At this time, Pelican Parts can supply you with either quart or gallon sizes - Nick at Pelican Parts miniT Comments: I have a 2007 manual 6 speed cooper. To get an idea of the health of your transmission, you can run a magnet through the old oil in the drain pan and see how much metal it picks up. Grab the radiator and core support and slide it over into place. I'm a fairly accomplished mechanic and its definately not clutch slip. If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set. Figure 23 - Pipe bracket in place, securing the clutch line and pipe.
July 8, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not right now. Figure 3 Working at the right side of the transmission, remove the 8mm Allen fill plug red arrow. However, many enthusiasts have discovered that changing the fluid every 50k miles not only helps the longevity of the transmission, but also smooths gear changes. Step 3 — Pour in new transmission fluid Reinstall the overflow tube, but leave the drain plug off for now. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs.
Slide the core support back onto the studs and re-connect all electrical connections. Before ordering parts, I checked the transmission over well to see what I needed. Driving Impressions My initial impressions are that the late model Getrag-6 gearbox is a superb match for the Cooper — especially our Cooper, which is making gobs more power than a stocker. I would like to go to Red Line in my Mini if possibleworked great for my E46 manual trans. Multigrade oils are for comparing viscosities at the same temperature.
They can help you figure out which fluid is right for your transmission. You can get magnetic plugs from many aftermarket sources, and this is a great time to add that extra bit of protection. The fill plug can be tight. Again, I probably could have used either cable set. Jump underneath and measure, before you begin the repair. My question is if there is just a lack of fluid or if i'm going to need to replace the transmission. Insert the key into the ignition and partially turn into the first position.
As the system circulates, the bleed screw and coolant filler neck will bubble — as needed, add coolant mix. Replace the fill plug if the seal is worn, as it is integrated into the plug. Once the car is lifted, lay down a tarp underneath the transmission to keep the floor clean. September 20, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Is the clutch slipping in other gears? Remove the pressure plate from the flywheel using a cross pattern, being careful to catch the clutch disc as you remove the pressure plate. If your transmission is low on oil, the wear on these components will accelerate significantly.
They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. The next step is to install the new flywheel. But some gear wind up is normal. Heater will not blow out hot air bottom or top vents when ideling or low speeds. Figure 15 - Anyone order another dead Midlands transmission? Slip the open diff out of its home and proceed to zap the ring gear off of the old open differential. Would be helpful if I didn't have to buy a whole kit before finding out :. June 15, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: - Nick at Pelican Parts elio Comments: Really interesting, a good number of mini owners doesn't know that they should change the transsmision fluid even if they minis have manual transmission.
October 12, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I dont have that info handy. If it does leak later on, you can always tighten it a little more. Clip the pipe into the new slave cylinder. Note this is before we rigged the power steering reservoir to remain upright using a stick and some duct tape. Would you use any friction modifier? I just had the transmission fluid changed last week.
Some fluid will spill out. When you have the plug removed, take your finger, and stick it inside the hole, angle it towards the ground, and see if you can feel any fluid in there. My first thought was tires, but am thinking more like drive train issue. I thought I heard some where some changes were made to the 5 speed transmission around that time. Once fully seated, install all the bolts and pre-torque until snug.