Dakota K Auto Repair and Tire Center

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3450 N Old Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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Mon - Fri:7:00am to 5:30pm
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(847) 920-7260

Auto Repair Experience

  • Steve Koebernick, Manager
  • Established 1974
  • 6 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 4 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 105 Years of Car Repair Experience
  • Dakota K Auto Repair and Tire Center


The Dundee Road location of Dakota K Auto Repair and Tire Center has been serving the local community since 2010. This RepairPal Certified shop strives to stay on top of the latest technologies and to be a leader in the local community by providing the highest level of automotive repair coupled with the best customer service. Recent customers describe this team as “courteous”, “accommodating”, “friendly”, "honest", and “awesome”. This location features a team of automotive professionals whose experience, commitment to ongoing training and ASE certifications ranks with the best. They are well equipped to handle repairs ranging from tires and wheel alignment, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer system diagnoses and repair, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Repairs are covered by a 36-month / 36,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. A local shuttle service, loaner vehicles, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are all available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Steve Koebernick, Manager
  • Established 1974
  • 6 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 4 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 105 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair


  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Wireless Internet


Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Message from the Shop

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center has been a part of the Arlington Heights / Buffalo Grove community since 1974. We have a great staff to help you with your automotive maintenance and repairs. We handle everything from oil changes and tire repairs to emissions and engine repair.

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Tools & Equipment

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Customer Service

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Customer Amenities

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Parts & Labor Warranty

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Overall Rating

25 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerJuly 22, 2015

Burt was very helpful resolving a complicated engine problem in a timely and cost saving way. He was prompt, thorough and courteous.

Verified CustomerJuly 22, 2015

Very quick service, they explain things very clearly.

July 22, 2015

Service seems ok.

Verified CustomerJuly 16, 2015

We've been happy with the service we've had there for the past few years.

July 15, 2015

The service was good but they were expensive. They were very nice and efficient.

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July 15, 2015

They were very upfront with what was wrong with my vehicle.

Verified CustomerJuly 11, 2015

I have had all of my cars serviced at this Dakota K location for 10+ years and I have found them to be the most honest and affordable car repair shop I have ever dealt with.

Verified CustomerJuly 09, 2015

The guys are honest, good, reliable, and they do a great job. They are very personal and friendly.

Verified CustomerJuly 09, 2015

I think they do good quality service. They are very courteous people, very kind.

Verified CustomerJuly 07, 2015

They are very close to my home and they always do very good work.

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July 02, 2015

They were very accommodating and friendly. They did the job they were supposed to do. The price was also very fair.

Verified CustomerJuly 01, 2015

They did everything I wanted. They have the right price and they got it done when they said they were going to get it done.

Verified CustomerJune 26, 2015

Great service, they gave me a rental car to use. I didn't have to pay for it. They are just good people, very professional. Even their magazines are current. The bathrooms are clean. They have a Keurig coffee maker. They are working hard to make it a positive experience.

Verified CustomerJune 24, 2015

They were honest, fast, and they are friendly. Their prices are good, very competitive. It was just an all around good experience. I couldn't have asked for a better experience. The gentleman, Bart, he was wonderful. They are all great there. They offered free rental cars. My car is actually there now. They let me use a rental car again. They are great over there.

June 23, 2015

They were efficient. They were on time. They gave me calls and did not do any work without talking to me. They were very personable. They also took me home until my car was ready so I didn't have to wait.

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June 22, 2015

It was expensive but the staff was friendly.

Verified CustomerJune 17, 2015

They are good, they do the work. It's a good value, and they are very nice people to deal with.

Verified CustomerJune 13, 2015

Great fast service.

Verified CustomerJune 10, 2015

They were very helpful. They provided quick service and quick customer service. They did a good job.

Verified CustomerJune 10, 2015

The guys do good work for me. They called and said I need this part fixed on my car, I said ok for them to go ahead and fix it. They called back and said they looked deeper and found out that it didn't need that part fixed. They could have charged me 150.00 $ for this and they were honest about it. They could have ripped me off and chose not too. I have been going to them for thirty years. They are always avalible for work. They are really good people.

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Verified CustomerMay 28, 2015

I have used them for a long time and have been satisfied.

May 22, 2015

They were awesome and their prices were very fair. They finished on time. They were just very fair cost wise.

May 18, 2015

They fixed the problems and took a picture. They told me that the car is broken, then they told me what it was going to cost me so I can understand what I'm paying for. I'm satisfied. It's now working fine.

Verified CustomerMay 18, 2015

They have your car ready the same day. They fix your whatever you need. Plus they check your car completely, to make sure you don't have any other problems; if so they will let you know and they also have it on the report. The staff there is super nice and friendly. It's a very nice environment. I will be taking my car there all the time.

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