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Tire Muffler Alignment provides Clutch Adjustment and Inspection services to Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Clutch Adjustment and Inspection Services at Tire Muffler Alignment

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 Tire Muffler Alignment?

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 Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Mitchell SD | Pierre SD | Rapid City SD | Sioux Falls SD | Yankton SD | and surrounding areas

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About TMA

TMA is the place to go for your family's vehicle needs. TMA is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located across South Dakota. Our goal is to focus on customer service and make sure you understand what needs to be done to get you back on the road safely. TMA employs well-trained technicians specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires, as well as ATV and trailer tires. Create the perfect custom wheel and tire for your vehicle. TMA offers full under-car services, such as oil changes, brake repairs, wheel alignments, custom exhaust and routine maintenance at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse the TMA website or contact us for personalized service.

TMA provides quality automotive products and services to customers in Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, Yankton, SD, Pierre, SD, and surrounding areas. TMA are the leading sellers for tire brands Kuhmo and GT Radial and offers some great discounts on them. TMA also offers services in Tires, Auto Repairs and Wheels. Give TMA a call to schedule an appointment today!