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Clutch Replacement in Sevenoaks

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We work with over 15,180 garages so if you are noticing clutch wear (such as a slipping clutch or a heavy clutch pedal) whatever you drive, our Sevenoaks transmission specialists and garages are ready to quote for your repair.

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Top garages for Clutch Replacement in Sevenoaks (71 found)
NCC Vehicle Solutions
25 Jobs Completed
Oxted
5.0 / 5

I began my mechanical career 18 years ago with Peugeot, where I completed my apprenticeship, and then spent a further 2 years. I then went on to work in several independent garages gaining experience working on all makes and models of vehicles, before deciding to start my own company. I set up NCC Vehicle Solutions back in 2015, carrying out work as a mobile mechanic at a location and time to suit you, or offering free collection and delivery and fixing your car within my workshop.

I have specialist knowledge of Peugeot, BMW and Vauxhall vehicles, but to be honest I have worked on all different vehicles over the years and I am confident I can get your vehicle road worthy ASAP regardless. I only use good quality parts and I guarantee all of my work.

G & R Autos LTD
148 Jobs Completed
Tunbridge wells
4.8 / 5

We have over 17 years previous experience within the motor trade. We take on all makes and models of cars and short wheel-base vans.

We can do anything from:

Bulbs, brakes, exhausts, servicing, cambelts, welding, MOT’s and much more!

We offer collection and delivery service within a 5 mile radius to reduce inconvenience you your working day.This service has to be booked in advance.

For your no obligation quote call us!

Swanley Garage
75 Jobs Completed
Swawnley
4.3 / 5

Welcome to Swanley Garage Services, on the following pages you will find some brief information about our Garage and the high quality, friendly and reliable services we offer to our wide range of happy and satisfied customers. We hope the information here will help answer any questions you may have about us or our services, however if you require any more enquiries please don’t hesitate to contact us as we will be more than happy to help in any way we can.

Swanley Garage Services is a new Modern, Clean and Professional Garage with 4 Main Dealer trained technicians and 3 MOT Testers. We offer a number of services including; Garage Services, MOT Centre, Air Conditioning, Tyres, Batteries, Laser Wheel Alignment, Servicing, Welding, Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Exhausts, Diagnostic’s, and Auto Electrical work.

Shanes Autos
35 Jobs Completed
Borough green
5.0 / 5

Qualified vehicle mechanic based in Sevenoaks. We do all kinds of car repairs, servicing, mot's, brakes, tyres, etc. We are a reliable garage who will complete all the work to a high standard.

KF Servicing & Repairs
23 Jobs Completed
Swanley
5.0 / 5

"Offering affordable car or van servicing, diagnostics, repairs, brakes, health checks and audio installations."

Lifestyle Ford Tonbridge
6 Job Completed
Tonbridge
5.0 / 5

We at Lifestyle in Tonbridge are a main Ford and Renault dealer. We offer a collection and delivery as a customer drop off and collect. Courtesy cars available upon request. We have the facilities to Service, MOT and all type of repairs we are also able to supply and fit new tyres at the best rates.

West Malling Garage Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
West Malling
4.5 / 5

Welcome to West Malling Garage Ltd - the place to find quality used cars for sale and a reliable local garage for all your servicing, MOTs and repairs.

We are an independent garage which has been situated in West Malling near Kings Hill and Maidstone, Kent, for nearly 100 years. The Garage was originally a Toyota main dealer until 1996 when we became a specialist in Toyota. In 2011 the garage was purchased by new owners Nick Errington and David Woodget who have steadily increased the client base and improved facilities. We are continuously investing in the latest tools and diagnostic equipment to ensure your car receives the best attention possible.

Orpington Honda
22 Jobs Completed
Orpington
5.0 / 5

We are available for the lifetime of your vehicle to provide a range of aftersales care including servicing, certified MOT testing, and many forms of repair. We offer this support at competitive prices to add value to your purchase, something that Lookers dealerships have developed a reputation for across the country.
Our manufacturer trained engineers work to the highest possible standards using only genuine parts, so we can guarantee the longevity and quality of the work undertaken. We also participate in the car makers 'MOT, Servicing and Repairs Promise', where we pledge to match the aftersales costs of any other garage within 10 miles of each Lookers Honda dealership.

Kemsing Motor Company
2 Jobs Completed
Kemsing, Sevenoaks
4.5 / 5

"Kemsing Motor Company offers a one-stop shop for all your vehicle repair needs, including MOT tests, servicing, auto-electrics, air conditioning and four-wheel alignment. We are a Trading Standards Institute (TSI) approved Motor Codes garage and a member of the RMI Trust My Garage scheme. We have an ATA Master Technician. We also specialise in vehicle diagnostics. In addition to our free collection and delivery service (within a 5 mile radius) , we can also offer the use of a courtesy car."

VGS
5 Job Completed
Croydon
5.0 / 5

VGS is an Volkswagen & Audi Group specialist.
We specialise in Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda.
Typically, Our customers come to us as an independent Volkswagen Group specialist because we have:
• Expertise in Volkswagen Group vehicles that is above and beyond what is normally found in the independent repairer marketplace
• We offer a 2 year guarantee on all work and a 4 year/60,000 mile guarantee on cambelts
• A passion for your brand of vehicle
• Specialist knowledge built up over many years
• Access to specific technical information about your vehicle and vehicles parts Access to, and knowledge of, the genuine parts that will help keep your vehicle the way it was built
• Experience of your particular model or engine, which helps keep your bill to a minimum.
Our aim is to bring the professionalism and expertise of a main dealership to your doorstep but on a much friendlier level and at a fraction of the cost.

MTMC
9 Jobs Completed
TONBRIDGE
5.0 / 5

We are an independent garage based in Tonbridge, specialising in the service and repair of all makes of cars. Our services include:
Servicing,
Supply & fit of tyres,
3D Wheel Alignment using the Hunter Elite TD Wheel Aligner,
Diagnostics,
MOT's,
Clutches, Brakes, Exhausts and much more.
Our fully qualified technicians have many years combined experience and our prices are very competitive.
Whatever work is required on your vehicle it will be explained to you and you can be assured you won't be blinded with jargon!

Go Vauxhall Sevenoaks
1 Job Completed
Sevenoaks
5.0 / 5

"Go Vauxhall Sevenoaks manufacturer trained technicians provide low cost servicing and MOT tests on all makes and models, to maintain your vehicle and help retain its value. Our team provide expert servicing and maintenance of your vehicle, using the latest diagnostic equipment and genuine Vauxhall parts.For your convenience, Go Vauxhall provide collection and delivery of your vehicle, or a courtesy car for your use, upon request and subject to availability.Go Vauxhall can help you spread the cost of your servicing needs with the Go Vauxhall Service Plan, from only -ú19.99 per month. Contact a member of the aftersales team today for more information.Go Vauxhall are Vauxhall, Saab and Chevrolet authorised repairers, and all repairs are guaranteed for 12 months. We offer while-you-wait repairs and provide no obligation free estimates.If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident, Go Vauxhall are here to help and can carry out all required accident repair work at our dedicated Accident Repair Centre.Our manufacturer-trained team will carry out from minor to major repairs to the highest standards, and use only genuine parts to complete the work, as required by your insurance company.Contact Go Vauxhall today and our team will work with you and your insurance company to get your vehicle back on the road.Opening TimesMonday - Friday 8am - 6pmSaturday - 8.30am - 1pmSunday - Closed"

Lifestyle Ford Tunbridge Wells
1 Job Completed
Tunbridge Wells
5.0 / 5

We at Lifestyle in Tunbridge Wells are a main Ford, Suzuki and Subaru dealer. We offer a collection and delivery as a customer drop off and collect. Courtesy cars available upon request. We have the facilities to perform fast fit services and tyre work.

Aperfection Limited
5 Jobs Completed
swanley
2.5 / 5

"We are a multi functional car and van repairs garage, located in the Swanley Village area, we also cover areas such as:

- Dartford
- Bromley
- Sevenoaks
- Hextable
- Orpington

We carry all the latest diagnostics equipment, so we're able to diagnose all sorts of faults, as well as carrying out the more common repair types, such as:

- Full Services
- Gearbox
- Clutches
- Engine
- Brake
- Head gaskets

We offer great value service, with same day repairs. Your vehicle can be collected and delivered back to you, the same day, alloying you to go to work and come back home, to your vehicle all fixed.We offer a full recovery and breakdown service and can take the vehicle back to our workshop and get it repaired, to save you time and money.We also specialize in commercial van sales, from all of the major blue chip companies, weekly stock at the lowest prices in the south east and London."

MOTORVATION SAAB
2 Jobs Completed
Tonbridge
4.5 / 5

"Founded by Chris Wilkinson we have always sought to establish ourselves as professional, friendly and above all honest. As Independent Saab Specialists we have always relied upon our reputation for referral of new customers by existing ones for Saab Servicing, Saab Repairs and Saab Parts. People and their Saabs are our business. We have many longstanding clients from as far away as Holland,Bristol,Devon,& the Midlands. We have avoided the temptation to get too big, preferring to stay small & personal, away from the high street and the "dealer image". Thus we have been able to keep prices low whilst not compromising on our ability to keep up to date with the latest models and technology. We get to know our customers personally and want you to get to know us too.With the sad demise of Saab Canterbury, please remember we are not too far away. We are located near Pembury,just off the A21 between Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks and within easy reach of Maidstone, Canterbury, and the Medway Towns. "

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Clutch Replacement in Sevenoaks
Frequently asked questions
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How much is a Sevenoaks 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 Sevenoaks 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 Sevenoaks 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 Sevenoaks 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 Sevenoaks bookings

4.67

33 reviews

How much does Clutch Replacement cost in Sevenoaks?

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 Sevenoaks for Clutch Replacement on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Clutch Replacement Cost by Car Make in Sevenoaks
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£444.32
Vauxhall£474.22
Peugeot£449.94
Renault£461.88
Volkswagen£461.75
MINI£502.82
BMW£468.74
Nissan£457.39
Toyota£462.20
Audi£534.32
Citroen£478.22
Mercedes£538.02
Volvo£502.79

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 17/04/2020 and 16/07/2020.

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 15,180 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive clutch replacement deals for you.

    To find the best clutch replacement available in your region;

    1. Enter your car registration number
    2. Give us a few details about your and your requirements
    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 replacement deal in your area, before booking the clutch replacement online.

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