Clutch Repairs in Cheltenham

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Top garages for Clutch Repairs in Cheltenham (76 found)
Craigs' Garage
482 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.9 / 5

Here @ Craigs' Garage we are a genuine family run garage, providing excellent workmanship without compromising value for money. Our team of knowledgeable, experienced an

Vehicle Solutions Cheltenham
686 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
4.8 / 5

We've been providing a complete range of services for your vehicle since 1997 and have helped thousands of happy clients across Cheltenham and Gloucestershire. We have

Formula One Autocentres - Cheltenham
364 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
3.6 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

DT Motors Ltd
267 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
5.0 / 5

DT Motors Ltd Garage in Cheltenham 10D Alstone Lane Industrial Estate, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 8HF Open Monday - Friday til 8am -5pm Friendly, family run g

Formula One Autocentres - Gloucester
437 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.0 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

Baylis - Cheltenham
50 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
2.3 / 5

With over 360 employees and 8 branches throughout Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, Baylis is one of the largest independently managed Vauxhall groups in

T L Automotive Services Ltd
406 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
3.8 / 5

Here at TL Automotive we are a friendly and trusted independent garage dedicated to providing sensational service to you and your vehicle. We are here to build solid a

Shire Cars Ltd
22 Job Completed
Cheltenham
4.0 / 5

We are a Bosch Car Service and MOT Centre. This provides you with the confidence to know we are a certified garage working with Bosch to provide you a set standard of wor

SAS AUTOS LTD
5 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
5.0 / 5

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Central Motor Services (Cheltenham) Ltd
29 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
3.9 / 5

Central Motor Services (Cheltenham) Ltd are a family owned large garage which has been established since 1964. We operate as a team of 9 staff, 7 of which are mechanics.

Swift Fit Ltd
24 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.7 / 5

Welcome to Swiftfit one of Gloucestershire's leading independent garages for over 25 years. We are local, serving Gloucester and the surrounding area. Our garage alwa

PSC Autocentres Ltd
8 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
5.0 / 5

PSC Autocentre is Cheltenham's leading and largest Independent Specialist German Vehicle Service Centre for Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, MINI, Mercedes-Benz, Seat & Skoda.

MXV Car Services
6 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
5.0 / 5

"I am fully qualified technician with over 13 years experience on repairing and maintaining all type of motor vehicles from standard factory cars, up to sports modifie

M&N AUTO REPAIRS LTD
2 Jobs Completed
GLOUCESTER
5.0 / 5

M&N Have been established since the year 2010, with over 40 years of mechanical experience they are highly qualified and try to offer the best customer service for compet

123 Car & Commercial
14 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.9 / 5

"123 Car & Commercial are a Gloucester based MOT, servicing and car repair specialist who believe that it is the customer that counts. We are a state of the art VOSA appr

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Clutch Repairs in Cheltenham
Frequently asked questions
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What is a clutch?

The clutch is the device that connects your car's engine to its gearbox (and, thus, to the wheels.) It is engaged or disengaged to allow you to change gear. You need one because your engine spins all the time, but your wheels do not. The clutch gives you the ability to disconnect the engine from the gearbox and wheels.
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How does a clutch work?

In a car's clutch, a flywheel connects to the engine, and a clutch plate connects to the transmission. When your foot is off the clutch pedal, the flywheel and clutch plate are pressed together, connecting the engine to the gearbox, and they spin at the same speed. When the pedal is pressed, the plate and flywheel are disconnected, allowing you to change gear.
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Can a clutch be repaired?

That depends on what the issue is. If the clutch plate is worn - usually indicated by a 'slipping' clutch or tough - gearchange, it needs to be replaced. However it may be that the issue can be resolved by nothing more than adjusting the clutch cable. A garage will be able to tell.
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How long does a clutch last?

Your clutch is a 'wear part' and relies on friction to work, which means that it IS designed to wear over time and will eventually need replacing - typically after around 7 years. However lots of city driving, 'riding' the clutch, or aggressive acceleration will wear a clutch faster.
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What is a 'Dual Mass Flywheel?

A 'Dual Mass Flywheel' or 'DMF' has its flywheel in two parts, designed to reduce diesel engine vibrations and transmission 'shunt' when changing gear. The two pieces are glued together but any degradation of that compound can lead to difficulties, such as rough running.
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How much does Clutch Repair cost?

This depends on your vehicle: while the clutch itself is typically not expensive, time and care is required in removing, replacing and testing a clutch. Some cars' clutches are harder to access than others, increasing the labour hours involved.

Average rating for  Clutch Repairs in Cheltenham bookings

4.58

19 reviews

What is a Clutch?

The Clutch is the part of your car engine which is responsible for engaging and disengaging the power transmission.

It’s a vital part of an engine and is essentially there to connect two parts of the system that can’t make a car move unless they're connected. Clutches engage and disengage two rotating shafts which then allow your car to move.

Because they play this role within the engine system, they naturally wear down over time as the parts are in constant friction with each other.

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 would point towards certain issues.

Slipping Clutch

  • 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.
  • The things you need to watch out for are;
  • Your car struggles to move forward while moving at a low speed in a high gear.
  • Your car struggles to get up hills in a high gear
  • Your car struggles to accelerate or finds it difficult to tow a trailer
  • The problem with a slipping clutch is that it will only get worse as time goes on. Slippage increases the heat generated in between the two shafts and the hotter this area becomes the less able it is to maintain its grip, therefore increasing the slippage. The greater the slippage the greater the heat generated.
  • So it’s clear to see that this is an issue that will only get worse if left without attention.

Clutch Chatter

  • Chattering occurs when the clutch is being used and a grabbing or jerking can be felt in the vehicle.
  • This problem is caused by the following internal clutch issues;
  • A warped or grooved flywheel
  • Missing flywheel dowel pins
  • A worn piolet bearing/bushing
  • A worn bearing retainer
  • Worn or damaged clutch disc or input shaft splines
  • Bent or broken drive straps
  • A bent or distorted clutch disc
  • A loose clutch cover
  • Clutch linings becoming covered in oil grease or getting burned or glazed
  • Chatter can also be caused by other faults in the engine;
  • Loose/broken engine or transmission mounts
  • Misalignment of the chassis and drivetrain components
  • Worn or damaged U-joints/CV joints
  • A loose transmission cross member
  • A worn or bent release fork
  • A loose rear left spring brushing or spring U-bolt nuts

Clutch Noise

  • If you are hearing strange noises like growls or squeals, this can be another sign of a problem with a clutch, as vibrations within the part would cause such sounds.
  • If you hear any strange noises coming from your car, have it looked at immediately as a fault with your clutch could cause serious danger while you are driving.
  • Clutch repairs are one of the most common maintenance services carried out in the UK as the parts in the engine are used so frequently and due to their nature, wear down over time.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

We work with a network of over 16,863 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive clutch repair deals for you.

To find the best clutch service available in your region;

  1. Enter your car registration number
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You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best clutch deal in your area, before booking the clutch repair online.

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