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First Gearboxes - Expert Gearbox and Auto Transmission Repairs East Auckland

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Phone 09 577 5555
56 Ben Lomond Crescent, Pakuranga

Free 12 point Check

1.  Make sure the car will start in drive & reverse.

2.  Check park.

3.  Check shift feel

4.  Check overdrive

5.  Check kick down

6.  Check for low oil when stopping & acceleration.

7.  Check oil condition and level

8.  Check for warning lights .

9.  Check for leaks

10. Shift timing.

11. Stall test

12. Check neutral.

Free Vehicle Pick up*

If your vehicle has a mechanical,  AutoTransmission or Gearbox breakdown that needs to be repaired at our workshop. In most instances if you are in Auckland City* we can tow your vehicle back to our Workshop.

* Some outer suburbs like Orewa or Papakura for example might incur an additional towing charge.





Mechanical Repairs

We perform mechanical repairs and maintenance on most American, Asian and European vehicles including Classic Cars. This includes Vans, SUVS 4 x 4 vehicles We repair all components of your vehicle such as engine, steering, suspension, brakes, exhaust system and more.


Your Car Maintenance 

This is essential to ensure the life of your automobile. With maintenance, your vehicle can remain reliable long-term, safe and economical. A program of regular preventive maintenance will let you keep your car longer and in better condition without the surprise of large repair bills. In most instances signs of problems developing are spotted during the maintenance giving you options and saving you headaches. 


Electrical Diagnosis and  Engine Analysis

The team at First Gearboxes has equipment at the cutting edge of technology to diagnose injection breakage, electronics, electricity, airbags, ABS and PC on your automobile


Vehicle Fleet Maintenance Auckland  

We offer Vehicle Fleet maintenance,  professional maintenance, management and repair of commercial and institutional vehicle fleets. Expert automotive services guide you through the decisions of maintenance and repair of general mechanics. 


Onboard Computer Reprogramming 

You often update your PC, your smartphone and your tablet. Did you know that the computer of the vehicle also requires updates? Indeed, modern vehicles have frequent updates that can improve the behaviour of the vehicle.  Call us today and find out more

Repairs and Rebuilds

At First Gearboxes  all Transmission and Automatic Gearboxes units are comprehensively rebuilt to the highest of standards, complying with or exceeding manufacturers specifications. 

Quality parts are used throughout. Items such as seals, sealing rings, gaskets, clutch plates, brake bands, bushes, bearings and hard parts where necessary, are all replaced.


Why Use Us?


High quality workmanship

Affordable and realistic prices

Free vehicle recovery* 

Warranty on all repairs

Written quotations

All work is guaranteed

All work is carried out at our premises by our qualified technicians

Flush and Service

Automatic Transmissions Gearboxes are often forgotten in the maintenance schedule yet can be expensive to repair when these units fail.  With regular maintenance of your Gearbox or Transmission, you can ensure these components remain in sound condition.  Check your transmission fluid regularly. Your fluid should be checked roughly every 1,600 kilometres. Transmission fluid must be changed every 20,000km or every second year based on an average 10,000km per year.

• Help extend transmission life

• Smooth rough or hard shifting problems

• Help revitalize seals and o-rings to help prevent and stop leaks

• Protect from heat

• Prevent future transmission problems