Clutch Repairs & Replacement in Portsmouth & Petersfield

PETS are your local clutch specialists, we only use the highest quality parts available, which is why our
clutch replacements come with a FREE Two-Year guarantee or 20,000 miles. PETS at Portsmouth or
Petersfield will carry out a free clutch check while-you-wait with no need to book.

How Do I know If My Clutch Needs Replacing?

The clutch in your vehicle may need replacing, if you experience any of the following symptoms. If it does, bring your vehicle to PETS in Portsmouth or Petersfield, and one of our experienced, expert technicians will be able to perform a FREE clutch check to diagnose the cause of the problem.

Clutch Judder

Symptoms – Severe low frequency vibration

Causes: Loose or worn engine mountings, misalignment of engine to gearbox, uneven operation of clutch arm, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate, scored or glazed flywheel, worn spigot bearing.

Clutch Slip

Symptoms – Engine accelerating without giving a corresponding increase in vehicle speed, a burning smell and vehicle will not drive up steep hills.

Causes: Incorrect clutch adjustments, partial seizure of linkage or fouling of pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, worn clutch facings, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate and/or broken springs, partially seized mechanism.

Clutch Drag

Symptoms – Difficulty in engaging first gear from neutral without making a noise, a jolt when changing gear whilst driving and vehicle moves when pedal in depressed.

Causes: Incorrect clutch adjustments or lack of fluid in the hydraulic operating system, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated facings, deflective driven plate, buckled plate or seizure on spines, seized spigot bearing, worn spigot or dual mass flywheel defective.

Clutch Fierceness

Symptoms – A sudden move of the vehicle though the pedal is being gradually released.

Causes: Partial seizure of linkage or fouling of the pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, uneven operation of the clutch arm, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated driven plate, misalignment of engine to gearbox, worn spigot bearing.

FREE CLUTCH CHECKS

If you believe you have a faulty clutch, PETS at Portsmouth or Petersfield will carry out a free clutch check while-you-wait. With our expert diagnosis, we will be able to let you know if there is a problem with your clutch. From then we give you a free quote to repair or replace your clutch, without any obligation. The free check will only take a few minutes, so there is no need to book, just call into either branch at Portsmouth or Petersfield and we’d be happy to help.

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