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Recent Mechanic reviews in East Melbourne

"Eric is awesome. Showed up on time. Very high attention for detail. Treated the car and the job with utmost respect and care. WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND."

Head Unit and Reverse Camera installation

$100

"Very friendly,prompt and professional. Clean work and I couldn't be happier with my new head unit. Great communication leading up to the Installation as well."

Digital Car Head Unit Installation

$60

"Great work, thank you!"

Mechanic for Subaru Forester 2006

$100

"Ted saved the day! Had someone cancel on me and Ted responded in minutes to say he could do it. Within 30 minutes he was over. Installed my new head unit and I couldn't have been happier with his service. Great bloke, thanks Ted!"

Head Unit Switch

$60

"Really helpful and helped out on time. "

I need mechanic

$75

"Excellent mechanic highly recommend!! "

Bmw or qualified mechanic

$1,000

Average reviews for Mechanic Services in East Melbourne

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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

feista 2011 Dual Clutch Slave Cylinder Seal Clutch Lever

$1,500

Box Hill North VIC 3129, Australia

19th Nov 2022

Ford feista 2011 replacement of -2x Dual Clutch -2x Slave Cylinder -2x Seal -2x Clutch Lever - Due date: Flexible

Need a local Motorbike mechanic

$50

Balwyn North VIC, Australia

9th Nov 2022

I have problem starting my motor bike, battery is ok, fob is ok, might be the fuse, but not sure, would be appreciated if a local motorbike mechanic can help me diagnose the issue first. - Due date: Flexible

Very knowledgeable and experienced

Bull bar installation

$400

Blackburn South VIC, Australia

21st Oct 2022

bull bar installation for toyota hilux 2018 sr5 - Due date: Flexible

Mechanic - oxygen sensor replacement

$250

Hawthorn VIC, Australia

12th Oct 2022

Had RACV attend to a check engine light that says the oxygen sensor needs replacement. Any mobile mechanics able to do this? 2013 Ford Focus - Due date: Flexible

Drive Belt (Fan Belt) To a Mercedes Vito Petrol Engine Van. Mechanic

$100

Balwyn North VIC 3104, Australia

1st Oct 2022

2006 Vito Mercedes Van Petrol Engine. Easy job replace the drivebelt. Prefer a Motor Mechanic or someone who is knowledgeable about cars. Need your own tools. Drive belt will be supplied. Prefer to be done today otherwise Sunday also OK. - Due date: Before Sunday, 2 October 2022

Collection of used motor oil

$50

Doncaster VIC, Australia

20th Sep 2022

I have two containers of used motor oil that I need transported to a recycling/transfer station. There is one enclosed drum and one open drum. - Due date: Before Saturday, 24 September 2022

Andrew completed our task promptly. Excellent communication. Thanks!

Need mechanic to fix wheel bearing and break

$200

Blackburn South VIC, Australia

20th Jul 2022

I have tried to fix my wheel bearing as it broke. installed the wheel bearing but now break and wheel isn’t sitting properly. And I am not sure what is wrong. I have all the parts and can buy more if needed. Happy for you to come anytime preferably after 4 tho. Also happy to negotiate the price of labour depending how long it will take. Nissan navara - Due date: Flexible

Very nice and explained everything well

Mechanic needed

$100

Box Hill North VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2022

Needing a mechanic for a hyosung gt 250 when holding clutch bike revs really high as well as starting the bike and the bike accelerates by itself and throttle pin on kill switch is broken - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 18 November 2022

Head Unit installation

$150

Balwyn VIC 3103, Australia

30th Oct 2022

Hi I want to replace the head unit of my Hyundai i20 2014. I purchased a compatible headunit from Aliexpress and need some help to put it in my car.

Great service. Headed me install a headunit over the weekend with only a few day of notice. Isually with aftermarket HU from china, you may end up with different cable adaptor like my situation . David was very knowledgable to be able to manually connect the wires to my car and make it work. Also helped me to troubleshoot some questions i had after the installtion so 5 star for the customer service.

Engine oil change

$100

Balwyn VIC 3103, Australia

21st Oct 2022

engine oil need to change - Due date: Before Monday, 24 October 2022

TOYOTA 2009 COROLLA CLUTCH REPLACEMENT

$400

Mont Albert VIC 3127, Australia

10th Oct 2022

my Toyota 2009 corolla manual transmission (60,000 kms) needs a clutch replacement. Please tell us how much it cost. thanks

Oil change for Jeep Compass 2012

$50

Hawthorn East VIC, Australia

21st Sep 2022

Need oil changed and oil added 5W-20. Car in Hawthorn East - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 21 September 2022

Amazing work. Thank you so much

Install new head unit and 2x 5" door speakers

$170

Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

19th Sep 2022

Install double din head unit (car already has one, just upgrading to one with apple car play) Also swap over 2x 5" door speakers, speakers are already exposed on door, not complex door removal job - should be "easy" :) - Due date: Flexible

Tow bar installation on x1 bmw 2015

$500

Box Hill North VIC 3129, Australia

20th Nov 2022

Supply and install tow bar - Due date: Flexible

Clutch install

$150

Box Hill South VIC 3128, Australia

14th Nov 2022

Need a heavy duty clutch installed on a 2002 au falcon 4.0ltr 6. Clutch provided

Clean engine oil on road

$50

Doncaster East VIC, Australia

30th Oct 2022

I have patches of engine oil on my front yard. I might need to do it every 2 weeks. Budget is $50 per job.

Head unit and speaker installation

$125

Box Hill South VIC, Australia

15th Oct 2022

I have purchased a Grundig head unit and Pioneer 4 speakers which I need installed in my Subaru Impreza RS 2008. - Due date: Flexible

Lawn mower repair - engine oil being put in the petrol tank.

$100

Doncaster VIC 3108, Australia

8th Oct 2022

Repair Lawn Mower the engine oil being put into the petrol tank. Once noticed, we haven't used it since then. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 15 October 2022

Car head unit installation

$200

Balwyn VIC 3103, Australia

21st Sep 2022

I have got the new head unit and fitting kit for my MY11 Subaru Forester. It needs to be installed.

Super nice! The work is done nice and quick.

Head Unit, reverse camera, dash camera install

$400

Kew VIC 3101, Australia

24th Jul 2022

I've got a 2012 Volkswagen Golf TSi with factory default RCD310 head unit. I have a new head unit (https://qualitydins.com.au/products/apple-carplay-android-auto-touchscreen-head-unit-mel-is-7356) and a backup camera that came with it. Happy to buy whatever harness and facia kit you need, I know nothing about replacing head units. I also need to buy a dash cam. Quotes will be appreciated! - Due date: Flexible

Amazing work! David finished the job with utmost professionalism and dedication, highly recommended!