If you have a Mini Cooper and the rear hatch won’t stay shut, or won’t open when you activate the switch, this video will help you.
In this video I cover both the mechanical and electrical issues that may happen with newer Mini Coopers. If nothing else you’ll have a better understanding of how these latches work by the end of the video.
Here is additional information on how to solve electrical issues with your vehicle: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-electrical-problems
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Hatch Switch Assembly: https://new.minimania.com/part/G2NMA1070/Mini-Cooper-Rear-Hatch-Handle-Chrome-Oem-Gen2-R56-r59?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3evl-5aN2wIVCtVkCh2ZaQ9WEAkYECABEgLiXPD_BwE
Electrical Troubleshooting Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLVu2HYtOhA
Electrical Troubleshooting Basics Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVSvA0y-peA
How To Solder Ultimate Guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ErNVJytyNs
How To Crimp Electrical Connections: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5LBf19MqPk&t=2s
How To Perform a Parasitic Draw Test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF1gijj03_0&t=4s
Introducing The Mini Series: https://youtu.be/Ajsk8kgafXg
2007-2013 Mini Cooper S (R56) Battery Replacement: https://youtu.be/3WpqmJT_Wc0
R56 Mini Carpet and Interior Removal: https://youtu.be/powCgE9Tx50
Carpet and Seat Installation R56 Mini Cooper: https://youtu.be/19BDsW4J7UE
Mini Cooper S (R56) Front End Removal: https://youtu.be/2RfQsOwBZHk
Mini Cooper Oil Leak Repairs (R56/N14): https://youtu.be/7MWiOnZxURw
Direct Injection Intake Valve Cleaning (R56/N14): https://youtu.be/JJcX0eRZmFA
Mini N14 Timing Chain Replacement: https://youtu.be/VoPz9sEvYN4
Mini Cooper Clutch Replacement: https://youtu.be/EGFpis7V27w
Mini Cooper Engine Installation (Part 1): https://youtu.be/56lB1hDngqU
Mini Cooper Engine Installation (Part 2): https://youtu.be/4oXAD1YRbCk
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