WELCOME TO PENTAGON MOTORIST CENTRE

Discount MOT testing in Chatham Car servicing in Rochester, Vehicle repairs in Gillingham. Pentagon Motorist Centre in Medway are an established garage who have a reputation for being trustworthy.

Welcome to the website of Pentagon Motorist Centre, an independent garage based in Chatham that provides professional car repairs in Chatham, Rochester, Gillingham covering the Medway area.

We are fully established, highly experienced and conversant with all popular vehicle makes and models. Our business has a team of qualified technicians with experience in all aspects of modern vehicle repair. We offer brake and clutch replacements, tyre fitting, new exhausts and general car repairs for discerning customers who recognise the value in using a reputable and knowledgeable trade specialist.

We are dedicated to maintaining the high standard of car service you expect and deserve at a discounted price compared to any main dealership around Medway.

We are one of the region’s foremost providers of top quality vehicle repairs in. Our MOT testing is carried out on site in our workshop based in the centre of Chatham and we have a comfortable, customer waiting and viewing area.

If you are happy to be without your vehicle for the day we offer a free collection and delivery service covering the areas of Medway, including Gillingham and Rochester
Discounts are on offer, for more information about car servicing and MOT Discounts click on the MOT tab or simply call Pentagon directly on 01634 405757.

MOT DUE?

With two bays we are one of the largest testing stations in Medway. Use our booking request form to book your MOT and one of our team will get back to you to confirm.

SERVICES

tyres

Tyres


Replacement – Balancing – Punctures

Transmission

Transmission


Clutch – Drive Shafts – Fly Wheels – Gearboxes – Prop Shafts – Rear Axles – Wheel Bearings – CV Joints and Gaitors

shocks

Steering and Suspension


Ball Joints – Bushes – Coil Spring – Power Steering – Shock Absorbers – Steering Rack – Suspension Arms – Tracking


exhaust

Exhaust


Complete Systems – Catalytic Converters – Downpipes – Silencer – Manifolds – Oxygen Sensors – Rear Box – Particle Filters – Emissions

engine

Engines


Cam Shafts – Cambelts – Cylinder Head – Fan Belts – Cylinder Head Gasket – Oil Pumps – Timing Chain – Turbos – Valves

battery

Electrical


Airbags – Alternators – Batteries – Bulbs – Coils – Diagnostics – HT Leads – Safety Restraint Systems (SRS) – Sensors – Spark Plugs – Starter Motors -Warning Lights – Washers


cooling-system

Cooling Systems


Anti-Freeze – Pressure Caps – Expansion Bottle – Hoses – Temperature Sensors – Radiators – Thermostats – Water Pump

brakes

Brakes


Anti-Lock Brakes – Brake Master Cylinder – Brake Callipers – Discs – Drums – Fluid – Hoses – Pads – Pipes – Servos – Shoes

Air-Conditioning

Air Conditioning


Blowers – Heater – Heater Matrix – Re-gassing

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US


Paul - Chatham Medway

"Always a great deal and great service The review written by Paul from Chatham, Medway (taken from facebook feedback)"

Dean - Rochester Medway

"Good service with a Smile The review written by Dean from Rochester, Medway (taken from feedback given through search engine google) "

Tim - Chatham Medway

"Great customer service, Ray is a man you can trust The review written by Tim from Chatham, Medway (taken from feedback given through search engine google) "

Ken - Rainham

"Thank you for your services over the last few years, I will always recommend you to other motorists as I've been happy with the service which I have received from you. The testimonial written by Ken of Rainham, Medway (taken from tha..."

Lorna - Rochester

"Thank you for fitting my car in the other week. I appreciate you doing a lot of work at such short notice and doing a great job. The testimonial written by Lorna of Rochester, Medway (taken from thank you letter sent in from customer) ..."

Chavada - Strood

"A very good job done and on time with no fuss. Thank you. The review written by Chavada of Gillingham, Medway (taken from feedback response card sent out to customers) "

Diana - Rochester

"I have used this garage on several occasions because the work is excellent and at a good price. The staff are always helpful and courteous. The review written by Diana from Rochester, Medway (taken from feedback response card sent out to ..."

Lynn - Rainham

"Nothing in life is perfect but I do appreciate you trying to improve what is a very good service….. One Very Happy Customer. The review written by Lynn of Rainham, Medway (taken from feedback questionnaire sent out to customers) "

Daniel - Gillingham

"We trust PMC’s knowledge and workmanship on our cars and find them to be reliable and trustworthy which is paramount in the garage business. The review written by Dan from Gillingham, Medway (taken from feedback questionnaire sent out t..."

Roy - Chatham

"We have always been happy with the service, cost and friendliness of staff at Pentagon. The testimonial written by Roy from Chatham, Medway (taken from feedback questionnaire sent out to customers) "

LATEST NEWS


Jul

4 Year MOT Testing


The Chancellor George Osborne announced during the recent summer budget speech that the government are to consult on extending the deadline for new cars and motorbikes to have their first MOT test changed from three to four years old. George also announced that this is likely to save motorists over £100m a year. Saving the…


Jul

HORROR STORY – REAR SEAT BELT


Ian, from Castlehill services, sent in a picture to ‘Matters of Testing’ of a seat belt repair on a 2005 Suzuki Vitara which was presented for an MOT. On inspecting the rear seat belts, Ian found that both outer belts had been damaged. Someone had cut out the damaged areas and stapled the two parts…


Jun

MOT Testing


The MOT has been around since 1960 – The original test assessed the basic mechanical safety and control systems and has developed over the years. MOT testing stations have been obliged to invest in equipment and conform to stringent standards imposed by VOSA, now known as DVSA. This test equipment has gradually become more sophisticated…


Feb

Skoda Fabia 2007 1.2 cuts out on idle


I had a customer whose Skoda Fabia 2007 1.2 cuts out on idle for no reason. Basic checks were carried out which means checking oil levels, coolant levels and electrical component connections as well as visually looking for any obvious signs of split breather hoses. There appeared to be nothing obviously wrong and without an…


Feb

Car Repair Savings Plan


Have you ever felt that it would be a good idea to save up for your car repairs? A savings plan for your vehicle repairs is now available – ‘Car Repair Plan’ in association with ‘Trust My Garage’ is a way of spreading the cost of your vehicle repairs. We conducted a survey last year…


Jan

Turbo Failure


Turbo failure is quite often due to four main reasons: Not allowing an engine to warm up fully Switching off before a turbo has begun to slow down in speed Lack of oil changes or incorrect oil used. Low oil level The most overlooked factor with a Turbo is that when the engine has stopped,…


Jan

Why Check Your Oil Level?


It has always amazed me when a customer rings up to book their car in because the engine management light has come on and when quizzed their cars oil level has not been checked. The realities of the situation are, when the oil light illuminates, it is too late and you would have certainly caused…


Dec

DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER


Some Diesel engines today have been designed to run so efficiently that during an MOT emissions smoke test, the emissions are so low that the smoke tester is unable to give a reading. This is due to the Catalyst and DPF both doing their jobs efficiently. This is surely a good thing? But what some…


Nov

Pre-winter vehicle checks


Once the clocks go back, the weather turns colder and there is more and more Christmas items in the shops, thoughts turn increasingly towards the winter ahead.Last winter may have been relatively mild in terms of snow and ice for most areas, but there was still plenty of severe weather to trouble motorists. Whatever the…