Can I adjust the clutch myself? on 2010 Mini Cooper S Clubman

I have a new 2010 Clubman (Works Edition)and the clutch seems to need adjusting. It's a 6 speed manual with 5K miles. I can't afford the lost time in putting it in the shop if it's something I can do relatively easily.

by in Monterey Park, CA on February 27, 2010
3 answers
ANSWER by on February 28, 2010
Your Mini should not need a clutch adjustment at this stage, I would have the Dealer look at it under warranty, ask for a loaner!! or they usually have cheap 1 day rentals.
ANSWER by on September 06, 2010
I was wondering what your problem was exactly. I just bought a 2010 Clubman about 3 months ago and I continue to hear this clicking noise when I shift. It doesn't happen all the time, but enough that it annoys me. I've brought it in twice now and they say it is the way I'm driving it -- not giving it enough gas. I'm trying to give it more gas, but there are still times when I hear this noise. Also, one time when the vehicle was parked I heard this loud clunking noise coming from the engine. They told me that the engine was readjusting itself due to when I shifted wrong it was lifting the engine. For some reason, I'm just not confident that there's not a malfunction in the clutch. I look forward to hearing what your specific problem was and if you have any advice for me. Thank you so much, Deb
ANSWER by on March 29, 2011
The mini clubman i have from 2009 has an automatically adjusting clutch. So you should notice the engagement point change a little but not alot.

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