If you buy a used car and find a couple of interesting problems, it is not uncommon to leave it to a local mechanic to solve the problem. Unfortunately for one of my friends, the store suddenly stopped when a wire was wrapped in a fuse box and a nail (yes, a hammer type) fell into the bottom of the dashboard.
The car in question is a 2006 MINI Cooper with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. A friend of mine bought it just last month and advised it to be handed over to good people at One Way Automotive in North Little Rock, AR. The mission was to complete the oil change and conduct a general inspection of the car.
As the store initially found, the convertible top doesn’t seem to be working properly, and it could be water damage in the vehicle’s history. Then, while trying to solve the problem with the convertible surface, this strange condition of the nail was discovered. One Way Automotive store manager told Carscoops that he had never seen anything like it.
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At this stage it is a little inconvenient to continue digging the store. As mentioned in previous posts, I’ve got my share of BMW products, and I know from experience that electrical problems can be a rat’s nest that never ends when you start pulling wires or wires in this case. What One Way doesn’t want to do is spend the client’s money and not find a real solution to the problem.
Unfortunately, the owner did not pre-check the purchase and the dealer in question has no return policy for Brooks Autoplex, AR, in North Little Rock. At present, they have not even transferred the rights to the new owner. Despite the potential of the worst-case scenario, my friend turned the wheels.
Although it is best to have only an hour or two left to fix, it can take a long time to determine the condition of the nail and the envelope. This does not say anything about other issues that may arise during the investigation.
Of course, the underlying issues and the nail may not be related to each other, but without careful examination it can be difficult to determine.
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