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3200 Sonoma Blvd
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 552-3301
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3440 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 385-7000
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491 Lincoln Blvd
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 645-2400
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12533 San Pablo Ave.
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 235-2200
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221 N. Wilson Way
Stockton, CA 95205
(209) 465-0281
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8354 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento CA, 95826
(916) 381-7777
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Tires Direct provides Clutch Adjustment and Inspection services to Vallejo, CA, Lafayette, CA, Lincoln, CA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Clutch Adjustment and Inspection Services at Tires Direct

In a manual transmission, the responsibility of the clutch is to engage and disengage the transmission from the engine. A clutch in a manual transmission allows the engine to continue turning even when the vehicle is stopped. In an automatic transmission, this process is regulated by the torque converter and transmission fluid. The clutch operates two shafts, one in the transmission and the other in the engine, and uses friction to keep the transmission connected to the engine. If the clutch is engaged, the pressure plate pushes against a flywheel and joins the transmission to the engine. If the clutch is disengaged, the pressure plate pulls away from the flywheel, separating the transmission from the engine. The clutch makes switching gears possible. Some transmissions use hydraulic clutches while others use cable clutches. In both cases, routine clutch maintenance is required to keep all moving components operating efficiently. If you are concerned about the functionality of your clutch, be sure to contact us about a service.



Why Should You Have Clutch Adjustment and Inspection Services Performed at Tires Direct?

A slipping or sticking clutch are both signs that you should have your clutch inspected. If your clutch slips, the friction material on the clutch disc may have worn away, which will loosen the contact between the disc and the flywheel. When a clutch sticks, the clutch fails to release all the way, and leaves the engine in limited contact with the transmission. This can create grinding noises and an inability to switch between gears. Too much free play and an overly stiff clutch are signs of an impending clutch inspection or adjustment. Most clutch adjustments concerning a hydraulic clutch involve examining, draining, and refilling the fluid reservoirs. In a clutch check and adjustment involving a cable driven clutch, our service staff will check the cable on the release arm, and make the necessary adjustments on the cables and hardware in your vehicle’s clutch mechanism. Neglecting a clutch adjustment or inspection when warning signs arise can cause serious damage to your engine and transmission.

We proudly service the Clutch Adjustment and Inspection needs of customers in Vallejo, CA, Lafayette, CA, Lincoln, CA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Lafayette CA | Lincoln CA | Richmond CA | Sacramento CA | Stockton CA | Vallejo CA | and surrounding areas

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Phone: (707) 552-3301
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Address: 3200 Sonoma Blvd
Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone: (925) 385-7000
Fax:
Address: 3440 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
Phone: (916) 645-2400
Fax:
Address: 491 Lincoln Blvd.
Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: (510) 235-2200
Fax:
Address: 12533 San Pablo Ave.
Richmond, CA 94805
Phone: (209) 465-0281
Fax:
Address: 221 N. Wilson Way
Stockton, CA 95205
Phone: (916) 381-7777
Fax:
Address: 8354 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826
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