Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2005 Cooper S are official communications between Mini & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #M320214

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151228

      This Service Information bulletin supersedes SI 32 02 14 dated August 2014. SUBJECT Installation of Right-Hand Drive Steering Spindle in Left-Hand Drive Vehicle is No Longer Required. Read More »

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148439

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Limited Warranty Extension to 13 Years/150,000 Miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    • TSB #M320214

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148394

      Installation of Right-Hand Drive Steering Spindle in Left-Hand Drive Vehicle. Supply shortage of left-hand drive steering spindles Read More »

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150044

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Warranty Extension to 13 years/150,000 miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150086

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Warranty Extension to 13 years/150,000 miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #MC-10113

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055137

      MINI: WARRANTY COVERAGE EXTENSION/REPAIR EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE ELECTRO HYDRAULIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EHPS) PUMP, WHICH HAS ITS OWN COOLING FAN, ON SOME VEHICLES AND NOT THE ELECTRIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EPS) SYSTEM ON ... Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-01-01-13

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052614

      MINI: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A WARRANTY EXTENSION FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH POTENTIAL PROBLEM WITH COOLING FAN AND THE DURABILITY OF ELECTRO HYDRAULIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EHPS) PUMP. Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

    • TSB #MC-10113

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055137

      MINI: WARRANTY COVERAGE EXTENSION/REPAIR EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE ELECTRO HYDRAULIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EHPS) PUMP, WHICH HAS ITS OWN COOLING FAN, ON SOME VEHICLES AND NOT THE ELECTRIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EPS) SYSTEM ON ... Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-01-01-13

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052614

      MINI: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A WARRANTY EXTENSION FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH POTENTIAL PROBLEM WITH COOLING FAN AND THE DURABILITY OF ELECTRO HYDRAULIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EHPS) PUMP. Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SI M01 01 13

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057710

      MINI: MODELS R50, R52, AND R53 WITH THE ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC POWER-ASSIST STEERING PUMP AND COOLING FANS WILL HAVE AN LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 13 YEARS/150,000 MILES. *TA Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #M240112

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162443

      Programming a Replacement EGS Module with ISTA/P. Programming a replacement electronic transmission control module (EGS) with ISTA/P requires the manual entry of the correct target basic and programmed part numbers. Programming concept. Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-11-01-12

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044680

      MINI: ON CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES, AN ENGINE OIL LEAK MAY OCCUR, DUE TO THE COMPROMISED OIL PUMP VOLUME CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE, FROM THE UNDERSIDE OF ENGINE. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE UPDATED 4/19/2013. *KB UPDATED 3/11/14. Read More »

    • TSB #SIM-11-03-12

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044699

      MINI: WHEN RESEALING ENGINE OIL PAN, ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT SHOULD NO LONGER BE USED DUE TO CAUSING SEALING FLANGE BECOMING DEFORMED. MODELS R55, R56, R59, R60, R57, AND R58. NO MODEL YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #M120213

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150204

      State Inspection and Emission (I/M) Test Fails Due to an Invalid VIN Number. The affected vehicle may fail to pass a State Inspection and Emission (I/M) test due to a noncompliant 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) stored in the ... Read More »

    • TSB #M120213

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150304

      State Inspection and Emission (I/M) Test Fails to Read 17-Character VIN. An affected vehicle may fail to pass a state-mandated Inspection and/or Emission (I/M) test due to a noncompliant 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN) ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SI-M-12-02-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034867

      MINI (BMW): SERVICE ENGINE SOON (MIL) LAMP IS ILLUMINATED; THE ENGINE RUNS ROUGH WITH ANY MISFIRE FAULTS STORED IN THE DME-2771, 2772, 2773, 2775, 2776, 2777, 2779, 277A, 277B, 277D, 277E, 277F-COMBUSTION MISFIRE, CYLINDER 1..4. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SIM-11-10-14

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057570

      MINI: SOME VEHICLES HAVE TURBOCHARGER NOISE AND A LACK OR LOSS OF PERFORMANCE, DUE TO RESTRICTION OF TURBOCHARGER OIL SUPPLY, RESULTING IN OIL STARVATION AND SEIZING OF TURBOCHARGER ASSEMBLY. MODEL ALL. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SIM-11-10-14

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057570

      MINI: SOME VEHICLES HAVE TURBOCHARGER NOISE AND A LACK OR LOSS OF PERFORMANCE, DUE TO RESTRICTION OF TURBOCHARGER OIL SUPPLY, RESULTING IN OIL STARVATION AND SEIZING OF TURBOCHARGER ASSEMBLY. MODEL ALL. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #SI M01 01 13

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057710

      MINI: MODELS R50, R52, AND R53 WITH THE ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC POWER-ASSIST STEERING PUMP AND COOLING FANS WILL HAVE AN LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 13 YEARS/150,000 MILES. *TA Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #SIM-12-04-09

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040372

      BMW: THE CRIMPING PROCESS OF THE OXYGEN SENSOR COULD LEAD TO AN ELECTRICAL FAILURE INSIDE THE SENSOR. THERE MAY BE A MALFUNCTION LIGHT ON WITH A FAULT CODE STORED. *RM Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #SIM-11-07-08

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037305

      BMW: DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATIONS OF CRANKCASE VENTILATION SYSTEM. *RM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIM -01-04-10

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041389

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT MAY BE ON WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES AND REDUCED ENGINE POWER. THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP MALFUNCTIONS. *RM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SIM -01-04-10

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041389

      BMW: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT MAY BE ON WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES AND REDUCED ENGINE POWER. THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP MALFUNCTIONS. *RM Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #M010514

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149392

      MINI CVT Replacement Parts Warranty Extension: Additional 12 Months with Up to 50,000 Accumulated Miles. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #M010514

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148241

      MINI CVT Replacement Parts Warranty Extension: Additional 12 Months with Up to 50,000 Accumulated Miles. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #M240112

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162443

      Programming a Replacement EGS Module with ISTA/P. Programming a replacement electronic transmission control module (EGS) with ISTA/P requires the manual entry of the correct target basic and programmed part numbers. Programming concept. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #MC-10113

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055137

      MINI: WARRANTY COVERAGE EXTENSION/REPAIR EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE ELECTRO HYDRAULIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EHPS) PUMP, WHICH HAS ITS OWN COOLING FAN, ON SOME VEHICLES AND NOT THE ELECTRIC POWER (ASSIST) STEERING (EPS) SYSTEM ON ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    • TSB #SI M01 01 13

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057710

      MINI: MODELS R50, R52, AND R53 WITH THE ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC POWER-ASSIST STEERING PUMP AND COOLING FANS WILL HAVE AN LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION TO 13 YEARS/150,000 MILES. *TA Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #M240112

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162443

      Programming a Replacement EGS Module with ISTA/P. Programming a replacement electronic transmission control module (EGS) with ISTA/P requires the manual entry of the correct target basic and programmed part numbers. Programming concept. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #SIM-65-06-11

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039593

      BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT IS ON WITH A FAULT STORED. THE WIRING UNDER THE SEAT MAY BE PINCHED OR DAMAGED. *RM Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

    • TSB #SIM-65-06-11

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039593

      BMW: THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT IS ON WITH A FAULT STORED. THE WIRING UNDER THE SEAT MAY BE PINCHED OR DAMAGED. *RM Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #SI-M61-01-12

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043725

      MINI: AFTER DRIVE-AWAY LOCKING ACTIVATES, IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO UNLOCK THE BOOT. *KB Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148439

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Limited Warranty Extension to 13 Years/150,000 Miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150044

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Warranty Extension to 13 years/150,000 miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150086

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Warranty Extension to 13 years/150,000 miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150044

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Warranty Extension to 13 years/150,000 miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    • TSB #M010113

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150086

      Electro-Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering Pump (EHPS) and Cooling Fan: Warranty Extension to 13 years/150,000 miles. On affected vehicles, the electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) pump can fail. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #M320214

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148394

      Installation of Right-Hand Drive Steering Spindle in Left-Hand Drive Vehicle. Supply shortage of left-hand drive steering spindles Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #SI-M61-01-12

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043725

      MINI: AFTER DRIVE-AWAY LOCKING ACTIVATES, IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO UNLOCK THE BOOT. *KB Read More »