Frequently Asked Questions

Is the price quoted, the price I will pay?

Yes, the price quoted is the price you’ll pay. You won’t pay a cent more and you’ll get exactly what’s listed in the inclusions.

And don’t worry, if there’s any additional work required, the mechanic will contact you and get your consent prior to starting.

Can I change my service date?

Sure, we get that things pop up. Just call our friendly team on 1300 655 661 and we’ll happily reschedule your booking.

There's no fee to reschedule your booking, however, if you’ve prepaid upfront on credit card, PayPal or ZipPay and wish to cancel your booking altogether, you will be refunded the original booking fee paid, minus a $20 cancellation fee.

Should you fail to show up at the time and place arranged with the Workshop without canceling in advance, you will forfeit the entire prepaid amount.

For full details see https://www.autoguru.com.au/terms#refunds

Does the price include parts and labour?

Yes, all our pricing includes parts, labour and GST.

Is there a loan car available?

Some of our workshops do offer a loan car and/or a drop off/pick up service (up to 5km from the workshop).

If the workshop is a Preferred Partner, these extras will be listed on the right hand side, underneath their pricing.

If the workshop is not a Preferred Partner, click the ‘Book Now’ button and then click the ‘Add a Roadworthy, Pink Slip or other common tasks’ text underneath the inclusions box at the top of the page.

Any additional services offered by the workshop will be included in this section.

What's the difference between a basic service and a logbook service?

A basic service includes engine oil and engine oil filter change, as well as a general safety inspection and inspection of all fluids.

If minor quantities of fluids are required, the mechanic will top these up.

A logbook service is a series of scheduled tasks recommended by the vehicle manufacturer at certain time intervals. Every logbook service is different. See “What’s Included In My Service”.

Will the mechanic stamp my logbook?

Absolutely, the mechanic will sign and stamp your logbook to meet manufacturer requirements.

They will sign off each task as it’s finished, and only stamp your logbook once all tasks specified by the manufacturer have been completed.

Will my warranty be affected if I book with one of your mechanics rather than the dealership?

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) states that any certified mechanical workshop or mobile mechanic is indeed qualified to carry out logbook servicing as per manufacturer’s specifications, without voiding your New Car Warranty.

Our mechanics are able to carry out logbook servicing, according to the manufacturer’s specifications, using quality parts and lubricants.

The mechanic will sign off each item and stamp your logbook once all tasks are completed and your warranty will remain intact.

Where can I find the inclusions for my service?

Once you’ve typed in all your details and submitted the quote request form, you’ll see a list of suitable mechanics in your area and their costs to carry out your car service.

You can view all the inclusions for your service by clicking the blue 'Service Inclusions' button at the top of the page.

Can the mechanic come to me?

Yes! Our network of mobile mechanics can come to your home or workplace to carry out vehicle inspections, car servicing and some minor repairs.

Go through the search process and when you come to the page listing mechanics in your area, mobile mechanics in your area will be listed along with workshops.

Can I get quotes for repairs and inspections?

You sure can! Simply hit the “Repair” button under the ‘Great, what can we quote you for?’ section of the form and a bunch of common repairs tasks will come up automatically for you to select.

You can also type your specific repair issue into the blank search box and our system will bring up any related tasks.

If your particular repair or inspection task isn’t listed under the common items tabs, click the ‘No match? Add comment’ button and type your issue in the “Describe what you need” box at the bottom of the section.

Should you have more than one repair or inspection task to quote, you can add more tasks by clicking the +Repair or +Inspection tabs.

What are my payment options?

Booking through AutoGuru gives you access to three payment options:

1. Pay upfront using your credit card or PayPal;
2. Create a reusable, interest-free ZipPay account to pay now and make easy weekly or monthly payments over time; or
3. Pay the workshop once your car service and/or repairs have been completed.

Cancellation fees apply. For full Terms & Conditions visit https://www.autoguru.com.au/terms

What’s included in my service?

Once you’ve typed in all your details and submitted the quote request form, you’ll see a list of trusted mechanics in your area and their costs to carry out your car service.

You can view all the inclusions for your service by clicking the blue 'What's included?' text at the top of the page. It’s just under the three black boxes.

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Mt Isa Auto Air

MORNINGTON
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It was an absolute pleasure to meet John and Shirley. They were both welcoming a...

It was an absolute pleasure to meet John and Shirley. They were both welcoming and great to chat with. John is an awesome mechanic and I can honestly say that my car has never run better! Support small business and get your car loved by My Isa Auto Air!

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Michelle, Nissan NP300 Navara

Longreach Motors/Tyrepower Longreach/ARB

LONGREACH
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Friendly, and thorough, identified future problems to be attended to. Guess who ...

Friendly, and thorough, identified future problems to be attended to. Guess who got the job. Thankyou.

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Clint, Toyota Landcruiser

Whyalla Brake & Clutch

WHYALLA PLAYFORD
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"I am very happy with their service"

Ken, Mazda 3

Wayne Smith Service Centre

PORT LINCOLN CBD
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No fuss...got the job done. Only problem was 0.8L overfill of engine oil that I ...

No fuss...got the job done. Only problem was 0.8L overfill of engine oil that I drained.

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Graeme, Jeep Grand Cherokee

Sparks & Spanners

PORT LINCOLN CBD
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We were travelling Australia with a caravan in tow, and had the vehicle serviced...

We were travelling Australia with a caravan in tow, and had the vehicle serviced three times in different states (once by Fixedprice) prior to our service at Port Lincoln, and been very happy with the operators. We were happy with the price which was known before the job was done, but there were a couple of things we were not thrilled about. It was a wet, miserable day when we dropped the car off and were given an approximate time it would be ready, and informed that we would receive a phone call when the car was ready. Quite some time after the given time we still had not received a call, so we walked back several blocks in the rain to find the car had been finished and sitting on the side of the road. While that wasn't too worrying, we were informed that our battery (only a couple of months old) was stuffed, and we should get a new one. We finally found the local RAC approved repairer who tested the battery and assured us that nothing was wrong with it. He also asked who told us it was stuffed, and when I told him, his remark was that he gets a lot of people coming there with the same non-problem from the same source.

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Keith, HOLDEN COLORADO

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DARWIN CITY
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As always, another great service at Professionals Choice. Bryan and the team onl...

As always, another great service at Professionals Choice. Bryan and the team only do what's required, so there is no unnecessary expense. Very helpful and happy to help no matter how big or small the issue. Thanks guys.

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"Prompt, honest and professional. I am more than happy to go back next time."

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"Quick service, great price. Will be using them again."

Stefan, Hyundai i30

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Very good people to deal with, kept me informed, no hidden surprises and even wa...

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SALISBURY
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Service was fine. However this was my first time at Midas, my car is usually log...

Service was fine. However this was my first time at Midas, my car is usually logbook serviced via Ford dealerships. the guy at Midas told me all these things were wrong with my car. Nothing has ever been mentioned beforehand from Ford. My car is always well maintained. I was told by Midas that I had to have my wheels aligned as well as other multiple issues. I informed him that the car had new wheels put on and aligned 2 days prior to him receiving the car for logbook service. He informed me that the other company did not do their job and he would ring them. He later said he did not ring them and that I should speak to them about the alignment not being done. What he doesn’t know is that I was when they did the work and watched them with my car. After he reported these so-called “issues” with my car, I had another mechanic check each issue and there are none! Not impressed at all! I will not take my car to Midas again.

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SALISBURY PLAIN
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"Good vibes, was honest and straightforward."

James, Subaru Impreza

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"Very very good service. Friendly staffs"

Abiodun, Mitsubishi Lancer Estate

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PARA HILLS WEST
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I found it easy to book online. Loved the fact that a free loan car was offered....

I found it easy to book online. Loved the fact that a free loan car was offered. Friendly reception staff that were happy to discuss the concerns with my car; being a woman this was a new and pleasant experience in the car industry. Thank you!

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Sharon, Jeep Grand Cherokee

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PORT ADELAIDE
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Hi, the concierge was polite, the job was good. went a little over time, I was a...

Hi, the concierge was polite, the job was good. went a little over time, I was an hour early and went for a walk. I would recommend Port Adelaide Midas for a front brake service.

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Lyndon, Nissan X-Trail

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OTTOWAY
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"Very helpful"

PAULA, Mitsubishi Lancer

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POORAKA
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Good old fashion service Recommend to all my friends and family to use Gepps Cr...

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"Ready as promised. Made future work known without forcing a fix right now."

Thomas, Mitsubishi Outlander

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Friendly efficient service at a great price with a list of work that requires at...

Friendly efficient service at a great price with a list of work that requires attention to my car. I am really pleased with their service and will certainly use them again.

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I had a number of repairs done to my car also, at my request. I was pleased with the result and the service.

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Claire, Ford Festiva

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Wayne is an Honest Professional that does his best to provide excellent Service,...

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Leath, Subaru Forester

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Mohammed, Holden Caprice

Midas Prospect

SEFTON PARK
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Basic service was fine, the did everything that needed to be completed. However ...

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Haylee, Holden Commodore

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Had the car serviced and then 3 days later drove 2000 km to Brisbane didn't miss...

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David, Nissan X-Trail

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UNDERDALE
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"Great customer service at a great price."

Andrew, Hyundai iLoad/iMax

Approved Automotive Services

NEWTON
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Fantastic. They cover all Euro cars, even new ones and provide in warranty servi...

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"Awesome service 👍🏻"

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Robert, HONDA JAZZ

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Ian, Peugeot 4008

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gary, Mitsubishi Pajero

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"Relatively good service but as is the case with so many of them very pricey."

Paul, Ford Territory

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EDWARDSTOWN
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I was a bit disappointed with not being contacted for authorisation which I woul...

I was a bit disappointed with not being contacted for authorisation which I would have given. Instead on my invoice there are several things that needed attention and weren’t attended to. A wheel alignment among other things. Had they contacted me and asked if they could do it I would have welcomed that as I expected a full service.

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Charlotte, Toyota Yaris

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Goodyear Autocare Hawthorn

HAWTHORN
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Very happy with the service and price (compared to what Dealers wanted). Free loan car provided.

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Simon, Toyota Landcruiser/Prado

ABS Melrose Park

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Very impressed with honesty of owner of the franchise. Would not hesitate to rec...

Very impressed with honesty of owner of the franchise. Would not hesitate to recommend.

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Denise, Ford Focus

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"very good specialist workshop "

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Service was above my expectation. It was a positive experience. Service was quic...

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Catherine, HOLDEN COMMODORE

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"Good service...quite prompt"

Mohamed, Holden Zafira-A

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Rob at the front desk made everything extremely easy and he was very helpful. I ...

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Rebecca, Jeep Wrangler

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They went out of their way to source a new part for me. Very polite and friendly...

They went out of their way to source a new part for me. Very polite and friendly Fantastically priced

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Melissa, Holden Commodore

ABS Morphett Vale

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Fast height quality work with clear report of work done - brake hose replaced wi...

Fast height quality work with clear report of work done - brake hose replaced with custom part in less than an hour. Booking worked well too!

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Gareth, Toyota Landcruiser

Dynamic Mechanix

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Great service. Dynamix are great value, but still a high quality job. Will defi...

Great service. Dynamix are great value, but still a high quality job. Will definitely use them again.

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Craig, Toyota Camry

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All seemed good with replacing shockers. Auto Electrical work for driving light...

All seemed good with replacing shockers. Auto Electrical work for driving lights done and working, , but not able to complete as I desired , possibly due to driving kit cable I supplied.

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Graeme, Toyota RAV4

Southern Performance Centre

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The Team at SPC were great. More than happy with the workmanship and feedback f...

The Team at SPC were great. More than happy with the workmanship and feedback from the mechanic. I will use them again. Only issue I had was with the promised loan car was not available, however they gave me thier work ute. Great solution.

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Shaun, Suzuki Grand Vitara

Aldershot Service Centre

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A nice simple experience. The work was done well, I think it a very fair price. ...

A nice simple experience. The work was done well, I think it a very fair price. Received quality advice and will be doing the additional work needed at this mechanic.

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Harley, Holden Commodore

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Midas Morphett Vale

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Very happy with my experience at Midas Morphett Vale. They also gave me some goo...

Very happy with my experience at Midas Morphett Vale. They also gave me some good advice.

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Robert, HYUNDAI ELANTRA

Edge Auto Solutions

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It made it so easy to have some one come to your home and fix the problem. I wil...

It made it so easy to have some one come to your home and fix the problem. I will certainly use this company in the future. Thanks again

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Jane, Holden Cruze

BTE Tony Fickling

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I am a bit concerned that he does not have the latest technology, as a dealer wo...

I am a bit concerned that he does not have the latest technology, as a dealer would, to check the more intricate inner workings ans necessary adjustments for an engine.

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Bronte, Skoda Yeti

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