Do You Need a Car Breakdown and Mobile Mechanic Service?

When driving, mishaps and accidents cannot always be prevented. When your car breaks down in the middle of the road, there are a number of factors to consider, such as how to stay safe from other vehicles, how to get home safe, and how to recover your car.

If you have a breakdown or accident, you need to contact a breakdown and mobile mechanic service as soon as possible. A breakdown service puts the stressful task of repairing your car and getting you on your way in the hands of a professional. A mobile mechanic will collect your information and provide prompt breakdown and accident assistance. They will take you to your nearest garage or wherever else you need to go and may even be able to arrange an overnight stay or rental car if you are stranded.

What Does a Car Breakdown and Mobile Mechanic Do?

The assistance offered by a car breakdown and mobile mechanic can vary depending on the provider, but, in general, the aim is to help you to continue your journey as quickly as possible. This could mean some quick roadside assistance or towing your car to a local garage for a repair service. Breakdown specialists provide many services, including:

  • Diagnosing and repairing the problem: Professionals will diagnose and fix the problem with your car, either at a safe location on the roadside or at your nearest garage.
  • Flat tyre changing: A car mobile and breakdown professional will help you change any flat tyres, so that you can be on your way.
  • Towing your car: If your car has broken down or if you have a flat tyre that can’t be safely changed where you are, a car mobile and breakdown mechanic will be able to tow your car to a safer location or the closest garage.
  • Jump-starting a battery: If you do not have jumper cables with you or if you don’t know how to use them, a car mobile and breakdown specialist will be able to assist you. Jump-starting the car incorrectly could damage the entire wiring system, especially if your car is old.
  • Fuel assistance: You may have run out of fuel on the motorway or another location. A breakdown mechanic will be able to refuel your vehicle so that you can continue your journey.

How to Find a Car Breakdown and Mobile Service near You?

To find a car breakdown mechanic near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting where you are from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to car mechanics in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Whether you are after a mobile mechanic to get you on your way or a car windscreen replacement and repair service, HaMuch has the qualified mechanic for you. We list only qualified tradesmen and allow you to compare prices so that you always get the best deal.

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Car Mechanic near London£49£273
Car Mechanic near Birmingham£30£173
Car Mechanic near Leeds£33£220
Car Mechanic near Glasgow£32£93
Car Mechanic near Sheffield£28£90
Car Mechanic near Bradford£35£216
Car Mechanic near Liverpool£38£257
Car Mechanic near Edinburgh£20£155
Car Mechanic near Manchester£36£224

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Prices for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a cheap builder or get a builder quote.

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Ayrshire£25£209
Maidstone£40£244
Broadland£22£173
Arun£30£212
North Lanarkshire£26£199
Warwick£24£192
Sevenoaks£42£231
Havant & Waterloo£28£206
Test Valley£28£194
Brighton£29£217

Carpenter & Joiner hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a cheap carpenter & joiner or get a carpenter & joiner quote.

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Newcastle-under-Lyme£24£195
Calderdale£23£161
Bournemouth£28£195
Slough£36£216
Basildon£31£221
Wolverhampton£32£179
North Wiltshire£26£195
Oxford£32£226
Renfrewshire£36£180
Sunderland£22£187

Electrician hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a cheap electrician, emergency electrician or get a electrician quote.

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Stockport£32£216
Bournemouth£31£222
Vale Royal£26£204
Stafford£26£198
Conway£54£325
Dover£30£203
Poole£32£225
West Lancashire£29£210
Brighton£44£225
Horsham£44£250

Gardener hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a cheap gardener or get a gardener quote.

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Leicester£20£213
Newcastle-under-Lyme£24£181
Lisburn£20£130
Eastleigh£25£192
East Dunbartonshire£26£219
Bracknell Forest£28£214
West Lothian£22£179
St Albans£42£257
Peterborough£30£280
Preston£31£226

Locksmith hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a emergency locksmith

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Wolverhampton£70£374
Southampton£48£250
South Somerset£62£208
Wakefield£38£278
Dover£28£165
North Lincolnshire£18£145
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£50£249
Wrexham Maelor£50£300
The Wrekin£45£120
Canterbury£28£165

Cleaner hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges).

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
East Hampshire£18£138
Warrington£15£119
South Oxfordshire£22£167
Kingston-upon-Hull£25£154
Test Valley£18£135
Lancaster£12£80
Salisbury£30£180
Falkirk£14£118
Renfrewshire£15£123
Basildon£18£223

Car Mechanic hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges).

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Vale Royal£40£253
South Oxfordshire£48£233
Southend-on-Sea£42£135
Leicester£26£143
Braintree£55£120
Wycombe£35£183
Thurrock£40£263
Basildon£49£307
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£40£300
Ipswich£35£200

Heating Engineer hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a cheap heating engineer, emergency heating engineer or get a heating engineer quote.

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Dacorum£52£277
Canterbury£42£238
Sunderland£42£256
West Lothian£42£275
Oldham£39£242
Neath Port Talbot£35£224
Warrington£40£241
Bournemouth£43£269
Sevenoaks£52£263
North Tyneside£43£254

Plumber hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a cheap plumber, emergency plumber or get a plumber quote.

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Dacorum£50£270
Teignbridge£35£248
Harrogate£35£219
Dover£44£235
Redcar & Cleveland£38£235
Reigate & Banstead£57£279
Dumfries & Galloway£31£226
East Hampshire£40£250
Gedling£39£233
East Dunbartonshire£37£254

Painter & Decorator hourly and daily rates (excluding VAT or callout charges). Also find a cheap painter & decorator or get a painter & decorator quote.

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Isle of Wight£29£167
Bolton£24£164
Stockport£24£172
Exeter£20£175
Highland£20£155
St Albans£38£204
Thamesdown£21£163
Waveney£22£181
Nuneaton & Bedworth£22£163
Ipswich£21£151
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