Clutch Replacement

We offer Clutch Replacement Services in Hamilton

Clutch repair

Replacement of a clutch can ensure that your manual vehicle continues to run smoothly. At Grimmer Motors, our experienced, qualified, and trusted mechanics can replace your manual transmission clutch on virtually any type of vehicle, whether it be Japanese, Korean, European, American, Australian, or Chinese assembled. Contact Grimmer Motors today to receive a free, reasonable quote.


What are the Symptoms of a Damaged Clutch?

The most common symptoms of a broken/worn clutch include:

  1. Slipping Clutch: One of the primary signs of a damaged clutch is slipping. If you notice that the engine revs increase without a corresponding increase in vehicle speed, or if the vehicle seems to struggle to accelerate, the clutch may be slipping. This often occurs when the clutch disc and pressure plate do not engage properly.
  2. Difficulty Shifting Gears: Trouble shifting gears, especially when the gearbox feels resistant or there is grinding during shifts, can be a symptom of a worn-out clutch. This may indicate issues with the clutch linkage, master cylinder, or the clutch itself.
  3. Strange Smells: A burning smell, often described as resembling burnt toast, can be a sign of clutch slippage. This odor may result from excessive friction and heat generated when the clutch slips.
  4. Soft or Spongy Clutch Pedal: If the clutch pedal feels soft, spongy, or lacks resistance when depressed, it may be a sign of a hydraulic issue, such as air in the clutch hydraulic system or a leaking clutch master or slave cylinder.
  5. Noises When Pressing the Clutch Pedal: Unusual noises, such as squeaking or chirping, when you press the clutch pedal may indicate a problem with the clutch release mechanism, release bearing, or pilot bearing.


How long does a clutch last?

The average lifespan of a manual clutch depends on how the vehicle is driven. When it is properly cared for, a clutch can last over eight years without needing replacement. If you feel that your clutch is nearing the end of its life, you should get it replaced to ensure that your car continues to change gears smoothly.

Conveniently located in Fairfield, Grimmer Motors has been providing quality service to Hamilton since the company was established in 1934. When you receive clutch-related services through Grimmer Motors, you can trust our fully qualified mechanics to safely and efficiently service your vehicle, advising you before further repair work is conducted.

Live/work in any of the following areas? Grimmer Motors could be extra convenient for you.

  • Fairview Downs
  • Fairfield
  • Enderley
  • Claudelands
  • Peachgrove
  • Hamilton East
  • Chartwell
  • Chedworth
  • Central Hamilton
  • Forest Lake, Beerescourt
  • Frankton
  • Melville
  • Waikato



Grimmer Motors Ltd


Paul Johns

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Pip Six

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