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Mini Rear Hatch Won27t Latch Repair

If you have a Mini Cooper and the rear hatch won’t stay shut, or won’t open when you activate the switch, this video will help you.

In this video I cover both the mechanical and electrical issues that may happen with newer Mini Coopers. If nothing else you’ll have a better understanding of how these latches work by the end of the video.

Here is additional information on how to solve electrical issues with your vehicle: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-electrical-problems

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Tools

PowerProbe: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/power-probe-pp319ftc-iii-multi-tester-diagnostic-kit#oid=1002_1

Parts

Hatch Switch Assembly: https://new.minimania.com/part/G2NMA1070/Mini-Cooper-Rear-Hatch-Handle-Chrome-Oem-Gen2-R56-r59?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3evl-5aN2wIVCtVkCh2ZaQ9WEAkYECABEgLiXPD_BwE

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