Clutch Technology Archives - Transmission Digest
Transmission Tech: Dual Clutch Operation Part 1

In this episode of Transmission Tech, Mike Riley begins a video series on DCT design, diagnostics and repair.

TDTG 042320 DCT Part1
Advancing Clutch Technology

Last month we discussed pioneering new technology for differentials. Here we look at the cutting edge of manual-transmission clutch technology.

Clutch Technology – the Real Deal

One of the most-common repairs performed by transmission and general-repair shops is clutch replacement. The clutch is a high-wear item that must engage and disengage hundreds of times a day. It is subject to a lot of driver abuse; vehicle overloading; wear and failure of linkage, hydraulics and powertrain mounts; and contamination from oil leaks in the engine or transmission.