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What does a car service include?

As a general rule, your car will likely need to be serviced every 6-12 months, depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations. The exact inclusions of your car service and mobile car service will vary depending on how much work is needed on your car. Some of the popular car services you can book on Airtasker include:

Oil and oil filter change

An oil and oil filter change will help your car run smoothly and increase fuel efficiency. It’s one of the most important parts of a service and should be included in both minor and major services. Your mechanic will find the oil drain plug, loosen and unscrew it, and carefully allow the old oil to drain into a pan. Then they’ll replace and tighten the plug before removing and replacing the filter. Finally, they’ll fill up with fresh oil up to the “full” mark on the dipstick.

Car minor service

A minor service is also known as an interim or basic service. It focuses on changing and topping up fluids and inspecting a number of components for wear and tear. A minor service includes an oil and filter change; an under-body and under-bonnet inspection; a top-up of all key fluids in the engine, including washer fluid, brake fluid, antifreeze, and steering fluid; and a check of up to 35 key components, such as lights, tyres, and brakes. Most mechanics will also check the manufacturer guidelines and recommend any additional work your car may need.

Car major service

A major service includes all the basic services described above, but will also include an inspection of an additional 15-30 car components to ensure that your vehicle is in the best condition possible. These components can include wheel bearings, shock absorbers, and the air conditioning system. Any parts that need extra work or replacement, such as car batteries or windscreens, will be billed as extra.

Model-specific services

If you’re enthusiastic about cars, it might be a good idea to book a mechanic who specialises in your car’s make and model. You can book in a car service with a mechanic who specialises in BMW Servicing, Ford Servicing, Holden Servicing, Honda Servicing, Hyundai Servicing, Mazda Servicing, Mercedes Benz Servicing, Nissan Servicing, Peugeot Servicing, Subaru Servicing, Toyota Servicing, and Volkswagen Servicing. They’ll be familiar with the common issues that are likely to come up and will have specific parts available on-hand in case you need a replacement or repair.

Recent Car Service tasks in Cairns

Car service, look over car to see if any issues.


Wrights Creek QLD 4869, Australia

31st Dec 2021

I have a Vz commodore 2006. Needs a service and written report to tell us the issues that need to be done before rwc. - Due date: Flexible

Get old Renault started


Portsmith QLD, Australia

17th Sep 2021

Car in transfer to Brisbane but can’t start to put on carrier, battery just replaced

Change a fan belt on a 2005 Holden rodeo


Bungalow QLD, Australia

9th Feb 2021

Belt broke when I got home need another belt replaced plz just a quote how much including new belt

Mechanic Honda Cr-V


Cairns Queensland, Austrália

5th Nov 2020

Change the headlight and the left side panel of a Honda Cr-V, I already have the parts.

Car roof Pro-Rack install Toyota Prado


Cairns QLD, Australia

29th Aug 2020

Install pro-rack to the roof of a Toyota Prado for a roof top tent. Racks supplied, just need to be installed. Anytime, ASAP!

Pre purchase Vehicle inspection 2015 Volkswagen


Aeroglen QLD 4870, Australia

21st Apr 2020

Inspect a 2015 Volkswagen Crafter van. Provide a report on the vehicle in terms of condition of all aspects of the vehicle and provide me with photos and a video. 63,000kms Preferably a mechanic to view

V8 Toyota cruiser


Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

23rd Jul 2019

Hey mate so yeah the engine is still in the car .. I also may have found a replacement motor to swap it over [Content Moderated] uld you give me a rough quote on to swap engine over an what I mite be looking at in costs with a rebuild ...if possible cheers

Inspect car at dealership in Cairns (PacificToyota


Bungalow QLD 4870, Australia

16th Oct 2021

I need someone who lives in Cairns near Pacific Toyota, 251 Mulgrave Rd, Bungalow to go and inspect a car I want to purchase as I'm in Brisbane. This has to be done on Monday morning 18/10 as the car will be transported to Brisbane this week if all goes well. I'm mainly looking for sand in the engine bay and rust underneath the car to see if it's been on the beach. Someone who knows a thing or two about cars would be perfect for this job.

Great communication and very thorough. I got Caleb to do a job in Cairns whilst I'm in Brisbane and he was very Trustworthy and reliable! Thanks heaps!!

Car door won’t lock - FORD TERRITORY 2012


Cairns QLD, Australia

8th Jun 2021

Need to diagnose what the problem is, and fix it - the car locks for a split second and then unlocks right after it. Took it mechanic they said could be something with the booth not sensing it’s closed but they weren’t 100% and costed to much to diagnose and fix.

Fix brakes on a Jeep


Port Douglas QLD, Australia

7th Jan 2021

bought a jeep with a mechanical report that says brakes need doing for RWC & handbrake adjusted, need done at a good price (i am on a benefit), can send copy of report.

3x toyota Tarogo's from Cairns to Gympie


Cairns QLD, Australia

1st Oct 2020

3x Toyota Tarago's vans move from Cairns to Gympie. Vans will 3x motor bikes in them

Mobile Mechanic Axle Seal Toyota Surf SSR


Arundel QLD 4214, Australia

23rd Aug 2020

I need a mechanic to change damaged Axle seal on 1989 Toyota Surf , I have the oil just need the part from Bursons or Repco and I can reimburse with receipt better if you can get it at Trade. Mobile or shop and needs to be done ASAP please put an offer in.

2013 Holden Captiva


Clifton Beach QLD, Australia

4th Nov 2019

I need a bulb replaced in right hand side head light

Excellent service, friendly reliable.

Car service


Earlville QLD 4870, Australia

19th Jan 2022

Driving cairns to perth. Want car service with essential repairs done (but not excessive as plan to scrap car once there). RAV4 2000 model. Currently working and driving around local area with no issues - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 1st Feb 2022

3inch exhaust for toyota landcruiser dual cab v8 2


Earlville QLD 4870, Australia

1st Oct 2021

I have a stock exhaust on my landcruiser and i want it replaced with an single straight 3inch.

Transmission service Holden commodore 2008 auto 4


Rockingham QLD, Australia

27th May 2021

Change fluid replace filter and recheck levels all parts supplied

Install keyless entry on my toyota yaris sedan


Earlville QLD, Australia

20th Dec 2020

Just purchased a toyota yaris 2007 sedan and the keyless entry doesn’t work so need someone to install a new system . I will purchase the system just need it installed.

Minor car service


Cairns QLD, Australia

19th Sep 2020

Fluids changed - we supply oil and filter Safety check over and change transmission fluids (Can supply also) 1995 ford econovan - 240,000kms - automatic

Waterpump replacement, Nissan xtrail 2002


Cairns QLD, Australia

19th Jul 2020

Hello the Engine of my Nissan xtrail 2002 is overheating and it’s leaking coolant. So I need someone to replace the waterpump. I need it fixed very soon because we depend heavily on the car. You would need to have the tools and a place to replace it. We will buy the waterpump of course. Cheers Linus

Mechanic required to work on 2 x Suzuki motors in


Cairns QLD, Australia

31st Jul 2019

Have a Jet boat with two 1400 cc motors. Brand new and can't start. Need mobile mechanic grafton st with electronic gear to diagnosis the issue. Check plugs power and electronics. Back opens and room to work. Send houly rate charge. Thx John