Signs That the Friction Clutch Disc and Pressure Plate Are Bad?

Answer Serving as the connection between the engine and the transmission, the clutch assembly in a manual transmission withstands extreme pressures and stress on a continual basis. With a clutch's lifespa... Read More »

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How a Multiple Plate Friction Clutch Works?

An engine spins at a constant speed, but your car needs to move at different speeds. A clutch is used to transfer force from your engine to the transmission, so that your wheels do not instantly tr... Read More »

What is the purpose of a clutch pressure plate?

A pressure plate is one of the four basic components of any clutch. (The others are the flywheel, friction material and release mechanism.) The pressure plate dictates much of the clutch's torque ... Read More »

What Are the Signs That Your Fan Clutch Is Going Bad?

Some engine fans are controlled by a belt attached to the car's engine, meaning the faster the engine goes the more the fan spins. Other fans have a spring that is temperature sensitive, causing th... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Clutch Plate?

A clutch plate transfers the power from an engine to the transmission by engaging and disengaging the power flow. There are two types of clutch plates--drive plates and driven plates. Driven plates... Read More »