Posts Tagged ‘clutch’

Can I brake without de-clutching?

photo of a foot on the clutch

Each gear has a range of speed that you can drive in. Keep in mind that gear ranges overlap each other. As long as you drive within this allowable speed range any modulations in speed are usually moderate enough not require a gear change, and therefore no need to depress the clutch. If your speed drops below…

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What does the clutch actually do?

photo of a clutch

The clutch pedal engages and disengages the engine and the gearbox. When depressed, your powertrain is disengaged, causing the same effect as shifting to neutral. To move off, you release the clutch pedal to set the vehicle in motion whereas when you approach a stop, you depress the clutch pedal to separate the engine from…

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