The clutch has burnt out on my car. Will it be covered under warranty?

I have burnt the clutch out on my Subaru Forester of 45,000 miles. With the engine running, it won't go into any gear. The warranty is for 5 years and runs out in September. Will I be fobbed off with it as fair wear and tear for a 5-year-old vehicle? I really don't want the dealer to repair it as they charged me £800 for a 40,000-mile service.

Asked on 2 July 2021 by Adrian Vass

Answered by Dan Powell
The clutch will be considered a wearable item and it unlikely to be covered by the manufacturer warranty after four years. It may be cheaper to have it fixed by an independent Subaru specialist. You should be able to find one with our Good Garage Guide:
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