Tiguan clutch failure after emissions 'fix' - are the two related?

The clutch has failed in my 2.0 litre diesel Volkswagen Tiguan. This actually happened while on my way home from repairing the emissions defeat device. Is this a complete coincidence or would they have been working on the clutch too?

Asked on 23 November 2016 by Pete1

Answered by Honest John
Never heard of that before, but it could be as a result of the testing of the car after the remap was carried out. They might have re-started it on a steep hill to check the engine was delivering sufficient torque. Worth raising this with the dealer. Ask him what tests were carried out.
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