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Recent Mechanic reviews in Adelaide

"Came on time, very professional, very polite. I reccomend him "

I need mechanic

$100

"Great service "

Fit a fuel pump to a car

$70

"100% profesional. Highly recommended!"

Oil change

$50

"Quick and easy done job"

I need mechanic

$70

"Very helpful and knowledgeable. "

Looking for a Holden mechanic

$150

"Beautiful Customer Service, thankyou."

I need mechanic

$240

What's the average cost of a mechanic in Adelaide

$50 - $130

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$50

median

$100

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$130

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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 Adelaide

Change auto transmission oil in 2003 Mitsubishi Pajero

$5

Mount Barker SA 5251, Australia

30th Nov 2022

change auto transmission oil - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, December 1, 2022

Oil change

$50

Adelaide SA, Australia

29th Oct 2022

Looking for a someone to help me change oil on VW passat. Happy to come to you with correct oil. Just don’t have tools to do it myself. - Due date: Before Sunday, 30 October 2022

Clutch replacement

$2,400

Norwood SA, Australia

2nd Sep 2022

Mini. Jcw. 2008. Has a standard duel clutch. Looking to go single clutch. Note is a John cooper works - Due date: Flexible

Clutch replacement

$700

Athelstone SA, Australia

16th Aug 2022

Need slave cylinder replaced 2012 xr6 - Due date: Flexible

Need 4 brake pads replaced on 2003 Audi 3.0 (Brake pads are provided)

$100

Kent Town SA 5067, Australia

14th Jul 2022

Have brake pads provided,just need to change the old ones . Free any time of the day,any day in the week. - Due date: Flexible

Front & Rear Brake pads and rot

$500

Goodwood SA 5034, Australia

29th Apr 2022

Possible Front and Rear Pads and Rotors Hyundai Elantra 2010 - Due date: Before Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Diesel mechanic jcb 3cx backhoe trans fault

$400

Royston Park SA, Australia

7th Apr 2022

Backhoe not engaging into drive forward or reverse. Have checked and topped up trans fluid. Was working well. Needs some wiring configuration. Have wiring diagram here.

Nitrogen tested and regassing

$150

Wayville SA, Australia

28th Nov 2022

I need to get my ute regassed, but before that, i need it to have been nitrogen tested first for any leaks. Cheers - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 28 November 2022

Prepurchase mechanic to look at a car

$125

Adelaide SA, Australia

29th Sep 2022

i need a Prepurchase mechanic to look at a 2004 celica for me

D22 Nissan navara transmission oil change

$100

Marden SA 5070, Australia

28th Aug 2022

Transmission oil has been accidentally released and im looking for someone who can refill it. Is a manual transmission oil Honestly, not sure what's involved, I have trans oil ready.

Super helpful and knowledgeable, 🙏🏻🙏🏻

VW mechanic

$120

Hectorville SA, Australia

6th Aug 2022

I need a VW Mechanic to come to my home and tell me what’s wrong with my car. Must know about VW, I’ve already paid one mechanic with no answer to what the problem is . - Due date: Flexible

Need a mechanic for led bar installation + horn

$120

Hackney SA 5069, Australia

1st Jul 2022

Hi, I need someone capable to install 2 led bars on a bull bar and do the proper connection to highlights and battery. Also, need a job done on my car horn because is not working. Ty

Very helpful and friendly, he did a great job, highly recommended. Thanks

Mechanical

$5

Adelaide SA, Australia

18th Apr 2022

oil pump drive seal replacement on 1992 Camry SV21 motor . I am in Adelaide South Australia - Due date: Flexible

Motorcycle mechanic

$200

Hectorville SA 5073, Australia

3rd Dec 2022

Hi. I need motorbike mechanic to replace front for seals on my honda vtx 1800. All the oil has leaked from forks and seals need replacement. - Due date: Flexible

Head unit installed BMW X5

$300

Goodwood SA 5034, Australia

30th Oct 2022

Install a new Joying head unit to my 2002 BMW X5 e53. I will need you to select the correct Bypass cable, you will need to see my car first. I will pay you for this 1st visit, then pay you for the installation. Pls tell me the 2 prices you will charge - Due date: Flexible

Oil and filter change for Kia picanto

$50

Saint Georges SA 5064, Australia

19th Sep 2022

I want The car engine oil and filter replaced. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 23 September 2022

Replace Front Brake Pads - Mini Cooper 2013

$70

Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

21st Aug 2022

I have front brake pads ordered, and will need them to get replaced as soon as they arrive. The car is Mini Cooper hatch (2013 model) - Due date: Flexible

Honda GX690 Engine fault, need a small engine mechanic

$200

Beaumont SA, Australia

21st Jul 2022

Brand new Honda gx690 wont fire anymore, 3 hours of use - Due date: Before Friday, 22 July 2022

Timing belt replacement

$400

Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

11th Jun 2022

timing belt replacement For 2007 hyundai getz auto - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 12 June 2022

Mechanic BMW320i 2009 model scanner says 0 faults

$150

Magill, SA

16th Apr 2022

When driving my BMW 320i every roughly 30kms tge check engine light will flicker on and off for a few seconds and then turn off sometimes the car while shake while it flickers. RAA came out and said the scanner picks up no errors and has not picked up check engine light has went off at all stated possibly coil or spark plugs. Im looking for someone to find the problem and fix it by hand as the scanner will not pick up any faults. price labour only. if parts needed that arnt eaisly sourced or job over 3 hours would need person to come back the thursday the same week to come and fix