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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 Launceston

Oil change Holden Cruze


Launceston TAS, Australia

4th Nov 2022

Oil and oil filter needs changing 12 months ago, car needs a major service which will be done soon but want to change the oil and run for 500kms before replacing it again. HOLDEN CRUZE JH 1.8L F18D4 DOHC 16v MPFI 4cyl 104kW 6sp Auto 4dr Sedan FWD [03/11 - 12/14] - Due date: Before Tuesday, 8 November 2022 Update I can provide oil and filter, location of the car its not really suitable to work on it here (CBD). Happy to drive it to your place.

Car broke down on 237 banca road. Any mechanic to fix it?


Winnaleah TAS, Australia

27th Jun 2022

Hyundai elentra 2014 unleaded Car broke down on 237 banca road, winnaleah. Is there any mechanic to fix it? Needs to be done by tomorrow - Due date: Flexible

A fuel pump or filter


Mowbray TAS 7248, Australia

16th Dec 2021

Car is chugging, might need a new fuel pump - Due date: Before Monday, 20th Dec 2021

Auto mechanic


Ravenswood TAS, Australia

5th Sep 2021

Needing an auto electrician to come look at my car and see what's wrong with it is. Has no spark at all. Everything else is fine on it from mechanical side of things.

Buying a car need it looking over by a mechanic


Launceston TAS, Australia

10th Aug 2021

Looking at a 08 plate Ford Focus zetec, 180 km on the clock 2 previous owners. One of the sensors goes off at times apparently making it idle not to good apart from that is fine. just want to make sure this is nothing major

I need motorcycle mechanic services


Launceston TAS 7250, Australia

19th Jan 2021

I need a new rear tyre for gsxr1000 asap will pay good money

Mechanic with a road worthy certificate


Launceston TAS, Australia

27th Apr 2020

Looking for a mechanic with a road worthy certificate that can pass my van

Mechanic check


Launceston TAS, Australia

5th Sep 2022

Pre purchase mechanic check on ford ranger - Due date: Before Saturday, 10 September 2022

Replace a clutch master and slave cylinder in a 2006 Rav 4


Norwood TAS, Australia

10th Jun 2022

Clutch pedal is sucking in to the floor after depreessing. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 11 June 2022

Need a mechanic


Longford TAS, Australia

7th Dec 2021

Got a 5 speed gear box just need someone to fit it to my hj60 land cruiser 1982 2h motor

Regas car aircon


Deloraine TAS, Australia

4th Sep 2021

2008 Subaru Forester needs to be regased

I need brake pad replacement


Invermay TAS, Australia

22nd May 2021

Chang brake pads for my Nissan Maxima

I need timing belt replacement


Prospect Vale TAS 7250, Australia

13th Sep 2020

change of timing belt, location is launceston tasmania

Change car oil and replace filter


Waverley TAS 7250, Australia

5th Nov 2022

Replace oil filter and change oil owner to supply oil and filter Holden cruise 2012

Timing belt change


Blackstone Heights TAS 7250, Australia

13th Jul 2022

Need to change my timming belt in peugot 308 2012 model - Due date: Flexible

Auto lock smith needed or mechanic


South Launceston TAS, Australia

29th Dec 2021

My boot won’t close latch is stuck it’s a Toyota Camry 2008

Clutch pedal!


Invermay TAS, Australia

16th Oct 2021

I have a 2001 Peugeot 406 Monaco, The clutch pedal connection that goes through the pedal wall has snapped! Needing somebody to come and have a look and possibly fix it ASAP!

Clutch replacement


Summerhill TAS 7250, Australia

20th Aug 2021

Need a clutch kit put in I have the kit just don't know what I'm doing so would like soemone who knows what they are doing to do it

Mechanic to replace wheel bearings


Waverley TAS, Australia

27th Mar 2021

Holden Jackaroo already pulled apart. Need someone to replace wheel bearings front right. Located in Waverley Launceston.

I need head unit installation


Mowbray TAS 7248, Australia

28th Apr 2020

install car head unit for nissan tiida 2012