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Kevin, UK Car Mechanic
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Experience:  Diagnostic technician at vw /audi specialist
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2012 Mini with N16 motor has low power, 2B5C fault and

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2012 Mini with N16 motor has low power, 2B5C fault and chocking and hesitating at 2500-3000rpm
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: 65k mi Auto
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: We are the shop, specializing in Electrical and drivability
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: tried a lot Timing ok checked twice
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Kevin replied 7 months ago.

Hi im kevin the code you have referes to an air mass pluasability issue .the car is basically saying it doesnt agree with the airflow measured .have you smoke tested the inlet manifold

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I have smoked it 3 different times, no leaks. Replaced the throttle body and a mass air flow sensor.
Oil changed, vanos solenoids replaced. Fuel pressure is 48 psi steady. Introduced propane when hesitation occurred and no improvementSpark plugs replaced. Coils are new from the dealer replaced about 10k mi ago. Backpressure OK. Scoped all possible signals. Every time did something to it, erased adaptives and ran a relearn.
Is there a way to talk to someone live over the phone?
Expert:  Kevin replied 7 months ago.

Il opt out i dont offer phone service another tech will pick it up

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