The clutch is a piece of the mechanics of the car essential for the proper functioning of your vehicle. In fact, it is the element that is responsible for transmitting the power of the engine to the vehicle's gearbox.
It is the piece that frees the movement towards the driving wheels, that is to say, the movement of the car is possible thanks to the good functioning of the clutch.
When should I change the clutch?
You may not know when to change your clutch kit, but changing it is important, since a worn clutch kit skids and prevents the engine power from being transmitted to the gearbox. Therefore, driving can be very dangerous and unsafe.
Bad habits that wear the clutch out
When leaving the driving school, many of us have driving habits that damage the clutch and maybe you do not know. We inform you about which are the most common and with which most of our mechanics are, in this way, you will be able to prevent clutch wear.
- Step on the clutch at the traffic lights. Some driving instructors do that by standing at a traffic light, keep the clutch stepped on with the first gear to start the race turn green. We know that the only thing that causes is friction in the disk that can reduce its life.
- Do not press the pedal fully when changing gear You should know that it is detrimental to your clutch not to step on the pedal, nor is it advisable not to release it completely after having changed gears. In this way, the gear lever will move smoothly.
- Do not rest your foot on the clutch pedal The left foot should rest on the left side of the clutch pedal and not on the pedal, because this produces a small disengagement between the clutch disc and the engine.
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