Mini Service Icons

Your Mini will display a symbol or message when it is due a service, these will vary depending on the Model year of your Mini.

old-mini

Generation 1

(R50 & R53) 2001-2006
(R52) 2004-2008

The first generation Mini’s use a service interval indicator (SII).  The car monitors the mileage and time since its last service and will display one of the following icons.

sii-oilservice Oil service
The oil and oil filter in your MINI’s engine should be replaced to ensure optimum performance and help maintain efficiency. The microfilter(s) should also be replaced.
sii-inspection Inspection I
Your MINI requires an Inspection I service. This includes an Oil Service, Microfilter change and additional inspection.
sii-inspection Inspection II
Your MINI requires an Inspection II service. This includes an Oil Service as well as replacement Microfilter, Airfilter and Spark Plugs (petrol) or Fuel Filter (diesel).
sii-brakes Front brakes
The front brake pads on your MINI are close to their wear limit and need replacing. Your brake discs should also be checked.
sii-brakes Rear brakes
The rear brake pads on your MINI are close to their wear limit and need replacing. Your brake discs should also be checked.
sii-brakefluid Brake fluid
The brake fluid in your MINI should be replaced to maintain optimum performance.

mini-2nd-gen

Generation 2 & 3

(R55, R56, R57, R58, R59, R60, R61) 11/2006 – 2014
(F56, F54, F57) 2014 onwards

Mini Hatch, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Paceman, Coupe, & Roadster

The second and third generation models feature Condition based servicing (CBS), this will monitor the condition of certain service items and report when service work is required.  When your car requires servicing one of the following icons will be displayed.

cbs-oilservice Oil service.
The oil and oil filter in your MINI’s engine should be replaced to ensure optimum performance and help maintain efficiency. The microfilter(s) should also be replaced.
cbs-rearbrakes Rear brakes
The rear brake pads on your MINI are close to their wear limit and need replacing. Your brake discs should also be checked.
cbs-mot MOT
Your MINI is due the annual statutory inspection for vehicles 3 years and older.
cbs-frontbrakes Front brakes
The front brake pads on your MINI are close to their wear limit and need replacing. Your brake discs should also be checked.
cbs-brakefluid Brake fluid
The brake fluid in your MINI should be replaced to maintain optimum performance.
cbs-vehiclecheck Vehicle check
Your MINI is due a Vehicle Check Service. This thorough inspection covers a wide variety of elements to help ensure your MINI remains safe, roadworthy and continues to look and perform at its optimum. This symbol may also appear for other vehicle defects that require attention.
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