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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ABS Ridgehaven

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"Good service fast and attentive"

Hani, MAZDA 2

C.A.R. Mechanical

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The overall customer service was fine but i was told i would be called when my ...

The overall customer service was fine but i was told i would be called when my car was ready to be picked up and i was not so after 3 hours i went back myself. For a minor service this is really too long. I should have been given an estimated wait time at least. This factor will affect my decision to use this business again.

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Katie, SUZUKI ALTO

Approved Automotive Services

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

Fantastic. They cover all Euro cars, even new ones and provide in warranty servicing. My car came back with full safety report, RAA towing voucher for $100, clean, and also smelling nice. All software and service updates done on the computer too for my Audi A5. Friendly staff. I would highly recommend coming here to service your car!

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Drew, Audi A5 Sportback

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Midas Para Hills

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Very friendly and helpful, the fixed price was excellent and easy to book online...

Very friendly and helpful, the fixed price was excellent and easy to book online especially being so close to xmas , very happy, thank you

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Darren, RENAULT MEGANE

Gepps Cross Exhaust & Autocare

POORAKA
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Shaka serviced our car to our satisfaction and was willing to provide a review o...

Shaka serviced our car to our satisfaction and was willing to provide a review of the service provided and the condition of various oils. He had also alerted us to the worn brake shoes and provided a competitive quote which we accepted. I would (will) be returning to him for our next service. Shaka proves that small operations can and do provide excellent service. Well done Shaka

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Tony, Hyundai Santa Fe

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great friendly mechanics, seen these guys for the first time and have decided to become a regular customer. Highly recommend :)

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Midas Glyne will definitely be back. Completed the service earlier than expected. Convenient drop off / pick up service. Car running well.

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The guy who helped me was super nice! It was my first experience with Midas and I'd definitely go back. Great service!

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Excellent service. Very friendly staff. Felt right at home. All was explained...

Excellent service. Very friendly staff. Felt right at home. All was explained before and after the job. Will definitely return and recommend to others. This is what customer service should be. Keep up the great work guys!

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"Friendly prompt service very easy to organise"

Gary, Toyota Hilux

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Sarah, Jeep Wrangler

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Terri, Toyota Corolla

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PAULA, Mitsubishi Lancer

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Matt, Nissan Murano

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"They were very good. Thanks."

Ali, Ford Falcon

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"Quite highly priced for a Basic Service"

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John, Toyota Hiace

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Delivered the car at the designated time met by the owner who promptly went thro...

Delivered the car at the designated time met by the owner who promptly went through what was required. I asked for a report on any issues likely to need attention in the near future for this vehicle. Picked up the car following courtesy call and received an update on issues that will need attention along with likely verbal quote for repairs.

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I found Midas at Harbour Town were very good at what they do. I found them through an Internet website and thought that they needed to communicate better between each other. But the overall service was excellent.

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"Very Good and timely service.Having a free loan car was a very good bonus."

Gavin, Hyundai i30

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Good communication and work completed at set time. Would come here again for ser...

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Wendy, Kia Cerato

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Midas Morphett Vale

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Aldershot Service Centre

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Ben explained everything really well & did the service exactly as planned. Would...

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Karen, Mazda CX-3

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Graeme, Jeep Grand Cherokee

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"Great job and advice from Tony. Car running great."

Graham, BMW 3 Series

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Really happy with my experience. Great communication, fantastic price and custom...

Really happy with my experience. Great communication, fantastic price and customer service. Will definitely recommend to family and friends

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Brooke, Volkswagen Golf

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Jai, Nissan Navara/Pick-up

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Jack was very helpful in showing the poor work done on the vehicle by a previous...

Jack was very helpful in showing the poor work done on the vehicle by a previous repairer.

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Paul, Mazda CX-9

Edge Auto Solutions

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Rob was very professional. On time, polite and informative. Thank you so much f...

Rob was very professional. On time, polite and informative. Thank you so much for recommending him. Very happy with the Service.

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Tania, Nissan Navara/Pick-up

BTE Tony Fickling

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hi the service on my car turned out good, tony was reliable and friendly, he even done a little job for free and i would take him again, i'am looking forward to get my $20.00 gift card. thank you karl

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Karl, Toyota Landcruiser/Prado

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