GW Podcast special: ZF clutch course offers something for everyone

Whether you’re an apprentice or a technician with 40 years’ worth of experience, you’ll gain a valuable insight into the latest clutch technology and will appreciate exactly why careful fitment is essential if you want to avoid unnecessary down time and future job rectification work.

That’s the views of the delegates who had just completed the IMI ZF clutch test paper and whom I had joined during the classroom theory and workshop practical demonstrations.

The course opens with an introduction to clutch function, design and ratings.

It’s an opportunity for the younger delegates to get to grips with the basics and also for the more experienced in the group to learn about some of the latest clutch technology such as the XTend cover assemblies which provide automatic wear compensation.

Having covered clutch operation and components, discussion turned to practical fitting tips and diagnostic skills…