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377 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 12 years of experience

I'm a fully qualified mechanic in a family ran business with the top of the range equipment and knowledge with over 12 years experience, I cover all makes and models over a 60 miles radius

48 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 35 years of experience

Abbey Auto Repair is a well established mobile mechanics that has built up an enviable reputation over the last 5 years. We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional and speedy service a...

10 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 17 years of experience

Leonardo auto centre is a local family run garage offering a wide range of vehicle repair services . We provide excellent garage services including MOT testing, car servicing and much more.

28 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 12 years of experience

Specialist in all these vehicles - Mercedes Benz Orpington Big Motoring World Snodland BMW Roadside Assistance Allianz Mobi-Tech Roadside Technician Sapphire Vehicle Services HGV Sparshatts Mercedes HGV...

106 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 13 years of experience

I’m a friendly, experienced mobile mechanic offering a reliable service. With over 13 years previous experience working in established garages I can diagnose, repair & service most makes and models of car...

54 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 10 years of experience

We are a small team of highly qualified and experienced technicians with over 10 years of professional dealership experience. We are experienced in all makes and models and are highly trained in mechanical, ...

45 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 14 years of experience

Owner of Saltmarsh Automotive LTD, we aim to provide the best service as possible to all our customers.

98 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 7 years of experience

I work on clutches, full services, suspension and exhaust system, tyres, brakes and breakdown services.

106 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 25 years of experience

I have worked in the mechanics field for 25 years and still working in this field. I have experience on various makes and models of cars trucks heavy plant equipment. I always enjoyed working as a mobil...

3 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 25 years of experience

Been the mechanic for 25 years for main dealers, and for aftermarket garages, the current MOT tester as well who can undertake work from servicing, general replies, welding air-conditioning, re-gas clutches ...

33 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 15 years of experience

Mobile Motors Essex Limited covers services, maintenance, repairs, tyres and MOT. We offer both mobile and workshop repairs for your convenience.

274 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 22 years of experience

I have over 22 years experience in the industry as well as 17 years in the main dealer. Essex Fleet Care uses fully qualified and certified technicians to ensure our workmanship remains the best quality as p...

15 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 20 years of experience

Family Owned Business with over 20 years experience, if your are looking for a fair and reliable garage, we are the garage for you!!! Offering MOT's, Repairs, Mechanical Work For all makes and models, Servic...

Frequently asked questions about clutch replacement & repairs in Essex

Read our answers to questions about clutch replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a clutch replacement in Essex 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

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 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.

How much does it cost to fix a clutch cable in Essex?

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.

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.

Can Essex garages offer home collection and delivery for clutch replacement?

Yes, many garages in Essex 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 Essex.

Can Essex mobile mechanics do clutch replacement at my home or office?

Typically no, Essex 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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