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Recent Clutch Replacement Mechanic Reviews in the East Riding Of Yorkshire


115 Reviews

Mp Mobile Mechanix

Garage in the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 16 years of experience

I began my career doing my apprenticeship with an independent garage in Cottingham, I was with the garage for 6 years. I set-up my own business doing mobile mechanics & recovery after my time in Cottingham. ...



45 Reviews

Whatts Autos

Mobile mechanic in the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 10 years of experience

Mobile services at home or at your works Is your car in need of its annual service? If so, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me today at Whatts Autos. I am a main dealer trained mechanic and will ensuri...



167 Reviews

Vigilant Systems

Mobile mechanic serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 30 years of experience

I began my career Zimbabwe as a motor mechanic and spent around 6 years here before coming across to the UK. I have worked for Jaguar and Aston Martin among others and contracted to different franchised deal...



145 Reviews

Mobile Mechanic

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 20 years of experience

I have been in the motor trade for the last 20 years I have worked mainly in dealerships and have worked on a wide range of vehicles from cars to hgv I will be able to undertake most jobs at any location if ...



243 Reviews

Cm Performance

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 20 years of experience

We are a local garage that offer everything from remapping, Servicing, repairs, maintenance, exhausts, clutches, brakes, welding, alloy wheel refurb, wheel recolours, MOT's and much more and also as well as ...



16 Reviews

Whites Garage (leeds) Ltd

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 35 years of experience

Whites Garage has been operating for over 35 years. we offer a 3 ramp workshop for all repairs on any make/model of car. We also offer full MOT testing facilitates. We have a team of 3 mechanics who are all ...



45 Reviews

R.i.c Mobile Mechanic

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 12 years of experience

I started out my mechanic career working with England's Garage in Scarborough for 6 years and it was here where I completed my apprenticeship. I operated my own business soon after this in 2010 as a mechani...


14th June 2016

STEPHANIE, York

Ford Fusion • Additional work following previous booking


27 Reviews

Andy Roe Mobile Auto Services

Mobile mechanic serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 10 years of experience

I started off in mechanics by completing my apprenticeship with Vauxhall in Harrogate and in total spent 5 years there before moving to both Seat and Skoda dealerships in order to gain knowledge on other bra...



7 Reviews

Gfmotorsport

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 22 years of experience

I have been a mechanic for over 20 years starting off in the family garage and then moving on to work at Audi, BMW and in a German Auto Specialist. I have owned my own garage business for 8 years where we of...



186 Reviews

The DPF & EGR Doc Ltd

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 10 years of experience

we are a family run business specialising in complex diagnostics issues and emissions problems including dpf filters we also have a fully equipped workshop to carry out general repairs and maintenance we are...



8 Reviews

Big On Tyres

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 10 years of experience

Since our establishment in 2007, Big On Tyres has been offering reputable vehicle service for customers throughout the South Yorkshire area. You can depend on us to offer maintenance amounts like installing ...



21 Reviews

Mobile Car Clinic

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 18 years of experience

self-employed mobile mechanic covering all aspects of motor vehicle repair and motorcycles. We are a mobile car clinic and expert in servicing and repair in all car makes and models. Mobile car clinic provid...



590 Reviews

F.M.A. Mobile Mechanic & Diagnostics

Mobile mechanic serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 8 years of experience

I started by studying at City College in Leeds and gained my City & Guild qualifications up to level 3 and I undertook a garage job whilst studying in order to gain great experience. Whilst I was studying I ...



96 Reviews

A-Z Fast Fit Centre Ltd

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 9 years of experience

A-Z Fast Fit service centre LTD is a friendly, family run business and we have been serving the area's motorists, since 2007. We always fit OEM quality parts, all fully guaranteed for 12 months/12,000 miles ...



77 Reviews

Pk Autos Limited

Garage serving the East Riding Of Yorkshire, 18 years of experience

PK Autos established in 2017, PK Autos as been maintaining and repairing cars to the the highest possible standards. With over 17 years experience in a main dealer we can guarentee a main dealer experience a...


Want to learn more about Clutch replacements in the East Riding Of Yorkshire?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a clutch do?

The clutch on a vehicle is a friction plate which, when engaged, transfers the turning force of the engine, through to the gearbox and subsequently, the wheels.

What does a clutch replacement involve?

A lot of the process to change a clutch is vehicle specific, however there are a few standard steps. The mechanic will:

  • Raise the vehicle
  • Split the gearbox from the engine
  • Remove the old clutch unit
  • Fit a new clutch kit
  • Put everything back together
  • Road test the vehicle

Can I replace my own clutch?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a clutch replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

How do you tell if your clutch is worn out?

If you drive a vehicle with a manual gearbox, at some point you will experience a clutch starting to wear, the same as you will with brake pads.

The friction material will start to wear thin and it will no longer provide sufficient contact with the flywheel and you will experience the clutch slipping, so here are some tell tale signs of this occurring;

  • The engine speed will rise up rapidly, but you do not go any faster, especially up hill or under hard acceleration
  • You notice an almost electrical sweet burning smell inside the car

Other symptoms though are prevalent

  • You can engage a gear when the engine is off, but not when it is running
  • The clutch pedal biting point (this is the point when you feel the vehicle moving from stationary for example) has become much higher up in the pedal travel
  • You start to find it harder to move between gears and can often hear a crunch as you do so

How many hours does it take to replace a clutch?

On average, clutch replacement times can range from around 3 hours to over 7.5 hours with an average of around 4 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should a clutch be replaced?

A vehicle with a manual gearbox is likely going to need a clutch replacement at least once in its lifetime. If you start to experience any of the above symptoms, you are going to have to get the clutch replaced.

How can I extend the life of my clutch?

This is one area where your driving style and habits can indeed have a considerable effect on the components. By driving with mechanical empathy, not riding the clutch (leaving your foot resting on the pedal), not deliberately slipping the clutch to hold the vehicle on an incline and not using too high engine revs to pull away from a standstill are all ways to extend the life of the friction material.

Can I still drive with a worn clutch?

Driving with a worn clutch is not advisable as it can leave you stranded if it fails completely, may lead to dangerous situations on the road and lead further damage to your clutch and gearbox. If you suspect there is any issue with your clutch or there are concerns about its age or condition, book with a professional mechanic with immediate effect to check the issue and if required replace the clutch.

How do you know if you need a new clutch?

You can find out whether you need a new clutch by getting a professional diagnosis from a mechanic. If you're unsure whether it needs replacing book an inspection with a mechanic to check the component and get advice on whether a replacement is needed.

What is the average life of a clutch?

The average life of a clutch will depend on a number of factors including how you use your clutch and the quality of the part. Generally you can expect the clutch to last around 60,000 miles.

How much does it cost to fix a clutch cable?

Prices for a clutch cable replacement range from £70 to £130 with an average cost of £95. Ultimately, the cost of a clutch cable replacement depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement.

Is a worn clutch an MOT failure?

No, a worn clutch will normally not lead to an MOT failure. As the MOT only checks for safety-critical components on a car, the condition of the transmission and clutch is not part of the MOT checks.

How long do clutches usually last?

A clutch will usually last around 60,000 miles. This does depend on a number of factors, primarily your driving style, what kind of traffic you mostly drive in and the quality off the clutch part fitted.

What does a bad clutch sound like?

A bad or failing clutch can sound like a grinding noise, a high-pitched squeal, or a low growling sound when pressing on the clutch pedal.

What happens if the clutch fails to engage while driving?

If the clutch fails while driving, you may struggle with changing gears or in some cases even fail to engage or change gears at all.

If you notice a problem with the clutch, the best thing to do is pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and seek professional help and do not attempt to drive again.

Can a clutch fail suddenly?

Yes, it is possible for a clutch to fail suddenly, however, more often than not, clutch failure is a slow and gradual failure.

Sudden clutch failure can be caused by loss of hydraulic pressure, a broken clutch cable, or a failed clutch release bearing.

Why does a clutch burn out?

The most common cause for a clutch "burning out" is improper use. For example, if a driver constantly rides the clutch (keeps their foot on the pedal), it will eventually overheat and fail. Other causes can include a leak in the hydraulic system, a worn pressure plate, or a defective throw-out bearing.

Burning of the clutch results in a foul smell that is caused by the clutch disc rubbing against the flywheel.

What happens when you change gears without engaging the clutch?

If you attempt to change gears without using the clutch, the gear teeth will grind together and damage the gearbox. Doing this repeatedly can end up damaging or even destroy the transmission.

New clutch replacement is causing a burning smell, is that normal?

A new clutch requires some time to "break in" similar to new shoes. The smell is considered normal but should disappear after driving a few miles. If the smell continues to persist then it may be incorrectly installed so it's better to consult a mechanic sooner rather than later.

Can a clutch be repaired?

Clutches can be repaired depending on type of damage, but it is often more expensive to repair a clutch than it is to replace it. Sometimes, you may just need to replace the clutch cable and not the whole part. A qualified mechanic can inspect and offer guidance accordingly.

Can the East Riding Of Yorkshire garages offer home collection and delivery for clutch replacement?

Yes, many garages in the East Riding Of Yorkshire are able to offer collection and delivery for a clutch replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a clutch replacement in the East Riding Of Yorkshire.

Can the East Riding Of Yorkshire mobile mechanics do clutch replacement at my home or office?

Typically no, the East Riding Of Yorkshire mobile mechanics cannot do a clutch replacement at your home or office, because the repair job can be complicated, may need many hours of work depending on the job and may need specialist equipment. However, mobile mechanics may be able to do a clutch inspection at your home or office and then drive the car to a garage if available to conduct a clutch replacement.

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Mechanics in and around the East Riding Of Yorkshire

Recent Clutch replacement quotes in the East Riding Of Yorkshire

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£506.64

Clutch replacement

Peugeot Partner
Selby
£466.57

Clutch replacement

Ford Focus
Bridlington
£377.64

Clutch replacement

Ford Fiesta
Malton
£552.52

Clutch replacement

Ford Galaxy
Hull