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A friend of mine has a two-year-old Skoda Octavia with about 11,000 miles on the clock. It is still under warranty. Recently on a short journey to the supermarket he felt the clutch beginning to slip,...
We have a Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi and the clutch feels soft and 'spongy' when pressed. We recently had a new clutch master cylinder fitted as the clutch would sometimes stick. The car is fine if not driven...
I would like to sing the praises of my local Hyundai dealership - TWG Northwich. I have an i30, which is just three years and one month old and 13,000 miles. I had taken it in for service and within 24...
My 2009 Audi TTS Roadster has just turned 20,000 miles and I have noticed clutch slip - typically third and fourth gear under hard acceleration. Is there a known (manual) clutch problem with the TTS?...
I am 80 years old. I bought a new Saab convertible in November 2011, three months before they folded, leaving me with no warranty. I am a DT reader of many years and you recommended Warranty Direct. WD...
I recently sought your advice regarding my Vauxhall Corsa 2001 Easytronic. The problem is that it drives quite well but will suddenly lose power and come to a standstill, with an F displayed on the dash....
My experience since purchasing a new Mark VI Golf on my retirement last October has not been good. I wrote to Volkswagen about a vibrating clutch pedal issue that my local dealer had told me was normal...
I own a 2007 Citroen Xsara Picasso VTX 1.6 HDi and the clutch has started to slip with acceleration, but it's still OK for gentle cruising. I plan to take it to Mr Clutch for: New Clutch @ £350, and New...
I bought a Volkswgaen Caddy (manual) with 6000 miles on clock, clutch has now burnt out at 19000 miles. I there a problem with clutch/flywheel on these vans? It's 62-plate.
I own a 2004 MG ZT 2.0 CDTI (BMW 47 engine) with 117,000 miles. The clutch has always been heavy but seems to have become worse. My friend with a 320d BMW Compact, which I believe has the same engine,...
 

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