The clutch in your vehicle is the vital component that transfers an engine's power to a vehicle's transmission through the gearbox and powers the car. During the lifespan of the vehicle, sometimes the clutch needs to be replaced.
So when does your vehicle need a new clutch? Unfortunately, there is no one, definitive answer. A clutch can last anywhere from 30,000 miles to 80,000 miles, depending on the type of vehicle, the climate and how the vehicle is driven. Our expert team can assess your vehicle to see if it’s in need of a new clutch.
The main symptoms of a worn-out clutch are:
When should you get a clutch replacement?
To improve clutch performance select a neutral gear when your car is stationary. When at the traffic lights, take the car out of gear and your foot off the clutch. Keeping the clutch on the biting point or fully pressed, applies unnecessary pressure on the clutch.
If you’re looking for a clutch replacement at a competitive price in Shaftesbury, Blandford or Sturminster Newton, get in contact with one of DCM Tyres branches. We also offer a comprehensive range of garage services including MOT's, book our services with ease on our online booking form.