This is when the clutch starts to skate, the result of wear, and does not transmit enough force from the engine to the wheels. This symptom is markedly marked in situations such as overtaking or rising starts.
When the system is forced too much looking for the necessary power to start (especially in vehicles with very fair power), overheating occurs due to excessive friction of the parts by leaving the foot resting on the pedal for a long time.
There is a characteristic smell that indicates that the system should be allowed to cool to avoid causing definitive damage. This problem is usually recurring in hill congestion.
There are sounds that occur when clutching and also betray problems: squeaking, rubbing, cracking and the popular “grillitos” can warn of different evils in the parts of the system. Watch out for the strange noises and if there is any difficulty to hook the changes. You have to take the car to the workshop immediately.
How then to maintain the life of the clutch? It is possible to get the clutch to pass even 100,000 kilometers if bad practices are changed. Follow these tips.