I accidently was revving the engine to much. The car was working fine. The clutch is burnt. It has that distinct smell. I went to work, got off about 8 hours later and the car will barely accelerate at all. I believe the clutch may have slipped. If I try to accelerate I'll go about 5mph. It's basically acting like it's in neutral. What do I do?
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2009 Kia Rio Question: Car won't accelerate. Have a manual. Car just revs and a burning smell occurs.
pushrod August 21, 2013, 03:52Master
Not much choice! Tow to repair shop, get clutch assembly replaced. After repair dont "accidently" rev. the engine too much again!
Replysarge88, August 27, 2013, 13:38Rookie
you can RPM shift it to get it home
Replypushrod, August 27, 2013, 15:06Master
Wont help, clutch pedal is wroking, just wont hold!!! It's slipping.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (12205 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 21, 2013, 05:30Master
agree with pushrod. lesson learned