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Tiptronic clutch smell

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by PalmerA8, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. PalmerA8

    PalmerA8 Member

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    6 speed on the A8 4.2 TDI. I gave the car some abuse today on the way home. Nothing major, just a spirited drive home. Few roundabouts so some kickdowns and full throttle shifts. Had the car in S on the box. Got home and jesus did it stink like clutch.

    Should i be worried??

    Box is always silky smooth and you cant ever feel it change up / down unless its cold.
     
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  3. a6_chris

    a6_chris Well-Known Member

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    It doesn't have a clutch.

    Were you heavy on the brakes? Or could just be the tyres are über warm. Have had it a few times :p
     
  4. PalmerA8

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    I wasnt really throwing it round corners do i doubt the tyres but it could be the brakes they do need a service.....

    thank feck for that! Lol
     

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