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I'm a 1-month old owner of a pre-owned 2002 CC ragtop, and brand new to the forum today.

I've noticed that when I'm in first gear at slow speed (in traffic), I get a warning beep with no corresponding indicator light when I press the gas pedal. It stops if I take my foot off the gas.

My first thought was overheating, but the thermo shows me nowhere near the warning level. My second thought was a stall warning, but with the tiptronic engaged that doesn't make logical sense. My third thought was a proximity detector, but none has ever gone off as I park the car.

I don't get an indicator light anywhere, and I've checked all the dials just to be sure I'm not overheating, low on fuel, etc with a burned-out LED.

Just wondering if anyone else has encountered this issue? Didn't find anything searching the forum, but that also gives me errors...

Jose
 

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If you stop long enough in first gear, where the CC has to keep the clutch depressed, it will beep and drop you to neutral. This is a normal function (as the clutch save cyl would eventually leak down and release).

You just have to tap "up" and you'll be fine to move off.

I am pretty sure this is in the owner's manual.
 

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it is a beep informing you the clutch is getting too hot

happens after lots of stop and go , 1st to 2nd to 1st
 

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True about the car going back to neutral after a long time of no pedal interaction.

BUT the beep your hearing is the clutch overheat warning. When the clutch gets hot due to feathering throtle in traffic, it starts to beep when engaging again. Dont creep in traffic like an auto. Let a gap form and move off smoothly.
 
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