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FiatGusto
01-16-2012, 11:47 PM
Was there a Mini recall today, or did I hear a news blip wrong?

Fiat500USA
01-17-2012, 12:29 AM
Was there a Mini recall today, or did I hear a news blip wrong?

Yes, something to do with a circuit board overheating.

luckymoi
01-17-2012, 12:47 AM
Yes water pump related. Several hundred thousand involved world wide...

Felnus
01-17-2012, 07:08 AM
http://money.cnn.com/2012/01/16/autos/mini_cooper_recall/index.htm?iid=HP_LN

The failure of a circuit board controlling the cooling system for turbocharged Minis (and also certain BMW and Rolls Royce models with turbos) can cause the water pump to overheat and fail which has resulted in fires in some cases.

Fiat500USA
01-17-2012, 11:39 AM
Figures. I got the info from the 'local" news.

VTEC Mini
01-17-2012, 03:44 PM
It is stuff like this is why I wont go MINI again and I am watching Abarths reliability before buying. Please Abarth be a good car.....