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Smell's like slipped clutch!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Kim_993, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. Kim_993
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    [Jan 19, 2010]
    Hi,

    My car smell's likes burnd clutch from the rear side.
    while i'm driving everythinge is normal.
    anybody had it before?
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    [Jan 19, 2010]
    S3? Haldex unit maybe?
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    [Jan 20, 2010]
    brake binding on
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    [Jan 20, 2010]
    why is everyone so quick to diagnose something serious first - if you can smell clutch my first thought would be (now wait for it cos this may be a little out there) THE CLUTCH! I'd then consider other things that could smell like a clutch, ie brakes
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    [Jan 20, 2010]
    I'd have said the same. But last I checked the clutch was in the engine bay at the front...
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    [Jan 20, 2010]
    Suppose it depends which way the wind blows ;-)
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    [Jan 20, 2010]
    You win this one!
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