Top Mechanics For Clutch Replacement & Repairs in Northumberland
Garage in Northumberland, 10 years of experience
We deliver an efficient and reliable service for your car with our 5-strong team of fully qualified technicians. Our state of the art facility has everything we need to offer comprehensive care for your vehi...
JOANNE, Tyne And Wear • 30th January 2023
Nissan Qashqai • Clutch replacement
Garage in Northumberland, 25 years of experience
Ian and Trudi Wilson Opened Wilson's Auto Service Centre garage in Jarrow near Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, in July 2019. Our car delivery service, Wilson Car Delivery company also benefits from our ga...
BRIAN, Wallsend • 29th June 2022
Mazda Mazda2 • Clutch replacement
Garage in Northumberland, 8 years of experience
At Motor Fix we offer a wide range of vehicle maintenance, from diagnostics to clutches we can assist with all your motoring needs to see if we can help, offering a garage-based service
HELEN, CAMBOIS • 1st July 2021
Suzuki Alto • Clutch replacement
Garage in Northumberland, 15 years of experience
Has worked in multiple dealerships in the past, worked longest for a Vauxhall dealership.
Would recommend certainly in the Newcastle area.”
DAVID, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 2nd September 2017
Hyundai i20 • Clutch replacement
Garage serving Northumberland, 19 years of experience
Our technicians and myself have over 30 years combined experience within the motor trade, throughout this time we have worked on vehicles carrying out routine maintenance and vehicle repairs from brake pads...
CHRISTOPHER, South Shields • 14th January 2021
Toyota AYGO • Clutch replacement
Garage serving Northumberland, 28 years of experience
Served my time in 1993-1996 in a local garage before moving on to a Citroen main agent in 2000-2007 then I started my own business running a garage with 3 employees then in 2019 i sold it. after that I've be...
Garage serving Northumberland, 40 years of experience
I completed my apprenticeship in the family business in Cumbria back in 1974 and worked in the business right up until 2002 in various roles such as heavy goods driver, I also became a partner in the busines...
CHRIS, Durham • 11th March 2023
Vauxhall Zafira • Clutch replacement
Garage serving Northumberland, 20 years of experience
Mobile Mechanic with 20 years experience, all work completed to a high standard using manufacturer recognised parts. I’m in the military so split between the below locations, therefore able to complete work ...
Garage serving Northumberland, 35 years of experience
35 years in the car trade in one form or another from mechanic to spray painter. Currently run an independent garage doing all aspects of car servicing, mot/repairs, brakes, batteries, bodywork and valeting.
JIM, MIDLOTHIAN • 27th January 2023
Skoda Octavia • Clutch replacement
Mobile mechanic in Darlington, 24 years of experience
I started my mechanic career by undertaking my apprenticeship at Beckside Garage in County Durham, I was there for three years. From there I moved to Lex Auto Centres, later taken over by Halfords Autocentre...
SCOTT, Darlington • 18th August 2016
Fiat Stilo • Clutch replacement
Garage in Darlington, 7 years of experience
I started my Automotive mechanic career through a local garage in Darlington and worked here for 2 years. I then completed my automotive academic education at Darlington College completing my Level 1, Level ...
Would definitely recommend them.
I had a little trip around the block after they left and it all seems great, just in time for its MOT!”
MICHAEL, Stockton On Tees • 6th January 2023
Toyota AYGO • Clutch replacement
Garage in Redcar, 11 years of experience
I am originally a self taught mechanic from an engineering background and I repaired cars in my own time from 2004-2007, I realised I needed to have official qualifications so I attended Middlesbrough Colleg...
Mobile mechanic in Edinburgh, 9 years of experience
2013-2018 Car and Van repairs and servicing 2018-2022 Vehicle service and maintenance, MOT Tester 2022-Present. Mobile mechanic
LEIGH, HADDINGTON • 26th June 2022
Audi TT Coupe • Clutch replacement
Garage in Edinburgh , 12 years of experience
7 years independent Garage 5 years Mazda dealership Timing belts Servicing Diagnostic Brakes Suspension
Garage in Carluke, 19 years of experience
***WE NOW OFFER MOT'S + TYRES AND TYRE REPAIR*** MSR Scotland is a family run business . We are dedicated to customer service, response time and workmanship. With over 19 years experience in all the automot...
JACQUELINE, NEWTONGRANGE • 10th August 2017
Peugeot 508 • Clutch replacement
Frequently asked questions about clutch replacement & repairs in Northumberland
Read our answers to questions about clutch replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a clutch replacement in Northumberland 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 Northumberland?
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 Northumberland garages offer home collection and delivery for clutch replacement?
Yes, many garages in Northumberland 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 Northumberland.
Can Northumberland mobile mechanics do clutch replacement at my home or office?
Typically no, Northumberland 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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