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Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

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Car2012 Audi A3 Cabriolet Franchise Dealer Est.£1082 - £1196 Independent Garage Est.£595 - £657 ClickMechanic Est.£599 - £662 Saving44%
Car2011 Skoda Fabia Franchise Dealer Est.£1047 - £1207 Independent Garage Est.£743 - £848 ClickMechanic Est.£747 - £852 Saving29%

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

What does a flywheel do?

The flywheel is fitted on the engine's crankshaft. It acts as a plate onto which the clutch's pressure plate grips, as such when the clutch is engaged it allows for power to be transferred from the engine to the car's gearbox. Subsequently transferring engine power to the wheels. At the same time the flywheel also has a function as a component that ensures a continuous and balanced power delivery from the engine. Apart from this the flywheel's starter ring gear (the teeth along the outer edge) acts as a large gear into which the starter motor's gear grips, enabling the starter motor to turn over the engine when you start the car.

How do you know there is something wrong with the flywheel?

*When the clutch slips whilst driving.
*When you cannot change gear.
*Transmission makes an unusual noise whilst engaging/disengaging the clutch.
*When the starter motor struggles to rotate the flywheel.

When should you consider a flywheel replacement?

A flywheel replacement is normally recommended when changing the clutch. In most cases one will find that when the clutch is worn or damaged it may have affected the flywheel. Not replacing the flywheel at the same time may then lead to damage to the new clutch. Hence the need for a replacement at the same time, which is recommended by most mechanics.

Signs of juddering or vibrations when depressing clutch pedal are normally a sign that there may be something wrong with the flywheel, especially if problems appear in first gear. Apart from that, the flywheel's starter ring gear (the teeth around the out edge of the plate) can get damaged due to wear. Sometimes a tooth will break, preventing the starter motor's gear to grip properly leading to starting problems on the car.

Cars nowadays are fitted either with a dual mass flywheel or the more conventional flywheel. The dual mass flywheel is more prone to wear, and in general will have to be replaced more often over the lifetime of a car. An option that is open for some cars is the conversion of the dual mass flywheel to a solid flywheel, which is cheaper.

Of course, if you suspect that you may need a flywheel replacement but are not sure, it is advisable to have a professional mechanic assess the situation first. In any case, always make sure to follow the manufacturer's guidelines.

What happens during an flywheel replacement?

*Mechanic will inspect and test the functionality of the clutch and flywheel.
*If necessary, the mechanic will advise if flywheel needs replacing.
*Mechanic separates gearbox from the engine, and will replace the flywheel if necessary.
*The mechanic will advise if other components like the clutch plate need to be replaced, and can provide a quote.
*The mechanic will rejoin the engine and gearbox.
*Mechanic checks the operation of the flywheel and clutch combination and will test drive car.
*Mechanic will make adjustments if necessary.

How much does a flywheel replacement cost?

The cost of a flywheel replacement will depend on your car and what parts the manufacturer recommends as being required for the replacement. In almost all occasions mechanics will advise to change the clutch at the same time. You could save up to 50% on your flywheel replacement versus franchise dealers with ClickMechanic

How much does a Flywheel replacement cost?

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These estimates may include Gearbox oil (top-up), Concentric slave cylinder (CSC), Clutch release bearing, Clutch plate, cover & release bearing/CSC, Clutch plate & cover and/or Flywheel

49 manufacturers for Flywheel Replacement

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £369.74 - £938.66

Labour time: 5-7 hours

# of quotes: 1095

£871

£656 - £1,164

£1,014 - £1,699

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Aston Martin

Parts costs: £674.40 - £809.28

Labour time: 8+ hours

# of quotes: 1

£1117

£1,148 - £1,148

£1,754 - £1,754

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Audi

Parts costs: £418.62 - £848.86

Labour time: 4-8 hours

# of quotes: 10228

£828

£648 - £1,105

£959 - £1,642

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Austin

Parts costs: £122.12 - £146.54

Labour time: 2-3 hours

# of quotes: 8

£270

£242 - £242

£386 - £386

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Bentley

Parts costs: £327.22 - £441.53

Labour time: 4-5 hours

# of quotes: 3

£551

£546 - £602

£829 - £908

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BMW

Parts costs: £459.48 - £879.73

Labour time: 3-4 hours

# of quotes: 12814

£796

£630 - £945

£891 - £1,301

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £182.25 - £777.61

Labour time: 3-5 hours

# of quotes: 325

£670

£370 - £893

£594 - £1,267

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £298.37 - £584.45

Labour time: 3-4 hours

# of quotes: 128

£587

£467 - £694

£695 - £997

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Citroen

Parts costs: £326.84 - £650.30

Labour time: 5-9 hours

# of quotes: 3952

£783

£632 - £1,011

£1,001 - £1,585

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Dacia

Parts costs: £242.68 - £710.54

Labour time: 5-8 hours

# of quotes: 47

£718

£559 - £985

£921 - £1,493

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Daewoo

Parts costs: £56.30 - £89.15

Labour time: 3-4 hours

# of quotes: 13

£225

£242 - £260

£437 - £459

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Daihatsu

Parts costs: £57.43 - £77.21

Labour time: 3-5 hours

# of quotes: 15

£290

£253 - £332

£458 - £610

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Dodge

Parts costs: £86.37 - £713.98

Labour time: 3-5 hours

# of quotes: 47

£703

£250 - £824

£430 - £1,170

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Fiat

Parts costs: £247.99 - £538.11

Labour time: 3-7 hours

# of quotes: 2206

£587

£450 - £781

£700 - £1,201

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Ford

Parts costs: £301.74 - £606.32

Labour time: 4-6 hours

# of quotes: 18487

£642

£520 - £822

£797 - £1,237

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Honda

Parts costs: £430.82 - £1,076.23

Labour time: 4-6 hours

# of quotes: 3434

£929

£671 - £1,219

£995 - £1,717

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £175.32 - £864.02

Labour time: 2-6 hours

# of quotes: 1785

£649

£333 - £1,025

£524 - £1,473

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Infiniti

Parts costs: £664.41 - £797.29

Labour time: 4-5 hours

# of quotes: 1

£821

£886 - £886

£1,240 - £1,240

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Isuzu

Parts costs: £521.07 - £1,326.34

Labour time: 5-6 hours

# of quotes: 12

£1044

£805 - £1,398

£1,190 - £1,909

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Iveco

Parts costs: £751.59 - £1,015.60

Labour time: 4-5 hours

# of quotes: 26

£968

£997 - £1,092

£1,391 - £1,505

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £280.49 - £583.58

Labour time: 5-6 hours

# of quotes: 1488

£676

£575 - £797

£923 - £1,203

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Jeep

Parts costs: £327.24 - £938.39

Labour time: 3-6 hours

# of quotes: 136

£815

£502 - £1,087

£740 - £1,547

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Kia

Parts costs: £212.70 - £598.74

Labour time: 2-6 hours

# of quotes: 1729

£583

£371 - £804

£570 - £1,207

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £376.12 - £800.68

Labour time: 4-6 hours

# of quotes: 2741

£765

£608 - £989

£913 - £1,442

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LDV

Parts costs: £334.74 - £566.08

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 76

£506

£433 - £614

£597 - £849

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Lexus

Parts costs: £529.75 - £1,716.36

Labour time: 2-4 hours

# of quotes: 194

£1213

£666 - £1,610

£907 - £2,075

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Maserati

Parts costs: £437.84 - £754.85

Labour time: 4-7 hours

# of quotes: 4

£752

£708 - £974

£1,064 - £1,442

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Mazda

Parts costs: £263.59 - £1,178.09

Labour time: 3-6 hours

# of quotes: 1075

£875

£454 - £1,303

£697 - £1,819

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £509.99 - £1,040.38

Labour time: 3-6 hours

# of quotes: 2127

£917

£695 - £1,145

£981 - £1,595

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MG

Parts costs: £170.92 - £796.53

Labour time: 4-6 hours

# of quotes: 90

£627

£394 - £980

£651 - £1,427

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MINI

Parts costs: £286.17 - £795.80

Labour time: 6-7 hours

# of quotes: 2332

£811

£619 - £1,039

£1,006 - £1,546

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £352.74 - £999.58

Labour time: 3-7 hours

# of quotes: 584

£923

£563 - £1,166

£842 - £1,662

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Nissan

Parts costs: £473.69 - £1,023.18

Labour time: 3-6 hours

# of quotes: 2263

£865

£656 - £1,174

£932 - £1,664

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Perodua

Parts costs: £50.25 - £60.30

Labour time: 4-5 hours

# of quotes: 2

£251

£292 - £292

£543 - £543

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £293.24 - £606.32

Labour time: 4-9 hours

# of quotes: 4810

£708

£533 - £955

£830 - £1,503

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Porsche

Parts costs: £450.49 - £978.98

Labour time: 3-5 hours

# of quotes: 103

£911

£647 - £1,078

£932 - £1,501

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Renault

Parts costs: £327.24 - £946.24

Labour time: 5-9 hours

# of quotes: 3007

£892

£644 - £1,277

£1,023 - £1,919

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Rover

Parts costs: £335.74 - £856.43

Labour time: 4-6 hours

# of quotes: 248

£774

£565 - £1,030

£859 - £1,487

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Saab

Parts costs: £295.37 - £621.48

Labour time: 4-5 hours

# of quotes: 1241

£659

£557 - £780

£876 - £1,143

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SEAT

Parts costs: £365.49 - £704.85

Labour time: 4-6 hours

# of quotes: 2403

£692

£586 - £871

£879 - £1,270

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Skoda

Parts costs: £373.99 - £720.01

Labour time: 3-6 hours

# of quotes: 2228

£704

£573 - £884

£845 - £1,285

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Smart

Parts costs: £102.10 - £441.44

Labour time: 2-5 hours

# of quotes: 69

£417

£260 - £619

£438 - £941

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Ssangyong

Parts costs: £310.24 - £773.06

Labour time: 5-6 hours

# of quotes: 32

£706

£596 - £939

£942 - £1,360

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Subaru

Parts costs: £429.24 - £821.08

Labour time: 4-7 hours

# of quotes: 359

£790

£658 - £1,022

£971 - £1,495

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £106.66 - £387.26

Labour time: 2-5 hours

# of quotes: 564

£412

£254 - £546

£421 - £833

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Toyota

Parts costs: £172.11 - £947.38

Labour time: 3-7 hours

# of quotes: 2636

£767

£379 - £1,171

£619 - £1,708

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £371.83 - £746.54

Labour time: 4-7 hours

# of quotes: 13489

£767

£628 - £977

£957 - £1,453

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £399.49 - £742.75

Labour time: 4-6 hours

# of quotes: 13853

£743

£631 - £924

£941 - £1,351

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Volvo

Parts costs: £373.99 - £807.17

Labour time: 4-7 hours

# of quotes: 2160

£816

£636 - £1,022

£970 - £1,503

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Recent Flywheel replacement quotes

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£487.91

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Leicester
£704.58

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Nissan Note
Halifax
£751.36

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Ford Focus
Wirral
£1,040.14

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
Halifax