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Evo VIII Slipping clutch

2004 Evo 8 - 25,000miles. Only had car 12mths and the clutch has starting slipping at about 3,500 rpm, dealers haven't looked at it, but have decided it's definitely got to be replaced - at a cost of £1100. How long should the clutch have lasted.?? (Female driver - approx 10miles a day), and could this possibly be an oil leak..??? Please help.

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Yes this is very common, esp with traffic, and i dont know but if you race your car at the tracks that doesnt help either

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It's common for Evo 8s to need a new clutch at around 20k - 30k. It happens more when the driver clutches often, drives in traffic a lot, etc.

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No oil leak, is should have lasted lot longer
tip: maybe to much traffic?

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