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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 Wide Bay

Oil change


Walliebum QLD 4655, Australia

12th Dec 2022

Oil change and oil filter change - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 14 December 2022

Winch install on Mitsubishi triton


Hervey Bay QLD, Australia

8th Dec 2022

Looking for someone to install a winch on my 4wd - Due date: Flexible

Need a mechanic.


Carina QLD, Australia

20th Nov 2022

Need a mechanic to help get my Gu patrol running again. . Car was sunk and I don't want mess it up.iv dropped the oil pulled the electronics out. Manily need help with pulling injectors

Regas aircon in car


Mulgildie QLD, Australia

31st Oct 2022

Regas car airconditioner... - Due date: Flexible

Trailer mechanical work


Mount Perry QLD, Australia

17th Aug 2022

Looking for quotes for 4 bearings changed and drum brakes installed on one axle of a small dual axle boat trailer. Coupling and bundy hose and welding coupling plate and brake backing plate bolt plate to axle will most probably be required. Present coupling plate may just need some drill holes instead of welding new plate? the boat loaded is heavy so work will probably be easiest to leave boat on trailer, Boat is a project so cold be jacked and blocked up higher for access. No need to worry about scratching, as boat is going to be finished at later stage Bearings and Hydraulic full drum brake kit including weld plates needs to be collected from Gin Gin (ordered and sitting at a depot at present). 14 inch Holden mag wheels previous owner installed wrong bearings which are loose., trailer wasnt driven since wrong install, so stubs are OK Boat and trailer are out in the open under a huge tree, so plenty of access to work on it. Sort of hoping to have work done by September, but flexible - Due date: Flexible

Clutch replacement -triton ute, clutch supplied.


Kingaroy QLD, Australia

21st Jun 2022

Need to replace the clutch in a triton ute. - Due date: Flexible

Car aircon regas


Gympie QLD, Australia

20th May 2022

I need a Holden Viva aircon regased - Due date: Flexible

I’m looking for a mechanic who can repair lawn mover in Gympie


Gympie QLD, Australia

15th May 2022

Im looking for a mechanic who specifies in repairing lawn mower. It’s Kubota engine, petrol, maybe need only wash engine as it’s not starting. Located Gympie, need it done asap after heavy rainfall. - Due date: Flexible



Murgon QLD 4605, Australia

28th Apr 2022

Change oil and oil filter in 2010 Toyota kluger, check front end mounts and rubbers. I have oil and filter.

Mechanic / handyman


Dundathu QLD, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

Jaguar XJ6 bonnet latch broken, unable to get into the bonnet. Need to access the bonnet to service car, however the last mechanic I took it to broke the bonnet latch and removed the cable so I can’t get into it. Attempted to get in from underneath but don’t have tools long enough to reach the latch. Have called RACQ and they were unable to get into it.

Need a mechanic to look at my car for me


Hervey Bay QLD, Australia

22nd Dec 2021

Car isn’t starting I’m looking at purchasing the car I’ve been told it’s a starter motor just need someone to clarify that’s it’s a starter motor - Due date: Flexible

Auto Electrician for light bar install


Goodwood QLD 4660, Australia

28th Nov 2021

Auto Electrician required for light bar install. Light bar is mounted, just needs to be wired to vehicle properly. Have all necessary wiring harness, relays, fuses & switch, brand new.

Timing belt on a Mazda 3


Bundaberg QLD, Australia

10th Sep 2021

Replace timing belt and water pump on a 2007 Mazda 3 diesel

Need a mechanic.


Bundaberg QLD 4670, Australia

5th Jul 2021

Clutch in 09 d40 is on its way out. Need a competent mechanic to supply and fit a new one . I can bring to you. This can be done anytime .

Tow bar installation


Maryborough QLD, Australia

5th Jun 2021

Looking for someone with well experienced installing mobile tow bar for my 2007 Subaru Forester XT.

I need carburetor tuning


Sharon QLD, Australia

16th Mar 2021

On advise i replaced a the original rochester quadrajet carbie in my 308 powered hj statesman , with a new holley. The latter needs rejetting or the rochester rebuilt. I also have a stromberg from a 1980, 4.1 litre falcon (not alloy head) which requires rebuilding. Both are in the cars and are running but require attention. Please let me know if you can help. Im based in Bundaberg, cheers Andrew

Mechanic for car service


Torquay QLD 4655, Australia

12th Mar 2021

looking for a mechanic to service my 05 toyota echo.

Need help from a mechanic


Biggenden QLD, Australia

10th Jan 2021

I'm inspecting a vehicle for purchase and need a mechanic to look at it with me and tell me if it's worth buying.

Mechanic required to look at Nissan Micra head gas


Kawungan QLD 4655, Australia

26th Dec 2020

No compression, possible blown head gasket or head issues. Need budget price to repair

Finish installing head unit


Gympie QLD, Australia

16th Dec 2020

Head unit and reverse cam to go into car, old one has been removed already, as I attempted to install but not 100% sure on the wiring. This afternoon/tonight would be fantastic 🙏