Clutch Replacement

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Clutch Replacement

At Advantage Automotive Repair, our fully equipped workshop in Dublin, CA provides Clutch Replacement and repairs for all makes and models. All our car repairs come with a minimum of a 12 month warranty. The clutch is quite literally the driving force of your car. Its job is to engage the engine which then turns the wheel and away you go. The general rule of thumb is that your clutch will last approximately 60,000 miles but this figure can vary widely depending on how you drive together with where you live.

How Can You Tell if Your Clutch Needs Repairing?

There are a huge variety of problems that can occur with a clutch and there are a number of symptoms that you should look out for which should point towards certain issues:

  • Your car is struggling to move forward at a low speed in a high gear
  • Your car is finding it difficult to get up hills in high gear
  • Your car is not able to accelerate effectively or tow a trailer
  • Gears grinding or crunching due to cutch release failure
  • The Excessive force required to press the clutch pedal
  • The car shudders as the clutch pedal is released
  • The clutch slips which creates the sensation of the engine

    Revving very high but the car failing to accelerate normally.

My Clutch is Slipping

Slipping is one of the most common clutch issues and can cause a drop in  performance, as well as damage, if not diagnosed in time.

Clutch replacement generally includes replacing the clutch plate, the clutch cover or pressure plate and the release bearing which usually comes together as a clutch kit. Replacing the entire clutch kit and machining the flywheel surface at the same time is recommended because replacing one component without the others may lead to premature clutch failure and another expensive clutch repair.

Clutches also require an operating mechanism between the clutch pedal and the clutch fork which the release bearing is mounted to. This can either be done hydraulically or via a cable. Clutch hydraulic systems consist of a clutch master cylinder and a clutch slave cylinder and lines that carry fluid between them.

Advantage Automotive Repair can diagnose the system issue and outline a plan of action that fits your schedule and budget.

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