If you are looking to replace the clutch in your Audi vehicle, the Autobutler price estimator shows the recent average price paid for clutch replacements on Audi vehicles undertaken at Autobutler.
Founded in Germany in 1932, Audi is one of the most popular and best selling luxury automobile producers in the world. Their ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ slogan and four ringed logo have become famous around the world as representative of quality German engineering.
Audi offer a vast range of models from their Q7 SUV, to their A1 hatchback, with their A3 model featuring in the Top 10 Best Selling Car Models in Europe of 2014.
All vehicles will unfortunately require repair and replacement parts throughout their life. Being used almost constantly, your vehicle’s transmission is a vital component of your Audi vehicle and at some stage you may require to replace the clutch – clutch replacement is a regular and common job for all garages.
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The Autobutler price estimator above shows the average price for Audi clutch replacements that have recently been undertaken at Autobutler.
If, having checked the price estimator, you would like to receive a more accurate quote for the replacement of your clutch, the easiest and quickest way to receive a professional quote is through Autobutler. A few simple clicks will see you receive three bespoke quotations within 24 hours from garages local to you. This allows you to choose the best quote for replacing the clutch on your Audi.
How is the cost of a clutch replacement) broken down?
The majority of the cost associated with clutch replacement is labour. Other costs are for parts which will, of course, include the clutch itself but often other parts and items are needed. Examples of this might be a flywheel as this is often replaced at the same time as a clutch, or clutch fluid.
Since labour costs are the primary expense, clutch replacement fees can vary dramatically depending on the make and model of your car as well as the specific issue you have.
The recommended course of action is to ask for quotations from several garages.
How do I know if I require a new clutch?
A working clutch is essential for the ongoing smooth operation of your car and is a part that is in almost constant use when driving. It can be difficult to know when the general wear and tear of driving is beginning to impact upon its function and there are no strict guidelines about the lifespan of a clutch.
The factors that will have the greatest impact upon a clutch’s lifespan are the conditions in which it is driven and the driving style of the driver. As an example, some drivers develop a habit of ‘riding’ the clutch when sitting in traffic or at traffic lights – this habit stops the plates of the clutch from disengaging completely and can cause significant wearing to the clutch.
There are a few signs to watch out for that give you an indication that your clutch is wearing out or beginning to fail.
You may notice revs increasing or decreasing with no explanation or, if you rev while driving, there may not be an accompanying increase in the vehicle’s speed.
Gear changing may be less smooth and there may be a smell of burning or a noise associated with it. If you experience any of these issues, it may be an indication that your clutch may have a problem – if your clutch is already failing then continuing to drive will only make things worse, you should have it checked out as soon as you can.