“What are the three most important things in trucking? UPTIME, UPTIME and UPTIME!”

At all James Western Star locations we know that the above quote is true. You work extremely hard and every hour counts. That’s why when your truck is down you can trust James Western Star to get the job done right, and as quickly as possible.

Less time in the shop, more time on the road!

That’s our promise. After all,


James Western Star – Fort St. John is an all makes all model repair facility. Our DTNA factory trained technicians are fully certified on the entire Detroit Diesel line up of engines as well as the Cummins engine platforms and Cat engine platforms. We are certified on all Meritor Brand products, Eaton Brand products and specialize in after treatment repair as well as a full Freightliner and Western Star Warranty Service centres. No matter the drive train platform you operate, our team will ensure your service is done right. Whether your running the Detroit Diesel 16 litre, Detroit Diesel 15 litre or the Detroit Diesel 13 right down to the Detroit Diesel 5 litre.

So no matter the issue, from electrical to complete in-frames, you can trust the Service Department at James Western Star – Fort St. John.

Book on-line or give us a call. We also offer full maintenance agreements and scheduled service agreements.

Express Assessment™

There’s nothing worse than waiting to be told that you’ll have to wait longer. NOTHING!

That’s why at all James Western Star locations, we offer Express Assessment™.

If you come to us with a truck issue, we will give you:

  • An estimated time to repair
  • An estimated cost to repair
  • A full parts list of required parts to repair
  • All in 2 hours or less!

James Western Star – Fort St. John maintains:

  • Fully certified, factory trained technicians
  • 10 bays and the longest service hours of anyone in the business.
  • Our Service department has access to over 20 million dollars in parts inventory through our dealer network.

You work hard, and you need your truck to make money! That’s why we at F1RST Truck Centre continuously strive to be the best. We are always on the lookout for more efficient ways to get you and your truck back on the road!


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250-785- 7907




See our location & Amenities

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday
7:00AM – 10:00PM

8:00AM – 4:30PM


Service Manager: Andy Burkholder

*Closed statutory holidays