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View Poll Results: Have you had your clutch repaired or replaced? 451 0wners
1 time 58 26.48%
2 times 1 0.46%
3 or more times 0 0%
Nope never still running good( list miles please) 160 73.06%
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#141 (permalink) Old 03-19-2010, 01:08 PM
 
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Thru April 09 were the bad clutchs
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23 months of ownership, 14,500 miles, no clutch problems.
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I know unicycle's didn't give out til the 60k mile range. Obviously some will go farther than others before giving out. Mine already has done the no reverse a week ago but not a hic since. Documented at the dealer to show the problem started within warranty, in case this decides to drag out...
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Not a big believer have the sheet of prices..
oh wow....I didn't realize adding the extended warranty now has an escalating mileage scale! Looks like I just got priced on out of the market
(oh well, the money is probably better in my pocket!)
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not bad

These prices dont look too bad, is there any room to negotiate them? I think for a car with 3-12K, just coming up on the ridiculous two year mark, 895$ to extend it 2 more years and about 20K miles is pretty reasonable. Are there better policy plans


AND, is it true that these warranties won't cover the clutch?
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8 months of ownership 7,500 mi. no problems .. wouldn't go into rev. for about 35 seconds the last two days buts that's very rare / did this about the first week of ownership then was o.k. 2009 Passion build date 1/09
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Put $100.00 in a bank account each month and self insure your car.
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Change my vote around, just got the clutch plate replaced yesterday.
09, 11/08 build. 15,800 miles....
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2009, 16K miles. replaced clutch, actuator motor and transmission. Build date 2/09
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Please change my answer. I had some rare occasions where My '08 didn't want to go into "R" or "D." Possibly driver error, but the dealer replaced it with the new '09 version.
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