Clutch grabbing – what is it?
When alternating torques occur in the slip phase (e.g., due to friction value fluctuations) and causes vibration of the driveline, this is called clutch grab. Instead of slipping evenly, the clutch grips suddenly, then loses contact. The driver experiences these oscillations as vibrations, rolling or bucking. A grabbing or juddering clutch produces a severe vibration motion and can have various causes.