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Merc320, UK Car Mechanic
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I have a Mini 2003 I was driving an it started making noises

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Hi I have a Mini Cooper 2003 I was driving an it started making noises it felt to me as if the car wasn't running but rolling in gear it was like chugging I managed to roll over to the side of the road now it has pissed about half a cup of oil out of the gear box we are suggesting my question is why isn't it moving forward when not in gear
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Merc320 replied 3 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** amhere to assist you.

Unfortunatly mini suffer with gearbox failure.

If it wont move then the gearbox has probably collapsed internally.

The other fault may be the driveshaft fell out of the gearbox.

You will have to have the vehicle suspend towed.