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Prompt, on time, communicates well

I need mechanic

$200

Very nice bloke and knows what he's doing. Did the job perfectly and exceeded my expectations. can't recommend him highly enough. :)

Head unit & rev cam installation Mazda 3 2011 SP20

$100

low

$160

median

$180

high

$200

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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 Townsville

Scooter repair/mechanic

$250

Aitkenvale QLD, Australia

7th Dec 2022

Scooter repair/maintenance - Due date: Before Friday, 9 December 2022

Car A/C regasing

$130

Kirwan QLD, Australia

25th Oct 2022

I need a Honda Civic VTi air con regased - Due date: Flexible

Clutch not working YZ450F

$200

Kelso QLD, Australia

25th Oct 2022

YZ450F 2017 master cylinder for the clutch isn’t working properly I think, clutch keeps getting stuck on and then when revving it will dump the clutch again sending the bike flying - Due date: Flexible

Help to move an engine to a mechanic

$150

Mundingburra QLD, Australia

22nd Sep 2022

We need my partners engine transferred to a mechanic - Due date: Flexible

Change brake pads in my car

$150

Idalia QLD, Australia

16th Aug 2022

My brake pads are fucked and I really need some help changing them please. I have a Hyundai Excel 1997, I have the brake pads just don’t trust myself to change them. I’m happy to go to your location or you can come to my apartment - Due date: Before Thursday, 18 August 2022

So lovely and did an amazing job!

Installation of a bullbar to a 2016 Ford Ranger

$500

Rasmussen QLD, Australia

7th Jul 2022

Have a brand new bullbar which requires fitting to a 2016 Ford Ranger PXII dualcab utility - Due date: Flexible

Bullbar installation

$350

Burdell QLD, Australia

11th Jun 2022

Need my xrox bullbar installed on my 2015 Holden Colorado Ute.

Great job and communication.

Electro/ mechanical problem.

$100

Rosslea QLD 4812, Australia

4th May 2022

I have a 2010 Holden Cruze that has a electrical problem&will not start. It was inundated with water 2year ago and after drying out completely it functioned fine until a couple elec probs surfaced 6 month later. Then, after a very heavy rain, it would no longer start. At all. I had a autolec in to try to discover the prob but after working half assed for awhile he never returned. There is alot more to it but that is the basics.

Rebuild carby and engine check

$500

Mount Low QLD, Australia

30th Mar 2022

Carby runs fuel straight through also starter motor issue - Due date: Flexible

Backyard mechanic

$200

Townsville QLD, Australia

15th Mar 2022

Short on funds. Need 2007 kia rio starter motor replaced. Possibly from wreckers (for second car)

Head unit & reverse camera installation

$180

Townsville QLD, Australia

9th Sep 2021

needing car stereo fitted with the reverse camera also

Removing old Twin undersink filter and fix new one

$100

Pimlico QLD 4812, Australia

4th Sep 2021

removing old Twin undersink filter and fix new one

Mechanical services

$600

Kirwan QLD, Australia

21st Jul 2021

Need a qualified Mechanic to install a clutch kit into a 2010 K13 Nissan Micra. Had someone lined up but it fell through, kit supplied. Nissan quoted 6 hours labour, bit of a job apparently. Tradesmen only please.

Install new head unit 2013 hilux sr5

$150

Thuringowa Central QLD, Australia

27th May 2021

Have recently purchased a pioneer avh-z5200dab head unit. Has come with wiring harness (steering wheel controls) and new reverse camera. Will need fascia plate for install though. Want this installed but also want to upgrade the speakers. Need someone to also assist with next step, buying and installing speakers, amp and compact sub. Looking for quality over outright volume.

Mechanic work

$450

Townsville QLD, Australia

18th May 2021

Have part time work for a mechanic in kelso Working on a my vehicles Must be qualified

I need motorcycle mechanic services

$250

Townsville QLD, Australia

1st Apr 2021

Keeps blowing a 30 amp fuse no power Will need auto electric person to fix problem

Backyard Mechanic help m3

$180

West End QLD 4810, Australia

27th Mar 2021

2007 Ford focus needs brake pads fitted all round , oil and filter change .I have all parts and oils needed . Require it done asap so can drive to Brisbane late Tuesday night. Please help.

I need car aircon regas

$125

Mount Kelly QLD 4807, Australia

7th Mar 2021

My 2016 Holden Captiva needs the air con regassed. North Queensland summer is too much & can't get by without the a/c!

Bike mechanic

$20

Condon QLD, Australia

18th Feb 2021

Need bike mechanic to fix and tighten squeaky brakes

I need car aircon regas

$150

Kirwan QLD 4817, Australia

17th Feb 2021

Holden captiva 2007 petrol