Clutch Replacement in Bishop's Stortford

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We work with over 15,816 garages so if you are noticing clutch wear (such as a slipping clutch or a heavy clutch pedal) whatever you drive, our Bishop's Stortford transmission specialists and garages are ready to quote for your repair.


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Top garages for Clutch Replacement in Bishop's Stortford (38 found)
AUTO MARYO CARS LTD
108 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.9 / 5

We professionally repair any problem your cars engine has. If something sounds off, then don’t wait, maybe you timing chain or camshaft is out of sync and it can cause se

KHN Services Ltd
137 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.7 / 5

We are recognised and approved by the AA, IMI, The Motor Ombudsmen Our friendly team here at KHN Services specialise in transmission and engine work. Our expertise and kn

Formula One Autocentres - Harlow
220 Jobs Completed
Harlow
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

RSR Porscha
156 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.9 / 5

Twenty one plus years in the automotive industry. Worked with UK Main Dealer's: BMW and Porsche. Worked in Canada also for a BMW Main Dealer in Toronto and a Porsche Mai

Ev Tech and MOT LTD
130 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.8 / 5

We are EV Tech and MOT LTD, specialist in service and maintenance for all makes and models of vehicles. We are a DVSA approved MOT Station. We offer FREE Safety Inspec

MGP Motor Vehicle Engineers LTD
11 Jobs Completed
Dunmow
4.0 / 5

Mobile mechanic based near the Stansted airport, we service and repair all makes and models of all ages, over 20 years of experience, fully insured and committed to offer

Pallas Autos
16 Job Completed
Bishop's Stortford
4.0 / 5

We are a professional independent garage based in Bishop's Stortford offering wide range of garage services. Our 2-enthusiastic mechanics have a combined experience of ov

P&A Autos
3 Job Completed
Harlow
4.0 / 5

Looking for a garage in Harlow for car repairs or an MOT? If so, look no further than the quality services on offer at P&A Auto's. With a wealth of experience in the

All Klasse Autos
13 Job Completed
Bishops Stortford
5.0 / 5

All Klasse Autos was established in April 2010 by Alex Brant and Kelly Dawkins, who are fully manufacturer trained technicians with Mercedes Benz and VW Audi however we a

24hr Solutions Ltd
Member since 17 October 2021
Wareside

24hr Solutions Vehicle Repair and Recovery Division is based in Wareside Hertfordshire. We have a 6 bay workshop with facilities for cars, vans, trucks and busses.

AutomobileUk Ltd
Member since 17 October 2021
Harlow

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Groves Autos Ltd
Member since 17 October 2021
Harlow

"WE ARE AN INDEPENDENT FAMILY RUN BUSINESS WITH OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN THE MOTOR TRADE. WE SPECIALISE IN HIGH QUALITY SERVICING, CARRIED OUT TO MANUFACTURERS SPECIFI

Gates of Bishop's Stortford
Member since 17 October 2021
Bishop's Stortford

Welcome to Gates Ford. We are a Ford main dealer based in Essex and Hertfordshire. As an Approved Ford Authorised Repairer, we’ve been established for over 95-yea

CMC Hyundai Harlow
Member since 17 October 2021
HARLOW

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities. We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake

Hunsdon Garage
Member since 17 October 2021
Ware

"Hunsdon Garage are located in Hunsdon, Ware and offer a wide range of services to the surrounding area. Our services include; on-site petrol station, MOT testing, servic

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Clutch Replacement in Bishop's Stortford
Frequently asked questions
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How much is a Bishop's Stortford Clutch Replacement?

A clutch is a sophisticated component containing friction plates and, sometimes, a dual-mass flywheel, for smooth running. The replacement process can be quite lengthy, depending on make and model. Our average Clutch Replacement in Bishop's Stortford is £350 to £400.
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What is the Clutch Replacement Procedure

There are a number of steps to be taken when replacing a clutch, and accessing the clutch housing can often take significant time in itself. Once the old clutch has been removed, the crankshaft is cleaned. the flywheel should then be positioned at the top of the flange and the bolts tightened. Next, the clutch disk and the clutch pressure plate are installed, followed by a new release bearing and the release fork. Next, the clutch is realigned with the engine. The clutch and bell housing are reinstalled, followed by replacing all components removed to make room. Finally the clutch cable is replaced or adjusted as necessary.
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Can Bishop's Stortford garages collect the car from my home?

Yes. If your car isn't driveable because the clutch is too worn (or for another reason), garages in Bishop's Stortford can generally collect your car to repair it, at little or no extra cost.
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Is Clutch Replacement covered by warranty?

This is a tricky area. If you have a warranty - when you bought the car, or taken out separately - it's important to check the small print. It is often the case that a warranty covering the clutch will cover any form of major 'mechanical failure' but not wear to the friction plates themselves. In short: make sure to check the terms of your warranty carefully.
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How can I prolong the life of my clutch?

Once you've had your new clutch fitted, you'll want to ensure it lasts as long as possible. A couple of pointers: when you're at rest in your car, make sure to put the car in neutral, and take your foot away from the clutch completely. Even lightly resting your foot on the clutch can increase wear. When you change gear, make sure to do so smoothly, without over-revving the engine. Finally, once you've changed gear, remove your foot completely from the clutch pedal - make sure not to 'ride' the clutch after a gearchange.

Average rating for  Clutch Replacement in Bishop's Stortford bookings

4.94

17 reviews

How much does Clutch Replacement cost in Bishop's Stortford?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Clutch Replacement 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 Bishop's Stortford for Clutch Replacement on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Clutch Replacement Cost by Car Make in Bishop's Stortford
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£518.06
Vauxhall£578.39
Volkswagen£542.26
Peugeot£564.44
Nissan£511.70
Renault£684.01
MINI£604.73
Toyota£558.31
Citroen£614.33
Audi£666.35
BMW£460.36
Volvo£623.72
Mercedes£756.12

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 19/07/2021 and 17/10/2021.

Clutch Replacement Explained

Clutch replacement is one of the most common repairs carried out by mechanics in the UK as the nature of the part means it will naturally degrade over time, regardless of how much care you take or precautions you put in place.

The rate of degradation will alter from car model to car model as each are designed differently with some cars having significantly superior parts.

However, the way somebody drives a car is a huge factor in how a clutch performs. We will go onto this in more detail further down the guide and will demonstrate what you should be doing to elongate the lifespan of your clutch.

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.

When you press the clutch down and move your car into gear, you are connecting the two shafts and transitioning from one gear to the next.

Its an essential function which allows a car to move through gears effectively and efficiently.

Automatic cars have an in-built clutch which takes over the control of this interchange, this means that the car itself decides what gear you should be in depending on the driving conditions regardless of the driver.

What are the signs of a damaged clutch on a ?

There are a variety of signs to look out for when it comes to an underperforming clutch as the performance of your car will be noticeably effected as well as your ability to change gears.

Here are the most common issues which will be caused by a damaged clutch.

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.

How long will clutch replacement take on my ?

  • Replacing a clutch can take as little as a few hours or as longs as a few days depending on the car and garage.
  • Many cars will have easy access to the clutch and so replacing the part will be straightforward however others will be more complex and will need other parts removing before the mechanic can get to the clutch.

How much will a new clutch cost for my ?

  • Once more, a new clutch will cost different amounts depending on the car. You could be paying £250 or £600 from car to car or garage to garage, that is why it is so important to get a range of quotes from garages in your local area.
  • Fortunately replacing a clutch is one of the most common repair jobs carried out by mechanics in the UK which means you will be able to find a range of quotes from garages in your local area as it will be a job they are all well practiced in completing.
  • 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 15,816 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive clutch replacement deals for you.
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