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Clutch

Clutch and Clutch Replacement

Ken's Autos are one of the leading clutch repair and replacement garages in Essex and Surrey. We are a one stop shop for all your repair work and replacement parts for all makes and models. We have been replacing clutches for a long time now and all of our car mechanics are fully trained and experienced.

We have a great competitive edge on all the parts supplied and quality.

Clutch Advice

Problem: Strong vibration.
Probable cause: Operation of clutch arm uneven, facings contaminated with oil, pressure plate defective, driven plate defective, damaged flywheel, worn spigot bearing.

Problem: Vehicle will not drive up steep hills.
Probable cause: Incorrect clutch adjustments, worn clutch facings, facings contaminated with oil, pressure plate defective and/or broken springs.

Problem: Engaging first gear from neutral difficult and making noise, vehicle pulls forward even with pedal fully depressed.
Probable cause: Clutch adjustments incorrect or lacking fluid in hydraulic operating system, buckled plate or seizure on spines, worn spigot.

Clutch Replacement

Clutches are not visible from the outside, so it can be difficult knowing when you will require a replacement. There are a few signs that can help determine whether your require a replacement though:
• The revs increase but there is little or no increase in vehicle speed
• Difficulty and noise when changing gears
• Engine revs rise and dip of their own accord

If you are still not sure whether you require a replacement or swapping out then you can always pop along to one of our Croydon or Surrey garages and receive a check from our experienced team. Our engineers will tell you honestly whether you require this work doing or not.

If you do require a replacement, then our experienced and effective team will get to work right away and have you on your way in no time.