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Rich1647 wrote:My 2 year old Freelander2 has just 25000 (mainly motorway) miles on the clock and the clutch has been slipping in high gears for a number of weeks now.The vehicle is carefully driven and has never been used off road or for towing,indeed the original brake pads are hardly worn.Approaching the dealer and Land Rover head office has been hopeless as they say clutch is a 'wear and tear' item and would charge me for the full amount if they were to remove and inspect the clutch and find it was merely worn as opposed to defective.My argument is that it has worn prematurely but there seems to be no willingness on their part to compromise on this and I can only see myself facing a huge bill for replacement.
I would be interested to hear of any similar cases and if anyone has managed to get the clutch replaced under warranty,or failing that anybody having the job done and what sort of bill they were left with.
Be grateful if you would let us know how you get on Nigel regarding costs,warranty wise etc. and what dealer you use. Thanks.Rich.st-george wrote:my FL2 has been doing the same for a while now - 2 1/2 years old 37k miles.
I don't abuse clutches (only had 1 clutch replaced in all my years of various car ownership), & don't tow.
Got it booked in next week(2 day job) but am expecting "wear and tear" response.
God knows how much it will cost - will let you know but would appreciate if anybody else has already been through this and can give some advice.
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