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Recent Mechanic reviews in Cairns

"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

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

MECHANIC TO REPLACE EXHAUST SYSTEM 105 LANDCRUISER

$300

What's the average cost of a Mechanic in Cairns

$50 - $300

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$50

median

$80

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$300

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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

Car service, front brakes, spark plugs, filters

$300

Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

7th Apr 2022

hi my hyundai i20 needs a service of 174,000km. car service, spark plugs, filters, transmission flush fluid front brakes & rotors - Due date: Flexible

Mechanic Car Check-Over

$100

Cairns QLD, Australia

3rd Dec 2021

Looking for a mechanic to check over a couple of cars in the next week with me as I am looking to purchase.

Bus Engine simple mechanics and solar wiring

$200

Koah QLD, Australia

1st Sep 2021

Possibly should be posted as two tasks. This job would suit an all rounder with vehicles. The bus is a coaster and the engine ran recently and is trying to turn when the key is turned. (There is a click). The wiring needs redoing in areas because of rats and renovating. We can do most of it but need a hand in the beginning to make sure we get right. It may be able to be solved in morning or afternoon, or we might need to order some parts snd see you twice. Price is negotiable. 🚌🚌

I need oil and filter change

$150

Cairns QLD, Australia

30th Jun 2021

Need an oil and oil filter change on 75 series (1992) Toyota Land cruiser.

I need oil and filter change

$60

Manunda QLD 4870, Australia

10th Jun 2021

Oil and filter change on Iveco 70 170 motorhome

Oil change, brake bleed,

$200

Palm Cove QLD 4879, Australia

15th Apr 2021

Basic service to a Kawasaki ninja 300 , including brake bleed

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

Car air con needs fixing

$200

Cairns North QLD, Australia

18th Feb 2022

My car has been regased but the aircon is still warm - Due date: Before Sunday, 20th Feb 2022

Undo fuel filter

$30

Cairns QLD, Australia

6th Nov 2021

Undo fuel filter of my small truck. Just not sure anymore which way to undo it. Easy access. Will take 5 minutes. Needs to be done tomorrow Sunday. Can drive to your place. I'm in second beach. Thanks

I need motorcycle mechanic services front brake fi

$40

White Rock QLD 4868, Australia

22nd Aug 2021

Motorbike service front brake fixed Honda 230 dirt bike.

Looking for a mechanic to fix the car engine.

$20

Cairns QLD, Australia

28th Jun 2021

My friend has a car Kia Pregio 2003 van. There was a flood and the van was in the water about knee deep. They tried to start it but obviously it wouldn’t turn over. At that time they pushed it out of the water and I let it sit for a few days to dry it out, then tried to start again but it didn’t work. Is there anyone can fix it? Or any recommendations please. Thanks

I need motorcycle mechanic services

$500

Caravonica QLD 4878, Australia

10th May 2021

after quotes for getting bike ready for RWC AND RWC too needing indicators repaired and fork boot replaced

Water pump & timing belt

$500

Cairns QLD, Australia

11th Apr 2021

Need Water pump and timing belt done to see if engine will start and hopefully tell us the damage it has done to the engine on a 2000 Mitsubishi pajero NL petrol 3.5 v6 . I have the water pump and can get hold of a timing belt kit so may just be labour

Oil change

$75

Cairns City QLD, Australia

21st Apr 2022

I just need a quick oil change and oil filter change out. As well as just getting my air filter dusted out. - Due date: Before Friday, 6 May 2022

Timing belt and water pump (fitting only) ford mondeo tdci 2011

$200

Kuranda QLD, Australia

4th Feb 2022

timing belt, auxilary belts, water pump and coolant replacement, fitting only as replacement parts supplied. - Due date: Flexible

Mechanic to look at campervan

$250

Mission Beach QLD, Australia

11th Oct 2021

1974 Toyota hiace campervan wont start , suspected faulty starter or relay . Need someone to have a look and diagnose , quote to fix . Very flexible on dates , whenever suits you , thanks

Oil and oil filter

$100

Cairns North QLD, Australia

4th Aug 2021

10/40 Semi synthetic 5.5l

Looking for Mechanic to check car in Cairns

$70

Gold Coast QLD, Australia

20th Jun 2021

Looking for someone that's a mechanic to go view a Mitsubishi Outlander I'm interested in. Need to make sure there's no issues before I book a flight all the way to Cairns. Thanks

I need motorcycle mechanic services

$4,000

Cairns QLD, Australia

28th Apr 2021

I have KTM 1190 R Adventure. It is a statutory write-off. I'm unable to register it unless I change the main frame. The engine is totally fine and just a little cosmetic damages. Willing to pay up to $4000 to have it to the point where it can be registered

Oil and filter change

$75

Cairns QLD, Australia

12th Mar 2021

Need someone to change oil and oil filter in Landcruiser 100 series diesel wagon. I will supply the oil and filter.