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My 2003 mini is stuck in first gear...

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my 2003 mini cooper is stuck in first gear...
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

5 speed?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
6 speed
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

with the car off its still stuck?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no only when its running and also it has an automatic transmition
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

is the engine light on?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No the only light that is on is the tire one
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

so exactly what happens when you drive?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you for your time but I am really busy. And I need to go
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

sounds like a bad transmission...these are noted for failure...the cvt tran in the older minis is a common and expensive failure

Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

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