MINI RDC module location

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  1. Mark Kirsten

    Mark Kirsten New Member

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    I'm trying to locate the RDC module on my 2008 R52. I've looked behind both rear speaker panels but no luck. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Mark
     
  2. MCS02

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    Welcome to MA. Does your Mini have TMP sensors in the wheels? I believe all first Gen minis did not have them. They use the wheel speed sensors to read the speed of the wheels if one was different it would turn on the low tire pressure light. It can be reset with the button under the e-brake.
    On the Gen 2 cars the RDC is here

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  3. Mark Kirsten

    Mark Kirsten New Member

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    Mine did have tps sensors in the wheels but I put aftermarket wheels on and left the sensors out. I had the computer reprogrammed to turn off the tps system but the light is still on so I want to try and unplug the control module to see if it helps. I know it has a separate module somewhere because I found the part for sale online. I just cant find it. It looks like this
     

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    Well I posted the picture upside down. Sorry. I am not sure if it will be in the same place but you could check.
     
  5. Mark Kirsten

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    So is that last picture on the driver side trunk. I'm not even sure if it being a convertible changes anything. I'll take a look. Thanks
     
  6. Mark Kirsten

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    I found it. It's all the way in the back passenger side behind a little access panel in the truck side at the top. But its mounted to the backside of a piece of the metal so you cant even see it without unbolting it and sliding it out. It's almost above the passenger taillight.
     
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    Welcome to Motoring Alliance the best MINI forum on the interweb.
     
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    Glad you found it and also you came back and shared where it was
     
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    Yup, that does not happen often enough.
     

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