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Mike Kelly, Auto Service Technician
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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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My mini just stopped and would not start. The engine would

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My mini just stopped and would not start. The engine would turn over but not start. It was taken to a garage and they said it could be the ECU that was faulty, I sent it to be tested and it was found to be in perfect working order.Could you please advise the next steps I should try to investigate. Thank you in advance
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Did any waning lights come on prior to the vehicle stopping?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
There. Were no warning lights that came on ,it just would not start .
These vehicles have a common problem of the timing chain guide breaking and causing the timing chain to jump which results in your issue. The next step I would suggest is to have the timing chain checked.
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