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£44£266
Car Mechanic near Birmingham£28£176
Car Mechanic near Leeds£32£217
Car Mechanic near Glasgow£32£93
Car Mechanic near Sheffield£28£90
Car Mechanic near Bradford£34£214
Car Mechanic near Liverpool£36£249
Car Mechanic near Edinburgh£20£155
Car Mechanic near Manchester£36£228

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Northampton£25£190
Ashfield£31£224
North Wiltshire£26£194
Southend-on-Sea£35£189
Broxtowe£29£213
St Helens£25£172
Thamesdown£27£200
Preston£26£191
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£27£196
Macclesfield£31£189
Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Newbury£35£199
Wolverhampton£33£176
East Riding£22£187
Brighton£30£214
Bracknell Forest£40£216
Preston£28£157
Southend-on-Sea£30£190
Teignbridge£26£193
Southampton£27£208
Sheffield£22£173
Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bury£31£214
Elmbridge£47£269
South Kesteven£35£181
Cheltenham£32£251
Vale Royal£26£201
Nuneaton & Bedworth£37£250
Sandwell£30£209
Sefton£28£207
Breckland£28£236
North Lincolnshire£27£222
Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Amber Valley£16£118
York£22£200
Pembrokeshire£25£200
West Wiltshire£55£275
East Hertfordshire£24£185
Gloucester£35£300
Vale of White Horse£23£162
Scarborough£50£400
Newport£20£172
Wrexham Maelor£20£192
Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Swale£34£232
West Wiltshire£25£130
East Hampshire£58£288
Gloucester£50£175
Neath Port Talbot£28£128
Crewe & Nantwich£70£160
Southend-on-Sea£20£160
Plymouth£18£105
London£54£285
Aylesbury Vale£58£205
Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Guildford£18£141
North Lincolnshire£10£80
Breckland£15£120
Preston£13£90
Isle of Wight£22£172
Warrington£14£114
North Tyneside£13£93
Arun£29£193
Southampton£22£173
East Hampshire£18£138
Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Reigate & Banstead£49£359
Halton£35£258
Stockton-on-Tees£38£300
East Devon£40£320
Wycombe£27£153
Basingstoke & Deane£50£310
Maidstone£38£158
Wrexham Maelor£38£255
North Wiltshire£42£362
Bracknell Forest£41£231
Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bolton£45£242
Stratford-on-Avon£46£252
Amber Valley£41£252
Isle of Wight£42£251
East Dunbartonshire£40£270
Broxtowe£40£246
Macclesfield£36£238
Eastleigh£44£273
Sandwell£38£227
Highland£40£320
Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Suffolk Coastal£64£302
Southend-on-Sea£46£252
West Wiltshire£48£307
North Somerset£37£243
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£39£242
Sefton£35£220
Scarborough£28£240
Tendring£59£283
Warrington£39£226
Plymouth£30£232
Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Ashfield£25£177
Bracknell Forest£32£189
Rotherham£18£143
Bath & North East Somerset£24£172
Dundee£19£134
Charnwood£19£166
Vale of Glamorgan£24£179
Luton£46£219
Isle of Wight£29£169
The Wrekin£15£130
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