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My 13 month alfa mito TCT has had clutch failure at 13 months.

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My 13 month alfa mito TCT has had clutch failure at 13 months. Alfa says it is due to my driving even though my previous TCT mito gave no problems. They insist I pay.Surely driving an auto is just stop and go, putting the car in park during long hold-ups. Where do I stand?
Ken Waters
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello Ken I'd say you're correct , the only way these gearboxes can be abused is to have the transmisson selector in neutral (N) with a load of engine rpm dialled up (1500rpm +) and then drop the selector into drive so giving the clutch a lot of extra work if you haven't been doing this then I'd say the clutch isn't calibrated correctly as if it drags during a shift the gears will clash and prematurely wear outand this is all under control from the transmisson control unit which could also be at fault
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