North Queensland has some of the hottest summer months which can severely decrease the efficiency of your vehicle’s Cooling System. Don’t let your car overheat and cause $$$$ thousands of dollars of costly repairs. Bring your car into the team for our complete Cooling System Diagnostics Service
Have you noticed your car is not slowing down as quickly as it should, and you need to press harder on the brake pedal than normal? The Brake Pads or even the Disc Rotors may be at the end of their life cycle. Let’s remove the guesswork and get those brakes and rotors checked out with your next service.
Don’t wait for that light on the dashboard to come on to tell you that your car is having issues. Regular routine service and vehicle inspections are our specialty – register your vehicle online and we’ll keep you and your vehicle on the road and hassle free.
All engine rebuilding and reconditioning is done right here, in house, at our Garbutt service centre. We pride ourselves in having the appropriate Machinery and Equipment in place to get the job done right, quickly and efficiently.
Ian Payne’s Automotive Engineering will do more than just fix your immediate automotive issues! Backed by years of expert knowledge and experience, our professional service team can advise you on the many ways we can save you both time and money.
Meet the Father & Son Team
The nicest bloke in the automotive industry would have to be Ian Payne. His honest service attitude and maintenance of our two vehicles is above and beyond. Nothing is a problem his honesty integrity and work ethic with his team of mechanics is the reason I will always have our vehicles serviced where I can fully trust quality workmanship.
The nicest and most genuine man I have met in the automotive industry, such good prices and kind staff! Thanks so much for looking over my car Ian.
Brilliant service. We are traveling and needed urgent repairs to our van. Ian did everything he could to help us get on our way. We are very thankful!
Ian Payne, a man with genuine and caring values. Has a can do attitude and will go out of his way to assist. Ian has been our mechanic for close on ten years, does a quality job with experience and knowledge that you don’t see a lot of these days. Car trouble’s, he is your man.
Have been dealing with Ian Payne’s automative for many years and has always gone out of their way for us and any clients staying at the Reef Lodge Backpackers in Townsville. Always happy to give some sound honest advice if your having problems with your vehicle.
Friendly, helpful, timely and professional. Honestly, one of the best experiences I’ve had with a mechanic/automotive service. Will definitely recommended and return!
Ian and Nick very helpful when our rubbish old camper van speedo stopped working. Found the place through good reviews on google so here’s another one! Highly recommend if you need a mechanic in Townsville. Thanks
Ian was amazing. Great service!
Honest & reliable business.
Referred & chuffed 🙂
Will return Lisa/Mike
Brilliant and honest mechanic, car feels so much better after his advice and work. I will be going back here for my next servicing.
I had a big issue with my rental Campervan. Ian and Team where doing everything to get it running asap and took care of me. Thank you so much!
Great service and very helpful. Ian is a nice guy and very knowledgable, he even let me borrow his car to get to the transport department!
Best service ever, highly recommended! Ian is the kindest man in town, I’m really glad to got my car fixed from you guys. All the best!
Ian and his crew are fantastic, would recommend them to anyone!
Awesome service, car feels great, will be booking with Ian and crew next service and so will the wife.
Had Ian do some work on a classic British Motorcycle engine, would definitely use him again.