A higher redline would have been interesting. Check the engine oil and top up as required. Make sure that there are no large metal objects or overhead power lines in the vicinity of the vehicle and that there is enough space to drive in a circle. The use of leaded fuels will cause permanent damage to the emissions-control system's oxygen sensor and the catalytic converter. Diagnose car electrical problems correctly. The clutch on the other hand is noticeably different with less resistance and a more subtle engagement point. But is this really true? Pull out the space-saver spare tire towards the rear underneath the vehicle 10.
Battery changing, see next column. With less weight and as much torque as the 2002 R53 Cooper S on tap, our test car immediately felt lively and direct. Make certain that there is no contact between the bodywork of the two vehicles — short circuit hazard! Please read the instructions in this operator manual carefully before using the product. But for most it became tiresome. The styling will be a tough pill to swallow for some diehard R53 or R56 fans. Do not use leaded fuels. I made the mistake of calling the Cooper softer in our initial review of the F56.
But I suspect most will quickly get over that when seeing the car in person. What it does to the ride we can only assume. Which in turn makes the engine easy to manage and great in everyday situations. A flick into sport gives you less body roll and more confidence. Smallest turning circle 35 ft 10. The beauty of the variable suspension is that it allows you to tailor your car by the road or even by the moment.
The Deep Blue and White topped Cooper test car that we were handed a fob to was a perfect spec for most of you. And even the stock seats are a huge improvement — coming close to, if not surpassing, the old R56 sport seats. Stop buying non returnable electrical car parts. Tire inflation pressure Summer front 2 persons 4 persons plus luggage To ensure that you always have convenient access Winter to all essential information when you stop for fuel, rear. If I had any critic would be center around wanting to hear more of the great sounding 3 cylinder. Do you want your Kia to run as smoothly as possible with minimum maintenance? Switch off the hazard warning flashers. The Cooper feels great with the variable suspension turned over to sport.
Online Edition for Part No. For many, that may be a good thing. They are worth every penny. Position the space-saver spare tire with the valve facing upwards 11. Drive long or steep downhill gradients in the gear in which the least braking is required.
Removed from below vehicle -. Parts sharing is evident if you know where to look. Making a Case for the Cooper. Performance in every day driving is certainly more than adequate with plenty torque on tap and available early in the rev range. Not only do they have longer, adjustable thigh support, but they have surprisingly aggressive side bolstering. For the enthusiasts out there willing to put up with the trade-off of performance vs ride, it was less of an issue. That said the variable suspension only gives you 10% more stiffness than the stock set-up.
Insert the jack head for jacking up in the square recess of the jacking point 3. All programmed settings of the buttons on the interior rearview mirror are deleted. The lighter three cylinder engine and the softer suspension gives the Cooper a unique feel that was endearing from the start. Jack the vehicle up until the wheel you are changing is raised from the ground. Do not continue driving, otherwise, the engine could be damaged because of inadequate lubrication.
Automotive meters can confirm failed electrical components. The reason is a decrease in unsprung weight and a revised rear suspension — especially the new hollow anti-roll sway bar in the rear. Here are safety tips for driving even the fastest cars. Depending on your budget, you can go seriously fast. I would have loved to have seen sport another 10% — 20% stiffer putting it near or on par with the optional sport suspension.
Online Edition for Part No. If you have any questions about your that are not answered in the manual, please share your question in the troubleshooting section on the buttom of this page. Manual Description The service center replaces this wires are used as an antenna and are not part combined filter during routine maintenance. Highlight the desired menu item and press taking into consideration the driving style over the button. International buyers please contact us for price and availability of postage to your location. Unscrew the valve extension from the valve of the space-saver spare tire 12.