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Recent Mechanic reviews in Outer East Melbourne

Helped me out in a big way, solved problems when we hit a snag, went above and beyond. Polite, courteous, focused, professional. Highly recommended.

Change Front Brake Pads - 13 Dualis

$100

Very knowledgeable, friendly and happy to help. Thank you Nemecio :)

Mechanic Needed

$75

Legend! Thank you!

LED Light Bar installation

$125

Awesome communication, arrived on time and totally meticulous attention to detail. Phenomenal problem solving skills.

Install Bauhn car audio head unit with reverse cam

$150

Very lovely! Highly recommend

Car brake pads replaced

$100

Fantastic Service! Brian replaced timing chain on my VZ 2006 commodore. Was patient and had all the tools required. Smooth job and top guy. Would highly recommend and use again! Trustworthy and reliable ! A+

Mechanic Needed

$500

Average reviews for Mechanic Services in Outer East Melbourne

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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 Outer East Melbourne

Head Unit and reverse camera installation

$120

Croydon VIC, Australia

12th Jul 2024

Looking for someone to install a double din head unit and reverse into my 2007 Alfa 159. The car already has an old aftermarket double din head unit that will need to be replaced with the new one.

Oil and oil filter change

$100

Ringwood VIC 3134, Australia

9th Jul 2024

I've already got the oil and the filter so please quote accordingly.

Good work. Job done. Cheers.

Installing head unit and reverse camera

$130

Mitcham VIC, Australia

8th Jul 2024

Looking for mechanic that can install my head unit and reverse camera. Honda civic 2009

Need a mechanic clutch issues Holden ve

$100

Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

4th Jul 2024

Need problem diagnosed and possibly fixed I think there’s air in the line clutch pedal is stuck on the floor

Engine oil change

$5

Lilydale VIC, Australia

26th Jun 2024

I need someone experienced to change engine oil and oil filter for my 2011 Range Rover diesel

Head unit installation and others.

$250

Chirnside Park VIC, Australia

25th Jun 2024

To install: - Head unit Toyota Estima 2009. - run concealed power cables for dashcam (front & back) - usb charger onto dashboard. head unit, dashcam power cables and usb charger acessories are provided by me. Due date: Flexible

Help changing clutch in my Kia 2900

$300

Croydon VIC, Australia

22nd Jun 2024

Help change clutch in Kia k2900

A mechanic do have a look at a car at an inspection

$150

Donvale VIC, Australia

17th Jun 2024

I'm having a car inspection on saturday so im looking for a mechanic to come with me to have a general look at the car.

Did a car inspection for me and saved me from buying a shitbox. Punctual, thorough work and great communication. Great guy!

New Rotors and brake pads installed for Toyota Corolla.

$80

Vermont VIC, Australia

5th Jun 2024

Need labour for new front Rotors and brake padinstalled in Toyota corolla. Parts supplied just need labour.

Drive my car to the mechanic (approx 1500m) and back.

$50

Kilsyth VIC, Australia

2nd Jun 2024

Hello! Sometimes on Monday 17/06 or Tuesday 18/06 I’ll need to take my car to the mechanics to have an interlock installed. The mechanic is roughly 1500m down the road and the installation time should be 60 to 90 min. After that I’d need for my car to be driven back to my place (another 1500m). The vehicle is a 2023 Mazda auto. There are cafes and shops not far from the mechanic to go to where the job gets done.

Mechanic for trailer repair

$50

Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

28th May 2024

Remove old and Fit new coupling on trailer and bleed its brakes *MUST BE MECHANICAL MINDED * MUST BE ABLE TO RE BEND THE BRAKE LINE SLIGHTLY TO FIT IT TO THE DIFFERENT POSITION ON NEW COUPLING POSITION WITHOUT KINKING OR BRAKING IT . *MUST BLEED BRAKES Must be done Wednesday

Installing a car stereo head unit

$100

Croydon VIC, Australia

21st May 2024

I’m looking for a quote to install a Apple CarPlay head unit into my mums car in croydon

Great work. Would recommend

Need a qualified mechanic that specifies in Euro cars

$5

Boronia VIC 3155, Australia

21st May 2024

need a qualified mechanic that specifies in Euro cars , to fit a O ring behind oil cooler on my 2014 vw jetta tdi , A fair bit of work is in it as alot has to come off to get to the oil cooler , may be a simple job for a mechanic that specifies in Euro cars , I have the part the cars on jack stands in my garage ready to go , wasted alot of time waiting on other mechanics so need done asap will give who ever can successfully fix it $800 on completion .

CarPlay head unit installation - Mazda 2 (2013)

$180

Mooroolbark VIC, Australia

20th May 2024

Looking for someone experienced to install a CarPlay head unit into my 2013 Mazda 2! :) also to possibly install the reverse parking camera (roof wiring preferably)

David did a great job and explained everything really well!

Renting mechanic shop with car hoist for maximum 2 days

$200

Ringwood VIC, Australia

13th May 2024

I’m looking for mechanic shop with car hoist for 2 days , I want to change my car engine.im happy to pay $200 for 2 days

Installation of head unit and reverse camera

$100

Rowville VIC, Australia

11th May 2024

2012 Subaru forester. I need someone to install a new kenwood head unit and reverse camera. All the attachment kits have been purchased.

If you care about quality and great workmanship then David is the person you’re after. Will use again.

Fix aftermarket head unit- no radio

$150

Mooroolbark VIC, Australia

9th May 2024

Installed an aftermarket head unit in a 2009 Nissan dualis a while ago, the radio never worked as I didn’t have the part, now I’m selling it I want to fix it, believe it’s missing a radio part??

Very easy to deal with, very quick service

14 vw jetta tdi need oil leaks fixed suspected oil cooler unsure?

$250

Boronia VIC 3155, Australia

7th May 2024

2014 vw jetta tdi leaking oil comming from oil cooler possibly ? Need a mechanic to come inspect and determine where the leak is comming from and fix it .

Diagnosed the issue fast . Thanks

Car Head unit install

$150

Rowville VIC, Australia

14th Apr 2024

Install carplay head unit for 2006 Toyota Rav 4

David did an amazing job and had great customer service

Remote mechanic

$150

Kilsyth VIC 3137, Australia

8th Apr 2024

I have a motorbike to be professionally serviced at my home. Oil changing, battery replacement, and other services if required. The motorbike is Yamaha FZ6N 2008, 50k on the clock.

Very clean and professional job has b3en done by Jimmi. He is a great man!