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  1. First post here Here is the problem I'm having... the car was on idle and the traction control & check engine lights came on, followed by hard starts (like if you were dropping the clutch instantly on a manual car), a blank screen and sometimes the 3 bars. The next day everything was fine, no lights, the car drove fine until it was left on idle for 2-3 min and both lights came on again. I've checked the wiring harness between the gearbox and the ECU. There were 2 damaged(just the insulation, not interrupted) wires from the intercooler's intake plastic piece. I also cleaned the gear position sensor and greased the o-ring. The actuator is lubricated and a washer is welded on the rod because the clutch release fork has a hole. After everything was done, I started the car and let it idle for 45 min(all good, no lights). As it's cold outside, it didn't reach operating temperature. After a 2h drive(all normal) I got back home and let it idle for 15min. The lights came back on. The car would not shift into gear with the engine running or if it does, I can hear like a slight gear grinding and the car kinda moves a bit without me touching the gas pedal. With the engine off and the ignition on, It shifts better but sometimes it hesitates or it would go into 6th gear from N with some grinding/clicking noise from the gear change motor. It makes me think there is a problem with the clutch not disengaging. The actuator's rod extends well into the bell housing when the ignition is on and when the engine is running. Any ideas guys?