Mini John Cooper Works 2011 Owners Manual PDF | Page 148

MOBILITY Under the hood
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Under the hood
Never attempt to perform any service or
repair operations on your vehicle without
the required professional technical training. If
you are not familiar with the regulations to be
observed, have the necessary work on your
vehicle carried out only by a MINI dealer or a
workshop that has specially trained personnel
working in accordance with the specifications of
the MINI manufacturer. If this work is not carried
out properly, there is a danger of subsequent
damage and related safety hazards.<
Hood
Releasing
Pull the lever.
Do not clean the windshield and head-
lamps if the hood is unlocked as this may
damage the headlamp washer system
*.<
Opening
To avoid damage, make sure that the
wiper arms are against the windshield
before you open the hood.<
Press the release handle and open the hood.
Closing
Close the hood from a height of approx. 16 in/
40 cm with momentum. It must be clearly heard
to engage.
If you notice any signs while driving your
vehicle that the hood is not completely
closed, stop at once and close it securely.
Make sure that the closing path of the hood is
clear; otherwise, injuries may result.<
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Mini John Cooper Works 2011 Owners Manual Summary of Content

MOBILITY Under the hood146Under the hoodNever attempt to perform any service or repair operations on your vehicle without the required professional technical training. If you are not familiar with the regulations to be observed, have the necessary work on your vehicle carried out only by a MINI dealer or a workshop that has specially trained personnel working in accordance with the specifications of the MINI manufacturer. If this work is not carried out properly, there is a danger of subsequent damage and related safety hazards.HoodReleasingPull the lever.Do not clean the windshield and head-lamps if the hood is unlocked as this may damage the headlamp washer system*.OpeningTo avoid damage, make sure that the wiper arms are against the windshield before you open the hood.Press the release handle and open the hood.ClosingClose the hood from a height of approx. 16 in/40 cm with momentum. It must be clearly heard to engage.If you notice any signs while driving your vehicle that the hood is not completely closed, stop at once and close it securely.Make sure that the closing path of the hood is clear; otherwise, injuries may result.Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 607 490 - 03/11 BMW AGOnline Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 607 490 - 03/11 BMW AG