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#131798 - 7th Jun 2005 1:32am clutch slipping
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wots this mean im looking at a car on ebay from chesire and it says the clutch is slipping wot does this mean and how much would it be to repair because if its cheap im goin to get it lol thumbsup

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#131799 - 7th Jun 2005 2:00am Re: clutch slipping
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Basically it needs a new clutch smack

What car is it ? Make Model, engine size and year and i will give you a rough price for a clutch mate.

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#131800 - 7th Jun 2005 10:09am Re: clutch slipping
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I believe the old vauxhall engines are really easy (in comparison) to change the clutch as you just remove a plate from underneath the gearbox and it only takes an hour or so to do.

If you get alot of spare time, have an engine hoist, mechanic mates, a Haynes manual and some mechanical know how the i would suggest doing it yourself.

I once done my AX clutch, had the 2 front wheels of, car was on bricks, had the engine resting on a crappy car jack which was also on bricks and 2 of us trying to push the gear box back in place, all good fun. Took a full day to do between 2 of us and cost £30ish.

Second time we learnt our lesson and got an engine hoist to change one in an escort GTI.

For the sake of £30-£50 labour charges, it is well worth you taking it to the Garage though
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#131801 - 7th Jun 2005 1:13pm Re: clutch slipping
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its a golf 1.4 mk3 and its j reg

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#131802 - 7th Jun 2005 7:16pm Re: clutch slipping
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I hazzard a guess approx £150 or so to have the clutch replaced on that vehicle.

Obviously cheaper if you take the job on yourself but if your not compatent then dont attempt it yourself.

Why not check out our Sponsers page as there is some garages listed there who can provide you with an acurate quotation.

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