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Recent Mechanic reviews in Outer East Melbourne

Fantastic work, very friendly. I would definitely use Graeme again.

Light bar installation

$300

Graeme was really helpful and his advice was great. He was ok no time and efficient. Highly recommended

I need bull bar installation

$200

Matthew was super professional when changing over my head unit in my car. He was knowledgeable and did an excellent job. He was super reliable and arrived on time etc. Thanks again Matthew

To put an original head unit back into my car

$50

Knows his work, plenty of knowledge and nothing was a problem. Easy to get along with. Will use again.

I need mechanic

$100

Awesome service. Highly recommend.

Motor Mechanic

$200

Very happy with the service!

Service and general mechanical work - BMW X5 2005

$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. 

Recent Mechanic tasks in Outer East Melbourne

Sprinter Mechanic

$10

Chirnside Park VIC, Australia

28th May 2023

Is any diesel mechanic specialising with Mercedes-Bens Van Sprinter The engine alarm flashing 2015, 6 Cylinders Location: Chirnside Park, VIC - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 28 May 2023

Volkswagen mechanic - Diagnose Issue

$100

Knoxfield VIC 3180, Australia

27th May 2023

Need a qualified VW mechanic to come inspect my 2009 Golf GTI MK6. Engine making a ticking noise. Need help to diagnose the issue. Preferably want someone with VW/Audi experience who's worked on these specific cars for a long period of time - Due date: Flexible

Head unit installation

$100

Warranwood VIC 3134, Australia

24th May 2023

head unit installation for Kluger 2008 - Due date: Flexible

Drain car oil and refill

$90

Wonga Park VIC 3115, Australia

23rd May 2023

2009 Subaru Liberty Drain Oil & Refill (have 2.5L on hand) Accidentally overfilled. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 24 May 2023

Prasan was so great to deal with. Friendly, punctual and very prompt in getting the job done. Highly recommend for anything auto!!

Need new and install for mitsubishi lancer 2003

$100

Nunawading VIC, Australia

2nd May 2023

Need to change brake pads of mitsubishi lancer 2003 - Due date: Flexible

Light bar installation

$500

Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia

30th Apr 2023

Installation of 52” light bar, 2 x driving lights and 2 x work lights to 2015 Jeep Wrangler. All to be switched individually. Only have lights so far. Need to know what wiring is required. - Due date: Flexible

Oil and filter change

$80

Belgrave Heights VIC 3160, Australia

30th Apr 2023

Subaru Outback H6 2002 oil (10w40 synth) and filter change - Due date: Flexible

Jade performed my car's oil and filter change competently & efficiently, with a friendly and helpful attitude. Thanks Jade!

Fix car head unit

$500

Healesville VIC, Australia

28th Apr 2023

Hi I got this after market head unit installed in my 2018 Toyota Corolla. It works fine but cased the car's engine warning light to show up. Can anyone fix it? - Due date: Flexible

Install Head Unit

$100

Croydon VIC, Australia

8th Apr 2023

Install Sony AX1000 AV Head Unit in 2007 Holden Epica - Due date: Before Monday, 10 April 2023

David was very helpful and knowledgeable with everything required for the unit and was great to deal with!

Head unit & reverse camera install

$200

Ringwood VIC, Australia

7th Apr 2023

I need a Sony headunit and reverse camera installed into my 2005 Toyota Hilux.

New chain & clutch in roller blind

$50

Ringwood North VIC, Australia

4th Apr 2023

New chain and clutch for roller blind in bedroom. - Due date: Before Saturday, 8 April 2023

Install car head unit

$200

Wantirna VIC, Australia

26th Mar 2023

I have purchased a touch screen head unit for my car, it's slightly smaller than the unit already in the car, so I need it installed and a bracket to put around it etc. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 29 March 2023

I need a head unit installed in my car

$200

Nunawading VIC, Australia

26th Mar 2023

I need a head unit installed in a Nissan x trail st 2018 model. It will have CarPlay/android auto. Camera + usb + steering wheel controls retained. - Due date: Flexible

Mechanic too inspect a vehicle prior to sale

$80

Lilydale VIC, Australia

19th Mar 2023

Mechanic required to inspect a Holden Barina 2005 prior to purchase in lilydale. Can provide details of vehicle via car sales. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 26 March 2023

Supply and install new clutch 08 BT50 4x4

$999

Seville VIC, Australia

14th Mar 2023

Supply and install new clutch in 2008 BT-50 4X4 Price listed on job is just a random Number - Due date: Flexible

Car oil and filtdr change

$100

Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia

16th Jan 2023

2014 holden calais v6 needs oil and filter change. - Due date: Flexible

Great job , friendly and prompt.

Swap back old head unit on car

$150

Rowville VIC, Australia

7th Jan 2023

new head unit has stopped working so i need to revert back to my old stock head unit for Mercedes c200 2014 model - Due date: Before Monday, 9 January 2023

Solution to play BTooth without head unit

$5

Bayswater VIC, Australia

14th Dec 2022

Basically, I’m looking for a creative person who can allow me to play sound between my phone and vehicle without having to purchase a head unit. (The car does not have one) I’m thinking that it the setup would look somewhat like a Bluetooth receiver hooked up to the already working speakers in car. All the previous head unit wiring works as I’ve put in my own ones prior. Yes, I understand I can just buy a head unit but the only feature I ever use is the Bluetooth as I stream everything through phone. Plus I don’t want to spend money on kits to neaten the space up. It’s an old 4x4 that needs the ability to have some music playing. Happy to also come to you if easier - Due date: Flexible

Top bloke, recommended!

Help please! Car oil drain? & seeking advice

$55

Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia

8th Dec 2022

Mechanics, car enthusiasts, or knowledgeable tinkerers : Need urgent reliable help in Ferntree Gully Accidently added a 375ml bottle of Penrite total system cleaner to my engine oil instead of to the fuel tank! Have been told that the oil will need to be completely drained. I'm in a public carpark in Ferntree Gully and need some one who has experience and knowledge Thanks

Excellent attention to detail, went above and beyond and gave handy advice. Thanks Tim, much appreciated!

Timing belt replacement of ford fiesta 2012

$5

Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

5th Dec 2022

My mrs car ford Fiesta needs replaced. It hasnt made any noises so still can be flexible on the date. Can pay onsite or any ways. Cheers I can flexibly come to your place if nearby not over 20mins drive Cheers. - Due date: Flexible

Top bloke to eye out your car issues and super hard worker man! Will definitely call him back for other car related issues.