Many automotive shops get intimidated when faced with the task of working on a European vehicle. Some of the reasons for this is they aren’t familiar with the vehicle, they don’t have the correct tools, or they quite possibly think that a European vehicle is so much out of the norm or completely different from the Asian and domestic vehicles that they are accustomed to.
Steering Gear Inspection After Damage
This bulletin applies to all Mini Cooper vehicles that have been involved in collisions/damage. Impacts due to accidents or similar driving conditions can cause damage to the steering boxes or racks. It may be extremely difficult to diagnose internal damage which otherwise appears undamaged externally.