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    LuK’s guide to troubleshooting clutch system failures and malfunctions

    LuK tips on avoiding clutch system failures and malfunctions

    December
    20
    2016

    Advice on replacing LuK clutch on a Mercedes C180 Kompressor Coupe

    Schaeffler (UK) Ltd’s technical team advises how to replace a LuK clutch on a Mercedes C180 Kompressor Coupe, 1.8 Petrol 2003 The Mercedes C Class has been on our roads since 1993. In 2003, Mercedes introduced the C180 Sports Coupe range which has become an extremely popular and desirable car. The car featured is a …

    August
    9
    2016

    LuK clutch clinic – Suzuki Grand Vitara 1.6 petrol

    In this article the LuK technical team takes a closer look at the Suzuki Grand Vitara which has covered close to 130,000 miles with quite harsh use through its life. Because of this it is important that particular attention is made to the whole transmission system for possible wear. The Suzuki in question is the …

    May
    26
    2016

    LuK Clutch Clinic Toyota Yaris 1.3 VVT-I

    As a major OE supplier to Toyota, LuK is in a good position to offer handy hints and tips to any independent aftermarket garage looking to undertake this repair. Pic1 The first generation of Yaris was launched in 1999 and it has since gone on to become a popular city car, with the model used …

    May
    26
    2016

    Clutch clinic – Citroen C5 2.0HDI (RHZ)

    In this article LuK’s technical team takes a closer look at the 2.0HDI engine (RHZ) from a Citroen C5. The specific vehicle is fitted with a Dual Mass Flywheel (DMF) and pull type clutch which still today give some issues when being installed. This article will also refer to some applications from Peugeot, Fiat, passenger …

    October
    22
    2015

    Ford S-Max – TDCI

    The Ford S-Max is the clutch fitter’s dream. Really easy to do and with a few pointers from LuK it should be easy to beat the book time of around five hours. The S-Max has proved a popular purchase in the UK and Ireland after gaining a reputation for reliability and quality and as a …

    July
    20
    2015

    Toyota Aygo 1.0 – Semi Automatic Transmission

    The LuK technical team looks at the Toyota Aygo, which was launched in 2005, and advises independent garages undertaking the four hour clutch repair, tackling the semi automatic transmission in this article. If the vehicle has alloy wheels then it is a good possibility that they are secured with anti theft bolts so make sure …

    July
    20
    2015

    Honda CR-V 2.2cdti

    The Honda CR-V launched in 1995 is a popular multi-purpose vehicle which is now onto its fourth generation. LuK takes a look at the clutch replacement on the third generation 2.2cdti model. This handy guide should prove to be a worthwhile read for any garage in the aftermarket. No special tools are required to complete …

    July
    20
    2015

    LuK advises on Kia Cee’d 1.6 CRDi clutch replacement

    The Kia Cee`d is a small family hatchback with various engine and body style options available to choose from. Launched in 2006, it has become increasingly popular on Irish roads so these handy hints from LuK will be of great use to any technician carrying out a repair.

    February
    20
    2015