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Mini Cooper Bent Valve Repair Part 1

This can happen if the timing chain on your N14 skips time and bends valves which is a common issue.

I cover diagnosis of bent valves in this video: https://youtu.be/cCrbrz7nERI

This video walks you through the process of replacing bent valves in an N14 engine. It covers cylinder head removal, cam shaft removal, timing chain removal, and also valve removal.

See the ‘Related Videos’ section for additional videos on front end removal as well as other Mini Cooper repairs.

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Related Videos:

Mini Cooper S (R56) Front End Removal:

How To Replace Valves:

How To Remove Valve Springs Inside the Car:

Introducing The Mini Series:

Mini N14 Timing Chain Replacement:

Mini Cooper Engine Removal (R56/N14):

Mini Cooper Engine Installation (Part 1):

Mini Cooper Engine Installation (Part 2):

Mini Cooper Rear Hatch Won’t Latch Repair:

Mini Cooper Oil Leak Repairs (R56/N14):

Direct Injection Intake Valve Cleaning (R56/N14):

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