Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Clutch problem

asked by on

I am having a problem with the clutch.

Hi. Clutch problems are not limited to the disc wearing out. Pressure plate, throw out bearing or hydraulic system issues could also be at fault depending on the type of problem you are having. If the clutch is slipping, then worn clutch components such as a disc or pressure plate could be at the heart of the issue. If you have a hard shifting or lack of clutch disengagement when the clutch pedal is pushed, then the issue most likely lies in the clutch hydraulic system such as the clutch slave or master cylinder. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to inspect the shifting issue your vehicle is experiencing.

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

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: Car shudders when accelerating in first gear

A shuddering during take off can be caused by a few things. A few common causes are issues with the clutch system, or with the engine management system. If the clutch disc wears out or gets contaminated by any sort...

Q: Can you tell me how long it would take to replace a 1999 Cadillac Deville alternator

Hello there. The alternator replacement should call for 2.8 hours replacement time. The radiator needs to be removed and the A/C evacuated and recharged. There may be additional part charges for coolant and refrigerant. If you would like to have...

Q: One of my engine mounts crack and my mechanic suggests I replace all of them front rear and side. I look up the parts is the side

I suggest you verify with the mechanic since they may be referencing the motor mounts front and rear but they are also called transaxle mounts when parts are looked up. The engine has one main mount in front of motor...

Related articles

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...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.