internal88 : Hello and welcome
internal88 : The first generation 2002-2006 MINI Cooper Coupe or 2005-2008 MINI Cooper Convertible in California have the defective transmission. Due to inferior material and designed of the internal transmission, they were prone to Premature failure.
internal88 : I have experience so many electrical problems, ignition problems and transmission issues with the mini. I would advise to lease the new 2012 mini only.
internal88 : Therefore the dealer can Take care for you in the future.
internal88 : Let me know if I have helped you out.
internal88 : The problems that I experience are from 2006-2010
internal88 : Did my advice help?
internal88 : if yes can you please rate me excellent.
internal88 : The rating did not go thru before?
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