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Bullbar taken off


Thankyou! Very efficient

I think I’ve put to much oil on my car!


Excellent. Will happily work with anytime

Mechanic to glue together boot handle








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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 Ballarat

Stedi light bar installation on 2015 amarok


Ballarat East VIC 3350, Australia

27th May 2023

Stedi light bar installation - Due date: Flexible

Need a mechanic to do some work on my Mitsubishi Express Van


Ballarat VIC, Australia

27th Apr 2023

Here are the things I need worked on/replaced: * Rear leaf shackle bushes * Rear wheel cylinders * Front upper ball joint boot * Tie rod end boots * Rear of engine coolant hose leak * Lower ball joint boots (front) * Split caster arm bushes * Broken odometer (but not speedometer) The cost should include all parts and labour. - Due date: Flexible

Mechanic to glue together boot handle


Delacombe VIC 3356, Australia

30th Dec 2022

The rubber cover has been torn off my boot handle - I need it and the part you depress to open the boot glued back in place as a temporary fix. No electrics - just glue and stick. Might be slightly fiddly to get into the right spot.

Excellent. Will happily work with anytime

Quote Clutch replacement


Sebastopol VIC 3356, Australia

15th Oct 2022

Our 2006 Volkswagen caddy life our family car for family with 4 kids needs clutch kit, flywheel and slave cylinder needs replacing please quote only qualified mechanic preferably sooner rather than later Quote price please

Engine oil and oil filter


Bonshaw VIC 3352, Australia

26th Sep 2022

Looking for someone who can help me to change the engine oil and oil filter of a Toyota rav 4 please. Will provide the oil and filter.

Mechanic to install New cluch


Ballarat Central VIC, Australia

13th Sep 2022

MITSUBISHI TRITON (2010- 2015) 2.5L TD 4TERRAIN HEAVY DUTY CLUTCH KIT To be installed parts will be supplied - Due date: Flexible

Timing belt


Lucas VIC 3350, Australia

22nd Jun 2022

My cars timing belt needs replacing - Due date: Flexible

Mechanic for Engine check


Linton VIC, Australia

19th May 2022

My Toyota Hiace van doesn't start easily when the engine is cold, especially in the morning. I need to get it checked/fixed by tomorrow morning to be able to go to work. Need someone that will be able to drive to Linton so the engine is cold when the van is checked. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 20 May 2022

Clutch replacement


Miners Rest VIC, Australia

18th Mar 2022

Mitsubishi triton 2012 2wd 4 door pick up. - Due date: Flexible

4x4diesel mechanic brakes and ignition


Delacombe VIC, Australia

7th Feb 2022

Brakes and possibly the rotars replaced ignition replaced - Due date: Flexible

Aircon regas


Ballarat VIC, Australia

7th Jan 2022

Aircon regas for Holden Calais VF - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 8th Jan 2022

New Sony head unit installation on Audi A3


Ballarat VIC, Australia

18th Dec 2021

Need to install new Sony 10” head unit and reverse cam to 2010 Audi A3 . All standard parts provided 1 new Sony head unit 2 harnesses (as prescribed for AUDI) Need it installed at Chadstone by an auto mechanic who can bring their own appropriate tools.

Desil mechanic wanted


Avoca VIC, Australia

13th Dec 2021

Heavy vehicle truck mechanic WANTED URGENT in Avoca Melbourne Victoria to inspect a truck trailer I’m instrested in purchasing but won’t a full inspection before I purchase. I NEED IT DONE BY TODAY LASTEST TOMORROW MORNING.

Car navi head unit and rear camera installed


Balliang East VIC 3340, Australia

1st Dec 2021

Mercedes sprinter head unit and rear camera installation - Due date: Flexible

Car air con regased


Brown Hill VIC, Australia

30th Nov 2021

Car air con regased please - Due date: Flexible

Oil change and service.. car working fine


Newington VIC 3350, Australia

12th Nov 2021

oil change and general servicing.. car going well.. - Due date: Flexible

Bullbar taken off


Lake Wendouree VIC, Australia

9th Sep 2021

Mitsubishi Lancer station wagon with home made bullbar obscuring numberplate. Maybe 6 bolts to remove

Friendly, efficient, helpful.

I need motorcycle mechanic services


Ballarat VIC, Australia

23rd Aug 2021

Bike is a 2005 Suzuki VL250 intruder it sat for years it got new fuel, new oil, new spark plugs, new oil filter I got it running a bit rough and running rich but now it won’t start I’m suspecting it’s not getting fuel it seems to be running straight through the carbi and out the overflow (but i ain’t no mechanic)

I need tow bar installation


Victoria, Australia

7th Jul 2021

For holden Captiva please

Mechanic or Know-car man required


Ballarat VIC, Australia

20th Jun 2021

Someone come with me to inspect a second hand car. Need to pick me up first in Lake Garden then inspect a car in Warrenheip.