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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Midas Morphett Vale

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

Southern Performance Centre

LONSDALE
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The professionalism of the company was impressive. Steve did all the work that I...

The professionalism of the company was impressive. Steve did all the work that I requested in additional to the service quoted and did a couple of minor items at minimal cost. In addition he provided a list of things that needed to be looked at in future services. Excellent work and professional service.

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Rolly, Toyota Landcruiser

Aldershot Service Centre

LONSDALE
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"Good car service, loan car, great customer service. I really recommend it."

Chems, Mitsubishi Mirage

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"Great car service and customer service."

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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

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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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Midas Darlington

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

Rob at the front desk made everything extremely easy and he was very helpful. I received some expensive news (brake pads and discs pretty urgently needed replacing). After Rob explained everything (I have no idea what's going on with cars), I checked around with a few mechanics to see if the quoted price was legit. Turns out the price Rob quoted was the cheapest that I could find and everything went smoothly. Thanks to the team at Midas and especially Rob! I'll be bringing my car back :)

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Efficient and overall good experience. Managed to book in at short notice and service is swift.

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Angus Mitchell Automotive

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John, HONDA JAZZ

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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They were great. Agreed price and called before adding anything extra that neede...

They were great. Agreed price and called before adding anything extra that needed to be done. Discussed with me the options.

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

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

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Excellent work. The service was prompt and exceded my expectations. Charges were explained beforehand and the whole process was very seamless. I will definitely be returning back l.

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Jagdeep, Mazda CX-9

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

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Lip, Nissan Micra

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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

ABS Rosewater

OTTOWAY
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"Very helpful"

PAULA, Mitsubishi Lancer

Midas Port Adelaide

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

Steve, Mitsubishi Pajero

C.A.R. Mechanical

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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

ABS Ridgehaven

RIDGEHAVEN
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They did other work not in the quote and totalled $1200, but I am very happy wit...

They did other work not in the quote and totalled $1200, but I am very happy with that. The vehicle is going outback 3 times this year and they know this and I have great confidence in their work. Of course while giving 5 stars is always a bit risky as I have no guarantee that they used recommended parts or that some of the work was actually necessary, although I believe that it all was needing to be done, Finally thanks for your input!

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Michael, Toyota Camry

Gepps Cross Exhaust & Autocare

POORAKA
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Great job with very good service, booking was serviced on time, service was prom...

Great job with very good service, booking was serviced on time, service was prompt and courteous.

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Brenton, TOYOTA KLUGER

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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

B & R Automotive

SALISBURY SOUTH
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"Great Customer Service - very happy :) Thank you"

Katherine, SUBARU OUTBACK

Midas Salisbury

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My car was a tough one to fix but they kept me updated and did everything they c...

My car was a tough one to fix but they kept me updated and did everything they could to get it running right

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Kirsten, Ford Falcon

ABS Salisbury

SALISBURY
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The price is as the quotation and additional services & cost are with my permiss...

The price is as the quotation and additional services & cost are with my permission. The service work is quality, and the service report is informative.

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Thomas, Mitsubishi Magna

Tyreright Salisbury

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

Stefan, Hyundai i30

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

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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

Whyalla Brake & Clutch

WHYALLA PLAYFORD
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"I am very happy with their service"

Ken, Mazda 3

Bravo Race Engineering

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

Graham, BMW 3 Series

Natrad Ballarat

WENDOUREE
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Dropped me home when I took the car in, done in a few hours. Broke down all the ...

Dropped me home when I took the car in, done in a few hours. Broke down all the work for me to check out and had a list of things to keep an eye on etc.

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Mykel, Holden Calais

Midas Auto Service Centre Ballarat

DELACOMBE
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"would have got 5 stars if brake fluid wasn't service (never requested)"

Gerard, Holden Barina Spark

Edan Cassell Edge Automotive

WENDOUREE
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"Great to deal with will be using them for all my future servicing requirements"

Geoff, FORD RANGER

BTE Tony Fickling

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Tony was prompt, efficient, friendly and most of all in my opinion, honest. He w...

Tony was prompt, efficient, friendly and most of all in my opinion, honest. He was thorough in his examination of my vehicle and explained things as he found them. Unlike other workshops, Tony was happy to let you watch him at work. His price was way cheaper than any quotes I had for log book service and front brake pads. I would highly recommend his service. Very happy.

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Neil, Mitsubishi Colt

Edge Auto Solutions

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I was extremely happy with the mechanic that worked on my car and would highly r...

I was extremely happy with the mechanic that worked on my car and would highly recommend him to all

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Wendy, Holden Astra

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