The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2011 Mini Cooper, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Engine compartment fire

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE11036

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling

    Summary: There is no summary currently available