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£280
Car Mechanic near Birmingham£30£173
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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Prices for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Builders , Emergency Builders , Builder Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
East Lindsey£12£140
Windsor & Maidenhead£55£242
Middlesbrough£40£203
Edinburgh£32£228
Sheffield£29£242
Southend-on-Sea£35£192
East Hertfordshire£36£231
Falkirk£29£209
Leicester£23£180
Test Valley£28£194
Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Carpenter & Joiners , Emergency Carpenter & Joiners , Carpenter & Joiner Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Leeds£24£169
Nottingham£26£198
Dover£20£160
Aylesbury Vale£34£223
Halton£26£182
Wirral£24£164
Eastleigh£28£221
Aberdeenshire£27£206
Peterborough£30£201
Wychavon£25£182
Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Electricians , Emergency Electricians , Electrician Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Lincolnshire£26£214
North Hertfordshire£36£240
Warrington£32£222
South Somerset£36£219
Tendring£30£221
Fife£31£220
East Hertfordshire£35£234
Warwick£31£242
South Oxfordshire£43£235
Sheffield£26£209
Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Gardeners , Emergency Gardeners , Gardener Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Amber Valley£17£120
Lisburn£20£130
Swansea£29£196
Windsor & Maidenhead£28£210
Torbay£18£144
Glasgow£26£219
West Lothian£22£179
Poole£25£160
Oxford£24£175
Bath & North East Somerset£29£215
Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Locksmiths , Emergency Locksmiths , Locksmith Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Lanarkshire£15£98
North Lincolnshire£18£145
Suffolk Coastal£15£150
Maidstone£40£230
Dudley£62£338
Bolton£44£241
Barnsley£49£326
Bournemouth£79£205
East Devon£40£185
Northampton£40£184
Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Cleaners , Emergency Cleaners , Cleaner Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bedford£32£200
North East Lincolnshire£35£264
Ashfield£16£119
York£24£182
Torbay£20£140
Norwich£20£133
Renfrewshire£15£123
Chester£15£123
Canterbury£12£94
Colchester£15£125
Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Car Mechanics , Emergency Car Mechanics , Car Mechanic Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Cambridgeshire£34£250
Sunderland£48£225
Cheltenham£45£310
Leeds£32£217
Test Valley£58£464
Newcastle-under-Lyme£34£226
Belfast£32£213
Salford£36£226
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£48£225
Stoke-on-Trent£34£226
Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Heating Engineers , Emergency Heating Engineers , Heating Engineer Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Aberdeen£37£263
Dumfries & Galloway£31£236
North Somerset£39£245
Pembrokeshire£27£204
Swale£45£262
North East Lincolnshire£33£239
East Dunbartonshire£40£270
South Gloucestershire£39£252
Stockport£38£238
Tendring£58£283
Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Plumbers , Emergency Plumbers , Plumber Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
East Devon£32£242
South Ayrshire£36£213
Newport£44£481
North Lanarkshire£38£254
Reading£52£269
West Lancashire£35£219
Barnsley£34£216
Braintree£42£248
Vale of White Horse£49£276
South Lanarkshire£37£259
Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Painter & Decorators , Emergency Painter & Decorators , Painter & Decorator Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Breckland£18£146
Dundee£19£134
Cardiff£21£170
St Helens£22£154
Bath & North East Somerset£24£176
East Riding£22£210
North East Lincolnshire£17£140
Calderdale£20£144
Poole£22£168
Epping Forest£32£197
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