Clutch Repair

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Clutch Repair in Lake Oswego & Beaverton

The Clutch Experts

Clucth & Brake Doctors is able to focus on efficiency, which lowers the price to you. Our technicians are able to solve clutch problems so fast, many competitors send their customers to us. Our customers also get their cars back in half the time, which makes everybody very happy. We are the most experienced clutch repair shop in Portland. Come see why so many of our neighbors trust us for their clutch repair!

Clutch Repair Diagnosis Tools

Get to know your clutch before its gone. Are you experiencing any of these symptoms?

7 Things to Know Before Choosing a Clutch Repair Shop

Clutch
Slipping

The engine revs but the car doesn't move.

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Clutch
Chatter

The car vibrates as the clutch is released.

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Hard to
Shift

The transmission is hard to put into gear.

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Clutch
Noise

The clutch is making noise.

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Hard
Pedal

Very hard to push in the clutch pedal.

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Our most important goal with every service we provide is earning your trust. We’ll provide a free inspection, and then go over in as much detail as needed to make sure you understand what and why we’re recommending repairs.

Clutch Repair Diagnosis

Clutches and manual transmissions can almost always be evaluated in a timely manner, while you wait. A professional should be able to tell you what is causing your symptoms and quote a firm price without having to charge you for diagnosis. Some shops require that every moment of a technician’s time be billed to the customer. Your time is important Clutch and Brake Doctors offers free inspections and adjustments while you wait.

Clutch Repair Parts

Many shops install rebuilt parts trying to hide the fact that the largest cost on most repairs is the labor. New parts last longer and are more reliable, which saves you both time and money

Clutch Repair Experience

We have replaced thousands of clutches. You can bet our guys are experienced. Each location is equipped with all of the tools and equipment needed to efficiently and accurately replace your clutch. Each store has a flywheel-resurfacing machine on site. The technician that is performing your service will resurface your flywheel, insuring that the flywheel is resurfaced to factory specifications. Each store is staffed with clutch experts that know all of the ins and outs of a great clutch job. No guessing. Your repair will be done right, it won’t take too long.

Clutch Repair Complete Service

A clutch is not that complicated. They consist of a clutch disc, pressure plate, release bearing and pilot bearing. They are mounted to the flywheel, which is attached to the crankshaft of the engine. Most good shops will replace all of the components and resurface the flywheel. Make sure that each component is going to be replaced. Some shops will not replace all of the components, or they will charge extra to resurface the flywheel. At Clutch & Brake Doctors we replace the clutch disc, pressure plate, release bearing and pilot bearing. Each shop has a flywheel-resurfacing machine on site. We won’t waste your time or money.

Clutch Repair Estimates

There is no reason that a shop should not be able to give you a solid estimate over the phone. It is reasonable to expect to get an accurate telephone quote. Diagnosing a clutch problem is fairly easy. It is unlikely that a partial repair will be performed. And, the shop can always change their original estimate if the situation is not as described over the phone. If the shop will not give you a phone quote, hang up! The Clutch & Brake Doctors uses our proprietary ClutchQuote™ system. We deliver you an accurate quote, over the phone in just a couple of minutes. All we need is your Name, Phone number and Vehicle information. Fast, Simple and Accurate.

Clutch Repair Knowledge

Insist on a real clutch specialist. Some shops masquerade as clutch specialists, but they are only participating in an advertising campaign. Here today and gone tomorrow, some shops lease their clutch phone numbers by the week. These shops are sold the idea that once they get your car in for repairs, they have the opportunity to sell you other services. Some will greatly inflate the price of smaller items like a rear main seal. During the clutch repair, the cost of a rear main seal should be minimal. Ask before the work begins. When you call Clutch & Brake Doctors, you are talking to a real clutch specialist, with all of the right tools and expertise to fix your car. Plus, If it Ain’t broke, we don’t fix it!

Clutch Repair Warranty

Most clutch manufacturers have a very limited warranty, and it is usually limited to manufacturing defects. The shop you choose should reflect the confidence that they have in the parts they install. Better shops will offer a warranty that exceeds the limited manufacturer’s warranty. Clutch & Brake Doctors has a lifetime warranty on the parts and a two year or 20,000 mile warranty on the labor. How’s that for confidence!