2nd Gen R56 Cooper Engine oil / washer fluid... Is there a difference?

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  1. Metalman

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    Yeah.... Someone put washer fluid in their MINI engine instead of oil...

    Top of the engine...
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    Bottom of the engine...
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  2. MCS02

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    Well thats one way to clean the inside of an engine!
     
  3. Redbeard

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    *brain implodes*

    Holy.... what the??..... I.... No words.
     
  4. HillbillyChili

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    Sooooo... did it work??
     
  5. Crashton

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    Sea-foam milkshake, looks yummy good. Once fixed that person needs to be made to eat that mess with a spoon & have their cars bonnet should welded up.
     
  6. Grizld700

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    What in the flying fnck were they thinking?!?!?!?
     
  7. Crashton

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    What were they thinking?

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  8. Redbeard

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    Mmmm... Now I want a frosty.
     
  9. eMINIparts

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    Folks , this happens more than you think.....We get these on a regular
     
  10. MCS02

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    I hope your kidding.
     
  11. Qik

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    Holy sh*t.
     
  12. Dave.0

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    I saw that on FB today. Lmao
     
  13. Friskie

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    I can usually come up with a real good smart ass remark for just about anything...I'm old enough to do it well...but dang, this has me stumped.
     
  14. Dave.0

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    Second Gen owners never listen and it looks like she believed what she read on the internet.......:lol:
     
  15. Crashton

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    We are not all dumb Dave. :prrr:
     
  16. Dave.0

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    Yeah but you have a "old man card" like the rest of us so you know better. :ihih: :Thumbsup:
     
  17. Redbeard

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    I'm not old and I had an R56. Still wouldn't have done that.
     
  18. MeagerHair

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    Some people should just always just take there car to the Dealer for everything.

    Even adding washer fluid.
     

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