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"Super fast response, table was delivered within hours of the task being posted! Reliable and punctual. Highly recommended Carl for any moving needs. "

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Mooroobool QLD

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"got the job done for us "

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Jayden D

Smithfield QLD

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"Jayden was amazing! Went above and beyond to do my task! Will be getting him back again for sure! Thanks mate "

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Michael S

Cairns QLD

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"Delivered perfectly. Cared about getting me the best choices. "

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Cairns QLD

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Recent Mechanic reviews in Cairns

"Awesome guy, knows his stuff. Very friendly. "

I need fuel pump replacement & repair

$300

"Awesome chap! Very helpful! "

Need tools to fix car

$100

"Jayden Is the real deal, easy to work with and totally trust worthy. I can’t recommend him highly enough and I look forward to working with the FNQ Gem again soon Deb"

Ducati mechanic -cairns

$50

"Thanks Carl! See you Thursday for job no 2 "

Fix my bike

$40

"Karl was really friendly and did the best job. He was professional and so helpful, above and beyond. I would highly recommend him for any handyman jobs."

Change bike tire

$35

"Great work, very happy with the result "

Check on car

$50

What's the average cost of a Mechanic in Cairns

$40 - $80

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$40

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$50

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$80

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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. 


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Recent Mechanic tasks in Cairns

Need one wheel bearing replaced on jet ski trailer

$150

Clifton Beach QLD 4879, Australia

14th Feb 2021

Wheel bearing has collapsed and need new ones fitted on site in Clifton Beach Cairns

Change a fan belt on a 2005 Holden rodeo

$90

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

Rewire my electric razor 300 scooter

$150

Holloways Beach QLD, Australia

1st Feb 2021

I want to change my 24 volt scooter to 36 volt which means adding a third battery and a 36 volt control box. Parts supplied by me and you will need a knowledge base of electric currents and converting power increases with out blowing all the circuitry

Motorbike Road Worthy Mobile

$100

Holloways Beach QLD 4878, Australia

22nd Jan 2021

needing a road worthy for a motorbike in Holloway's Beach. Mobile mechanic please

Auto sparkie

$100

Brinsmead QLD 4870, Australia

8th Jan 2021

Motorcycle having electrical issues with indicators and starter motor

Local Mechanic

$100

Cairns QLD 4870, Australia

3rd Jan 2021

Engine turning off while driving

MECHANIC TO REPLACE EXHAUST SYSTEM 105 LANDCRUISER

$300

Edmonton QLD, Australia

31st Aug 2020

Need a qualified mechanic to replace exhaust system on Toyota 105 series Landcruiser 1HZ. Exhaust system will be supplied. Price is for labour. Own workshop would be ideal.

Great communication. Was a tough job but he persevered which was greatly appreciated.

I need dash cam installation

$100

Edmonton QLD, Australia

12th Feb 2021

I have a 70mai A800 dash cam to install in a Nissan Navara (2010 D40). I would like to have the power connection done behind the dash so there is no need to have cables connecting to the cigarette lighter. If possible I would like to have 2 usb connections so I can possible add my gps to it later.

Car pre-purchase inspection

$200

Edmonton QLD, Australia

9th Feb 2021

**PRICE INCREASE AS I NEED ASAP** Buying a 1988 HJ60 Toyota Landcruiser. I need someone with a qualified mechanical or reputable background to run a pre-purchase inspection on the mechanical (compression, belts, levels etc), driveline and body components of the car with proof. If the car is purchased, it’ll be driven nearly 2500kms home - so no shabby home-job mechanics. Cheers!

Change position of awning on car

$30

Cairns North QLD 4870, Australia

30th Jan 2021

I have no tools just need someone with automatic drill for half hour?

Repair a tivoli audio radio

$50

Aeroglen QLD, Australia

13th Jan 2021

My Tivoli Audio Model 1 just makes a loud buzzing noise when I switch it on. The local stereo guys want to charge a bomb just to look at it. I'm hoping there is someone out there who knows small electronics/radios. I'll pay for any parts.

Fix brakes on a Jeep

$200

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.

Mechanic to replace head gasket

$1,000

Cairns QLD, Australia

21st Dec 2020

Looking for a mechanic to replace head gasket on 2006 Mazda bravo Ute / petrol Must have tools for the job . Happy to supply the head gasket or any other parts needed . Please make a offer on the task flexible with dates

Needing to find a spare tyre and/or wheel

$25

Manoora QLD 4870, Australia

17th Feb 2021

Hello. I’m looking for a specific tyre and rim if I can’t find the exact tyre then just the wheel will do as mine is beveled. I have tried calling scrap places but they don’t have what I’m looking for. I’m after a 5 bolt (aka lug nut ) 15” steel wheel /rim and a 195/50/15 tyre. If I can’t find the tyre then just a spare wheel is okay too Thankyou!

Change fanbelt

$90

Bungalow QLD, Australia

9th Feb 2021

Put a new fan belt on a 2005 Holden rodeo dual cab v6

Dint repair vehicle

$100

Bentley Park QLD 4869, Australia

7th Feb 2021

Repair to two dints on 2010 black mercedes on driver side. Dints are small.

Mechanic req for Motorbike RWC

$100

Holloways Beach QLD, Australia

22nd Jan 2021

looking for a mobile mechanic to attend Holloway Beach and provide a RWC for a motor bike

Auto electric or car smart person

$60

Cairns QLD, Australia

13th Jan 2021

Need someone to fix my window in my Ford falcon forte 03 model as it’s perminantly down, have dismantled my door and tried to diagnose problem with friend. I think it may be a fuse wire thing & it should be easy fix. Don’t need help assembling the door either. Just some quick help to get my window back up.

Front end damage

$50

White Rock QLD 4868, Australia

3rd Jan 2021

Car has reversed into the front of my car and caused damage. After a quote to fix

Pump one bike tyre

$20

Manoora QLD, Australia

6th Sep 2020

Hello I’ve got a pump but am struggling to unscrew the nozzle for the front tyre airway so that it can be pumped up. Thank you! Olivia

Diagnosed the issue immediately and won’t rest until sorted. Very pleasant personality. An A+ Air tasker! Cheers Olivia