2010 Ford Focus 1.6 tdci
Clutch smell under bonnet only

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Mason850
Driver
5 points

Problem added: Nov 28, 2013 (7 years ago)
I have recently had weird smell coming from the passenger side if the car I Intailly thought it was the brakes making this smell as they were very low so I had them changed there smell is still there so I went to the garage and he said it smells like the clutch although the clutch isn't slipping at all changing gear feels normal and rpm is the same as Normal the car has done 48k any advice

Car details
Car: Ford Focus
Variant: 1.6 tdci
Model Year: 2010
Category: Leaks & Noises
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john mantova
Driver
8 points

Dec 22, 2013 (7 years ago)
THIS SNELL COULD BE FROM SMALL AMOUNT OF OIL OR FLUID ON CLUTCH PLATES. IT WILL ONLY G.ET WORSE AND BEGIN TO SLIP WHEN IT DOES AND CHANGING THE CLUTCH LOOK FOR SEAL LEAKS IN GEAR BOX AND CLUTCH SLAVE CYLINDER
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