Clutch Repairs & Replacement
We check the free play and adjustment in the clutch cable and adjust if necessary, and check the clutch fluid (hydraulic system)
Clutch Repair/ Replacement
We supply and fit clutch kits for all vehicle makes and models.
If you are experiencing problems with your clutch, if it’s worn, slipping or if its just causing you concern, bring your car to us and we will happily do a free clutch check while-you-wait
Common symptoms when your clutch is failing
Symptoms: Severe low frequency vibration
Cause: Loose or worn engine mountings, misalignment of engine to gearbox, uneven operation of clutch arm, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate, defective clutch plate, scored or glazed flywheel, worn spigot bearing
Symptoms: Engine accelerates without giving a corresponding increase in vehicle speed, burning smell. Vehicle will not drive up steep hills.
Cause: Incorrect clutch adjustments, partial seizure of linkage or fouling of pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, worn clutch facings, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate and/or broken springs, partially seized mechanism.
Symptoms: Difficulty in engaging first gear from neutral without making noise, jolt when changing gear with the vehicle in motion, vehicle moves when pedal is fully depressed.
Cause: Incorrect clutch adjustments or lack of fluid in the hydraulic operating system, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated facings, defective driven plate, buckled plate or seizure on splines, seized spigot bearing or worn spigot.
Symptoms: Sudden movement of the vehicle through the pedal is being gradually released.
Cause: Partial seizure of linkage or fouling of pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, uneven operation of the clutch arm, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated driven plate, misalignment of engine to gearbox, worn spigot bearing.