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Recent Mechanic reviews in Inner South Melbourne

"Really great service. Thanks again, Matty."

Change the oil on a '97 Porsche Boxster tonight

$50

"Mat was great he knew exactly what my problem was he was punctual and also friendly. I highly recommend him. 🙂"

Mechanic to fit new car brake pads

$85

"Shane did s good job , happy to recommend "

Mechanic required

$120

"Awesome guy. Job done well!! "

Replace front rotors and brake pads

$120

"Hugh was great my Volvo was particularly tough to get the dash panels back together after installing my Sony head unit but he was very patient and we managed to get it done I highly recommend him"

Installation of Sony XAV-AX100 Car Head Unit

$250

"Excellent job. Very happy with the job. Thanks Daniel, will definitely be using again!"

Car mechanic needed to fit new rocker cover seal

$400

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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 Inner South Melbourne

Troubleshoot head unit install

$100

Caulfield North VIC, Australia

26th Jun 2022

Hi, I need someone to help troubleshoot a head unit install on a VW Golf MK6, specifically for the 2 issues listed below. Note that I have already installed the head unit (this one https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/384403754354) and ran the camera cable from the head unit to the boot, GPS navigation works, integrated w/CANBUS and steering wheel controls work etc. The 2 issues I need resolved are: 1 Reverse Camera – when I had it hooked up, and ran power to the reverse headlight and it worked (test hook-up connected) when reverse engaged, however the it has an image which has lines across it and looks warped (recall someone referring to it as “cyclowarp”). I have read that it may need a regulator / power relay capacitor or something along those lines. Note I have not mounted the camera to the bumper yet – and want it mounted above the licence plated between the 2 licence plate lights. 2 AM radio – the VW factory antennae harness has 2 fakra cables, and I had read a 2-to-1 adapter was needed to get AM so I purchased this unit https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/255301302096, installed it but it doesn’t seem to have fixed it. There is also a blue cable coming out of the wiring harness, which I’ve also read may enable AM if connected, but I’m not sure how to do so / if another adapter is needed. I bought and installed the head unit and reverse camera as a gift for my mother in law, and she comes to our house on Tuesdays so that’d be the best day to do it. We live in Caulfield North. Looking for someone to fix the above issues.

Need a mechanic for inspecting a car.

$100

Hughesdale VIC, Australia

18th Jun 2022

Hi, I’m buying a car I need a mechanic to inspect. Thank you.

Very informative

Needing a car mechanic

$120

Bentleigh East VIC, Australia

11th Jun 2022

Car is a manual Suzuki liana 2004 5dr hatchback. Gear stick moves into gears; clutch works but when accelerating car will not move. A pop was heard before this happened when doing a u-turn at lights. Hoping someone can please help me. - Due date: Before Monday, 13 June 2022

Mechanic repair

$200

Moorabbin VIC 3189, Australia

21st May 2022

Repair car. Change engine oil, oil filter, brake fluid etc. I will need the invoice, so you have to have an ABN. Thank you

Full oil change-oil and filter,on a jaguar xe 2015-16.

$250

Carnegie VIC 3163, Australia

15th May 2022

Just needs the oil changed and filter as well.Service was done at 40,000k's,is now 45,000k's. - Due date: Before Thursday, 2 June 2022

Car head unit installed

$100

Elsternwick VIC 3185, Australia

1st May 2022

Bought a head unit and tried installing but too hard. Dash is removed and only wiring is required. We will put the dash back together again. - Due date: Flexible

Sensational. Awesome job. Highly recommed!

Installing head unit in car

$120

Caulfield South VIC, Australia

29th Jan 2022

I am needing an auto electrician to install my new head unit in my car and take the old one out. I have all the parts for the job so just need it installed and don’t want to risk doing it myself. - Due date: Flexible

David did a really great job on my Hyundai i30 the headunit looks very seamless.

Mechanic to see what I need for a roadworthy

$50

Edithvale VIC, Australia

24th Jun 2022

I have an unregistered car and I need to get a roadworthy for it and I wanted a mechanic to come out and see what I need to get a roadworthy certificate. I know I need new tires but not sure what else. - Due date: Flexible

MECHANIC -Timing belt replacement for Audi Q5 2009

$1,500

Hampton, Victoria, Australia

12th Jun 2022

Hi everyone, I’m in need of a mechanic to do a timing belt/chain replacement for my Audi Q5 2009 model (petrol). I’ve had it looked at by a mechanic who has informed me it definitely needs a new timing belt/chain. So here basically to see what the best offer I can get for a new or reco replacement one fitted. Price obviously not set. Thanks

Install head unit Toyota Yaris 2018

$150

Oakleigh Ward VIC, Australia

2nd Jun 2022

Looking to install new CarPlay head unit for my 2018 Toyota Yaris. Timing is flexible weekday evenings/ weekends. Head unit has not been purchased.

Get my elec car window to wind up!

$100

Cheltenham VIC, Australia

18th May 2022

Hi guys, I have a 'new beetle' with the elec window stuck down. The car hasn't run for about a year, and the battery is completely gone. Even with the battery, I don't think the window button worked. I need someone with basic car elec knowledge to get the car window to wind up. You don't need to be careful or anything - the car is effectively a wreck. Yank the internal panels off, do whatever you need to, just help me get the window wound up (passenger side, power window). I've seen it done with a prod thing that gives power to the motor - google it. Just don't have the tools, time or expertise to do this myself. Please help! - Due date: Flexible

Knowledgeable. Good communicator. Would work with Adam again for sure.

Oil change 2001 Mitsi Magna Wagon

$75

Glen Huntly VIC 3163, Australia

14th May 2022

Oil change for Magna wagon 3.5ltr, Need done tomorrow, Cost includes sourcing filter. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 15 May 2022

Mechanic job

$1,000

Malvern East VIC 3145, Australia

26th Apr 2022

New clutch installed in 2008 VW polo

Head unit installation Bmw e46

$100

Cheltenham VIC 3192, Australia

30th Jun 2022

I have the head unit, wiring harness, steering wheel control harness and facia, all ready to go however I’m unsureof how to the the actual wiring.. - Due date: Flexible

Replace holden vz sv6 clutch

$450

Glen Iris VIC, Australia

21st Jun 2022

Clutch in my vz needs to be replaced, will supply parts - Due date: Flexible

Mechanic to check a car for precheck

$150

Cheltenham VIC 3192, Australia

12th Jun 2022

Pre prcha inspection for a car at dealership - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 12 June 2022

Mazda BT50 Head Unit & Reverse Camera Installation

$175

Murrumbeena VIC, Australia

30th May 2022

I’ve recently bought myself a new head unit and reverse camera for my 2014 Mazda BT-50, and I wanted to get someone to install it for me. What I’ve bought are: * Aerpro FP9033K 2-DIN Stereo Install Kit Suit Mazda BT-50 2012-2017 * Sony XAV-AX1000 Apple Car Play Head Unit * Pioneer RCAM2 Compact Reverse Camera * Sony ISO Harness Any questions or concerns, please let me know. Cheers

Incredible work, knew exactly what he was doing. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Great bloke as well.

Oil leak and minor service

$500

Patterson Lakes VIC 3197, Australia

15th May 2022

Hyandai iload 2010 diesel Always been serviced Assess mini oil leak Mini service - Due date: Flexible

Need fuel pump replaced

$100

Brighton East VIC, Australia

2nd May 2022

Need a fuel pump replaced on a Vn calais v6

Car Oil Change

$150

Caulfield VIC 3162, Australia

4th Feb 2022

Need oil drained and replaced due to overfilling. Mazda 2 2017

Alex was amazing! Highly recommend 👌