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211 Highway 105 Extension
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-0600

Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube provides Clutch Adjustment and Inspection services to Boone, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, West Jefferson, NC, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Clutch Adjustment and Inspection Services at Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube

In a manual transmission, the responsibility of the clutch is to engage and disengage the transmission from the engine. A clutch in a manual transmission allows the engine to continue turning even when the vehicle is stopped. In an automatic transmission, this process is regulated by the torque converter and transmission fluid. The clutch operates two shafts, one in the transmission and the other in the engine, and uses friction to keep the transmission connected to the engine. If the clutch is engaged, the pressure plate pushes against a flywheel and joins the transmission to the engine. If the clutch is disengaged, the pressure plate pulls away from the flywheel, separating the transmission from the engine. The clutch makes switching gears possible. Some transmissions use hydraulic clutches while others use cable clutches. In both cases, routine clutch maintenance is required to keep all moving components operating efficiently. If you are concerned about the functionality of your clutch, be sure to contact us about a service.



Why Should You Have Clutch Adjustment and Inspection Services Performed at Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube?

A slipping or sticking clutch are both signs that you should have your clutch inspected. If your clutch slips, the friction material on the clutch disc may have worn away, which will loosen the contact between the disc and the flywheel. When a clutch sticks, the clutch fails to release all the way, and leaves the engine in limited contact with the transmission. This can create grinding noises and an inability to switch between gears. Too much free play and an overly stiff clutch are signs of an impending clutch inspection or adjustment. Most clutch adjustments concerning a hydraulic clutch involve examining, draining, and refilling the fluid reservoirs. In a clutch check and adjustment involving a cable driven clutch, our service staff will check the cable on the release arm, and make the necessary adjustments on the cables and hardware in your vehicle’s clutch mechanism. Neglecting a clutch adjustment or inspection when warning signs arise can cause serious damage to your engine and transmission.

We proudly service the Clutch Adjustment and Inspection needs of customers in Boone, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, West Jefferson, NC, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Blowing Rock NC | Boone NC | West Jefferson NC | and surrounding areas

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Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube in Boone, NC

For repairs and tires near Boone, NC - look to Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube. Our tire and auto shop offers quality repairs and affordable tires to drivers throughout Watauga County, North Carolina. Our convenient location in Boone, NC makes it easy to find a quality car care center you can trust. Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube is a certified NAPA AutoCare Center, so we are able to provide the benefits of an established national entity while maintaining the personal touch of a family owned business. Since 1984, we've been a family owned business delivering honest and professional auto repair and auto maintenance services. Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube employs ASE-certified mechanics that can handle your repair and maintenance needs as well as offer competitive prices on name brand tires. Browse our site and then give us a call to schedule your next service.

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Phone: (828) 264-0600
Fax: (828) 265-3418
Address: 211 Highway 105 Extension
Boone, NC 28607
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