(Automotive engineering: Vehicle components, Engine, transmission, and exhaust) Clutch slip is a faulty condition in which there is not enough friction in the clutch, so that engine speed rises without a corresponding increase in road speed. ▶ clutch
⇒ Excess oil on the clutch, or general wear and tear, can cause clutch slip. ⇒ Check for clutch slip, denoted by increasing high revs without a corresponding increase in speed. ⇒ An improved type of clutch unit incorporates a higher-rated diaphragm spring to prevent
clutch slip at high mileage.
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