What Is a Car Clutch And How Does Car Clutches Work?

What Is a Car ClutchWhat Is a Car Clutch

Every car with a manual transmission has a clutch. This is a device that that engages and disengages the power transmission. This is one of the most vital mechanical devices in a manual transmission car.

What Is a Car Clutch And How Does Car Clutches Work?

So in simple words, the clutch transmits engine power to the gearbox, and allows a gear to be selected to move off from a stationary position, or to change gears while the car is moving.

The clutch consists of the flywheel, pressure plate, disc, throwout bearing and release system.

The vast majority of cars and motorcycles rely on dry friction clutches, which are explained in the video below.

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