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6 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 40 years of experience

15 years as mobile mechanic worked at main dealers Wadham Stringer Austin Rover . Rover Landrover Jaguar also worked for Halfords and independent garages . my hobby restoring classic cars

33 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 35 years of experience

Been self employed for over 30 years. Can offer experience. Servicing. Repairs. Diagnostics. Cambelts. Clutches. Brakes.

76 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 14 years of experience

Here at CK Automotive Specialist I will maintain or modify your vehicle as if it was my own vehicle. I use the best tools and diagnostic equipment there is available. I have a vast amount of experience on al...

16 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 7 years of experience

When J&H Automotive was founded, we set out to provide the highest quality service with being convenient, affordable and able to offer our services throughout West Sussex and surrounding areas. Whether your ...

102 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 15 years of experience

Over 15 years experience in the motor trade industry, working in independent garages.

19 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 40 years of experience

Whether it is vehicle servicing, MOT testing or diagnostics that you need, you can rely on the expertise found at A J Robertson Limited. We're respected MOT and car servicing specialists based in Hove and...

17 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 40 years of experience

Following years of successful trading in the Chailey and Newick area, we have finally taken the steps towards a new and exciting challenge in a larger, better equipped premises in Hurstpierpoint town centre....

11 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 6 years of experience

We here at MZK Mobile Motor Servicing are striving to provide a bespoke and efficient service for your vehicle without you having to leave the comfort of your home. We understand your situation, during this ...

37 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 40 years of experience

With an average age of nearly 50, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience to be able to service and repair your vehicle to a high standard. We are the one stop shop for all your vehicle needs. This incl...

58 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 16 years of experience

I joined the army in 2002 as a tank driver. I carried out my level 1 and 2 NVQ in motor mechanics where I worked on all different types of vehicles from tanks car’s, Land Rover, lorry’s and tractors. When I ...

108 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 15 years of experience

I started my automotive career when I left school in Hungary in the 1990's. I then went to college and studied automotive technical engineering. Following this I worked at a local independent garage for 5 ye...

100 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 11 years of experience

I have been in the trade for over 10 years and I began my career by completing my apprenticeship with Boston Manor Service Station in London and was with the business for around 7 years. I moved to another g...

4 Reviews

Garage serving West Sussex, 10 years of experience

I have worked previously as a mobile mechanic, and then became an MOT tester and shortly after I opened up my own garage for MOT REPAIRS but all jobs are undertaken. I am IMI QUALIFIED. I ALSO OFFER REMAPS...

8 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving West Sussex, 16 years of experience

Started at perry's Peugeot in Aylesbury I done 7 years off experience then moved on to eds treads where I was there for 9 years

101 Reviews

Garage serving West Sussex, 40 years of experience

Are you looking for a well established and reliable company that can provide car servicing and repairs in Wickham? If you need help with your vehicle, look no further than Southwick Road Motor Repairs. We...

Want to learn more about Clutch replacements in West Sussex?

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

What does a clutch replacement in West Sussex 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 West Sussex?

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 West Sussex garages offer home collection and delivery for clutch replacement?

Yes, many garages in West Sussex 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 West Sussex.

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

Typically no, West Sussex 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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Recent Clutch replacement quotes in West Sussex

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£435.22

Clutch replacement

Honda CR-V
Worthing
£317.48

Clutch replacement

Rover 25
Horsham
£663.18

Clutch replacement

Kia Sportage
Horsham
£1,043.48

Clutch replacement

Renault Trafic
Littlehampton

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