German Auto Repair

We are an independent European auto repair and service center located in the West Bank of the Flats in Cleveland, Ohio. Since we moved from Rocky River, we also changed our name from Rocky River Automotive Diagnostic to GEAR, short for Gerber’s European Auto Repair. We specialize in affordable, factory-level service and repair of German, British & Swedish cars. GEAR offers certified automotive repair and preventative maintenance for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Mini Cooper, Smart Cars, Saab, Volkswagen, and Volvo.

Your complete satisfaction is our priority. Over the last 17 years, we have earned a reputation of excellence by providing the utmost in customer satisfaction and professional auto repair service. Click here to read our reviews on Yelp.

Our ASE Master Technician is certified in German car repair and has completed specialized training, combining for a total of over 17 years experience in European automotive repair.

Always staying current with new technological advancements, tools, training and repair techniques, Gerber’s European Auto Repair has what it takes to provide you with unparalleled service for your European import automobile at reasonable prices.


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Check Engine Light On?

When your check engine light comes on, bring your car to Gerber’s European Auto Repair in Cleveland, Ohio and let our ASE Certified mechanic perform a computerized diagnostic scan and recommend any needed repairs to get you back safely on the road. Learn more about our check engine light diagnosis services.

Our Mission:

GEAR pledges to all of our Cleveland and Cuyahoga County customers that we will not remove any part from your vehicle in order to complete an auto repair unless it is absolutely necessary. Additionally, our Cleveland auto repair shop promises to diagnose all auto repair problems in an honest and professional manner. Each mechanic in our shop strives to provide prompt and courteous service to all who visit our auto repair facility in the hopes that you will become a lifetime customer and come back to us for all of your auto repair needs.