BRANDS WE SERVICE: Honda, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Jeep, Ford, Suzuki, Skoda, Holden, Toyota, Subaru, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, VolksWagen, VW and Audi.

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1st Choice Mechanical Repairs is fully qualified, trained and licenced to work on every make and model vehicle, from small cars and motorcycles to goods carrying vehicles and utes.

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We provide routine maintenance and services for your vehicle that will not void your manufacturer’s warranty. You will never have to worry about your service book’s accuracy.

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Whether you need an oil change, fluids checked, minor engine management, gearbox repair or anything similar, our specialists in Wollongong at 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs can take care of it.

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From timing belts and transmissions to tyres, gearbox repair & spark plugs, our specialists in Wollongong can take care of any major repair or service at a price that won’t hurt your wallet.

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Brakes, batteries, exhaust and cooling systems, clutches, alternators, wheel bearings and drive belts: no matter the issue, we will get you back on the road.

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Schedule a regular maintenance schedule for all your business vehicles to keep them on the road and safe for your employees and those around them.

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Oil depletes and becomes dirty as the vehicle is used. That is why regular oil changes are necessary to ensure the health of your engine.

4WD, 4x4 and SUV Vehicle Repairs and Service

4WD 4×4 and SUV Service

Choose our one of our Service options to ensure your 4WD is running as smoothly and safely as possible.

•    Engine Oil and oil filter change.

•    Inspect fuel filter, air filter, belts (external only) and 

     braking system

•    Check park brake and tyre pressure…etc

•    Check fuel system, gearbox, transmission, lights,  

      suspension and wiper blades.

•    Top up all fluids, battery, brake, clutch, power steering,

      radiator and windscreen washers.

•     Inspection and Safety Check

      Price for a 4WD is dependent on your make and model.                      Please contact us for a full quote

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 Jeep Wrangler, Toyota Land Cruiser, Ford Raptor, Land Rover Discovery, Nissan Patrol, Suzuki Jimny Sierra, Toyota Prado, Isuzu MU-X, Volkswagon Amarok Core, Mitsubishi Pajero, Mitsubishi Triton, Toyota 4Runner, Highlander, Rav 4 and many more……..


Regularly see Andrew and Ray at the service interval for my high end European vehicle servicing needs... When I bought the car I was worried about who could service it in Wollongong, I spoke to Andrew and I have never looked back. I have recommended all my friends to Andrew for the service and their pricing.
- John Carr

I have used 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs for the last 2 years. The service I have received is outstanding. The staff are immensely helpful and friendly and provide great advice and assistance. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Andrew and his team to anybody requiring mechanical repairs or servicing.
- Jeremy Barnett

Every time I have had to take my car in they are quick, professional and honest. I regularly recommend them to anyone looking for a good mechanic. I won’t go anywhere else.
- Kathleen Andrews

Not only can 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs book you in quicker than a car dealership can, they also will NOT rip you off like a car dealership does. Good service from Andrew and the team at reasonable prices. What more could you ask for?
- Simon Kierse

Not only can 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs book you in quicker than a car dealership can, they also will NOT rip you off like a car dealership does. Good service from Andrew and the team at reasonable prices. What more could you ask for?
- Simon Kierse

A great local business which provide excellent old fashioned customer service. I have been using Andrew for many years and find him most reliable and friendly.
- Rick Davies

Awesome service! Really great people that get the job done right!
- Jack Tibbitts

Fast, friendly, reliable and affordable service. I highly recommend Andrew and his team for any of your mechanical needs.
- Andres B

Quick, reliable, cost effective and extremely helpful staff. I would recommend 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs for any type of mechanical repair.
- Rex Hone

Andrew and crew are the most effective, helpful, considerate and expert team around. I have relied on 1st Choice Mechanical for more than 5 years. I have moved out of Wollongong (1.5 hours drive away) but I still take both my family's cars to them.
- A Thomson-Ko

Wonderful team of professionals that provide exceptional mechanical services, they go above and beyond with their services and genuinely care for you and your car. They constantly assess your vehicle to ensure safety and provide recommendations and time frames for future repairs.
-Andre van der Merwe

Pinnacle of customer service. Friendly and polite staff. Highly recommended.
-Abdul Abdullah

Andrew managed to squeeze my car in for service and tyres on Saturday morning. Great job and service as always. Thanks again guys!
- Brett Anderson

Best mechanic in Wollongong! Very trustworthy and reliable. They offer competitive prices and excellent workmanship. The staff are very friendly and offer good advice to ensure your vehicle's longevity.
- Jerald

The team was very helpful and honest. Service was great with reasonable price.
- Jane Embernate

These guys are honest top quality mechanics with outstanding customer service. They take the time to explain things to you, and they are true professionals. They really are 1st choice, definitely worth going to.
- Jasper M

The best mechanical servicing of a car I have ever had. Car service like it should be.
- Edward Bryant

Great work, friendly staff, they were very straightforward and let me know the parts that would need to be replaced eventually. Service price was competitive too. A+
- Benjamin O'Brien

Great service, fast and professional, and very competitive pricing.
Will definitely be taking my car here again.
- Daniel Kennedy

Need great mechanics? Don't go past 1st Choice. Great people, great service. It's good to see smiling, friendly faces when you drop your car off.
- Sharon Paterson

Getting to drive a performance Commodore is great, but it's crucial to know consistent, knowledgeable, honest and reliable people who can maintain the vehicle at an affordable price. I am so glad to have found 1st Choice Mechanical Repairs more than 2 years ago and have trusted them with the vehicle since.
- A Thomson-Ko

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1st Choice Mechanical Repairs is a local business award winner.


Contact Us: 02 4228 7949

Licence. No: MVRL31591

1st Choice Mechanical Repairs, Tyres and Auto Electrical Services & 1st Choice Tyres


7/30 Swan Street
Wollongong, NSW 2500


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