20th February 2020
Think your vehicle might be experiencing clutch slipping symptoms? Perhaps you've noticed your pedals sticking or your vehicle is making some unwanted groans and grumbles? It's best to get things like this checked as soon as possible. To help diagnose the problem at home, learn more about how to tell if your clutch is going from our detailed guide.
First, it's important to understand exactly how a clutch works. The clutch on a vehicle is designed to separate the engine from the wheels, which allows the driver to change gear, brake and stop while your engine is still running.
The clutch is broken down into three components - the clutch plate, the pressure plate and the flywheel. Having a working clutch on your vehicle is integral to the overall performance and safety, and without it, you would not be able to drive your car. Consequently, f your clutch needs replacing, this can cause a lot of other problems for driving.
Next, it's wise to understand how to recognise clutch slipping symptoms on your vehicle. This can include a variety of things, but the most common signs of clutches going are:
But what causes clutch slipping, and how can we avoid it?
Are you experiencing slipping clutch symptoms? Or perhaps you want to know more information on how to tell if you need a new clutch? Get in touch with a member of our helpful team today. Alternatively, locate your nearest Merityre Specialist branch.