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Are you able to get your vehicle to one of our branches nationwide, for a free diagnostic service?

Or will you prefer to purchase a loose gearbox?

Would you prefer to buy another gearbox, or do you have time to send yours in for repair?

Which warranty would you require?

Would you be able to get your old failed gearbox back to us (At your own cost)?

Who would you use to remove and fit your gearbox?

Can you provide us with an engine code and/or gearbox code (You may have to ask a technical person for these details)?

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If you cant make a trip right away and would like to know more about what the job might cost, or how long it will take, please answer the questions below:

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Common Signs that Your Clutch is on its way out

South Africa has a strong culture of people who prefer to drive manual cars over automatic ones. There are plenty of advantages to of manual over automatic, there is no doubting that. But as you may have found out if you’ve ever owned a car, manual transmissions tend to need a little maintenance, restoration and replacement from time to time. However, it can be difficult to know when to act on a dodgy clutch. So, to make things a little easier for you, here are a few common signs that you’ll need to be replacing yours soon.

What’s that burning smell

In almost any situation, the smell of burning should cause alarm-bells to ring, so why would your transmission be any different?

A rubbery burning smell emanating from your transmission is never a good sign, and is usually caused by extensive damage to your clutch as a result of wear and tear which has gone unsolved for too long. In some cases, you might even find smoke billowing out of the bottom of your car for this reason.

This is often caused by riding the clutch extensively in slow moving traffic, which makes it essential for those that battle the traffic each day to have their clutch inspected regularly. If yours has gotten to the point where it has been brought to the attention of your nose, it is definitely time for a change.

My gears wont shift smoothly

Having difficulty when it comes to shifting gears is a common sign that your clutch is in need of help. The troubles generally begin with the reverse and first gears, so paying attention to the movement of your car in these gears will help you catch the problem before it worsens.

If your car is jittering when you go into gear, or is becoming more and more difficult to shift, it is likely because you’ll need to have your clutch replaced soon.

My car won’t stay in gear

One of the most common signs of a worn-out clutch is its inability to stay in gear. If you find your transmission is slipping soon after you shift, when going up a hill or when accelerating; when this happens, don’t think lightly of it, it is a sure sign that your clutch is on its way out.

Conduct regular inspections

Your car’s transmission is as essential to its performance and safety as it is expensive to replace. But with a little preventative maintenance, you should be able to keep your transmission in great condition for longer. So be sure to have your transmission regularly inspected and maintained by a professional.

Call Mayfair Gearbox Today

If you would like more information or assistance with the transmission in your vehicle, whether it is a consumer one or for industrial applications, be sure to contact a team member from Mayfair Gearbox today for further details, advice or an estimate on replacements, maintenance and repairs.

Quick Facts

Who We Are

Mayfair Gearbox is a National and International supplier of fleet reman gearboxes, diffs and propshafts. We are led by a Management Team of true industry professionals who have pioneered the gearbox remanufacturing industry. Mayfair Gearbox has been established for 20 years in the Industry.

What We Do

Mayfair Gearbox is the solution to limit your fleet’s downtime! We are quality driven to provide only the finest remanufactured gearboxes, diffs and propshafts.

What Makes Us The Best

Commitment and integrity to provide outstanding quality, exceptional service and support at all times, to you our valued Customer. Approved by most manufacturers and a National Footprint of 14 Branches.


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Heavy Commercial & Buses
Truck Gearbox Repairs Bus Gearbox Repairs
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Earthmoving Gearbox Repairs 4X4 Gearbox Repairs
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