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About Lowes Auto Repairs

About Lowes

When something is not quite right with your vehicle, experience has shown that it can be put down to a few common - and sometimes not-so-common reasons. Our customers trust us to know exactly what those reasons are... and get their vehicles back on the road asap and at an affordable price. This is what has kept us in business for more than 18 years!

We can diagnose and repair any fault in almost all makes and models of cars and four wheel drive vehicle electrical systems - both petrol and diesel. We also specialise in suspension repairs and upgrades, we are Warrnambools largest stockist of Power Crank Batteries, we service and repair Air Conditioning systems, we have a chassis dyno, and we are the only specialist diesel repair workshop in town!

So whether you need an engine tune up or an EFI fault diagnosis, we can help you. Lowe’s have experience in car, 4x4, light truck, agricultural, heavy truck, and more!, so you can rest assured that you are taking your vehicle to the right place!

The team at your service

Owner, and head mechanic Tim Lowe leads the team of qualified mechanics who have experience of more than 60 years between them!.

  • Tim Lowe: Director, Mechanic and Specialist Diesel Mechanic
  • Tim Guthrie: Spare Parts / Workshop Manager / Customer Service
  • Kathy Rounds: Office Admin / Customer Service
  • Grant Stansfield: Diesel Tech and General Mechanic
  • Tom Phyllis: Motor Mechanic
  • Callum Neville : 3rd Year Apprentice Mechanic
  • Darren O'Brien: Cleaner

Tim believes a good mechanic is more than someone who can service and do repairs on vehicles - they also need to be proactive, communicate well, do the job well, and realise the value of good customer service.

That’s the type of mechanic - and the service - you’ll get at Lowes Auto Repairs!

Lowes Auto Repairs love putting back into the local community, some of the people/events we have sponsored are.

  • TVG Motorsport sprintcar team major sponsor
  • Stansfield Racing sprintcar team sponsor
  • 2019 Bike & Rod Run major Sponsor
  • Rotary Club of Warrnambool East Hole In One Competition
  • Nirranda Football Club
  • Leigh VanGinneken Formula 500 team
  • VanGinneken Bros Racing
  • East Warrnambool Cricket Club
  • Entrant “In The Red car 05” Aussie Muscle Car Run 
  • Brodie Jenkins Racing
  • Shaun Walters Finke Desert Race entrant
  • Warrnambool Darts Association
  • Warrnambool Eight Ball Country Cup
  • Raffertys Tavern Weekly Raffles
  • Plus many more individuals and local community events

What to expect

When you contact us, you’ll be looked after the moment you step through the door, pick up the phone, or speak to us at at an offsite event.
When you leave your car in our hands, you’ll always speak to the person looking after your car - or knows exactly what’s going on with your car.

We’re the best in Warrnambool for good reason. Not just because of our large premises or wide range of services for Cars, 4WDs, Trucks & Agricultural machinery but because we still believe in good old customer service.

Bloody unbelievable. Felt like We were driving a different ute yesterday after you all finished with installing the HD clutch and remap. It has way more grunt and power. Glen cruised the hills today no more pedal to the metal doing 45. Can't thank Tim and the boys enough. - Joanne ODonnell

Fully equipped for all your vehicle needs

We have the latest equipment in vehicle diagnostics, diesel performance tuning equipment, 4x4 spares, accessories, and ECU upgrades.

So whatever your vehicle, whatever your industry, you can be sure we have the right product - and a first class team to give you the best service around.

What’s more, we’re an approved repairer for National Warranty Company, and Australian Warranty Network - your extended warranty for second hand cars.

  • Job done well every time - guaranteed
  • Customer focus
  • Courtesy cars available
  • Large workshop with latest tools and technology

Fast, friendly, and professional - Lowes Auto Repairs are the #1 place in town for all your mechanical needs!


We service a wide range of popular vehicles, including Ford, Toyota, Holden, Nissan, Subaru, Mitsubishi, Mazda, Hyundai, Honda, Suzuki, Kia as well as European vehicles including Mercedes Benz, BMW, Audi and Volkswagen.  Our trained mechanics are also qualified to perform servicing and repairs to the latest turbo diesel 4WDs in our state-of-the-art workshop.

Hey Tim. The work you did on my 79 series is great. The increase in power and torque is fantastic. Seamless and smooth delivery across a nice wide band from 1,000 RPM in fifth with no holes or flat spots. The new exhaust is nice and quiet at highway speed, but you still know it's a V8...You've made a new car heaps better to drive. Thanks. - Peter Rowley