm

  • Where I'm at we only get the wheels for $1000 ..

  • that is OEM dip stick and is almost imposible to read

  • Program the key

  • I wouldn’t spend a penny on that car. Save yourself some time, money, sanity and send it straight back to auction. The Peugeot engines in the R56 are extremely unreliable. I know I owned one and certainly won’t buy another.

  • Did you solve it?

  • You would come out cheaper if you just get a new key🤪 trust me

  • I just spent $429.23 for a new key on my 2007 Bmw 530i😡 I had to get a new key I couldn’t believe it but when I put the new key in it started rite up

  • Probs the coolest mini ever and for 1k thats a steal.

  • a former seller of European cars once told me "never ever buy one that is out of warranty"

  • Sam, thank you once again for making me realise my car problems aren't actually too bad . I must've missed this one when you got it

  • These videos really help me when deciding what second-hand cars to buy...thanks!

  • MMGA? Make Mini Great Again? LOL!

  • Mini was and still is the worst vehicle ever, a dodge is a better buy

  • Nissan Altima’s have a steering column lock issue, too, I see it at AAA and I usually offer a tow, but if you could let me know a way to disengage it, I would be ecstatic, but I have a feeing it’s a mechanical malfunction rather than electrical

  • I would love to hear the motor knocking after all these plug ins for all the company’s paying him to mention them!

  • Lets talk about the frog that got bearly a mention

  • porsche 996/997

  • Call a locksmith. Get a xtool pro or ask that locksmith if they can program a key

  • Cooper stick should be yellow or red handle spring material or stiff cable the test end is usually a cylinder of alloy with a flat end and steps every 1/8 inch

  • 4/20 datecode on the battery.. nice

  • battery said 4/20

  • Funny how you don’t find a Japanese or American car with these issues. Quit buying shorty maintained German cars and buy something reliable that most of us can buy and live with that don’t require twice as much maintenance to keep on the road.

  • I’m almost certain all the S models were completely loaded other than the JCW john Cooper works edition. And either option with the sunroof I had an S with no sunroof and they are all panoramic. My last S was the supercharged version 6 speed super fun.

  • "German Engineering". Cha-Ching

  • Yo Sam you're the man I really enjoy your videos I've learned lots of things from you. Keep up the great work 👍

  • dip stick is factory.

  • Why didn't I see this video last year! I paid $1800 for Mini to replace my CAS module because they couldn't 'repair' it.

  • My first car was a red one just like this. Ridiculously fun to drive with an unmatched ability to weave in and out of traffic. However, it burned up 3 clutches in 5 years, among many other BMW type issues, so it got traded in.

  • Samcracc got so many ads he probably got money from Golden Knights for wearing that shirt too lol

  • Omg, that’s a Peugeot engine from PSA. Horrible oil consuming engine, i had one in my peugeot 308 from 2008. After I found out mini’s had the same engines I never wanted one any more. But I still like the looks of the mini.

  • for stuck bolt's fire works well just heat to cherry red. or get a cheap induction heater.

  • A jeep

  • What is the name of the obd diagnostic app on Phone??

  • You wasted $1000

  • Have always wanted a mini but they are so expensive 😫

  • 4:28 it has a built in counter?? shouldn't that be illegal?

  • dude, check the levels on your mic, you are clipping so hard, it sounds just awful.

  • US car insurance is expensive, UK my Z4 E89 £180 ($200) year fully comprehensive.

    • Not sure if in US lots of legal or medical insurance included. Could be big bill if you negligently knock someone down.

    • @hickster222 Guy in US in one video stated is Aston Martin ins. was $1800. I could insure same car for £280.

    • Yep here in the uk I insure my 911 turbo for about 400quid.

  • Update ?

  • If i would be a mechanics, i would repair cars and flip them all day.

  • Here is a question why don’t you work on your own shit

  • At least it was PolicyGenius and not RayCon this time🤣🤣🤣🤦‍♀️

  • In Australia these are supercharged vehicles. Did this vary in other countries?

  • Got the same rims on the same mini cooper🤣 nothing beats em for $100 a rim

  • Carly does NOT have full functionality for R50 (2003-2005) Minis. Found out the hard way.

  • Surprised by the comments on Mini being unreliable.. You must beat the sh*t out of your cars. I’ve had my Mini Cooper S for six years and only had to change the brakes and oil. Best car made based on sheer simplicity. Take care of your cars and they will do the same.

  • Get an audi tt mk1 I'm building mine for high boost atm

  • the only reliable Mini engine since BMW owns them is the diesel put in the R56. Because it's not made by BMW but by PSA

  • My R56 was the biggest pain in the dick.

  • Is this the car from the wrench every day first episode car?

  • sam have look for mk2 tt/tts, should love the way they drive

  • Sam you need Abrites. I bought it on ebay, comes with everything. Was able to clone a new key no problem.

  • The challenge seems like something that I would like to get into. What kind of auctions?? Copart??

  • What would you do with all these cars??

  • That dipstick is definitely aftermarket. But the oem one is very hard to read. I need a aftermarket one 🤣

  • It is a great deal. Hell the mini roof rack is also OEM. You could probably clean that up and sell it for $150-200.

  • I want that car!

  • Is this another copart car?

  • terrible year though.

  • This video is one big commercial for unrelated things. That's crazy?!?!

  • Not a mini

  • i have an 06 Range and i usually disconnect the negative for a second and put it backfor the key to work... theres a way to drill a tiny hole into the column and spray lubricant into it to get the actuator unstuck... worked on mine for a few months and stopped again recently...

  • I did not know u sold the ST. Cool man. Have u done a fleet update

  • I would love this car, too bad I live in europe. This is such a steal

  • N14 engine.. ouch rip chain and oil cause that’s gonna be gone.

  • 👍.

  • A lot of animals for a car show and I love it! More animals!!!

  • BMW ( Bury More Wealth ) has the better idea but their system of immobilization is flawed. Got new key programed at Toy dealer for $ 84.50. Mini's make nice clown cars but it is Detroit Iron you should be after. A LOT less hassles. The trust and the legend is that you require a Swiss bank to maintain one. Opel is a better value. Drop the name chic. Cheers.

  • That M5 is the best and it's Fast

  • S is for SUPERCHARGER, not Turbo

  • M3 update pls

  • That’s a factory dipstick

  • It seemed like this would be an interesting video , however nothing happened and there appears to be a lot of repeated explanations and possibilities. Also it had time fillers about cows, slober and golf cars. Not like your usual productions.

  • If you can find a BRZ/FR-S/Toyota 86, that should be alot easier to work on than German cars.

  • Have you used Carly on a Volvo? Would be nice to have a backup to my snapon...

  • I want to see you fix it then bring it to me as a gift I love these little cars

  • Blameing a trustable, genius, legendary automobile brand for a bad desicion is just dumb. And regarding the known issues, you should ivestigate Kia´s most common issues and failures... just to get a clear picture and make a good comparison.

  • I miss the good old days when I could call the dealer and tell them I need a master key and give the last 7 digits of the vin.

  • Not the factory dip stick. I’ve never seen anything like that and been working on BMWs and minis for 30 years.

  • Does this guy ever fully repair and finish any cars? I watch his videos from time to time and I never see him actually fix a car to fully working condition.

  • Samcrac: May be some V12? AMG with V12?

  • Do the complete video like how rich does it!!!!!!!!!!

  • You gotta love German engineering lol...

  • Look for a tractor so you can dig a hole and bury all your crap cars

  • I think the mistake was buying anything made by bmw They are doing what Mercedes in the 90s by trying to do stuff on the cheep but charge premium money We bought a mini in 2007 and sold it in 2008 Looked stunning but was broken more than not never again anything with that blue and white badge on it 👎🏻👎🏻🤬🤬

  • VW GTI

  • So I had this very exact problem on my Mini Cooper, since I couldn’t code the CAS* module I had to take it to Mini Cooper dealership here in NV. It was $600 for a VIN cas modules to my cooper and free labor cause I installed it my self... it failed however lucky me they were able to order another CAS module and they did it themselves free .... saved my ass now my cooper was running amazing again! Until I blew the head 😭

  • Mini coopers are really freaking fun! ... when they run....

  • 15:04 froge

  • Nice video bro!

  • You shoulda bought the supercharged version. So much more fun.

  • I picked up a 2007 Mini Cooper S with 110K miles on the Odometer, not long ago for $1900. The only major issue it had was a turbo leaking oil into the intake. I replaced the turbo, upgraded the intercooler, and replaced the intercooler and radiator hoses. These are fun cars to drive.