Q: My car has no bite and I can't set off.

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When trying to set the car has no bite. It is staying at 10rpm on the dash when the clutch is full down. I then slot it into first and as I bring my foot up on the clutch it drops the revs and stalls. There is no bite and I am unable to set off.

My car has 49000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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