Clutch repair or replacement in Taunton

Do you have difficulty engaging gears or maybe you can rev the engine, but your car barely moves?

These are common signs that might mean you need to have the a new clutch fitted.

A standard clutch assembly comprises of several different parts that fit together and assist in helping you to change gear and pull away smoothly.

Our trained technicians will conduct a check of your clutch system to put your mind at rest. If you do need clutch repairs, we’ll always give you a full quote before we start work.

When you need your a new clutch or vehicle servicing in Taunton, you can trust us to make sure the repair is done with utmost care.

P&N Motor Repairs always fit affordable, top-quality, original-spec parts which are  backed up by a warranty.

If you see any of the following symptoms or feel that your car isnt running right, then book it in today by calling us on 01823 330755.

Do i need a new clutch?


Symptoms: Severe low frequency vibration
Cause: Loose or worn engine mountings, misalignment of engine to gearbox, uneven operation of clutch arm, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate, defective driven plate, scored or glazed flywheel, worn spigot bearing


Symptoms: Engine accelerates without giving a corresponding increase in vehicle speed, burning smell, vehicle will not drive up steep hills.
Cause: Incorrect clutch adjustments, partial seizure of linkage or fouling of pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, worn clutch facings, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate and/or broken springs, partially seized mechanism.


Symptoms: Difficulty in engaging first gear from neutral without making noise, jolt when changing gear with the vehicle in motion, vehicle moves when pedal is fully depressed.
Cause: Incorrect clutch adjustments or lack of fluid in the hydraulic operating system, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated facings, defective driven plate, buckled plate or seizure on spines, seized spigot bearing or worn spigot.


Clutch repair or replacement continued…


Symptoms: A sudden move of the vehicle though the pedal is being gradually released.
Cause: Partial seizure of linkage or fouling of pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, uneven operation of the clutch arm, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated driven plate, misalignment of engine to gearbox, worn spigot bearing.

Gearbox repair or replacement

  • Dragging Clutch
  • Slipping Gears
  • Noisy while in neutral
  • The engine light is on
  • Won’t go into gear
  • Burning smell
  • Shaking or grinding
  • Leaking and low fluid
  • No response from gearbox
  • Strange noises – Whining, clunking and humming

Worrying noise coming from your engine or a light on your dashboard…

We are No.1 for vehicle repairs

We can carry out mechanical and electrical repairs on any make or model of car. Some common repairs that we provide are:

  • Clutch replacement
  • Diagnostic check (if warning lights are displaying on your dashboard we can identify and remedy the fault)
  • Engine repairs
  • Fuel drain (if you have put petrol in a diesel engine or diesel in a petrol)
  • Exhaust system repairs
  • Steering and suspensions repairs
  • Catalytic converter repairs