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The video above shows to check the coolant hoses in your 2009 Mini Cooper. The coolant hoses (radiator hoses) carry engine coolant through your engine and will eventually wear out. You can avoid getting stranded by identifying signs of extreme wear before they break. In 2009 Coopers with the 1.6 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine, but it can also leak from the reservoir or from the hoses. Look for cracks in the hoses and analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your Cooper - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The video above shows you where coolant hoses on your 2009 Cooper Clubman are located and the steps needed to analyze them.
Never attempt to replace a hose that is connected to your air conditioner - these hoses contain refrigerant that is under pressure and can blind you. AC problems are always best left to your professional mechanic.
There's no reason to check the washer fluid level without adding some - see how to do it here!2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
Animals love the sweet smell of antifreeze, too bad it's toxic! Fix your minor leaks2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by up to 4%. Isn't efficiency great?2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.
Did you know that heat is worse for your battery than cold? Replace it every 4 years2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl.