Clutch, Flywheel, Pressure Plate, Clutch Plate
Clutches, like so many other parts in a vehicle, wear out over time. Once warn to an excessive point, it will become ineffective and must be replaced. The rate of wear is based upon several factors, most relevantly your personal driving style and the geographic landscape in which you live and drive. As your vehicle’s clutch nears the end of its life, replacing it sooner rather than later is your best option in terms of protecting yourself and others.
Although every situation is unique, the average person's clutch lasts anywhere between 60k and 120k miles. As your vehicle’s clutch nears the end of its life, you'll start to notice it slips when in gear, or makes noises on gear changes. Replacing it sooner rather than later is your best option in terms of protecting yourself and others.
In a car's clutch, a flywheel connects to the engine, and a clutch plate connects to the transmission.
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