SLOW DOWN Light - Amber - Over Heated Clutch?
Ok got home about a hour ago and have been trouble shooting a bit. Went for a short drive. About 10 miles, took around 30 minutes. Car was warmed up before starting.
Drive was through fairly busy city streets. Come to a red light after playing around and going from 4th gear to 1st quickly. I come to the light and pop it into neutral as I will be waiting.
About 10 seconds later the slow down light comes on (in amber not red), I try and go to first and nada...
Shut it off, wait 30 seconds, restart and back into 1st just fine.
Car was just serviced at 15,000 miles. I now have 17,500. At 15,000 clutch was reported to have right at 50% life remaining.
I have had the light pop on one other time, it was after doing the same. After hitting heavy traffic for a hour or so, accelerated for a bit and had to rapidly de-cellerate and went from 6th to 2nd quickly. Light came on but no gear sticking.
Ideas? I am thinking overheated clutch?
F430, 458 Challenge, Ford GT, Gallardo, C63 Black,