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Recent Mechanic reviews in East Melbourne

Harry was friendly and on time, happy to recommend him

Engine oil and filter changing


Came out quick and did a great job!

Finish installing head unit/ central locking


Job well done. Highly recommended

Engine oil change - 2 cars


Excellent service thank you

Oil change for car


Japhet was on time, was easy to communicate and did a great job on my BMW.

Change Power Steering Pump and Engine Oil service.


On time... Professional

Need a motorbike mechanic - chain fix


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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 East Melbourne

Oil and Rear Diff change on my car


Balwyn North VIC, Australia

28th Nov 2023

Hey there, I've got a Mercedes-Benz CLA45 from 2015 that needs a bit of love. Looking for a top-notch mechanic who knows their way around a Merc. I need an oil change and a rear differential fluid change, which is also known as a Service D for this model. I supply the oils and oil filter. It's crucial that you can stamp my service book to keep everything above board. I'm keen to get this sorted within the next week, so if you've got the skills and the time, let's chat. If you're interested, shoot me a message with your rates and availability. Cheers! - Due date: Flexible - Due date: Flexible

Head Unit Installation


Deepdene VIC 3103, Australia

25th Nov 2023

Need assistance installing a Sony head unit into a Toyota 86. Have purchased the harness adaptors according to what Autobarn has told me and I've got it all working minus the reverse camera, so looking for someone to help me get that sorted. Just to note, it's the stock reverse camera still. Cheers! - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 25 November 2023

Amazing service, Ted was punctual and completed the job quickly. The installation was clean and he even made sure to let me check it all before he left. Would definitely recommend!

100cc Scooter Mechanical Repairs


Templestowe VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2023

I have a Peugeot Speedfight 100cc Scooter that doesn’t run I would like someone to diagnose and potentially fix the issue It has compression and spark but will not fire up. - Due date: Flexible

Fix aquarium filter


Kew VIC, Australia

13th Nov 2023

Looking for someone to fix my filter! Just got back and the tank looks like this & the filter isn’t running Please help - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 13 November 2023

Clean up automotive oil stains in underground car park


Mont Albert VIC, Australia

7th Nov 2023

Need to clean up mechanic oil leak from a car in the underground car park. - Due date: Before Sunday, 12 November 2023

Head unit, reverse camera installation Toyota Yaris 2017


Templestowe Lower VIC, Australia

29th Oct 2023

Installation of aftermarket head unit with reverse camera for Toyota Yaris 2017 - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 2 November 2023

Ted was methodical in his approach, did great trouble shooting, had necessary tools, and did a thororugh and neat job so well !!

Need a mechanic to check a car before purchase.


Doncaster VIC, Australia

22nd Oct 2023

I’m about to purchase a car and need someone to check it out with me, need o make sure that it good for purchase and raise any issues or concerns - Due date: Before Tuesday, 24 October 2023

Car Toyota Prius 2010 model not blowing cold air , may be need regas


Doncaster VIC, Australia

19th Oct 2023

My Toyota prius not blowing cold air may be need regas - Due date: Flexible

Kia picanto rear brake pad replacement


Templestowe VIC, Australia

18th Oct 2023

Kia picanto 2016 rear brake pads replacement - Due date: Flexible

Mechanical issue red airbag light Honda jazz (Near Camberwell Vic)


Surrey Hills VIC, Australia

18th Oct 2023

My red light for the airbag is on. It’s a 2003 Honda jazz manual. I checked product recall and it says nothing, past repairs show that the issue is already resolved but the light is on now. 1) airbag light check 2) airbag light repair - Due date: Flexible

Replacement of Head Unit, Rear Camera in 2014 RAV


Burwood VIC, Australia

14th Oct 2023

2014 RAV4 Head Unit Replacement with Premium Head Unit(, Install WiFi, GPS and 4G Antanne (comes with Head Unit) Install Replacement of Toyota Rear View Camera with HD camera. Installation Front View Camera.

Great work and communication

Install head unit on Toyota celica 2000


Kew VIC, Australia

27th Sep 2023

I need to install a head unit and reverse camera to a 2000 Toyota celica and need some help - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 28 September 2023

Install aftermarket android auto radio head unit in to a Mazda CX9.


Doncaster Heights VIC 3109, Australia

25th Sep 2023

Need the wiring/ connections done on a Chinese android head unit. Mazda CX9 2008, has a factory fitt8ing Bose AMP. Head unit installed just the wiring to be sorted. - Due date: Flexible

Excellent customer service, I would definitely use him again.

Mechanic for car pre purchase


Burwood East VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Looking at buying a car and need a mechanic to check if it’s all good. 2022 prado. Mainly mechanically and underneath. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 25 September 2023 After 5.30pm if possible

Adam went above and beyond! I was stuck at work unable to call and time limited and he still got it done! Let me know all the details with plenty of info. I can’t recommend enough. Appreciate your good work and honesty Adam. Thanks again

Replace the dual mass clutch in my 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan


Hawthorn East VIC 3123, Australia

18th Sep 2023

2010 Volkswagen Tiguan 125 TSI petrol 2.0 litre engine with 6-speed manual transmission. Clutch engages almost immediately from the floor and smooth changes are difficult, especially from 1st to 2nd gear. I’m fairly certain it’s on its way out and needs to be replaced with a new clutch, possibly aftermarket but from a reputable manufacturer

Car Reverse Camera & Head Unit Install


Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

18th Aug 2023

Needing someone to install a reverse camera and audio head unit into a 2007 Volvo XC90. The new head unit and reverse camera will be provided, just needing someone to install it. - Due date: Flexible

Great service! Would recommend!!

Car mechanic


Doncaster East VIC, Australia

16th Aug 2023

Need someone to help me with my 2008 Audi petrol car that's not starting. There's definitely a coolant and oil leak, but I want to identify any other issues and get a cost estimate. - Due date: Flexible

Thanks for calling me promptly. I have resolved the issues from a local mechanic but thanks for confirming you can come and diagnose tol

Change engine oil on Jazz 2006


Bulleen VIC 3105, Australia

10th Aug 2023

Change engine oil on Honda Jazz 2006. Filter and oil provided. Location in Bulleen.

Bit late for the work but seems to be honest guy.

Head unit install


Burwood VIC 3125, Australia

28th Jul 2023

Bought a 2nd head unit awhile ago looking for someone who knows how to fit them it’s for a Impreza 2006 - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 29 July 2023

David did an amazing job in less than an hour, went the extra mile and installed an antenna booster for me. Would recommend.

Installation of Audio Head Unit in Car


Burwood VIC, Australia

28th Jun 2023

I have an existing Audio unit that I’d like to upgrade to a new Android/CarPlay screen in a 2008 Land Rover Freelander 2. I have already purchased the unit with cables and would like to engage an Auto Electrician to replace this for me. - Due date: Before Sunday, 2 July 2023

David knows his stuff! Managed to sort out a wiring issue without having to go back to the pint of purchase to rectify. That service alone is worth every cent.