1st Gear Service Centre

9 Elswick Rd, Armstrong, Washington, Tyne And Wear, NE37 1LH Directions

Tel 07541 533154

Business overview

For a great service at an exceptional price. Make us your 1st Stop. £2 from every invoice goes to the childrens cancer unit at Newcastle RVI.

With over a combined 55 years of Main Dealer Experience with all major motor companies, 1st Gear Service Centre pride ourselves on maintaining our exceptional standards while also offering massive savings on many of our services.

We belive that looking after your car shouldn't have to cost you the earth, but also that you shouldn't have to compromise on the quality of service you recieve.

Why pay main dealer prices on your car when you can get a higher level of personal service through us.

we have higly trained technichans that have experience on all makes and models of cars from Bentleys and BMW's to Vauxhall, fords and everything else you can think of.

We treat every car as if it is our own and we have built our custom on the back of honesty and integrity.

We are proud of our high level of repeat and reccomendation business customers and would love you to become one too.

feel free to call us to discuss your cars servicing needs and make your first call your last to 1st gear!

Products and services

car servicing

brakes & clutches

car diagnostics

brakes repairs

battery servicing

We are a tunap Authorised Specialist Dealer (DPF I

car batteries

car brakes

car electrics

car engines

exhaust systems

Tyres Supply & Fitting

tyre dealers

car repairs

car suspension adjustment

clutch repairs

commercial vehicle repairs

cylinder head repairs

car puncture repairs

diesel engines

diesel fuel injection

engine diagnostics

engine reconditioning

fuel injection

fuel injection adjustment

gear boxes

oil change

petrol engines

steering adjustment

tyre fitting

tyre repairs

wheel alignment


Excellent service,very professional, priced quoted was the price I paid, car was cleaned when I picked it up. Brilliant !!
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I went into the garage to get a quote for some bodywork and was seen straight away. Excellent customer service and very accommodating when booking the car in to be fixed as I have a very inflexible job. When the car was returned, on time and within budget, the bodywork repair was immaculate and all at a very reasonable price. I picked this garage because it was conveniently located near my house but I'm glad I did. I will be going back for any other car repair needs that I have and will also recommend to friends and family. Thanks guys.
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Upon initially taking my car Into the garage the guys were friendly and pricing good.
However my issue came when my car was on the verge of braking down and taken into the main dealership as I had no idea what the issue was, upon collecting the car repaired nearly £300 later It was reccomended I take the paperwork back to these guys as they had put my timing out .
I took the paperwork along and had a conversation in which I explained I had no issues with anything other than the fact they had caused an issue I had to re pay for to be repaired . I had no idea the issue was linked to the timing belt until I collected the car and was told hence why I do not work in that industry however the garage seems to think I should have known that and took it back to them under the warranty. The garage spoke to the dealership that repaired my car and upon having a conversation with first gear I was not sure of what he was saying, so I re spoke to the dealship and these guys were twisting the words to go in there favour it seems.
Very poor customer service and attitude , shoddy work , avoid at all costs , I certainly would not allow them to lay another hand on my car!!!!
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Excellent service
Good ,trusted professionals who gave a first class service.HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
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Excellent paint job thanks lads
Thanks for a fantastic paintjob on my Mercedes. We are really pleased with the quality and the price for the full spray job.The looks brand new. Will recommend you to friends and family.
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