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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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

Whyalla Brake & Clutch

WHYALLA PLAYFORD
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"I am very happy with their service"

Ken, Mazda 3

Midas Port Adelaide

PORT ADELAIDE
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Good quick turnaround . After doing some research they did save me money on brak...

Good quick turnaround . After doing some research they did save me money on brake pads buy as selected online. No loan car and no free car wash. Loan car was provided with no working ac pretty much a 15 year old car.

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*WS 7.30*Inuk, Ford Falcon

ABS Rosewater

OTTOWAY
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"Very helpful"

PAULA, Mitsubishi Lancer

Tyreright Woodville

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

Wayne is an Honest Professional that does his best to provide excellent Service, Advice and a great job. He was courteous, prompt and a pleasure to deal with.

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Leath, Subaru Forester

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KILKENNY
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Good customer service and friendly helpful staff. Highly recommended for good se...

Good customer service and friendly helpful staff. Highly recommended for good service, value for price and honesty.

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I found Midas at Harbour Town were very good at what they do. I found them throu...

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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SM Auto Repair Centre

UNDERDALE
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"I didn't get my free vacuum"

Mark, Holden Commodore

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Great service. We are backpackers and had problems with our VAN. They did 2 days...

Great service. We are backpackers and had problems with our VAN. They did 2 days of research and advised to not repair the problem as it will give more problems in the future. On the end they didn't charge us for their services so they helped us out and give us fair information. Great team!!

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Stephan, Toyota Hiace

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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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Andrew, Toyota Kluger

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SALISBURY
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"OK! That was the second time ... no loan car!"

Thein, Toyota Corolla

Midas Salisbury

SALISBURY
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My car was serviced quickly and thoroughly. The technician on duty was very info...

My car was serviced quickly and thoroughly. The technician on duty was very informative, with recommendations on upcoming service items and things that may present a problem down the track. I'd happily recommend Midas Salisbury.

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Dylan, TOYOTA COROLLA

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I was extremely happy with the service. I was able to book in with just one days...

I was extremely happy with the service. I was able to book in with just one days notice and the free loan car was something that I haven't been offered anywhere else. All the staff were friendly and courteous, and the price was very reasonable, highly recommended.

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Roy, DODGE CALIBER

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ENFIELD
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"Great service, thanks"

Kevin, Subaru Impreza

Midas Prospect

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

Basic service was fine, the did everything that needed to be completed. However gave me a huge list of things that needed to be fixed. Being a woman, I'm very sceptical of mechanics that could rip me off so I went to another mechanic I can trust in the mid north where I am from originally and they said half the stuff on the list didn't need to be fixed! They are fine at the basics but would not trust them with any big jobs on my car.

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Haylee, Holden Commodore

Viva Auto Repairs

RICHMOND
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"Friendly staff n good service...Price is comparable"

Mohamed, Holden Zafira-A

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KESWICK
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"Very impressed with all the staff that I delt with on the day of my service ."

Kathleen, Holden Cruze

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Jai's Auto Garage

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The machanic was friendly and professional and the work was done on time and as ...

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

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Tony, Hyundai Santa Fe

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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

ABS Adelaide City

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"Good professional service was performed on my car by ABS."

Elchin, TOYOTA COROLLA

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Croft Automotive & LPG Pty Ltd

EDWARDSTOWN
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Very good service, work carried out and completed for the quoted price, no hidde...

Very good service, work carried out and completed for the quoted price, no hidden extra charges. Thank you.

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John, Jaguar XF

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

Had the car serviced and then 3 days later drove 2000 km to Brisbane didn't miss a beat, they even put tyre black on my tyres which made them look brand new again. Also, they made you feel welcome like you were talking with old mates.

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David, Nissan X-Trail

ABS Melrose Park

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"Could not recommend more highly!"

Kirrilea, Hyundai ix35

Dynamic Mechanix

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"Friendly and efficient team"

Julie, Hyundai Tucson

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EDWARDSTOWN
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"very good specialist workshop "

John, HONDA JAZZ

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LONSDALE
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Good service but had to wait half an hour for a cab because the advertised lift ...

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Very easy to book in. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Car is now running smoothly. Will go back for next service.

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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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Graeme, Toyota RAV4

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Graham, SUBARU IMPREZA

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Doreen, Hyundai Getz

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Car was serviced well, Mechanics were friendly and helpful. i would recommend this service in the future.

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Daryl, Renault Kangoo II/Kangoo Maxi

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Kay, Holden Cruze

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So quick and easy...from the initial search on Sunday to confirmation of booking...

So quick and easy...from the initial search on Sunday to confirmation of booking being logged took minutes. Confirmation of booking from the service provider of my choice came to me early on Monday - too easy!

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Anton, Volkswagen Tiguan

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Tony is a friendly knowledgeable guy, very helpful with the service and great li...

Tony is a friendly knowledgeable guy, very helpful with the service and great little tips to keep your car running smooth, I'm definitely going back to him for my car services, he won't dissapoint 👍

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Jonnathan, Honda Prelude

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Rob from Adelaide was very thorough great customer service. Never used a mobile ...

Rob from Adelaide was very thorough great customer service. Never used a mobile car mechanic before but will definitely use him again. Now will get both cars serviced through Rob... 5 Stars...(';')

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