Do I need to make an appointment for a mechanic?
Most mechanical workshops run on a by-appointment basis. If you need urgent services, your best bet is to call your local mechanic before visiting.
What does a logbook service include?
A logbook service ensures your car runs the way the manufacturer intended. It includes checking brakes, steering, suspension, lights, fluids and more.
What is classified as a light vehicle?
Every state has their own classification, however, cars, utes and some 4WDs and vans are normally considered light vehicles.
Do any mechanics near me offer Zip, Afterpay or payment plans?
They could! Use the payment method filter on this page to find mechanics using buy now pay later services or who offer payment plans.
Where can I get car repair quotes near me?
Most mechanics will offer an estimate. Tap the ‘Get Quotes’ button on this page to request quotes from top-rated mechanics in your area.
Are mechanics open on weekends?
It depends on the workshop however you can find a mechanic open on weekends near you on Localsearch by filtering your search.
Can I bring my own parts to a mechanic?
It never hurts to ask although the work won’t be covered by the workshop’s warranty. Most mechanics can get better prices on parts than the public.
Does servicing your own car void warranty?
To maintain your warranty, servicing has to be performed by a qualified mechanic using the manufacturer specifications in your owner manual.
Can mechanics provide a roadworthy certificate?
If they are an Authorised Inspection Scheme station in NSW or an Approved Inspection Station in QLD, then yes, they can.
How regularly should you service your car?
Your owner’s manual will give you a specific range, however every 6 months or 10,000km (whichever comes first) is the norm.