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How can you tell when a manual vehicle’s clutch needs to be replaced?
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2021-08-03
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No matter how much we would like for all components of every vehicle to last forever, that’s just not the case. When you drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, the chances are that your vehicle’s clutch is inevitably wearing down. The clutch in a manual car can last up to 100,000 miles, but it can also wear out in less than 30,000 miles—it all depends on the driving conditions and how the driver uses their clutch. Are you trying to figure out how to tell when your manual vehicle’s clutch needs to be replaced near Brockton, MA? Continue reading below on our Green Auto Plus blog!  


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5 Signs that a Clutch should be Replaced

Drivers can tell that a component of their vehicle needs to be replaced if they pay attention to warning signs. There are several signs that indicate when a clutch needs to be replaced. Check out 5 of them below!

  1. The clutch feels spongey when pressed in.
  2. You hear a burning smell that becomes apparent when you switch gears.
  3. The vehicle hesitates before it accelerates, especially when towing a trailer.
  4. The clutch slips and no power reaches the wheels while the clutch is engaged and disengaged.
  5. It becomes difficult to change gears.

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Schedule a Service Appointment at Green Auto Plus

Have you noticed any of the symptoms above occurring in your vehicle? Schedule a service appointment with the experienced technicians here at Green Auto Plus! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us! We hope to see you soon!

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