Mini bucked in all gears, could not go over 20mph

Asked by Jan 19, 2017 at 06:03 AM about the 2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback

Question type: General

Mini bucked in all gears, could not go over 20mph. Towed to service garage.
What are possible problems?

2 Answers


Catalytic converter is possibly plugged.


Sounds like it is "limp" mode. Have it scanned for error codes.

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