… Bonnet 95 Engine compartment: MINI COOPER96 Engine compartment: MINI COOPER S97 Washer fluid … your MINI once a certain speed has been reached. < You can have this function activated/ … CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NEW MINI This Owner’s Manual should be considered a permanent part of this vehicle. It should stay with the vehicle when sold to provide the next owner with important operating, safety and maintenance information. We wish you an enjoyable driving experience.

3 OVERVIEW REPAIRS OPERATION CONTROLS DATA INDEX Driving: Ignition lock 41 Starting the engine41 Switching off the engine43 Parking brake 43 Manual transmission 44 Continuously Variable automatic Transmission (CVT) 45 Parking lamps/Low beams48 Turn signal indicator/Headlamp flasher 49 Instrument lighting 49 Fog lamps 49 Interior lamps 50 Washer/wiper system 50 Cruise control 52 Everything under control: Odometer 54 Tachometer 54 Fuel gauge 54 Coolant temperature gauge55 Service interval display56 Clock 56 Onboard computer 57 Technology for safety and driving convenience: All Season traction Control (ASC) 59 Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) 60 Antilock Brake System (ABS) 61 Flat Tire Monitor62 Park Distance Control (PDC) 64 Airbags 65 Controlling the climate for pleasant driving: Air conditioning system67 Automatic climate control70 Interior conveniences: Glove compartment 73 Ashtray, beverage holders74 Cigarette lighter, 12 V power supply74 Loading and transporting cargo: Cargo area 75 Loading cargo 76 Roof-mounted luggage rack78 OPERATION, CARE, MAINTENANCE Special operating instructions: Break-in procedures 82 General driving notes83 Refueling 84 Fuel specifications 85 Brake system 86 Wheels and tires: Tire inflation pressure87 Tire coding 89 Tire condition 91 Wheel and tire replacement92 Run Flat tires93 Snow chains 94…. 13 OVERVIEW REPAIRS OPERATION CONTROLS DATA INDEX DISPLAY ELEMENTS 1Tachometer 54 with indicator and warning lamps, page 15 ff 2Display for onboard computer57 If there is no onboard computer: Display of outside temperature and current vehicle speed 3Speedometer with indicator and warning lamps, page 15 ff 4Indicator for > Odometer 54 > Trip odometer 54 > Service interval 56 > Program display for Continuously Variable automatic Transmission (CVT) 47 5Trip odometer, reset to zero54 6Fuel gauge54 7Engine coolant temperature gauge55…. 15 OVERVIEW REPAIRS OPERATION CONTROLS DATA INDEX INDICATOR AND WARNING LAMPS Technology that monitors itself The system runs a check on the indicator and warning lamps marked by + each time you switch on the ignition. They each light up once for different periods of time. If a malfunction should occur in one of these systems, the corresponding lamp does not go out after the engine is started or it lights up while the vehicle is moving. You will see below the correct way to react to this. Red: stop immediately Battery charge current + The battery is no longer being charged. Indicates a defective alternator drive belt or a problem with the charge circuit. Please contact the nearest MINI Dealer. If this lamp lights up, the power-assist for steering can be deactivated. If the drive belt is defective, do not continue driving. The engine could be damaged due to overheating. When the power-assist is deactivated, increased steering effort is required. < Engine oil pressure + Stop immediately. Switch off engine. Check the engine oil and fill as needed. Please contact the nearest MINI Dealer. Do not continue driving; otherwise, the engine could be damaged because of inadequate lubrication. < Brake warning lamp + Lights up although parking brake is released: check the brake fluid level. Before driving further, be sure to comply with the information on pages 86 and 101. Brake warning lamp for Canadian models. With navigation system option: Coolant temperature warning lamp in the speedometer + Lights up while driving: Engine is too hot. Switch off the engine immediately and allow to cool down, also refer to page 55


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