This replacement procedure can be used for:
MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One, MINI Convertible (R52) Cooper

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs / rear coil springs on MINI COOPER 1 (R50, R53) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: coil springs – Mini R50, R53. Tools you might need:
Replacement: coil springs – Mini R50, R53. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 21
HEX bit No.H6
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Springs for Hatchback (R50, R53) and other MINI models
How to change Coil Spring on MINI MINI (R50, R53) 1.6 Cooper – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Coil Spring
How to change Coil Spring on MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One – tips for proper car maintenance
MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Coil Spring on MINI Convertible (R52) Cooper
MINI Convertible (R52) Cooper
Replacement: coil springs – Mini R50, R53. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Both coil springs of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: coil springs – Mini R50, R53. Take the following steps:
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