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

RIDGEHAVEN
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"Everything ran smoothly..good communication. Friendly service."

Russell, Mitsubishi Triton

C.A.R. Mechanical

RIDGEHAVEN
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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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Doreen, Hyundai Getz

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

* Minimum service amounts apply

Jai's Auto Garage

SALISBURY PLAIN
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great friendly mechanics, seen these guys for the first time and have decided to...

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

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Mandy, Holden Cruze

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Midas Para Hills

PARA HILLS WEST
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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

ABS Salisbury

SALISBURY
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When I dropped the car off, the person at reception was polite , explained the p...

When I dropped the car off, the person at reception was polite , explained the procedure and said he would ring me if found anything that might need attention. Fortunately, he detected a faulty battery and let me know to see if I wanted to replace it. That saved me the embarrassment of having to replace it myself. Great work guys!

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Kerry, Nissan Micra

Midas Magill

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

Paul, Ford Territory

Midas Salisbury

SALISBURY
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The guy who helped me was super nice! It was my first experience with Midas and ...

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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Danna, Holden Astra

Tyreright Salisbury

SALISBURY NORTH
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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

B & R Automotive

SALISBURY SOUTH
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Very helpful & friendly staff. The use of a loan car made it very handy & conven...

Very helpful & friendly staff. The use of a loan car made it very handy & convenient. I would have liked a detailed report on the things that were done because I know that the tyre rotation was not done and was included in the 120,000 km service. It made me wonder what else was missed. Apart from that everything else was great including the car wash and clean.

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Peter, HOLDEN COMMODORE

ABS Glynde

FIRLE
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"Very nice for FIRST TIME! Look forward next time..."

Huaide, Volkswagen Jetta

Gepps Cross Exhaust & Autocare

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

Good old fashion service Recommend to all my friends and family to use Gepps Cross Exhaust & Autocare

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Phil, CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

Midas Glynde

GLYNDE
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"Hard working guys."

Moosa, Chrysler 300

* Minimum service amounts apply

Goodyear Autocare Hampstead Gardens

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

Pulse Automotive Services

NORWOOD
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Competent workshop, friendly staff, communicated with an update during service, ...

Competent workshop, friendly staff, communicated with an update during service, did extra work with approval and finished on time. Well priced, could not fault.

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Robert, HONDA JAZZ

Bridgestone Select Norwood

NORWOOD
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"Fantastic customer service!! Highly recommend"

Terri, Toyota Corolla

Exhaust Plus Prospect

ENFIELD
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"Great service, thanks"

Kevin, Subaru Impreza

Midas Prospect

SEFTON PARK
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"Friendly prompt service very easy to organise"

Gary, Toyota Hilux

* Minimum service amounts apply

Goodyear Autocare Hawthorn

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

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 Adelaide City

ADELAIDE
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Excellent experience - friendly staff. Explained what work would be undertaken a...

Excellent experience - friendly staff. Explained what work would be undertaken and didn't "push" additional service items.

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Peter, Mazda CX-9

Daw Park Autocare

DAW PARK
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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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Catherine, HOLDEN COMMODORE

ABS Keswick

KESWICK
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"Great service. No surprises."

Matt, Nissan Murano

Viva Auto Repairs

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

Mohamed, Holden Zafira-A

SAI Mechanical Repairs

KILKENNY
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I've been taking my car to SAI for about a year now, and they're always much che...

I've been taking my car to SAI for about a year now, and they're always much cheaper and friendlier than anywhere else I've been.

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Eric, NISSAN PULSAR

* Minimum service amounts apply

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

ABS Melrose Park

MELROSE PARK
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"Great service."

Gaye, Honda Accord Euro

Angus Mitchell Automotive

EDWARDSTOWN
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"very good specialist workshop "

John, HONDA JAZZ

SM Auto Repair Centre

UNDERDALE
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"Great customer service at a great price."

Andrew, Hyundai iLoad/iMax

ABS Rosewater

OTTOWAY
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"Very helpful"

PAULA, Mitsubishi Lancer

* Minimum service amounts apply

Goodyear Autocare Richmond

RICHMOND
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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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Nigel, HOLDEN COMMODORE

Midas Clovelly

CLOVELLY PARK
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"Good service...quite prompt"

Mohamed, Holden Zafira-A

Tyreright Woodville

WOODVILLE SOUTH
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"Quite highly priced for a Basic Service"

Matt, Mitsubishi Magna

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Midas Darlington

DARLINGTON
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Great experience, the staff took care of me during my service and gave me a grea...

Great experience, the staff took care of me during my service and gave me a great price for the things that needed fixing. The (I think he was the manager) was brilliant, knowledgeable and helpful. Free loan car for the day was great and when I picked up my car it had lollies on the dash as a gift from the staff! Will definitely return here for all future servicing or any work my car needs. Thankyou Midas Darlington!

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Laura, Mazda 3

Midas Port Adelaide

PORT ADELAIDE
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Terry, Ford Territory

* Minimum service amounts apply

Midas Harbour Town

ADELAIDE AIRPORT
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I was very impressed with the quality of the customer service as well as the ser...

I was very impressed with the quality of the customer service as well as the service of my vehicle. Was reasonably priced and all decisions were run past me before they were executed. They informed me as I dropped my car off what time I could pick it up, and were on time, Very friendly and I felt valued as a customer. Will definitely be returning.

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Crystal, MAZDA Mazda3

South Adelaide Autogas & Mechanical

MORPHETT VALE
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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

ABS Morphett Vale

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

Good communication and work completed at set time. Would come here again for service - also got my front brakes done and price competitive.

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Wendy, Kia Cerato

* Minimum service amounts apply

Midas Morphett Vale

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

Aldershot Service Centre

LONSDALE
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Ben & his team @ Aldershot are a fantastic group of mechanics that get the work ...

Ben & his team @ Aldershot are a fantastic group of mechanics that get the work done professionally and efficiently. They always call to let you know when your car is ready for pick up and have loan cars available should you require one while your car is being serviced. I cant recommend them highly enough. Always very happy with their quality of work & price.

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James, Holden Commodore

Southern Performance Centre

LONSDALE
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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

Dynamic Mechanix

LONSDALE
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"An excellent job well done..friendly attitude and good price.."

Sylvia, Suzuki Grand Vitara

Bravo Race Engineering

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

Graham, BMW 3 Series

Whyalla Brake & Clutch

WHYALLA PLAYFORD
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"I am very happy with their service"

Ken, Mazda 3

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

Wayne Smith Service Centre

PORT LINCOLN CBD
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Friendly & efficient. Highly recommended. Russell checked vehicle & advised repa...

Friendly & efficient. Highly recommended. Russell checked vehicle & advised repairs. Came in under costing

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Bronwyn, TOYOTA YARIS

Bendigo Complete Auto Care

IRONBARK
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"very courteous,prompt service"

Colleen, Holden Commodore

Charge Less Autos

KANGAROO FLAT
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"Great service highly recommend"

Wayne, Holden Commodore

King Bear Auto

EAST BENDIGO
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It was great! Friendly, did what they said they would do and my car was finished...

It was great! Friendly, did what they said they would do and my car was finished at the time I requested. This is the first place that has taken the time to explain everything to me about the work they have done and future work that will be required. Will definitely go back 👌

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Sally, BMW 3 Series

Edge Auto Solutions

airport_shuttle Mobile Mechanic

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Edge Auto Solutions mobile mechanic great service, no problems. Will definitely ...

Edge Auto Solutions mobile mechanic great service, no problems. Will definitely use again.

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Valerie, Holden Astra

BTE Tony Fickling

airport_shuttle Mobile Mechanic

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hi the service on my car turned out good, tony was reliable and friendly, he eve...

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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