Car Clutch Disc Plate Usage Life in India. Replacement Costs of Clutch Disc, Pressure Plate, Flywheel with Prices along with Best Way for 1 Lakh Kms
Although the world shifting towards Automatic Cars - but Indian Car Market with a size of close to 3 crore Passenger Cars - still accounts for over 90% of them in Manual Transmission, and Clutch related issues are faced by one or more of them during the course of vehicle ownership.
How Important is Clutch
When a Driver presses clutch The Engine Speed is disengaged with the Wheel of Car. What it implies - if you press clutch and simultaneously keep pressing acclerator - even though Car Engine Speed will increase but will not transmit Power to the Wheels of the Car.
So to transmit Engine Power to the Wheels is what Clutch used and Gears are Changed using Clutch.
So in layman terms can say that a Clutch is essentially used to control vehicle speed and perform gear Shift Movement. In Case - Clutch Pedal is pressed Partially - then only a small amount of Power is sent from Engine to Wheels
Some Common Clutch Problem Symptoms
all Indicates an issue with Clutch Mechanism and needs immediate check at Service Center. If you find that your Car not moving at all even after changing gears - it indicates that car clutch system is failed and needs to be towed for clutch kit assembly replacement.
Been Clutch is considered Wear and Tear Item. There's no definite life of Clutch Plate. Some People have observed Worn out Clutch Plate in even 10000 Kms and some are having no issues even after driving more than 1 Lakh Kms without any need to replace Clutch.
Clutch Disc & Pressure Plates Life is based on Driving Style and is not considered under replacement Warranty - even if replaced within 1st Year of Purchase due to Worn out Disc.
If you want to extend life of Clutch - you need to follow the Basics. Some way which can extend Life of Clutch by avoiding Unnecessary Wear & Tear of Clutch
Follow the Basics - and may end up with even Niggle Free Clutch till 1 Lakh Kms too
In terms of Clutch Overhaul Costing - Indicative Cost as what charged at most of the Company Outlets
A) Part - 1 (Clutch Disc Plate, Pressure Plate and Clutch Release Bearings along with Fluid Replacement ) - combined is in range
Additional: Would be Labor Charge in range of Rs 2500 to 4000
B) Flywheel as another part which generally is not required for replacement in most of cases if Clutch fails too early. Its important to note that Flywheel is a significant costing part as it connects to Engine and its to be examined separately basis its condition - whether to call for replacement or not, while Clutch Disc Plate connects to Transmission System.
Flywheel, 2nd Part if also required to be replaced alone costs in
I recently changed clutch cable for alto. And after that the clutch pedal is vibrating not during pressing the pedal. Before it didn't vibrate at all. Mechanic said change clutch plate. Should I???
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I checked to car mehanic : he told to change clutch plate.
My Question is that "Can I drive this car more 1000-2000kms without changing clutch or it's mandatory to change it at the earliest"???
Awaited for reply.