2003 Mini Cooper S button function

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Okay, this is going to seem like a *duh* question, but I have no idea what one of the buttons does in my car. I skimmed and then combed through the owner's manual looking for any sort of reference to it and/or it's function, but no dice. Naturally, the dealer doesn't have a clue (it's a jaguar dealership), and I just feel silly for not having any idea what it's for. :ohcrap:

Now for the description: If you're sitting in the driver's seat, and you look down below the steering wheel and to the left (toward the door, obviously), you should see a small button that is oblong and has a picture of some roundish shape with the number '2' in the middle and 3 parallel lines protruding from said roundish shape. When pressed, the button has a green indicating light that gives the impression that something has happened, but with no further indication as to what exactly DID happen.

Anyone out there know what this button is all about?


posted by  justjohnny86


this is a mini cooper S i photoed for work..i see no such button

edit: Here are 2 other Cooper Interiors I photoed I still dont see it



posted by  newyorker

I will go out into the parking lot and take a picture of my interior right now. I'll have it up on the site in a moment.

posted by  justjohnny86

you're right ... he's probably just lying.....

posted by  windsonian

well that wasnt what i meant but if you want to be a bag about it you are doin great

posted by  newyorker

...*tapping fingers*

posted by  BavarianWheels

Maybe it was a self-destruct button? lol

posted by  chris_knows

Could this be said button?...Below the air vent (small picy and hardly noticeable....but it's a start, lol). I can't be of much help here, but the button looks like it's optional/after-market due to where it's placed, and it doesn't appear on all models. I'm guessing it's a 'spec' thing?

http://images.automotive.com/cob/factory_automotive/images/features/auto_sh ows/2005_LAAS/2005_Mini_Cooper_S%20MC40_interior.jpg

posted by  Cliffy

http://miniusa.com/feature-sport-button-cooper.html#/learn/FACTS_FEATURES_S PECS/Performance/Top_Performance_Features-m

Sport Performance....

It's a button to change shift points if auto, tighten steering, etc... Guessing that is what you are talking about.

posted by  Ruiner

No the Sport button is in front of the stifter on the left, right before the "airplane" switches

posted by  newyorker

Another 2 and no dice...its a bomb dude...if u ever make it back alive to read this

http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sctm/v200/174/105/332600751/n3326 00751_207113_2521.jpg

http://photos-d.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v193/174/105/332600751/n3326 00751_206979_7180.jpg

posted by  newyorker

ha ha

posted by  carls47807

Well....I found one! :badrazz:

posted by  Cliffy

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