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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 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. 


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Recent Mechanic tasks in South London

Car window is not going up

£60

Shortlands, Greater London

13th Dec 2021

(1) One car window is not coming up (2) Another car window switch is broken (the window is up at the moment but won't go down as the switch is broken) - Due date: Before Monday, 13th Dec 2021

New clutch fitted

£150

Downham, Greater London

2nd Nov 2021

I have puchased a new clutch and ned it fitted to Peugeot 206cc - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 3rd Nov 2021

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£80

Warlingham, Surrey

28th Jul 2021

Pugeout tweet rs 125 disc and pad for rear

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£50

Carshalton, Greater London

5th Mar 2021

Chain adjustment. Have no tools

Car mechanic

£30

St Helier, Greater London

16th Apr 2020

Need to remove black box from car, jump start the car, need to check the steering and battery of the car

Reliable Mechanic

£70

South Norwood, Greater London, SE25

14th Sep 2019

Gear box selector needs replacing on Nissan micro I have the part please estimate price

Mechanic Needed - Fix Electrical Problem With Car

£100

Croydon, Greater London, CR0

10th Feb 2019

My car has a company fitted reversing camera however it's not working and I'm assuming it could be because of electrical fault. Can you help?

New Clutch fitted

£300

Elmers End, Greater London

12th Dec 2021

Need a new clutch fitting into a Citroen c3 - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 13th Dec 2021

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£60

Sutton, Greater London, SM1

18th Aug 2021

Pistons sticking on front brake

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£100

Sutton, Greater London, SM1

14th May 2021

I need some accessories fitting, rearsets, new mirrors, new brake and clutch levers, tail tidy, new indicators, to a 2020 MT03

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£30

Mitcham, Greater London

27th Feb 2021

I’ve got a Kawasaki kH 125 Address is MITCHAM CR4 Used it a couple of days back but won’t start.

Car mechanic needed

£25

Anerley, Greater London

11th Oct 2019

My car has started to make a weird sound when going up hill or changing gear. I need someone to come and tell me what is causing it. suzuki grand vitara

Mechanic Needed

£20

Woodside, Greater London

2nd Jul 2019

Looking for a mechanic to come and check out a car with me. No works are required, just to help me ascertain that the car is okay and roadworthy to purchase. Might need this a couple times. I dont have a date as yet, happy to arrange a flexible time when we are both available.

Bleed clutch

£50

Bromley Common, Greater London

13th Jan 2022

Mg midget small leak of clutch fluid need fixed and clutch bled - Due date: Flexible

Oil air fuel filter change on corsa

£100

South Nutfield, Surrey

11th Nov 2021

Corsa,oil fuel air filter and spark plug chane - Due date: Flexible

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£200

Croydon, Greater London

11th Aug 2021

Bike suddenly died while going to work in the morning now it won't start, there is some spark on the plug, tried in second gear to start it shows signs of starting but won't.

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£100

Purley, Greater London, CR8

6th May 2021

My scooter just went a mot today and it wouldn't pass an mot as the steering is stiff, need someone that can check, advise and fix it for me.

I need motorcycle mechanic services

£800

Crystal Palace, Greater London, SE19

31st Jan 2021

My bike has been in a collision, the whole front is smashed, will need panels replaced, yahama nmax 125

Mechanic to take a look at car

£50

South Norwood, Greater London

21st Sep 2019

Need a mechanic to adjust clutch as biting point is too high for me. And change the gear stick. Check the overall running of the car.

I need a mechanic to undo 3 E14 inverse torx bolts

£20

Tooting Graveney, Greater London

7th Jun 2019

Mechanic required to undo 3No. bolts on manifold . Bolts are quite sized, also I need the bolts to put back in so ideally someone who can get them out without damaging them