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      01-25-2017, 01:56 PM   #1
Newbzy
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Drives: 2012 116i Msport
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Belfast NI

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Lots of revs and burning smell

I was sitting a set of traffic lights waiting to take off (car was in sport mode) and when I did the cars revs jumped to over 5k but it wouldn't actually go anywhere. I kept letting off the throttles and trying again but it was only crawling forward but sounded like I was red lining it then a burning smell started which I assume was the poor clutch! I pulled over and let it cool down and checked for anything obvious but there weren't any warnings or anything so I started it up and kept it in comfort mode and it drove fine.

Anyone any idea why it did this? Hoping it's nothing to serious!!