About the renowned Mackay mechanics at Harder’s Mechanical

Harder’s Mechanical has been repairing and servicing cars in Mackay for close to 20 years.


Previously known as Mac 1 Mechanical & Auto Air, our valued customers have come along for the ride while we updated our premises at Porter Street as well as our business name). Now trading as Harder’s Mechanical, our enviable reputation as leading Mackay mechanics is as solid as ever.


We thrive on challenges, so working on your car—your 4WD, your ute, or other vehicle—is our pleasure. We’re happy to say that our efforts have resulted in a lot of happy customers and the approval of our Mackay auto repair workshop as an official Inspection Station. We issue safety and roadworthy certificates for cars, trucks and trailers.


Our Porter Street mechanical workshop is equipped with fast fault-finding diagnostic tools to help you get back on the road without delay. And to make sure your vehicle is primed for optimal performance, we use only premium quality car parts and products, including Penrite Oil, the only oil we’d ever want in our own vehicles.


On top of all this, we provide friendly and attentive service. When you bring your car to Harder’s Mechanical, you’re dealing with a trusted family business—you’re dealing with fellow Mackay locals!


Our FAQ page has answers for some general questions but please call if there’s anything mechanical you need advice on.


Booking your car in at Harder’s Mechnical is as simple as picking up the phone.

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Why choose us?

Family owned

Harder’s Mechanical is an auto repairs business owned by locals
and run for locals.

Trusted expertise

Your vehicle will benefit from more than 25 years of combined mechanical experience.

Reasonable prices

Fast diagnostics and established relationships with parts suppliers mean you get quality mechanical servicing at affordable prices.

Convenient location

Drop off your car and you’re a quick walk from everything in town. Local drop-offs are also available.

Premium parts

We only fit genuine filters to cars under warranty. We confidently recommend premium parts and oils.

Customer satisfaction

You always come first at Harder’s Mechanical. Our business is founded on our rock-solid reputation.
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