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Dual Mass Flywheels in Uxbridge & Iver                                      Tel: 01895 813900

What is a dual mass flywheel?

A Dual Mass Flywheel is basically two components (the primary & secondary mass) linked together by a damping mechanism within the secondary mass and located by the central carrier bearing. The damping mechanism is there to absorb the torque loads of the crankshaft and to help deliver a smooth transfer to the road wheels via the clutch.

Cause & effects when faulty

  • What seems to happen is excess temperature from drivers riding their clutches affects the compound.

  • The result can be poor starting and running from the timing taken from the flywheel. When worn it can make the car feel like it is misfiring especially on diesels.

  • Poor starting from the starter motor engaging on the starter ring on the flywheel.

  • And failure of drive, blamed by dealers as clutch failure and charged for as clutch failure, when really the lack of drive is because the two parts of the dual mass flywheel have separated.

Solution

Requires a replacement Dual Mass flywheel assembly, clutch and release bearing. We use quality manufactured parts such as LUK, Valeo and Sachs, all of which come with the normal 12 month / 12,000 mile warranty. Other brands are available according to the customers requirements. For more information about clutches, click here>>

 

Servicing

We provide all types of service from simple lubrication through to longlife . We have a strict 'no need to replace' policy, where if your parts are in good condition we will not replace them. With the use of quality filters & lubricants, we can carry out time or mileage interval servicing on most makes and models including light vans, or according to your requirements. Services carried out as per manufacturers specificiations.

Being VAT registered we can also service your vehicle through your new vehicles warranty period and without the expensive main dealer cost. With the use of up-to-date diagnostic equipment we can reset your service light ( some exclusions apply ) as well as stamp your service book.




Repairs

As for general repairs, we will give you an estimate before work begins and wait for your go ahead unless otherwise stated by yourself. If there seems to be other work required while carrying out the service, we'll contact you again for confirmation to do the work. Estimates are a guide & not neccessary the final figure.

Head Gaskets - Timing Chains - Suspension - Exhaust Fitting - Brakes - Clutches - Timing Belts - Dual Mass Flywheels - Tyres

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Maybe we can help. We have a range of diagnostic equipment capable of  communicating with a wide range of makes and models with a very competitive price. Contact us and we'll be more than happy to help.

DPF Cleaning, Replacement and Regeneration
Diesel Particulate light on? Lost power? If this sounds familiar then let us help. Contact us for more information
VAG Cruise Control fitting
We can fit cruise control on compatible Audi / Volkswagen / Seat vehicles. Compatible vehicles will have a electronic controlled throttle i.e. no throttle cable. Newer models include the latest Audi A3 & A4 ( '01plate and newer ). Contact us for prices for your vehicle.
Has your car have any unusual symptoms? Contact us and we may be able to help. For a list of some others click here > >
 
 
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