MINI Cooper Replace Power Steering Pump howto – Gen 1 2002-2006 R50 R53 R52

Mechanics-eye-view how to replace the power steering pump on a Gen 1 MINI Cooper. Intermittent or failed steering? Out of warranty? Buy parts and install yourself! Have fun by working on your own MINI Cooper!

Procedure is exactly as shown in this video for all 2002-2006 Coopers and Cooper S hardtops and 2004-2008 Cabriolets.

MINI USA offered an extended 13 year / 150,000 mile warranty for the following cars. If your car is not in this range, you’re out of luck, but you can save money by doing it yourself!

Buy a replacement pump here:
Remanufactured, no core required:

Remanufactured, get a refund for core return:

MINI USA offered an extended 13 year / 130,000 mile warranty for 2002-05 MINI Cooper and Cooper S vehicles and model year 2005 Cooper Convertible and Cooper S Convertible vehicles. Check with your MINI dealer for covered VIN ranges.

If your car is not in this range, it’s not covered by warranty, but you can still save money by doing it yourself!

Remember to pick up a hose clamp and CHS-11 power steering fluid before starting this job!

Tools required:
13mm socket and wrench
10mm socket / wrench
T40 socket
Jack and jack stands

That’s it!

“DIY MINI Cooper repair videos provided for reference/entertainment purposes only. Only work on your car if you have the right tools and are comfortable doing so. If in doubt, consult a professional. Mod MINI is not responsible for any ‘mistakes’ or ‘incidents’ arising out of your working on your own vehicle. Have fun and stay safe!”

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Post time: Sep-14-2017
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