Clutch Repairs in Smethwick

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We work with 16,255 garages nationwide so if you have a slipping clutch or a heavy clutch pedal, or it's hard to change gear, we can help. Our friendly Smethwick garages also offer Servicing, Diagnostics and more. See prices and reviews in moments, and book a repair online.


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Top garages for Clutch Repairs in Smethwick (172 found)
RPS Garage Services
289 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.7 / 5

With over 25 years of experience in the vehicle repairs and services industry, R.P.S Garage Services Ltd are known for providing a high standard of workmanship in Birming

Auto Solutions & Parts Limited
240 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

1) All mechanical work including MOT, Servicing, Brake Discs & Brake Pads, Automatic Gearbox Service, DPF Regen, Welding work so you do not always have to buy new par

RideRepairs
61 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 5

Here at ride repairs we value our customer and the feedback they give us. we aim to please all of our customers and always take PRICE into consideration as cars can be ve

Hayers Motor Repairs ltd
683 Jobs Completed
Wednesbury
4.7 / 5

I have 30+ years experience in the motor trade most of it I have worked for kwikfit for 25 years. We take pride in the work we do. All work fully guaranteed with the best

Jag Auto Repairs
805 Jobs Completed
West Bromwich
4.5 / 5

Why should you choose me? I'm one of the best in my field, fully prioritising the customer. I have experience working for main dealers such as FORD, VOLKSWAGEN, LAND RO

Burnt Tree Autocentre Ltd
61 Job Completed
Dudley
5.0 / 5

We are a memeber of Unipart Car Care Centres. We believe we are offering our customers something special by recruiting a wide network of quality, independent garages t

Gearbox Central Ltd
162 Jobs Completed
Oldbury
4.8 / 5

GEARBOX CENTRAL Professional car Gearbox and Clutch repairs in West Midlands, Birmingham There are all sorts of things that can go wrong with your vehicles gearbox. So

Highgate Autos Midland Limited
292 Jobs Completed
BIRMINGHAM
4.5 / 5

Here at Highgate Autos we have a team of fully qualified mechanics with over 20 years experience. We are driven to deliver outstanding customer service and want to make y

Al-Badar Auto Tech
17 Job Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

We are a family run independent business based in Birmingham with competitive prices to offer and are Health and Safety Compliant. Our services range from vehicle servic

AUTO SOLUTIONS TIPTON LTD
224 Jobs Completed
TIPTON
4.9 / 5

We are a well established and highly rated local motor company based in Tipton. We have years of expertise, experience and knowledge within the Motor Trade. We aim

Smart MOT & Service Centre
335 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.8 / 5

Smart MOT & Service Centre are your local independent garage based in Aston and Nechells who take great pride in being able to offer our customers a fast, affordable

A1 Clutch Centre Birmingham
515 Jobs Completed
Digbeth
4.8 / 5

At A1 Clutch Centre in Birmingham,our state of the art workshops are fully equipped to provide the best clutch repair services in the Midlands. We have a talented team o

Rolfe Street ARC Ltd.
87 Jobs Completed
Smethwick
3.6 / 5

We are an independent family run company, established for over 25 years offering quality repairs to a wide range of customers. We are an approved insurance Bodyshop offer

Bridge Street Service Centre
56 Job Completed
Halesowen
5.0 / 5

Bridge Street Automotive Service Center is renowned for first-rate auto repairs and maintenance services. You can always count on exceptional engine and transmission work

Vip auto repairs
16 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

We are an auto repair facility dedicated to quality service and maintenance of general, high-end and performance vehicles at affordable prices. Based in Central Birmingh

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Clutch Repairs in Smethwick
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 Smethwick bookings

4.63

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How much does Clutch Repairs cost in Smethwick?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Clutch Repairs is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Smethwick for Clutch Repairs on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Clutch Repairs Cost by Car Make in Smethwick
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£459.17
Vauxhall£550.42
Citroen£493.99
Volkswagen£573.14
Toyota£445.09
Nissan£579.73
Peugeot£467.23
MINI£508.89

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/09/2021 and 05/12/2021.

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 16,255 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive clutch repair deals for you.

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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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