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Clutch Repairs Near Me

Clutch repair is a bad start to anyone’s day, and that moment when you turn the key or push the button and that rotten egg aroma reaches you and your gears stop working – your heart sinks.

The good news is that clutch repair is possible, and the better news is that if your live in Wollongong and you’re wondering “where can I find clutch repairs near me” the answer is closer than you think.

Clutch repairs in Wollongong

If you need a car mechanic in Wollongong, we are the team to call. At Wollongong Mechanical we have over 20 years of experience working with all types and brands of vehicles.

We understand manual transmission issues and are great at interpreting what all those shudders and squeaks really mean. We pride ourselves on our honesty, transparency and expertise, so you can be confident we’ll always offer the most economical, efficient option.

What are the signs that my car might need a clutch repair?

The first sign that your clutch has given up the ghost may be that your gears have simply stopped working – not great if you have plans for the weekend or need to get to work across town.

The good news is there are various signs that all is not well with your clutch, so you can act before the damage becomes too great.

• Your car is leaking fluid
• Your “check engine” light is on
• Your car jerks or jars when you change gear
• Your car won’t go into the next gear
• You hear odd crunching or clanking noises
• There’s a lot of noise, even when the car is in neutral
• The clutch slips frequently
• The clutch sticks
• You smell a burning or eggy smell
• The car shakes and shudders
• The car will not move even when you release the clutch
• You cannot select a gear

if you notice any of these signs, contact a mechanic straight away. Less immediate problems, like odd smells or noises can be easy to ignore until it’s too late – we’d urge you not to. The old adage “a stitch in time saves nine” is never truer than when it comes to car repair.

Getting in touch sooner rather than later could make a big difference in how much work you need to have done.

What’s involved in a clutch repair

Your clutch is a key part of your manual transmission and plays an essential role in keeping your car running as it should.

Travelling with a clutch that’s in poor condition will cause heat to build, which will damage your vehicle. It makes sense to give us a call as soon as you get an inkling that anything is wrong. Here’s what we’ll do as part of a clutch repair. clutch repair or replacement

• Drain and assess the gearbox fluid
• Replace your gearbox oil
• Check flushing is working as it should be – this helps keep all the hydraulics in order
• Check for wear and tear on seals and joints
• Carry out thorough final checks to ensure everything is working as it should

Get in touch

At 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs and Tyres, you can be confident of getting the best advice, best service, and best results. If you’ve any concerns about your clutch or any other aspect of your vehicle, just get in touch using our contact form or give us a call on (02)4228 7949.

Contact us at (02) 4228 7949, if you want a fast quote or visit us at, if you want to learn more.

We service Figtree, Shoalhaven Heads, Mount Pleasant, Wollongong, Greenwell Point, Kiama, Corrimal, Warilla, Albion Park Rail, Worrigee and surrounding areas.