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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 mobile 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 to whether or not your car can operate efficiently. A minor service usually alternates with a major service, at around the 6-month mark. Minor services can be done by a mobile mechanic near you 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 a 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 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 confirm 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 mobile 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 in order 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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    Jump start car

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    Hildenborough, Kent

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    Need our car jump started. Mount Pleasant, Hildenborough, Kent. We have leads.

    I need reversing camera installation

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    Slade Green, Greater London

    26th Mar 2019

    BMW E46 03 Convertible, i need a parking camera installed, i will buy it myself. I already have an android headunit, which supports parking cameras, I need it installed somewhere subtle like registration plate, and wired through car invisibly (under the car's trim) to headunit cables. Also need it spliced to reverse gear or reverse lights, so it's powered when car is put in reverse.

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    East Malling Heath, Kent

    22nd Oct 2018

    I need a reverse camera installed on a 2012 Fiat Punto 3 door.

    I need reversing camera installation

    £300

    Larkfield, Kent

    6th Oct 2019

    Hi just got my wife a 16 plate Ford Fiesta And would like to get a reversing camera fitted We would like the rearview mirror camera Could you please give me a quote I live in larkfield Kent Me206qg

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    £100

    Coxheath, Kent

    23rd Mar 2019

    Ford transit L4 H3 brake light reversing camera with screen in cab!

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    Old Bexley, Greater London

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    I need reversing camera installation

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    Gravesend, Kent, DA12

    19th Jun 2019

    Retrofit reversing camera for 2016 Ford Fiesta.

    I need reversing camera installation

    £100

    Crayford, Greater London, DA1

    7th Jan 2019

    need reversing camera installed in Mercedes sprinter van

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