Clutch Repairs in Chippenham

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Top garages for Clutch Repairs in Chippenham (20 found)
Wiltshire Tyre and Autocentre (Chippenham)
26 Jobs Completed
Chippenham,
4.9 / 5

Wiltshire Tyres operates a mobile tyre service specialising in the supply and fitting of tyres including car, van, 4x4 and run flat tyres at your home or work address. We

AudiVW Centre.
26 Jobs Completed
Bromham
5.0 / 5

Welcome Audi VW Centre Specialist Volkswagen Audi Group Car Sales and Servicing - Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda. We are proud of our customer service and regular

Meads Of Melksham
13 Job Completed
Melksham
5.0 / 5

Mead's of Melksham is a small, family run, independent garage that undertakes servicing and repairs for all makes and models of cars and vans. Kevan Freeland opened the b

Fussell Wadman
31 Jobs Completed
Devizes
5.0 / 5

Family owned Fussell Wadman provides Devizes with Peugeot specialist and all other make services, as well as a great range of new and used cars and vans. Conveniently lo

N L Motor Services
2 Job Completed
Trowbridge
5.0 / 5

We are a small garage in Trowbridge Wiltshire, offering a friendly professional service at a fraction of the price to main dealership. We are a Vw Audi group specialist w

Hinton Services Ltd
10 Jobs Completed
Trowbridge
4.5 / 5

We, at Hinton Services located in Wiltshire, just off the A350 are ready to tackle your car's demands. Whether your problem is big or small, we can take all of your vehic

Chippenham Motor Company
Member since 26 November 2022
Chippenham

Chippenham Motor Company KIA is a new and used KIA dealer in Wiltshire. As a respected automotive retailer, we pride ourselves on our forward-thinking approach to busines

KRC Motors Ltd
Member since 26 November 2022
Bradford on Avon

Family run business with over 25 years experience. We service, repair & MOT all makes and models of cars, vans and light commercial vehicles. KRC Motors are a fam

Platinum Nissan - Bath
Member since 26 November 2022
Corsham

Using Genuine Nissan Parts and Accessories, our highly skilled teams of a Service Managers, Service Advisors and Technicians are on hand to deliver the highest levels of

S & K Autos
Member since 26 November 2022
Corsham

At S & K Autos, we pride ourselves in doing things right – first time, every time. And with our standards, doing things right means a commitment to quality and trans

Melksham CarCare Centre
Member since 26 November 2022
Melksham

"Melksham Car Care Centre is your local garage offering reliable motor repairs and servicing. Being a small independent business, we like to think you're treated better a

MVSR (Mobile Vehicle Service & Repair)
Member since 26 November 2022
Chippenham

"Mobile Vehicle Service & Repair is a Wiltshire based Mobile Mechanic service. Have your car serviced or repaired at home or at your place of work.We offer the same level

Xpo Automotive (Mobile Mechanic)
Member since 26 November 2022
Devizes

Devizes based mobile mechanics with a difference. We collect your vehicle from a location that suits you carry out the repairs at our workshop and then return your car.

Angell Motors
Member since 26 November 2022
Melksham

"Angell Motors was established in 1983. The owner, Stuart Seymour, offers a friendly and reliable service and is experienced in the repair and maintenance of all makes an

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Clutch Repairs in Chippenham
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 Chippenham bookings

5.00

3 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 17,021 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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  3. We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

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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