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Watch how a clutch actually works in your car [+video]

In truth, with the proliferation of automatic cars, the whole clutch pedal has disappeared almost entirely from the Malaysian market. So when the saying goes, out of sight, out of mind, most of us take the clutch for granted. Still, the mechanism is still within the car and some folks may have a basic idea what it does and how it works.

Thanks to Learn Engineering who have a YouTube channel, they put together a nice video to show us how the clutch really works. So if you have the following questions such as, have you ever wondered what is happening inside a car when you press the clutch pedal? Or why do you need to press the clutch pedal before you shift gears in a manual transmission car? This video gives you logical answers to these questions.