2002-2006 R50 MINI Cooper and R53 MINI Cooper S Hatchbacks
2005-2008 R52 MINI Cooper S Convertible
Remember to use sythetic motor oil. MINI recommends 5W-40 or 5W-30 FULL SYNTHETIC motor oil.
Note: Filter housing socket may be chrome OR black vanadium finish depending on supply.
Tighten the drain plug and the oil filter to 25 Nm (18 ft-lb). Start the engine and check for oil pressure. Don't forget to check for leaks too!
If you have an early MINI built before 07/2004, take a look at this article regarding the different oil cannister cover design.
For additional protection, take a look at our Magnetic Oil Drain Plug.
To reset the oil change interval in your MINI, see oil service reset.
See NMK1078 for the original factory replacement filter with factory drain plug.
For this MANN filter without the drain plug, see NME1056.
For an economical 4-pak of this MANN filter with plug, see NMK1175.