Are you in need of MINI Cooper repair or maintenance?

Parrotta’s Auto Service is your dealer alternative for all your MINI Cooper needs. Our professional MINI Cooper technicians are here to help. We are a full-service MINI Cooper specialist shop, providing oil change services, inspections, timed mileage services, diagnostics, brakes, suspension, engine, transmission repairs, and much more.

Why choose Parrotta’s Auto Service over your dealership?

  • Convenient Scheduling
  • We also offer personalization services such as custom wheels, tuning services, and shift upgrades
  • Personal Service
  • Save thousands on repairs and maintenance for the life of your car versus the dealership
  • Specialized MINI Cooper Technicians
  • Lower maintenance cost

MINI Coopers have a long history of service to many European owners, and I’m sure you remember the little-wheeled Coopers of the 1960s. Now known for their many unique paint schemes, they were once produced by an English company, who later sold the rights for production to BMW.

While they still retain much of their characteristic size and charm, the powertrains are now modern BMW powerplants and transmissions. As such, due to our extensive knowledge of BMWs, we can also extend our skill and ability to the service and repair of your beloved MINI.

Common Mini Faults:

Mini Coopers are small, and fun to drive – so in a perfect world, they would be problem free. Unfortunately, this is not the case – but lucky for all proud Mini drivers, Parrotta’s Auto Service is always here to save the day with professional maintenance and friendly service. Call to schedule an appointment at (413) 786-0959 today if you are experiencing any of the following listed issues.

  • Clutch Failure: The clutch can begin to fail early if you are an aggressive driver
  • Damaged Front Radiator: The front radiator support sustains the weight of the radiator, fan, and condenser – but it is made of plastic, so it doesn’t take much damage to hurt something major.
  • Failed Electric Power Steering Pumps: In your favorite Mini, your power steering pump can be prone to failure. It is always a promising idea to allow Parrotta’s Auto Service to check and preform preventative maintenance where necessary.
  • Performance Issues due to VVT: A lack of regular maintenance such as oil changes can cause variable valve timing, which is when sludge builds up within your engine and blocks necessary passages for a clean, properly running engine.
  • Rattling Timing Chains: If you hear rattling under the hood, it’s never a good sign. Typically, with a Mini, this is a timing chain, which can be heard louder while the car is idling.
  • Transmission Issues: The best way to prevent issues with your Mini’s transmission is to schedule preventative maintenance with Parrotta’s Auto Service, such as your oil changes every 30,000-40,000 miles.
  • Water Pump and Thermostat Housing Leak: Typically, with Mini Coopers, after 50,000 miles the water pump and thermostat begin having issues. Parrotta’s Auto Service will gladly provide all of your maintenance needs.

For any further questions about common Mini Cooper issues, feel free to call Parrotta’s Auto Service or stop by to schedule an appointment with our Mini Cooper professionals providing unparalleled customer service and repairs to the car you love. Be sure and check out our blog to learn more about vehicle personalization and how to care for your Mini Cooper.


After each visit, we will discuss the future needs of your vehicle to ensure we keep your car running smoothly. We will help you plan for upcoming maintenance so there are no surprises. Give us a call today at our Agawam location. If you are in need of MINI Cooper service in the Agawam area, give us a call or stop by.


Personal driving preferences

Being aware of your personal driving style can help you adjust for better vehicle performance. For example, if you’re an “aggressive” driver who rapidly accelerates, brakes hard or often, and often speeds your brakes may wear more quickly and your fuel-efficiency might suffer. If you drive more gently by driving the speed limit, accelerating at a slower pace, etc. you’ll experience better fuel efficiency and less wear on components overall. If you often drive on bumpy dirt or rough roads your suspension might be more likely to wear as compared to smooth roads. Regular maintenance and inspection of components with heavy wear will help extend the life of your vehicle.


MINI Cooper Repair Specialists

Parrotta’s Auto Service has factory access to MINI Cooper parts to make sure that we are only using OE level parts to service your MINI Cooper. We use upgraded parts to prevent you from having the same issue again, like using a water pump with a metal impeller instead of the plastic one your vehicle came with out of the factory. Because of the high level of technicians that we have and the quality of the parts we use, we back up all of our MINI Cooper repairs with a 2 year/ 24,000 mile warranty; two times longer than the MINI Cooper Dealer!

Parrotta’s Auto Service is known for its high level of customer service, beautiful waiting room, clean bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, shuttle service, and our fair prices. We know all of this is very important to you, but we also know how important it is that we fix your MINI Cooper correctly the first time!

Our clients say that they would refer their friends and family to our shop, call to schedule an appointment for MINI Cooper repair today – you will be glad you did! Below is a list of services and repairs we provide to our MINI Cooper customers. Looking for something not listed below? Give us a call at our Agawam location.

Maintenance and Repair Services for Your MINI include:

  • Brake Fluid Exchange
  • Brake Service
  • Clutch Replacement
  • Coolant System
  • Cooling System Fluid Exchange
  • Diagnostics
  • Differential Fluid Exchange
  • Drive Belt Replacement
  • Electrical
  • Emission Systems
  • Engine Control Module Programming
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Filter Replacement
  • Fuel Systems
  • Heating and Air Conditioning System
  • Ignition System
  • Intake Valves
  • Oil Change
  • Power Steering Service
  • Power-Train Control Module Programming
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Safety Systems
  • Timed Mileage Services
  • Timing Belt
  • Tires
  • Transmission
  • Transmission Fluid Exchange
  • Tuning
  • Vehicle Personalization
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Wiper Blade Replacement

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