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Burning smell when using clutch #416046 Mar 14, 7:05am Mar 14, 7:05am
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Burning smell when using clutch
I've had my Celica for 5 months, i have noticed that the clutch produces a burning smell when operating the clutch, when parking or waiting in traffic with the clutch held down. I've been to Toyota who said this is common in all Celica's and Rav 4. Just wondering if anybody else has had the same problem.

Re: Burning smell when using clutch [Re: philip] #416047 Mar 14, 7:28am Mar 14, 7:28am
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Never heard of this happening!! eek


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Re: Burning smell when using clutch [Re: jonnyess] #416048 Mar 14, 9:13am Mar 14, 9:13am
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yeah your car has gas...are you asian? bc asian food tears up your stomach..thats prolly why my car hates me...when i fart i have to open up all 3 of my windows...the stench is creeping towards your clutch, drying up all the tranny fluid making it burn...lay off the dairy man...

Re: Burning smell when using clutch [Re: philip] #416049 Mar 14, 10:29am Mar 14, 10:29am
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Are you sure you have the pedal all the way down?

Re: Burning smell when using clutch [Re: Jughead] #416050 Mar 14, 3:28pm Mar 14, 3:28pm
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Is common for the celicas and rav4 to produce the burning smell? BS! What kind of a stinky ass car.

They are prolly telling you that because they do not want to deal with fixing the problem. Bring it back to them and tell them to f*ck off and fix your car. A 5 months old car that smells is b*llshit. You are paying good money so fight for it!


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Re: Burning smell when using clutch [Re: Chelica815] #416051 Mar 14, 9:39pm Mar 14, 9:39pm
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I have a celica and my mom has a Rav-4, and niether of us has had this happen. Your Toyota dealership is bsing you.


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Re: Burning smell when using clutch [Re: 6spdCeliGTS] #416052 Mar 15, 1:31am Mar 15, 1:31am
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yep.. make use of ur warrenty. make those SOB's fix it..only time i get that smell is when i acually am burning my clutch(uphill and stuff)


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