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134 Reviews

Rsg Richard Street Garage

Garage in West Yorkshire, 19 years of experience

Richard Street Garage situated on Leeds Road, Bradford, provides efficient, value-for-money servicing for all makes and models of cars and light vans in the Bradford, Shipley and Leeds area. We are also an M...


19th May 2022
“Wow what an amazing service from Rash at RSG Richard Street in Bradford. My clutch at 80,000 miles was slipping, the car was revving too high. I didn’t want to use local garages in ilkley as would have been really expensive. I found Clickmechanics online after trying to figure out how to do this. I checked reviews online Trustpilot and there were hardly any negatives so I registered my problem they gave me immediate quote of around £500. This was Sunday afternoon. I was worried because I didn’t want to drive car but needed to do school runs. Rash at RSG in Bradford accepted my job within a few hours which set my mind at rest they said they could do it earliest Thursday. I rang him Monday morning and asked if it was ok to drive he gave me good clear helpful advice and said that he might be able to get it done a day earlier. Wednesday came he rang in morning drove 14 miles to collect my car at 10am checked to make sure it was clutch and took car away. He updated me around 1pm to say it was going ok and He delivered car back at 3pm UNBELIEVABLE! the car is driving so well I’m getting much more miles to gallon. I am now going to use RSG in Bradford for any future work. I was nervous about not using local mechanic but my experience with ClickMechanic was amazing, 3 days to fit my job in for a great price. Superb! He also gave me good advice about making the clutch last with sensible driving.“
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SHAUN, Ilkley

Nissan Note • Clutch replacement


18 Reviews

Mobile Car Clinic

Garage in West 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...



13 Reviews

Alpha Autos

Garage in West Yorkshire, 20 years of experience

Motor Vehicle Technician (Alpha Automotive Solutions) August 2008 • Diagnosing faults and deciding on the work required on customer cars. • Carrying out routine servicing and tuning. • Overhauling and rec...



241 Reviews

M4mobilemechanics

Garage in West Yorkshire, 25 years of experience

I initially started building my own cars and track day racing 205 Gtis . I moved on to working in garages doing a variety of work, engine rebuilds, head gasket, timing belts , clutches and gearboxes. ...



242 Reviews

Cm Performance

Garage in West 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 ...



50 Reviews

Niche Motors Limited

Garage in West Yorkshire, 25 years of experience

We provide one of the best services for MOT tests at our Garage in Bradford. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car is in good hands to be inspected. At Niche Motor C...



79 Reviews

Car M.D. Mossley Ltd

Garage in West Yorkshire, 20 years of experience

With 20 years experience in local independent garages, providing a garage-based service with a team of fully qualified mechanics. Working on all makes and models also specialising in the bigger jobs such as ...



25 Reviews

Moor Lane Motors Ltd

Garage in West Yorkshire, 12 years of experience

Moor Lane Motors is a family owned garage with years of experience in the motor trade. At Moor Lane motors we offer a range of services to our customers which includes; -Services & Repairs -MOTs -Brakes ...


9th September 2021
“No problems, would definitely recommend. Quick service and arrived on time”

ROSS, Leeds

Hyundai i10 • Full Service

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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-critcal 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 replacment is causing a burning smell, is that normal?

A new clutch requires some time to "break it" 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.

What is a Dual Mass Flywheel or DMF?

A flywheel is connected to the clutch. A dual mass flywheel is a type of flywheel that uses two masses connected by a spring. The two masses rotate at different speeds, which allows for smoother operation and reduced vibration.

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Recent Clutch replacement quotes in West Yorkshire

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£375.12

Clutch replacement

SEAT Leon
Halifax
£335.37

Clutch replacement

Ford Ka
Bradford
£223.45

Clutch replacement

Hyundai i10
Elland
£236.06

Clutch replacement

Citroen C1
Wakefield