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The causes of the clutch plate malfunction and the signs indicating that

The causes of the clutch plate malfunction and the signs indicating that

    The clutch is one of the most important parts in the car, but it often malfunctions, and sometimes the clutch malfunctions are simple, and they can be solved easily, but some problems may worsen over time, and in this article, we will review the causes of the clutch plate malfunction and the most important signs Which indicates a malfunction in the clutch plate.

clutch plate car
clutch plate car


1. There is a defect or break in the cable connected to the clutch

    Excessive pressure on the pedal causes tension on the cable, and this sometimes leads to damage or wear, which causes a malfunction in the clutch, so it is necessary to avoid pressing the pedal heavily, and care must be taken to periodically check the cables connected to it.


2. There is a leak in the cylinder

    The clutch needs fluid to form pressure so that it can work properly, and sometimes fluid leaks from the cylinders, and because of this, it becomes difficult for the clutch to work, so care must be taken to check the oil levels periodically, and the quality of the oil used And it is compatible with the type of car.


3. Damage to pressure plates

    Over time, the pressure plates are exposed to damage and corrosion, and this leads to a malfunction in the clutch, and this can be inferred by hearing a creaking sound or a loud sound, and to avoid this problem, it must be ensured that the clutch oil is at its normal levels, and any decrease in the levels of this oil indicates There is a leak inside the car.


4. Replacing some car parts

    Sometimes we have to change some parts inside the car, and those parts are not compatible with the parts that the car needs or they consist of poor quality materials, and this leads to the breakdown of the clutch, so this point must be taken into account when replacing some parts in the car, and choosing parts It matches the specifications in the car manual, and it is important to avoid buying poor quality parts just because they are cheap.


Signs of a clutch malfunction

    There are several signs by which it can be inferred that there is a malfunction in the clutch, as follows:


  1. Hearing a noise when pressing or releasing the pedal, as hearing such sounds indicates a problem in the clutch plate in most cases.
  2. Feeling of vibration or pulsation when depressing the pedal.
  3. The inability to control the clutch, or having difficulty controlling it, and indicates the existence of a problem that led to the breakdown of the clutch, so the clutch oil must be checked, or noticing any leakage, or presenting this problem to a specialist to find out the reason for the breakdown of the clutch.
  4. Hearing a vibration, or a strange sound during the movement of the car, and although this does not indicate a problem with the clutch only, it may be due to other things, but through this sound, it can be inferred that there is a malfunction in the clutch.


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