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Recent Mechanic reviews in Inner South Melbourne

Brian was great at communicating very polite and on time. He did a great job fitting the new radio system to a very professional standard. He was extremely knowledgable about all things related to cars and even offered some advice on some car maintenance. I would most definitely recommend Brian to anyone needing assistance with their car. We will be using Brian again in the future. Many Thanks Chris and Sofia

Remove and fit a new head unit in a Hyundai Accent

$50

Amazing work! Fast and professional I love my car

SINGLE DIN HEAD UNIT FITTING TODAY (car radio)

$100

Chris you are awesome. Great attitude, great job, and very knowledgeable. 10 / 10 Thank you.

Mini cooper, someone mechanically minded.

$50

Mathew was incredible - went above and beyond! Stayed for longer than required and provided me advice even after the job was done!

Mechanic needed

$50

The best guy ever with so much patience !

Install Head unit car stereo to my van

$80

Super helpful guy, easy communication. Drained motor oil from car that I'd overfilled, brought ramps and was mindful of the mess. Thanks Harold!

Drain car oil

$30

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What does a mechanic service usually include?

Mechanics are skilled in nearly all aspects of keeping your car maintained, serviced, and repaired, so it’s roadworthy and efficient to run. The exact process during your service will depend on how your mechanic prefers to work and the type of tasks they’re doing, like:

Minor service

This is the most basic engine service a mechanic provides, but it can make a huge difference in whether or not your car can operate efficiently. A minor service usually alternates with a major service, at around the 6-month mark. A mechanic near you can do minor services because your mechanic only needs a flat service to get the job done. They’ll unscrew the sump plug, allowing old oil to drain from your car. Then they’ll remove the old oil filter and replace with a new one that’s the right size for your vehicle. Your mechanic will dispose of your old filter and oil. They’ll also inspect other key components, like your battery, lights, air filters, and other fluids.

Log book servicing / major service

A major service or log book service involves a series of steps in line with your vehicle manufacturer’s service manual. It’ll include a combination of major and minor services, depending on the age of your car, or how many kilometres it’s travelled. Your service may include testing your lights, brakes, and battery. Then checking fluid levels, windscreen wipers, windows, mirrors, steering, suspension, radiator, fan belts, and tyre pressure. Finally, it may also include maintaining/replacing oil filters, hoses, belts, tyres, and wheel alignment. Your mechanic will finish off by stamping your logbook to record the services completed, which can help maintain your car’s resale value.

Roadworthy certificate or pink slip

A roadworthy certificate or pink slip is a specific vehicle check that’s conducted to ensure your car is in a roadworthy condition and can be operated safely. In some states, it’s required when selling a car or may be required each year to confirm your vehicle is safe for registration purposes. A mechanic will check off a list of predetermined items to verify that your car meets a minimum safety standard set out by your state government. They’ll focus on safety, checking things like tyres, brakes, steering, suspension, rust or damage, seatbelts, windows, lights, and your windscreen.

Major and minor repairs

Sometimes your car might need a little extra attention if you’ve had an accident, broken down, or your drive feels a bit different to normal. A car mechanic can perform minor and major repairs on most vehicles. They’ll use diagnostic equipment to locate the issue and decide on a course of action to get your car back on the road. If they don’t have the necessary spare parts, they may need to order them to finish off your repair and replace any faulty parts. Note that a mechanic service is usually limited to your car’s engine and electrics. It’s best to speak to a panel beater if you also have external body damage. 

Recent Mechanic tasks in Inner South Melbourne

Installation of ZLink 5 head unit

$175

Brighton VIC, Australia

3rd Jul 2024

Seeking installation for a ZLink5 head unit and reverse camera on a Toyota Corolla 2010 ideally this week but pretty flexible. Thanks

Tow car to mechanic

$125

Patterson Lakes VIC, Australia

30th Jun 2024

Need a 2008 Subaru Tribeca w engine problem cannot be driven, towed to mechanics in Bayswater

Panel Beater/ Mechanic -dents and broken mirror to I30

$150

St Kilda East VIC, Australia

29th Jun 2024

Need someone to come and access the car:- Several dents over car from some accidents and broken wing mirror, damage to front casing of light see photos

Need some oil cleaned off drive

$65

St Kilda East VIC, Australia

26th Jun 2024

Just need some oil cleaned off drive.

Head unit installation

$100

Carnegie VIC 3163, Australia

26th Jun 2024

Help me install a head unit for my 2006 Toyota Estima. I have the unit already just need someone to who knows how to install it. I already have a reverse camera.

David did a good job and I'm very happy with the outcome.

Install Head Unit & Camera on Mazda 3

$150

Murrumbeena VIC, Australia

24th Jun 2024

I have sourced a Eonon Head Unit and Camera for my 2005 Mazda 3 and require assistance with installation. Location can be either Murrumbeena (any day) or Brighton (weekends only). Looking for a quote to install both components from the current factory-installed head unit and lack of camera. Specifics of equipment: -> Head Unit: https://www.eonon.com/Android-Car-GPS/Vehicle-Specific-GPS/eonon-2004-2009-mazda-3-android-12-wireless-apple-carplay-android-auto-car-radio-with-6gb-ram-64gb-rom-9-inch-qled-touch-screen.html -> Camera: https://www.eonon.com/Car-Video/Car-Cameras/Eonon-720P-AHD-Waterproof-Backup-Camera-A0125.html Cheers

TJ Jeep Wrangler clutch & gearbox check to know damage

$100

Mordialloc VIC, Australia

20th Jun 2024

My 2004 TJ jeep Wrangler is no longer going into gear. Needs an inspection

Very helpful & thorough inspection

Change Rear rotors and Brake pads rear

$5

Elsternwick VIC, Australia

20th Jun 2024

I need to change x2 rear motors + brake pads rear on my Nissan Xtrail 2003

Adam and the woman who accompanied him were super great, the work only lasted an hour, it was quick, they gave me lots of advice and we checked my car on certain points, which was not planned but I'm delighted! I highly recommend !

Need assistance with Hino Prestige 500 (truck) oil leak

$5

McKinnon VIC, Australia

15th Jun 2024

My Hino Prestige 500 truck has a significant oil leak (please refer to pics). I need a mechanic to repair or provide some advice on where to get it repaired cheaply and effectively. Thanks

Installation of Head Unit & reverse camera

$160

Mentone VIC, Australia

13th Jun 2024

2007 Holden Captiva Wagon Install Nano Connect Smartview 72

Really knows what he’s doing.

Mechanical - Replace clockspring golf mk7

$10

Carnegie VIC, Australia

3rd Jun 2024

Symptoms: Air bag light on Noise when turning Electrical connection issues

Check over wiring of HEAD UNIT, AMP, ETC

$65

Gardenvale VIC, Australia

23rd May 2024

I've installed a 2din headunit, amp, sub & reverse cam and would like someone with knowledge of CAN-BUS wiring harnesses to look over the install to checck if its ok

Experienced Mechanic to Change Front and Rear Brake Pads on VW Tiguan

$100

Mordialloc VIC, Australia

20th May 2024

Hi there, I'm looking for a skilled and experienced mechanic to replace the front and rear brake pads on my Volkswagen Tiguan. I have already purchased the brake pads, so I just need someone who can do the installation. Details: Vehicle: Volkswagen Tiguan Task: Replace front and rear brake pads Requirements: -Proven experience with brake pad replacement -Own tools and equipment -Reliable and trustworthy

Fix my winch

$100

Caulfield South VIC, Australia

16th May 2024

Hi, I have a Bushranger winch installed on my car. It only turns in one direction now so I need it troubleshoot and fixed

I need a tow bar installed.

$800

Carrum VIC, Australia

15th May 2024

The car is a 2009 fg xr6 sedan. Also need a separate price for electric brakes installation. L live in Carrum.

Bull bar fitted to a Volkswagen amarok

$350

Mentone VIC, Australia

14th May 2024

Need a bull bar fitted to amarok, original bumper bar will need to be removed

Oil change

$100

Edithvale VIC 3196, Australia

11th May 2024

Overdue for service. Can't afford full service ATM. Need oil & water

Supply & fit Auto Head Unit Kit with reverse camera Prado 95 series

$150

Edithvale VIC, Australia

6th Apr 2024

Qualified auto electrician required to supply and install Auto Head Unit Upgrade Kit with Apple play, blue tooth connectivity and reverse camera. (Toyota Prado 1996-2002 95 Series Apple CarPlay Android Auto Head Unit Upgrade Kit) Car on premises in Edithvale *must be able to supply*

Very professional and quick service! Extremely impressed with the communication, honesty and quality job! Thank you

Need a professional to Install a head unit or apple car play

$200

Carrum Victoria, Australia

2nd Mar 2024

I have a Hyundai i30 2015 tourer. I need advice on the best head unit or apple car play to purchase that will be compatible with the in car reversing camera and compatible with the controls on the steering wheel. Please quote for installation Thanks

David was an absolute pleasure to deal with. He definitely knows his stuff and his valuable experience and expertise helped me in choosing the right CarPlay for my vehicle. I would definitely recommend David to anyone who wants a professional installation. Thanks David, you did an amazing job!

Change Car Brake Pads (rear wheels only. brake pads provided)

$180

Malvern East VIC, Australia

7th Feb 2024

Hi guys, I have a Ford Mondeo Wagon, I just need the rear wheel brake pads replaced. I have already purchased the new ones from Repco so we're ready to go. any time from morning til midday would suit best. Thanks a lot Location is Malvern East

Adam was very good, he knows his stuff and gets right on with the job. He was on time and did a great job. Thanks a lot