fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,033 miles

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problem #3

Feb 012006

X3 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
My windshield has a crack directly under where the driver's side windshield wiper sits when the wipers are not being used. I brought the car to the dealership and they said it was caused by the dealership and therefore was not under warranty. I contacted an attorney who said that was normal use and therefore it should be covered. When I called the dealer back they stated that they looked harder and it was caused by something falling on it. It is in a location where nothing could have fallen on it unless the wipers where removed from the car which never happened. They refused to fix or replace the windshield.

- Jupiter, FL, USA

problem #2

Aug 012004

X3 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 3,000 miles
2004 MINIcooper: Front windshield crack began after car was three months old.

- Palo Alto, CA, USA

problem #1

Feb 012005

X3 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 24,100 miles
04 MINIcooper S cracked windshield. I washed the windshield at the gas station 10 minutes earlier there was no crack. I was checking the windshield wipers and noticed a crack starting at the base of the windshield near the VIN# it was about 3 inches long. Over night it grew to six inches. I know of many MINIwindshields that develope crack for no reason. This may be due to stress. I will take it into the dealer later today.

- Woodstock, GA, USA