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 Medway. 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.
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.
Clutch – Drive Shafts – Fly Wheels – Gearboxes – Prop Shafts – Rear Axles – Wheel Bearings – CV Joints and Gaitors
Ball Joints – Bushes – Coil Spring – Power Steering – Shock Absorbers – Steering Rack – Suspension Arms – Tracking
Complete Systems – Catalytic Converters – Downpipes – Silencer – Manifolds – Oxygen Sensors – Rear Box – Particle Filters – Emissions
Cam Shafts – Cambelts – Cylinder Head – Fan Belts – Cylinder Head Gasket – Oil Pumps – Timing Chain – Turbos – Valves
Airbags – Alternators – Batteries – Bulbs – Coils – Diagnostics – HT Leads – Safety Restraint Systems (SRS) – Sensors – Spark Plugs – Starter Motors -Warning Lights – Washers
Anti-Freeze – Pressure Caps – Expansion Bottle – Hoses – Temperature Sensors – Radiators – Thermostats – Water Pump
Anti-Lock Brakes – Brake Master Cylinder – Brake Callipers – Discs – Drums – Fluid – Hoses – Pads – Pipes – Servos – Shoes
How to demist your car windows fast
A misted-up windscreen is one of the most irritating parts of winter driving. If you find yourself battling with the heater controls in a bid to clear the fog from the glass, you’re not alone. But what’s the best way to demist your windows and clear the condensation in as quick a time as possible?…
MOT Complaints Online
Previously if motorists wished to complain about an MOT which had just been carried out on their vehicle they would need to approach a garage employee and ask for the necessary form. Aside from the fact that many motorists might not be aware of the existence of the form (although a notice outlining the procedure…
Your Rights on Vehicle Servicing
New Car Sales Up Cap, (who is experts in the automotive industry and has been trusted by the motor trade for more than 30 years) has predicted new car sales to exceed 2.6m in 2015, making it the biggest year on record. They also predict that next year could be even higher. So far this…
4-1-1 MOT regulation change
4-1-1 No it’s not a new football formation but the proposed MOT regulations change. Back in 2008 the department for transport considered the likely effect of moving from the current 3-1-1 to 4-2-2 testing with regards the effect on road traffic accidents. After much discussion, lobbying and analysing statistics it was eventually decided that it…
Speed awareness courses could invalidate insurance
It emerges motorists could be risking huge problems if they fail to tell insurers about courses. Insurers have admitted they treat speed awareness courses the same as penalty points and it is now feared that failing to declare taking part in course could invalidate your policy. The courses, which cost between £80 and £150, allow drivers…
Check MOT History
The Government has released a new website where users can check the MoT history of any UK car by simply inputting in the make and registration number. The new service promises to be an invaluable tool for used car buyers. The site gives detailed information of the car’s MoT history such as the dates of…
VW Emissions Scandal
The story so far VW has been embroiled in a storm after US emissions bodies discovered 2.0-litre diesel engines used a hidden special ‘cheat cycle’ when placed on a laboratory testbed (the cars can tell because the front wheels are spinning on a rolling road while the rears are stationary). A simple recall story in…
A cat fault of a different kind. A tabby cat survived a 150-mile journey stuck in a car engine compartment after trying to avoid the rain. Darcy is thought to have hidden under the bonnet of the Mercedes Benz and become stuck. The owner of the car then did a round trip from Cannock to…
Basic checks to keep your car in top shape – With more than two thirds of cars failing their MoT test at the first attempt, what basic maintenance can every driver do? It is all too easy to take the modern car for granted. Most of us simply unlock the door, climb in and when…
Web Based MOT system
The new web based MOT system is still erratic and not running smoothly. We are more than 3 weeks down the line and are still finding the new system to be unpredictable. We are receiving no feed back from the DVSA and no explanation to why there is an occasional glitch. To get round the…