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Mini Cooper Repairs

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Fort Mitchell Garage Can Meet All Your Mini Cooper Repair and Maintenance Needs

Stopping by Fort Mitchell Garage, located in Park Hills, KY, 41011, is like visiting old friends. We have a team of highly-trained, friendly Mini Cooper service technicians who are ready to handle whatever service or maintenance problems you are experiencing with your vehicle. Our staff appreciates the Mini brand because they know the background.

Mini is a lifestyle brand from the German automaker BMW, and wraps funky interior styling with iconic exterior design language. The brand is upscale, fun to drive and has been an automotive icon for the last 50 years. Driving a Mini vehicle is more than driving a car, it's a way of life with four wheels.

The Mini brand does have the engineering prowess of BMW behind it, but there will come a time when your Mini vehicle, old or new, will need to have maintenance or repairs completed. Aside from general maintenance such as oil changes, you could see problems with the transmission, engine or electronics, depending on the model and year of the vehicle.

Mini Luxury Vehicles Fixed At Affordable Prices

Visiting Fort Mitchell Garage, you'll notice our staff is ready and waiting to fix your Mini Cooper and get you and your car back on the road as quickly as possible. Fort Mitchell Garage prides itself on offering affordable and efficient repairs at a high-end quality. We are waiting to service all your Mini needs so give us a call at 859-431-3326. You can also stop by our service center where our friendly staff is waiting to help you.

Associations

  • Federated Auto Parts
  • IDENTIFIX
  • IATN (International Automotive Technicians' Network)
  • ASE Master Technician
  • NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business)
  • ALL-DATA
  • Ac Delco
  • ASC
  • Motorcraft
  • Car Care Aware

Vehicle Tips

  • According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.
  • The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)
  • Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.
  • Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.
  • Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.
  • A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.
  • Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.
  • Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.
  • Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.
  • Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.
  • Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.
  • Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.
  • Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.
  • Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.
  • Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.
  • Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.
  • Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.
  • Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.
  • Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.
  • Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.