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Clutch sticking down/occasionally spongy? You might need a new engine..

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As above. When I turn right in my MCS my clutch goes spongy and then won't come all the way back up. Showed this to the dealer who investigated and said that the crankshaft is moving and affecting the operation of the clutch when I turn right. New engine needed! My dealer has two cars in at the moment with the same issue.

That and the jumping out of first gear issue (fixed with a new gear selector switch) means the start of MCS ownership has been a bit rubbish!

Still mostly enjoying the car though!

edit: sorry just seen there is a thread about this in the main forum! Sorry.
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I had the same, but one suggestion.
Make sure you ask them to confirm the clutch is ok.

The dealer replaced my clutch as well as the engine as apparently the clutch had used all of its auto adjustment.

Bit of a pain running the engine in again particularly when you are used to the car, but in the end the new engine (and clutch!) are performing really well.
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