I bought my 2002 MINI Cooper S new, and after 2.5 years and 35,000 miles the power is really starting to fade. Has anyone else had this problem? Any ideas about what it could be?
I've had it to the dealer twice for this, and they did agree that it felt sluggish. But all they did was reflash the computer (and failed to test drive it afterwards). No improvement.
I'd like to dyno test it to prove that it is losing power, but I don't want to pay for dyno testing when the fix should be covered under warrantee.
For the first year plus I had a huge grin on my face every time I drove my MINI Cooper S. I'm bummed that it's not giving me that adrenaline rush any more.