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Old 11-03-2012, 08:02 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by mthurman View Post
Ok, so if I get what you are saying...if it is only oil (what the dealershop is saying) then the clutches probably don't need to be replaced. They would see if anything is damaged when they open it up...or should I push for them to be replaced now. Sorry for all the questions but I bought a new car hoping it would be reliable. Love the car but I would like this to be taken care of right the first ime.

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Matt
If oil has leaked into the bell housing (which the dealer has admitted that it has, and you can see that in the pictures ), then the clutches have definitely become contaminated with oil and need to be replaced. TSB 11-12-13 talks about replacing the seals AND the clutches, I would press your dealer to do the job properly.
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