in my 2000 Volkswagen Jetta 5-speed manual there's a burning smell coming from the motor I can shift into any Gear with or without using the clutch but yet it wont turn off or stall and it won't move at all can anyone please help me

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I believe the friction disk material in your clutch has completely gone. This means there's no way for power to get from your engine to your transmission. Sorry for such a short answer, but this is the only thing I can see which it might be from your description.

  • second this time for a clutch,have someone teach you before you burn up the next one to
    – DatsunZ1
    Mar 18, 2019 at 14:19

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