about us

Ernie's Service Station • 8 Main Street, Essex, Ma  •  (978) 768-6081

Generations Of Service


Ernie's Service Station, family run since the late 1950's, has been serving the town of Essex & it's surrounding communities for generations. We are a full service auto & truck repair facility with diesel fuel only. 

Our auto shop services all types of cars, foreign or domestic.

You can trust that our expert technicians will deliver quality maintenance & repair service on every job.

Born & raised in Essex, Ernie attended North Shore Regional Vocational school for Diesel Mechanics, although he has been working in the family business since the age of 5. His father owned the garage since 1969 & Ernie bought the garage in 1992 .

Ernie's services the town of Essex vehicles, police, fire, ambulance, & DPW. Ernie won the small business award in 2006 from the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, because of his outstanding auto & truck repair along with his service to the town. 

Being a full time mechanic & running his own business, Ernie is also Captain of the Fire Department and EMT for the town of Essex. Something heard on occasion throughout town is, "my mechanic saved my life".