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Old 12-29-2012, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by BMWFatherFigure View Post
The pump on the R50 is run by an electric motor not the usual pulley on the engine. As you say, later MINIs have an electric motor on the column. My Haynes mentions the motor pump but almost nothing else about it. There is also an electriic cooling fan for the pump and fluid.
Ah, I see! I learned something new today!

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