Brakes & Clutches

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If you love speed, you need brakes. You need to be able to stop when you want to, and where you need to. There’s no getting away from that.

Genius Motor Mechanic is the UK’s leading Brake & Clutch specialist. As a result of our excellent service, competitive prices and skilled car mechanics, we are confident that we can be your primary vehicle servicing provider.

Brake Checks

Genius Motor Mechanic diagnose the condition of your vehicle’s brakes and give assessment whether you need new brakes,pads,discs or whole braking system to be repaired.

Genius Brake Advice

Genius Motor Mechanic always recommend to inspect brakes before starting any journey. Two signs of brake wear are notable

  • A grinding noise – This usually suggests that the brake pads have reached the minimum thickness.
  • Pull to the left or right when braking – this normally indicates, there could be a sticking on the brake disc or issues with the brake’s hydraulics.

Free Clutch Checks

Genius Motor Mechanic offers free clutch checks, in case if you doubt that it is faulty.  Our highly skilled team diagnose the problem and give you assessment before start working on your vehicle.

Genius Clutch Advice

Some of the common symptoms about clutch failing are as under. If you experience any of symptom, just bring your vehicle to us or give us a call and a Genius Mechanic would be ready to perform free clutch check to diagnose the problem.

  • Judder

Symptoms: Severe low frequency vibration

Cause: Loose or worn engine mountings, misalignment of engine to gearbox, uneven operation of clutch arm, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate, defective driven plate, scored or glazed flywheel, worn spigot bearing

  • Slip

Symptoms: Engine accelerates without giving a corresponding increase in vehicle speed, burning smell, vehicle will not drive up steep hills.

Cause: Incorrect clutch adjustments, partial seizure of linkage or fouling of pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, worn clutch facings, oil contaminated facings, defective pressure plate and/or broken springs, partially seized mechanism.

  • Drag

Symptoms: Difficulty in engaging first gear from neutral without making noise, jolt when changing gear with the vehicle in motion, vehicle moves when pedal is fully depressed.

Cause: Incorrect clutch adjustments or lack of fluid in the hydraulic operating system, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated facings, defective driven plate, buckled plate or seizure on spines, seized spigot bearing or worn spigot.

  • Fierceness

Symptoms: A sudden move of the vehicle though the pedal is being gradually released.

Cause: Partial seizure of linkage or fouling of pedal preventing the full return of the linkage, uneven operation of the clutch arm, worn hydraulic system, oil contaminated driven plate, misalignment of engine to gearbox, worn spigot bearing.