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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Whyalla Brake & Clutch

WHYALLA PLAYFORD
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"I am very happy with their service"

Ken, Mazda 3

Tyreright Salisbury

SALISBURY NORTH
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"Only downside was how long they had my car for"

Tamara, Holden Cruze

ABS Salisbury

SALISBURY
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"Excellent service. Highly recommend."

Jason, Ford Falcon

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Jai's Auto Garage

SALISBURY PLAIN
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"Did a good job and completed on time"

Paul, Hyundai i30

Midas Salisbury

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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Angela, Ford Falcon

B & R Automotive

SALISBURY SOUTH
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"Friendly service and great value for money"

Joel, SUBARU IMPREZA

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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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Very friendly and good service. I will be back and will be recommend to others. A++++++

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Lee, TOYOTA AURION

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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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"Very helpful"

PAULA, Mitsubishi Lancer

Midas Port Adelaide

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"Didn't try and say everything was wrong with the car like some places"

Steve, Mitsubishi Pajero

Exhaust Plus Prospect

ENFIELD
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Sharn, Holden Cruze

Approved Automotive Services

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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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Goodyear Autocare Hampstead Gardens

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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

SAI Mechanical Repairs

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"The people are friendly and provide good service."

Rebecca, HONDA ACCORD

Midas Prospect

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Adam, Kia Cerato

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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

Midas Glynde

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The guys were great. They were happy to provide me with a more detail explanatio...

The guys were great. They were happy to provide me with a more detail explanation and show me the repairs for my peace of mind.

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Pieter, Land Rover Discovery 3

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Always quick & friendly. If there are any issues their communication is excellent, as are their prices. Thanks again

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Matt, Nissan Pathfinder

Midas Magill

MAGILL
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Good service. The drop-off service was great... they dropped me at work (less than 5 km).

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Lauren, Holden Barina

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NORWOOD
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"Pulse automotive, great team of mechanics and staff. Convenient location"

Karl, Subaru Impreza

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Great service, value for money and did exactly what they said they would do. Friendly and courteous

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Ian, Peugeot 4008

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"Great customer service at a great price."

Andrew, Hyundai iLoad/iMax

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ADELAIDE
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The guys at ABS were friendly and helpful and most importantly trustworthy. I wo...

The guys at ABS were friendly and helpful and most importantly trustworthy. I would highly recommend them.

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Nancy, Toyota Tarago

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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They're lovely people, did an excellent job went above and beyond my expectation...

They're lovely people, did an excellent job went above and beyond my expectations! I'll be glad to go back for future car help

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Kylie, Suzuki Swift

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Goodyear Autocare Richmond

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The Goodyear Autocare team did a great job in servicing my car. The work was don...

The Goodyear Autocare team did a great job in servicing my car. The work was done within the quoted price. I was also informed clearly about any future work that the car might need and how much approx. that would cost. Overall satisfied with the service.

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Rochit, MITSUBISHI MAGNA

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Goodyear Autocare Hawthorn

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Simon, Toyota Landcruiser/Prado

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Kirrilea, Hyundai ix35

Daw Park Autocare

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

Service was above my expectation. It was a positive experience. Service was quick and very efficient, and most importantly well within my budget. I will definitely come back to them again on my future car service bookings, and will recommend them to my husband to have his car serviced there too.

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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

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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

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Direct Tyre & Auto Service

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According to the technical requirements, it was time to rotate the wheels. I not...

According to the technical requirements, it was time to rotate the wheels. I noticed, that they weren't rotated and asked about it. The guy said that everything was done. But I know my wheels and showed him why that wasn't true. Than he agreed that they are still in the same places and offer me to come next weekend. So I will spend another Saturday morning with those guys instead of my family. Despite the fact that rotation wasn't included in the bill (so I can't say that they tried to mislead me), I am not happy with the service because of the fact mentioned above.

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Jim, Holden Commodore

Aldershot Service Centre

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"Easy and no hassle. Would definitely come here again!"

Nathan, Mitsubishi Magna

Dynamic Mechanix

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The owner made you feel welcome and listened to all my needs. Every thing was do...

The owner made you feel welcome and listened to all my needs. Every thing was done well on picking the vehicle back up. Well worth the money I paid would recommend this business. Good to have an honest person to deal with many thanks guys for a great job. Happy Nick Lane

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Nick, Great Wall Motors V Series

Southern Performance Centre

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Good job, very professional. fixed price. One minor complaint, the pick up optio...

Good job, very professional. fixed price. One minor complaint, the pick up option that I chose. they were not able to pick me up to collect the car, I had to make other arrangements to get there. Overall very pleased.

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Bob, BMW 1 Series

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Midas Morphett Vale

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Car was serviced well, Mechanics were friendly and helpful. i would recommend th...

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

Sparks & Spanners

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

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Keith, HOLDEN COLORADO

Wayne Smith Service Centre

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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

Bravo Race Engineering

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

Graham, BMW 3 Series

Bendigo Complete Auto Care

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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

MRT Automotive

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Great service, friendly and informative. Would recommend to anyone needing a fas...

Great service, friendly and informative. Would recommend to anyone needing a fast, thorough car service.

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Craig, TOYOTA RAV4

Echuca Performance

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A good summary on the invoice (of what they did). However I booked a drop off se...

A good summary on the invoice (of what they did). However I booked a drop off service (for FREE) which they tried to charge me for. They did get a staff member to drop me off and pick me up in the end but this damaged the experience somewhat.

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Heather, Toyota Corolla

Edge Auto Solutions

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"Mechanic was friendly and professional. the job was done quickly and clean"

Kevin, Holden Cruze

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Louis, Hyundai i30

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