EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Brake Light Change 2008-2014 Mini Cooper

David Hobbs helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

The brake lights on your 2009 Mini Cooper illuminate when you hit the brake pedal and help prevent you from being rear ended by the cars behind you. Brake light bulbs grow dimmer over time and eventually burn out. This video shows you how to change the brake lights on your 2009 Mini Cooper. When you replace the brake light bulb on your Cooper, be careful not to touch the bulb directly with your fingers - the oil from your skin will cause the area that you touched to burn hotter than the rest of the bulb, which causes the bulb to burn out quicker.

If you are going to replace a bulb in your cluster, it is a good idea to replace all of them. Not only will the lights on your Cooper be brighter, you decrease the likelihood you will need to change any of the bulbs again in the near future. A burnt out bulb in the taillight cluster of your Cooper is an excuse for a police officer to pull you over. Check your bulbs frequently and change burnt bulbs promptly.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • How to Add Oil Mini Cooper (2008-2014)
    Top up the oil level

    Many cars will burn or leak a little bit of oil. Over time, this adds up and you might need to add some - learn how to here!

    2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Interior Fuse Box Location: 2008-2014 Mini Cooper
    Replace an interior fuse

    Got a short fuse? Don't blow a fuse, change it!

    2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Fix Hose Leaks 2008-2014 Mini Cooper
    Fix leaky hoses

    The best way to fix leaking hoses is to replace them, but if you don't have time, a stop leak product might work for you

    2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Front Turn Signal Change Mini Cooper (2008-2014)
    Replace the front turn signal

    If your blinker doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Cabin Filter Replacement: Mini Cooper 2008-2014
    Change your cabin air filter!

    Dirty cabin air filter cause undue wear on your car's heater and AC and can cause bad odors

    2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • How to Jumpstart a 2008-2014 Mini Cooper
    Proper jumpstart procedure

    Learning how to jump your car before you need to is an excellent idea

    2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 2009 Mini Cooper
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools