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205 Reviews

A.M.S Tuning

Garage serving Manchester, 20 years of experience

Started when left school. Did training with YTS at Vauxhall main dealer in Bolton, then went on to national tyres, went on to charlie browns where I became a MOT tester. Worked at Honda in Bolton for 3 years...



165 Reviews

Vigilant Systems

Mobile mechanic serving Manchester, 30 years of experience

I began my career Zimbabwe as a motor mechanic and spent around 6 years here before coming across to the UK. I have worked for Jaguar and Aston Martin among others and contracted to different franchised deal...



102 Reviews

M D Vehicle Services

Garage serving Manchester, 15 years of experience

I began my career with Whitegate Motors in Padiham where I completed my apprenticeship. Whitegate has been a large part of my life for 12 years before setting-up my own mobile mechanic business in 2018 tradi...



134 Reviews

Rsg Richard Street Garage

Garage serving Manchester, 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...


2nd December 2017

KAREN, Wakefield

Volkswagen Golf V • Camshaft position (CMP) sensor replacement


949 Reviews

Jonathan Mcloughlin Autocare

Garage serving Manchester, 9 years of experience

Jonathan and his team at Northern Motors provides a reliable and professional mobile mechanic service that covers the whole of the North West area of England! With over 10 years of experience in the motor...


18th August 2021

PAUL, ECCLESTON, CHORLEY

Land Rover Range Rover Sport • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection


15 Reviews

Extrode LTD

Garage in Warrington, 25 years of experience

Our expert technicians are trained to service, MOT and repair any make and model of car using the latest techniques and diagnostic equipment. We are committed to providing a friendly, straightforward and ho...


26th August 2021

MARTIN, WARRINGTON

Mercedes-Benz C-Class • Major Service


47 Reviews

AF&MM Motors LTD

Garage in Stoke On Trent, 15 years of experience

Our mechanic have 20 years experience on repairs cars and van, diagnostic, engine rebuilding, other mechanic have 10 years experience on cars diagnostic, mechanical repairs, and body work repairs.



52 Reviews

Niche Motors Limited

Garage in Bradford, 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...


Want to learn more about Flywheel replacements in Manchester?

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.

What does a flywheel replacement involve?

*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.

Can I do a flywheel replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a flywheel 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.

What are the signs of a bad 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.

How long will a flywheel replacement take?

On average, flywheel replacement times can range from 3.5 to over 7 hours with an average of around 5 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.

When should I replace flywheel?

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.

Can you drive with a broken flywheel?

If you suspect there is any issue with your vehicle's flywheel or there are concerns about its condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic with immediate effect, driving the vehicle may lead to further complications and will eventually leave you stranded.

Is a worn flywheel an MOT failure?

During an MOT test, the clutch system is not checked so it shouldn't fail the test. However, if the flywheel is faulty it could cause other problems such as engine misfire that could result in an MOT failure.

Do I need to replace the flywheel when replacing the clutch?

Yes, in certain cases you will need to replace the flywheel at the same time as the clutch. In particular if your vehicle is fitted with a Dual Mass Flywheel (DMF) you will need to replace it at the same time as the clutch. In other cases, when replacing the clutch, it's recommended to get it inspected for cracks or noticeable damage by a qualified mechanic and get it replaced if needed.

What happens when a flywheel goes out?

If the flywheel goes the engine will generally not be able to start, will stall or not run properly. The flywheel assists in keeping the engine running smoothly by storing energy and providing momentum, it therefore plays a pivotal part in ensuring the drivetrain runs smoothly.

Why are dual mass flywheels so expensive?

Dual mass flywheels are so expensive because they are a relatively new technology, and offer a number of advantages over traditional single mass flywheels. Some of these advantages include improved engine performance, smoother engine operation, and reduced engine vibration.

How do I know if my clutch or flywheel is gone?

There are several symptoms that may indicate that your clutch or flywheel is going bad, including:

  • A grinding noise when shifting gears
  • A burning smell coming from the clutch
  • Difficulty shifting gears
  • Clutch pedal sticking to the floor

If you notice any of these symptoms, it is important to have your vehicle inspected by a qualified mechanic as soon as possible.

How long should clutch and flywheel last?

A typical clutch and flywheel will last around 60,000 - 100,000 miles, although this will vary depending on driving style and conditions.

How much does a Flywheel replacement cost in Manchester?

The average cost of a Flywheel replacement in Manchester is on average between £565 and £780. Ultimately the cost for a Flywheel replacement in Manchester depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in Manchester. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

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. We have quotes for the top 49 manufacturers.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£806 £926 - £1,581 Get exact price

Aston Martin

£1,001 £1,607 - £1,607 Get exact price

Audi

£779 £888 - £1,519 Get exact price

Austin

£205 £349 - £349 Get exact price

Bentley

£504 £762 - £835 Get exact price

BMW

£728 £839 - £1,236 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£565 £535 - £1,191 Get exact price

Chrysler

£522 £643 - £933 Get exact price

Citroen

£701 £906 - £1,440 Get exact price

Dacia

£662 £824 - £1,372 Get exact price

Daewoo

£193 £380 - £401 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£220 £398 - £527 Get exact price

Dodge

£476 £379 - £1,100 Get exact price

Fiat

£532 £637 - £1,098 Get exact price

Ford

£588 £729 - £1,139 Get exact price

Honda

£857 £921 - £1,618 Get exact price

Hyundai

£607 £476 - £1,378 Get exact price

Infiniti

£817 £1,171 - £1,171 Get exact price

Isuzu

£1,012 £1,103 - £1,819 Get exact price

Iveco

£968 £1,315 - £1,429 Get exact price

Jaguar

£592 £832 - £1,107 Get exact price

Jeep

£720 £687 - £1,453 Get exact price

Kia

£516 £522 - £1,113 Get exact price

Land Rover

£713 £842 - £1,342 Get exact price

LDV

£486 £567 - £805 Get exact price

Lexus

£1,089 £865 - £2,019 Get exact price

Maserati

£746 £981 - £1,335 Get exact price

Mazda

£799 £638 - £1,720 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£848 £924 - £1,509 Get exact price

MG

£603 £582 - £1,329 Get exact price

MINI

£719 £903 - £1,429 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£780 £777 - £1,560 Get exact price

Nissan

£837 £876 - £1,565 Get exact price

Perodua

£217 £468 - £468 Get exact price

Peugeot

£637 £756 - £1,364 Get exact price

Porsche

£791 £871 - £1,420 Get exact price

Renault

£835 £925 - £1,768 Get exact price

Rover

£713 £789 - £1,389 Get exact price

Saab

£587 £795 - £1,062 Get exact price

SEAT

£650 £810 - £1,182 Get exact price

Skoda

£653 £784 - £1,197 Get exact price

Smart

£376 £389 - £864 Get exact price

Ssangyong

£677 £853 - £1,269 Get exact price

Subaru

£752 £901 - £1,390 Get exact price

Suzuki

£343 £376 - £764 Get exact price

Toyota

£684 £555 - £1,590 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£708 £878 - £1,343 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£694 £870 - £1,257 Get exact price

Volvo

£734 £890 - £1,395 Get exact price

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  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Proton
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a flywheel replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Flywheel replacement quotes in Manchester

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£565.74

Flywheel replacement

Ford Transit Connect
Oldham
£832.92

Flywheel replacement

Volkswagen Passat
Manchester
£674.37

Flywheel replacement

Volkswagen Golf
Manchester
£854.40

Flywheel replacement

BMW 3 Series
Stockport