Although many motorists now prefer the convenience that automatic transmissions provide, manual transmissions are actually far more reliable. And as long as you don’t ‘thrash’ your transmission, it should go well over 200,000 kilometres without giving you any problems.
Nevertheless, all transmissions will require attention at some point in time, and as with any automotive issue, it’s always best to have your clutch seen to by an experienced and qualified technician before it becomes a safety issue. Here are a few of the most common clutch-related problems explained. Read more