K-Tech Automotive is an auto repair shop in Sebastopol, CA that is known for our honesty and professional services that our team provides to our customers. Each member of our team takes pride in the excellent reputation we are fortunate to have developed with both our customers and the entire Sonoma County community. Our shop is grateful that our clients repeatedly select us for their auto repair and service needs and frequently send their friends and family to us for their automotive repair needs as well.

We are proud to be an eco-conscious business and our commitment to high quality automotive services has earned us consistently high ratings in client satisfaction. K-TECH Automotive is dedicated to keeping you safe on the road. We use original equipment parts whenever possible, and are usually able to provide them at or below the cost of aftermarket parts. Additionally, we use the latest automotive diagnostic technology to provide you with high quality service and quick turnaround. We use computerized engine diagnostics to quickly identify and accurately repair whatever symptoms your car is experiencing.

Serviced Areas

  • Sonoma County

Payment Options

  • American Express, Discover, Personal Checks, Debit Cards, MasterCard, VISA

Contact Details

  Website
  Person Kate Jonasse
  City Sebastopol , CA
  Zip Code 95472
  Address 198 S. High St
  Phone Number (707) 824-6881
  Fax (480) 393-4609

Business Representative

Kate Jonasse

Owner

Products & Services

Battery, Charging and Starting Systems

K-Tech Automotive is the leader in Sebastopol for the service and fixing of auto charging systems. Our Sebastopol auto shop team take the time to educate our customers in knowing that the battery, starting and charging systems in their car or truck play pivotal roles in ensuring the dependable operation of your vehicle while driving in and around Sebastopol. The car battery stores electrical energy that is then converted by the starter into the mechanical force necessary to start your engine.

The alternator then serves the purpose of producing the electrical current - initially provided by the car battery - that is needed for the vehicle's electrical needs when the engine is running. The ignition module turns the low voltage supply to the ignition coil on and off, which in turn is converted to a higher voltage that is necessary for the vehicle's ignition system to operate. The voltage is used to engage the spark plugs and create the sparks that are necessary to ignite the combined air/fuel mixture in the car engines cylinders. It is this ignition that is ultimately used to power the pistons that in turn begin the rest of


K-Tech Automotive provides a total range of automotive repair services for most domestic American made cars and trucks, including Ford, Chevrolet, Saturn, Dodge, Pontiac, Plymouth, and more! Our domestic American car specialists use the most modern and technologically advanced equipment for electronic testing and diagnosing of problems you may have with your car. In most cases our service cost is two-thirds that of which you will pay at a dealer for the exact same repair or service!


Filters/Fluids

K-Tech Automotive provides a total range of services for the filters and fluids in your car or truck at our automotive repair shop in Sebastopol. The filter system in your car or truck plays an important role in the overall longevity of your vehicle and contributes to the comfort your passengers and you experience while driving your automobile in and around the streets of Sebastopol. The investment you have in your vehicle can be maximized by maintaining the filter system with timely filter replacements and by having the fluid levels checked regularly at our Sebastopol shop.

  • I would not recommend this business
  • None
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K-tech had my car for 3.5 weeks. During the last week, they used it for their own personal reasons, "joy-riding" as the CA BAR calls it, putting 460 miles on the vehicle. This is documented by mileage recordings on their own paperwork. They refuse to take responsibility for this, or explain it, or reimburse me for the unnecessary wear and tear. They solicited my business by telling me they were Volvo emissions repair specialists who were in a business partnership with a reputable STAR compliance repair facility in Santa Rosa.

All of that turned out to be a lie. Ktech have no such partnership, and each time Ktech declared my car to be "fixed", it malfunctioned immediately and had to be returned to them. That happened 3x in 3.5 weeks. In the end, after spending $4200 for what started as a primary purpose of emissions repairs, The car failed its smog inspection. The guy in the clean techie work uniform with all the certificates hanging on the wall is not the guy who does the work. Kate the owner does none of the work. So regardless of their promo, hype and pictures, don't be mislead. There is a mechanic in the back with no visible credentials who is doing the work. One guy, many cars torn apart is various states of progress and regress.

Their prices are exorbitant. I was willing to pay the extra because I was short on time leaving for a cross country trip, and tthought I would be receiving top notch professional service. In the end. I discovered that Ktech, as a whole, is not capable of delivering pro-level reliable work, and they are obviously unsure of the standard practices and procedures which they sell to customers. Their true expertise lies within the art of the swindle: Bait/switch, pass the buck, and good cop/bad cop routines which they perpetrate systematically upon the customer.

What I saw was a shop is always overbooked. The lot full with cars that sit half repaired. Customers wandering into the shop asking what was going on with their vehicles. Very few people who were actually working on cars, an abundance of people in cute uniforms posing as technicians. You will notice the actual real mechanics as the ones who have grease and oil on their clothes.

Once ktech have your car and a significant financial investment from you for that first "repair" they know they have you. That is when they stop communicating via telephone I had to finally take the bus to their location, to appear in person just to find out what was going with my car. They played this game intermittently for weeks. Lie, cheat, steal, gauge, they are absolutely not burdened with any form of honor, integrity or ethics. In 40+ years of maintaining a vehicle, this is the first time I have ever filed complaints with consumer protection agencies such as CA BAR and BBB. Kate and her business ktech is by far, the very worst experience I have ever had. Technically, sub-par. Ethically, reprehensible. Greedy beyond comprehension. Do yourself a huge favor and go anywhere else.

Value for moneyPrices approx 30% higher than dealership
Service & supportUnskilled, unethical, untruthful, untrustworthy
QualityIncapable of accurate diagnosis or execution
LocationOne of the reasons I chose to use them
Overall ratingFair

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