Engine Drivetrain 1st Gen Cooper S P0341 - MINI on Flatbed

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  1. Nathan

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    Seen this before....

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    Went to run a few errands and when I started it up the DSC light stayed lit. Hmmm...

    Sounded ok though so ran down the street. Umm..no power over 2500 RPM. Pulled over, checked codes. P0341. Cam Sensor. Brought it back home gently, called and spoke to Anson over at John Best Automotive here in Columbus.

    Called for flatbed...

    Will know more in a day.
     
  2. Jason Montague

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    :cornut: Good luck Nathan/Natster!:Thumbsup:

    Jason
     
  3. eMINIparts

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    I am thinking Nathan is secretly happy that this happened as he already has a mental list of things he wants to upgrade. All jokes aside , Hope GNAT is back on the road
    tearing up the streets very soon.

    GET WELL SOON GNAT
     
  4. Crashton

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    Nathan hope Gnat is back cruising the roads soon. Do you figure the sonic booms Gnat makes caused a sonic reaction? :wink:

    Anson will get you fixed up. :Thumbsup:
     
  5. Nathan

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    So is it a bad thing when the flatbed drivers says..I know this car, I've hauled it before.
     
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    Did you ask for a frequent customer discount card?:lol:

    Good luck with your car Nate.
     
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    Ouch, hope it turns out well. Saw a countryman on a flatbed on the way to work yesterday.
     
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    #8 Kikimowse, Oct 23, 2012
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    At least your's is not filling the flatbed with gasoline like mine did just after the dealership replaced the fuel gauge. I called them and was told to just drive it back to the dealership so that they could check it out. I'm blonde not stupid! Not to mention I had driven over 300 miles to get to the dealership for warranty service so you would have thought that they would have been more responsive. I had to insist on the flatbed. Good thing I don't smoke. To top it off I was mailed several out of date gift cards as a "sorry gift". A year later I am still steamed that they sent me off in a Molotov cocktail.

    So much for responding on an iPhone, I forgot to send you get well wishes before hitting send. Hope it is an easy fix and not too expensive. We all have our down days, cars too. I always look at the bright side, in spite of how bad your car felt, he did not leave you on the side of the road at midnight with no cell signal. :Thumbsup:
     
  9. papa-j

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    Hoping the solution is quick and low cost. :fingerscrossed:
     
  10. ScottinBend

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    Never a good thing when the tow hook gets more use than the jack does..........
     
  11. agranger

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    Yeah... but Gnat is a bit more memorable than the rest of the cars he hauls every day.
     
  12. Nathan

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    Nothing is ever simple for me and this MINI. It's not the Cam Position Sensor. Will know more later, till then, conjecture is your friend.
     
  13. cct1

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    I told you not to put a Palo Uber Head/Cam/Header and unichip on there....
     
  14. eMINIparts

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    This might be the perfect time to do those cool graphics or new paint scheme...
     
  15. Nathan

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    No real updates...

    Anson (Best Motor Werks) here in Columbus did speak with THE Chad (Detroit Tuned) today. Got the whole medical history on my engine. Great when shops work together to help the customer.
     
  16. 05r50

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    I'm thinking Flux Capcitor.
     

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    ^ Oh man that is just so wrong.

    We both know it needs new muffler bearings. :p
     
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    Nope--the symptoms are classic for one thing, and one thing only--it's the wiper fluid. His car wasn't tuned properly for that high octance stuff he was using.
     
  19. Nathan

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    You may be onto something here. Last oil change the shop filled both the front and rear washer bottles. Considering that I've changed to a rear GP glass and the louvers in the hood are where the squirters once were there is no need for the washer fluid.
     
  20. Tron Chief

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    At least the tow driver will know how to strap your car down since he had hauled it before. I had a driver show up and have no clue on how to strap a MINI down with our causing damage. His review was no where near 5 stars.
     

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