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    Done 700 miles in last few days - currently in Cornwall - just had to reverse up country lane using a lot of clutch hold - terrible smell and smoke and clutch went very weired - ok after a few seconds when going forward but smell of burning clutch still lingering - any views as to whether this is a massive problem or have others experienced same when carrying out a difficult reverse - no hint of this before - car has now done 5500 miles - it is a manual

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    I sometimes get the same prob but usually on when reversing with caravan on,this is to be expected but wouldn't really expect it or had wih no van on back

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    Thanks - how long does it take for smell to disappear?

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    As above with my Vectra C Cdti and a caravan, takes about 1/2 to 1 day for smell to fully go.

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    Mine has that problem quite often when overloaded.....

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    The smell should soon dissapear, it is not a very plesant smell, Maybe spray some air freshener in the car?.

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    I wouldn't worry too much matey i doubt you have done any damage other than take a few thousand miles off the lining and the smell will go as Ed say's quite soon !!!!

    Back in a V6 !!!!!!!!!!!! And lovin it !!!

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    Thanks everyone - makes a difference to know its not too unusual particularly as I have to do another 300 miles to do this afternoon.

    Happy New Year to all

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    After 2 weeks there is still a slight smell coming from engine compartment on passenger side which is clutch/gearbox area.

    Car is driving fine so now booked into VX to try and find out if there is an issue - apparently according to VX there is some sort of valve inside the gearbox that if sticking would produce the smell.

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    Be gentle with the clutch , i pulled over in a lane on a hill for a car , pulled away and the clutch was slipping all the way up , couldnt stop as there was nowhere to do so , result a new clutch flywheel assy ....

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