Cooper (R50) L4-1.6L (W10) (2002)
Wiring Harness: All Technical Service Bulletins
Electrical - Numerous System Complaints
SI M 12 05 05
Engine Electrical Systems
This Service Information bulletin supersedes S.I. M12 05 05 July 2005.
[NEW] designates changes to this revision
[NEW] Various Complaints Caused by Damaged Engine Harness
R50 (Cooper) with W10 Engine
R53 (Cooper S) with W11 Engine
One of the following complaints may be encountered:
The oil pressure warning light is illuminated when the vehicle is in motion but the engine oil level is correct.
Charge Indicator Lamp to Illuminate
Loss of Power Assisted Steering
The engine wiring harness has chafed through against the starter motor heat shield causing a short circuit.
In the event of a customer complaint, check the engine wiring harness near the starter motor heat shield and replace it if necessary. The heat shield must
also be replaced if the engine wiring harness is replaced.
An improved starter motor heat shield was introduced into production on August 19, 2003&line;
Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty.