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.

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Auto electrical , and electronic diagnosis , regeneration of dpf , fault finding , pre purchase inspections and mots

Jag s type oil filters change Change front disks and front rear pads Have all parts

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Replace a tire

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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£269
Car Mechanic near Birmingham£32£176
Car Mechanic near Leeds£33£220
Car Mechanic near Glasgow£32£78
Car Mechanic near Sheffield£28£90
Car Mechanic near Bradford£35£216
Car Mechanic near Liverpool£38£278
Car Mechanic near Edinburgh£20£155
Car Mechanic near Manchester£39£242

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BuildersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Wychavon£23£191Wychavon
Liverpool£31£193Liverpool
Swansea£24£193Swansea
Crewe & Nantwich£27£218Crewe & Nantwich
Charnwood£24£185Charnwood
Rochdale£31£198Rochdale
Oldham£31£201Oldham
Gateshead£28£201Gateshead
Basingstoke & Deane£40£212Basingstoke & Deane
Broadland£21£170Broadland

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BuildersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
KT10£49£236KT10
TS6£24£202TS6
CO16£31£217CO16
GL1£26£205GL1
N16£38£224N16
BT44£16£159BT44
OX16£24£190OX16
IM7£100£300IM7
FY2£23£176FY2
CW6£30£220CW6

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Car MechanicsHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Nottingham£36£268Nottingham
Wakefield£33£220Wakefield
Aberdeenshire£40£280Aberdeenshire
Windsor & Maidenhead£42£247Windsor & Maidenhead
Sunderland£48£225Sunderland
Blackburn£34£128Blackburn
Slough£43£250Slough
Luton£43£260Luton
Basildon£48£300Basildon
London£49£269London

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Car MechanicsHourly RateDaily RateJobs
CM8£45£135CM8
WV4£26£140WV4
IP6£28£165IP6
EH25£10£60EH25
SW10£49£264SW10
M46£38£234M46
TA11£39£280TA11
CH25£38£278CH25
CO9£35£150CO9
TN10£38£158TN10

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Carpenter & JoinersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Liverpool£24£166Liverpool
Oxford£32£226Oxford
Broxtowe£25£197Broxtowe
Fife£28£232Fife
South Somerset£28£250South Somerset
Crewe & Nantwich£32£279Crewe & Nantwich
Waverley£28£202Waverley
Sevenoaks£29£206Sevenoaks
Horsham£26£209Horsham
Vale of White Horse£30£218Vale of White Horse

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SY3£24£164SY3
G69£34£168G69
EH45£22£175EH45
DH9£23£189DH9
LL33£18£170LL33
RH12£26£211RH12
BT10£16£131BT10
DD1£26£210DD1
NN12£25£192NN12
LE13£22£182LE13

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CleanersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Windsor & Maidenhead£19£133Windsor & Maidenhead
Flintshire£12£60Flintshire
Blackburn£13£93Blackburn
St Albans£21£140St Albans
Leicester£30£186Leicester
Thanet£10£113Thanet
Sandwell£15£117Sandwell
Basildon£19£235Basildon
Newbury£18£149Newbury
South Cambridgeshire£57£187South Cambridgeshire

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RM5£19£154RM5
KA14£18£136KA14
PO18£18£132PO18
ML4£13£120ML4
NG70£16£119NG70
SG19£40£178SG19
RM4£18£153RM4
BL8£15£118BL8
NE3£14£103NE3
PE24£20£150PE24

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ElectriciansHourly RateDaily RateJobs
East Hampshire£30£228East Hampshire
Brighton£44£227Brighton
Stafford£27£203Stafford
South Cambridgeshire£32£226South Cambridgeshire
Warrington£32£221Warrington
Newcastle-under-Lyme£26£195Newcastle-under-Lyme
South Gloucestershire£32£239South Gloucestershire
Flintshire£26£201Flintshire
Reading£41£253Reading
Halton£30£214Halton

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NE83£29£214NE83
E12£48£269E12
AB31£28£240AB31
SL0£47£265SL0
CF48£27£200CF48
BT19£22£177BT19
LE14£36£219LE14
GL55£38£291GL55
PL32£30£240PL32
YO62£29£226YO62

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GardenersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Breckland£15£120Breckland
Northampton£21£156Northampton
Rochdale£22£152Rochdale
Canterbury£25£220Canterbury
Scarborough£50£400Scarborough
St Helens£33£293St Helens
Newbury£22£174Newbury
South Tyneside£39£254South Tyneside
East Dunbartonshire£26£219East Dunbartonshire
The Wrekin£15£120The Wrekin

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CR7£37£239CR7
KA1£12£85KA1
L12£28£256L12
TF12£20£160TF12
AB55£15£150AB55
BD4£48£181BD4
IP13£18£171IP13
EH11£22£174EH11
LN13£17£130LN13
CF33£27£162CF33

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Heating EngineersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Reigate & Banstead£59£289Reigate & Banstead
Slough£54£287Slough
Doncaster£35£237Doncaster
Belfast£32£209Belfast
Wirral£37£225Wirral
Falkirk£41£277Falkirk
Scottish Borders£48£370Scottish Borders
Blackburn£50£235Blackburn
Vale Royal£38£224Vale Royal
Bassetlaw£34£245Bassetlaw

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CH61£38£228CH61
CV4£38£238CV4
NR13£47£270NR13
DN5£35£234DN5
WR13£47£278WR13
SW10£56£287SW10
BT53£23£187BT53
BT82£21£164BT82
M44£39£236M44
W9£56£287W9

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LocksmithsHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Doncaster£35£183Doncaster
London£54£285London
Wrexham Maelor£50£300Wrexham Maelor
Thamesdown£28£180Thamesdown
Wokingham£65£263Wokingham
St Helens£44£245St Helens
Southend-on-Sea£20£160Southend-on-Sea
Slough£46£275Slough
North Lanarkshire£15£98North Lanarkshire
Tameside£46£245Tameside

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WA14£43£233WA14
IG7£59£300IG7
FK1£22£200FK1
TW12£47£266TW12
SR4£51£288SR4
HP13£49£275HP13
WD2£52£297WD2
RM8£58£292RM8
SE14£54£285SE14
NN3£45£300NN3

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Painter & DecoratorsHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Rochdale£24£163Rochdale
Leeds£21£153Leeds
Gwynedd£21£169Gwynedd
Trafford£24£164Trafford
Waverley£35£189Waverley
Barnsley£19£145Barnsley
Bridgend£22£163Bridgend
Bracknell Forest£32£190Bracknell Forest
Broxtowe£20£166Broxtowe
New Forest£27£166New Forest

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Painter & DecoratorsHourly RateDaily RateJobs
CO14£20£164CO14
SY6£17£140SY6
BN26£30£177BN26
LS1£21£154LS1
BB11£18£140BB11
AL1£37£201AL1
BT64£24£162BT64
TN23£17£152TN23
CB8£24£185CB8
PO6£28£170PO6

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PlumbersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
Glasgow£38£248Glasgow
Southend-on-Sea£45£251Southend-on-Sea
Amber Valley£41£239Amber Valley
Liverpool£36£219Liverpool
Fife£39£262Fife
Bath & North East Somerset£38£245Bath & North East Somerset
Conway£31£200Conway
Cardiff£45£487Cardiff
Canterbury£43£234Canterbury
Preston£53£241Preston

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PlumbersHourly RateDaily RateJobs
WD6£54£286WD6
RG24£54£267RG24
LL22£33£210LL22
LL29£32£195LL29
BS49£38£246BS49
LD6£35£250LD6
LU5£49£270LU5
BN99£45£255BN99
SE22£54£280SE22
RG41£53£263RG41
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