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Service & Repairs

Mobile mechanic in Plymouth

We bring the garage to you.

With servicing and repairs at home and work.

  • Fully trained mechanics
  • Book a time that suits you
  • 12-months parts guarantee

£241.90

Average price for service and repair work nationally, in the last 30 days.^

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Why choose RAC Mobile Mechanics in Plymouth?


Mobile mechanics in Plymouth bring the garage to you, saving you the hassle of getting your car to a garage. If you need a service or repair, they’ll come to you at your home or work.

Full services from just £210*, interim services from just £201* and a range of other repairs and diagnostics on demand. No membership needed.

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*Pricing is subject to change and varies depending on vehicle make and model. Example prices are based on a Fiat Punto on 04/04/24.

Top pick in Plymouth

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RAC Mobile Mechanic in Plymouth

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The RAC offers complete peace of mind for 12 million drivers. We’re best known for our breakdown service. And now - our new RAC Mobile Mechanics are here to make every day motoring easier and more convenient for you. Need a full service, interim service or oil change? We’ll come to you and get it done. We offer a wide range of car maintenance, service and repair options – whether you’re at home or at work, you can relax knowing you’re getting a fully trained RAC mechanic with expertise you know you can trust.

RAC Mobile Mechanic under the wheel arch of a white car

Full service

From £210

A comprehensive set of 43 checks to make sure your car’s safe and working correctly. It should take around 1 hour 45 minutes. Recommended every 12 months or 12,000 miles.

Before and after the service, we’ll run a general road test to detect if anything feels or sounds unusual and to make sure there aren’t any new problems.
- Battery and charging system check – Cooling system check – Engine oil and filter change – Fuel filter check – Air filter replacement – Power steering fluid top-up
– Steering and suspension – Wheels and tyres – Brakes – Front and rear lights – Exhaust – Mechanical parts – Wipers – Wiper fluid top up
– Horn – Seatbelts – Seatbelt mounts
We’ll plug into your onboard engine management systems using our specialist diagnostic computer. We’ll then run a full engine management system check, looking for electrical issues and any problems flagged up by the electric control units on the engine, the power steering, transmission, sensors and more. A vehicle diagnostic check is usually around £75 when booked with the RAC.
RAC Mobile Mechanic running a car battery check

Interim service

From £201

A series of 39 checks to keep your car running smoothly between full services. It should take around 1 hour.

Before and after the service, we’ll run a general road test to detect if anything feels or sounds unusual and to make sure there aren’t any new problems.
– Battery check – Cooling system check – Engine oil and filter change
– Steering and suspension – Wheels and tyres – Brakes – Front and rear lights – Exhaust – Mechanical parts – Wipers – Wiper fluid top up
– Horn – Seatbelts – Seatbelt mounts
Close up of an RAC Mobile Mechanic running a vehicle diagnostic check

Vehicle diagnostic check

From £75

We’ll spend up to 30 minutes checking your car’s onboard engine management system for faults. We'll talk you through any repairs you might need, and give you a report for your records. Any additional work after the first 30 minutes will be priced at £20 per 15 minutes. We’ll agree this with you before proceeding.

We’ll look for any electrical issues and problems with all the electric control units in your car. Depending on your car, this will usually include: – Engine – Power steering – Brakes – Transmission – Exhaust system – Fuel injection system – Cooling system and air flow – Sensors
If we detect any issues, we'll talk through what needs to be repaired. We’ll give you a no-obligation quote to fix it on the spot, if we can. Or we’ll recommend a local RAC Approved Garage, and give you your full error report to take there.

And it’s not just services and diagnostics

Repairs

Our mobile mechanics can now come to your doorstep to repair your vehicle. So whether you need your brake pads and discs being changed, or your springs – let us take the hassle out of going to a garage.


Oil and filter change

It’s important to get your oil changed regularly, to make sure your engine is running efficiently and prevent damage. On the day, our trained mechanics will look for any leaks, drain your engine oil and refill it with the grade and type of oil recommended by the manufacturer (or higher). We’ll also change your oil filter

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Alternatively why not try one of our RAC Approved Garages

Heywoods Recovery and Repairs

5.0/5

Heywoods Recovery and Repairs are a family run business located on the outskirts of Tavistock in West Devon. We offer a Nationwide Recovery service and have a fully equipped workshop. Our team of Technicians are equipped to deal with any issues that may arise from a mechanical failure. We have the latest Diagnostic equipment and Specialist tools to undertake those jobs that may have otherwise needed to go to the Main Dealer. We are able to work on the Latest EV and Plug In Hybrid vehicles. We are also able to cater for LCV and HGV repairs. All general mechanical work undertaken at reasonable rates.
Heywoods Recovery Unit 8, Pitts Cleave Ind Est, Tavistock, PL190NT

Roundabout & Moxham Garage

1.0/5

We are a well known independent garage situated in the heart of Yelverton. We are extremely easy to find and have many amenities local to us. RAC trading standards approved. FREE COURTESY CAR AVAILABLE !!
Moorland Villas, Yelverton, PL206DT

TyreMarks of Tavistock

1.0/5

At TyreMarks our aim is to be at the forefront and to lead the way to offer the best service and results in vehicle mechanical, electrical and diagnostic repair solutions. We run the very latest in diagnostic, ECU and emissions control equipment for just about any vehicle and manufacturer. This also includes many manufacture's own specific tools and software for Ford, BMW, VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda & Bentley, Vauxhall, Peugeot & Citroen. Our new premises in Westbridge Industrial Estate, Tavistock have given us exactly what we needed to become what we are today, with easy access and customer parking spaces at the front of the building, along with a massive parking area at the rear. A superb customer reception and waiting area, all fully compliant with disabled specifications including our toilets and a children's play area, a TV, Free WiFi and even a Free Coffee machine. Our new premises have given us the room to expand, not only our general mechanical services but also expand our specialist services even further, running 6 mechanical ramps (5 of which are rated to lift over 4 ton), a fully floating wheel free ramp to be able to offer a full 4 wheel alignment set up. Also we have 3 tyre fitting bays along with a separate room for our Stainless Steel Custom Exhaust fabrication for Powerflow, a specialist ECU repair and tuning room where we can actually open your ECU to update, repair damage, copy and clone, even clean up internal corrosion and water damage in our ultrasonic tank. We use the best products for your vehicle and we are a dealer for many leading manufactures including MICHELIN Tyres, BREMBO Brakes, SHELL Lubricants - that's correct we use Shell Oil as our standard workshop motor oil. Not many garages can say that. We are an RAC Approved Garage which shows the quality of our work and the parts we use. With the ever increasing issues with vehicle electronics, emissions and dash warning lights we have invested heavily in the latest equipment for repair, engine management, ABS, airbag, body control, TPMS (Tyre Pressure Management System) and emissions control systems, such as DPF's and EGR Valves. Our Hydroflow Carbon Cleaning Treatment along with our Off Vehicle DPF Cleaning machine run alongside our ever-increasing range of diagnostic tools and manufacture specific back up to help us stay at the forefront of our game. Our outstanding HYDROFLOW Engine Decarbonising Machine is amazing people with its results, whether its general maintenance or rectifying an array of faults including engine management faults, cleaning blocked DPF's and EGR valves. This helps to increase your MPG, reduce smoking exhausts, remove lumpy running and reduce high exhaust emissions, reducing flat spots, cleaning out sticking turbo's to name just a few. Our Hydroflow treatment has proven time and time again to improve all of these issues. With the new MOT regulations, a vehicle suffering from these issues can often make the difference between a pass or fail. We are a Powerflow Centre of Excellence and so can build you a full customised Stainless Steel Exhaust system from scratch. Whether you require a high performance system with a 200 Cell sports Catalytic Convertor, a standard replacement system or just a flexy section replacement, we can offer it. We fully tig weld every system in house for any car, van, tractor or even a generator and all our work comes with a Lifetime Guarantee. Just pop in and check out our new premises on Westbridge Industrial Estate, Pixon Lane, Tavistock to see what we can do for you.
Unit 5 Westbridge Ind Est, Tavistock, PL198DE

Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you’re getting a service or a repair, it’s important to find a mechanic you can trust in Plymouth. Your best option is to find a mechanic or garage who are trained or endorsed by a respected brand.

RAC Mobile Mechanics are fully trained by the RAC, one of the most trusted motoring brands in the UK. Or for garage work, look for RAC Approved Garages – they’re regularly inspected by the RAC, and they work to a code of conduct developed and approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.

Yes, our mobile mechanics can come to your workplace in Plymouth, as long as your car’s parked on a flat, even surface, isn’t on the road, and your mechanic can access all sides.

We can also come to your home if it’s more convenient.

Most mechanics work out of a garage, but you can get special mobile mechanics who’ll come to your house to look at your car.

If you need a service or repair, RAC mobile mechanics will come to you, whether it’s your home or workplace. Next day bookings are available, so you could be sorted sooner than you think.

Your mobile mechanic needs to get your car keys from yourself or someone acting on your behalf.

But once they have your keys, you can carry on with your day. On the day, they’ll call when they’re on the way to make arrangements.

Most mobile mechanics can do standard servicing checks and repairs like changing your oil or replacing your brake pads.

RAC Mobile Mechanics can carry out full services, interim services, full diagnostic checks and oil changes, all from the comfort of your own home, in Plymouth. They can also make some repairs, including replacing your brakes, springs and filters.