Power Steering Fan Remains on

 Created by: Dropbear
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Sep 5, 2019 03:35AM kenatminimania  
Sep 2, 2019 01:14PM Dropbear  
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 Posted: Sep 5, 2019 03:35AM
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Hello all,

My power steering pump fan remains on even after shut down.  Fluids are full. Bloody thing is screaming like a banshee and I have to disconnect the battery. 

Is there a pressure switch or thermal switch in this system that may have failed? Or has the steering pump shat itself?

Any advice greatly appreciated.
It sounds like you have a Gen1 2002-2006 R50 or R53 MINI Hardtop or maybe the 2005-2008 R52 convertible.

The radiator fan that won't shut off is a symptom of a failed electronics module on the radiator fan assembly - specifically a burnt out resistor pack. Unfortunately, MINI does not offer a replacement resistor pack so the entire fan module needs to be replaced....

 Posted: Sep 2, 2019 01:14PM
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Hello all,

My power steering pump fan remains on even after shut down.  Fluids are full. Bloody thing is screaming like a banshee and I have to disconnect the battery. 

Is there a pressure switch or thermal switch in this system that may have failed? Or has the steering pump shat itself?

Any advice greatly appreciated.

"You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off"