Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Clutch not working

asked by on

My clutch is not working. Could it be the clutch flywheel?

If I had a description of what the clutch is doing I could tell you what is going on with it. If it is slipping then most of the time the clutch itself is failing. If you are having trouble disengaging the clutch then you may have a clutch master or slave cylinder issue. I would start by checking the fluid in the clutch master cylinder. If it is low then there is a leak that must be fixed. If you need to have this checked out, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose the problem with your clutch.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Throttle doesn't open when I press down on the accelerator; vehicle starts fine and revs up smoothly; but has loss of power.

The throttle may not respond if any major computer sensor is failing if the computer cannot control the throttle safely. Have the codes scanned to diagnose the problem. If you need a mechanic like one from YourMechanic have one scan...

Q: Clutch

You need to check to see if the clutch fluid reservoir is full and that you can see the clutch release lever moving. If it is moving and the clutch will not release then the pressure plate is bad and...

Q: Replaced the engine - now change the oil already? 2005 Cadillac Escalade

Hi - an initial oil change, sometimes called a "break-in" oil change, is a good idea, and is recommended for between 500-1000 miles after a rebuild. Moving components in the engine literally "wear in", despite engine oil, smoothing microscopically, and...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...