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Did I damage my clutch?
Yesterday, 2018 RAM dually, I had an 18k lbs trailer behind the truck. Had to back into a driveway perpendicular to the road, but while headed downhill. I pulled ahead of the driveway, stopped, engaged reverse, eased the clutch out, applied power, and it began to slip and hop. I only had to push this load uphill about 40 feet until I could swing into the driveway which was level but all you could smell was burnt clutch. Afterwards everything seems normal other than the lingering smell. I know it was a lot of weight to push backwards uphill, even for a short distance. Did I do any serious damage to the clutch?
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