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M.D. Hickman Auto & Tire provides Clutch Adjustment and Inspection services to Springfield, MO, Republic, MO, Nixa, MO, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Clutch Adjustment and Inspection Services at M.D. Hickman Auto & Tire

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 M.D. Hickman Auto & Tire?

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 Springfield, MO, Republic, MO, Nixa, MO, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Nixa MO | Republic MO | Springfield MO | and surrounding areas

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M.D. Hickman Auto & Tire in Springfield, MO

M.D. Hickman Auto & Tire is an independently owned and operated auto repair and wheel service facility. We pride ourselves on accurate diagnostics and repair for "one-trip solutions" at affordable prices. Our aggressive training curriculum, latest equipment and highly-trained certified technicians are there for you. We take pride in our one-on-one service and individual repair systems. You're not just another number to us. Come visit us today and check out our friendly, laid back environment that you can only get at M.D. Hickman Auto & Tire. 

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Phone: (417) 863-6900
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Address: 706 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone: (417) 862-7004
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Address: 3247 W. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
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