Working Hours
  • Mon 7:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tue 7:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 7:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thu 7:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 7:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sat Appointment Only
  • Sun Closed


Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center

We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality service. Here are the people working for you every day to repair your vehicle.

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Steve Koebernick
Owner Technical Operations Manager - ASE Master Technician - L1 Advanced Engine Diagnostics

Steve started out at Dakota K by helping his dad in the shop and pumping gasoline. He finished high school early, went to technical school and has worked for Dakota K most of his adult life. He graduated Wyoming Tech in 1981, Service Electronic Training in 1989, and has a certificate in Business Administration from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He's married to Karen, and they have two children, Jason and Kim. Steve is a master of difficult automotive technical problems. We count on him to solve many of the diagnostic intermittent and emissions problems our customers bring to us daily. He is a great guy and someone you can count on!

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Burt Ziskind
Service Advisor - ASE Certified

Burt has worked for us since June 2008 and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He is great with our customers and is well known in the community. Burt is a Graduate of the University of Missouri At St Louis in 1976. He owned his own business for 22 years and came to work for us in 2008 after shutting it down. Burt is a great fit into our organization. He seems to know everyone and has a great personality for working with our clients. Burt is married and has three grown children, Lauren, Alexandra, and Aaron. Ellen, his wife of 28 years, and he enjoy taking drives together in their 1994 Ford Mustang GT Convertible. Burt is a huge dog lover. He enjoys taking his two dogs, Murphy and Marley for walks. Anytime a customer brings their dog into the shop, Burt goes out of his way to go say hello to them and give them a scratch behind the ears.

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Jonathan Helms
ASE Master Certified Technician w/ L1 Advanced Engine Performance & L3 Hybrid Systems

Jonathan came back to work for us after serving in the Army for a second time. When he went back in the Army his assignment was "Electronics Avionics & Armament Repair" for the OH-58 Delta helicopter. He went back to school at UTI to brush back up on his car repair skills and graduated in October of 2013. It's great to have him back as a full time technician!

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Doug Shafron
ASE Certified Technician

Doug graduated from Lincoln Technical University in 1997. He is an ASE certified technician. He joined our team in 2009 and is a very reliable technician. One of his obsessions is tools. He loves buying new tools all the time. The other technicians love this too, because whenever they need a special use tool, Doug usually has it. Doug enjoys spending time with Katie, his daughter. He spends his free time Fishing, hunting & camping. Doug is a great guy!

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
John (Red) Hilton
ASE Certified Technician

Red graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute in 1994. He became a member of the Dakota K team in 2008. He is a highly motivated conscientious employee. He is ASE certified and working on getting his L1 Master Tech certification. JJ and Paul are his sons. Red enjoys spending time with them and participating with them in Cub Scouts. Red also has a dog, Rex. During his free time he enjoys fishing and hunting.

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Robert Kroczak
ASE Certified Technician

Robert has been with us since January 2000 and has been a great addition to our staff. He graduated from Bielawa Tech and is a really good technician that gives careful attention to the details. When he is asked to check over a vehicle, our customers can be sure that they have been informed about any problem the vehicle has and problems that they need to be aware of for the near future. For us, it is great to have this pleasant, fun fellow to work with. He's married, and he and his wife Bozena have three children, Paulina, Jessica, and Paul.

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Ken Peralta

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Michael McDermott

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Brayan Juarez

Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center
Megan Winebrenner

What Our Customers Are Saying

Brought my car in for a check engine light. The problem was diagnosed and situation resolved. They gave me a loaner car while the service was being performed making my day much easier.

-Rich L.

I've been coming here for almost 10 years. I always feel great about the service my car gets from Dakota. The staff is nice & helpful in explaining the estimates & repairs.

-Alan B.

Very honest, And great service!!!!

-Ricardo S.

Excellent service, I had no brakes. Pedal to the floor on my 05 Tahoe. Turns out the lines were rusted/rotted. Replaced with better materials all lines, hoses and fittings. Brakes are rock solid now. And all for a reasonable (yet still painful lol) price. Sometimes having an older vehicle just means this stuff needs to be done. Very pleased.

-Vince S.

Life Savers!! They towed, repaired, had reasonable pricing for repairs, and gave me a loner so I could get to work. They made my commuted break down stress free. Thanks guys and gal!!

-Daniel Z.

Great and very reasonable pricing and very knowledgeable service writers would most definitely send friends here they did great work on my diesel truck for a fraction of the cost of Ford.

-Kyle R.

I stopped by for a minor repair and they got me in right away. I was impressed with their professionalism and service. I will definitely be back.

-Dan T.

They do a great job on repairs, maintenance, etc. We've used their services for years!

-David C.

I must give these guys credit for simply standing by their warranty on a timing chain replacement that ended up having an issue. They towed in my car, diagnosed, took responsibility for and fixed the issue, without question or hassle, under their warranty. It is valuable to know they are an ethical shop.

-Blake C.

Helpful, considerate, friendly and very reasonable rates! The perfect combination when you need help with your automobile.

-Patricia C.

Amazing service. I came to the shop 2 hours before closing on Saturday. Muffler on my Nissan got loose and apparently detached from the exhaust. They've inspected the car and showed me where the problem was, recommended optimal and inexpensive fix, spent a great deal of time calling local suppliers to locate the proper part and got the job done before closing. Staff was very nice and professional. Job was done fast and inexpensive. Great local shop. Highly recommended.

-Dmitriy F.

I had the most pleasant experience with Dakota's. They charged me a reasonable rate, were honest with me, and lent me a loaner car while mine was in the shop for a few days. I definitely recommend them and definitely would come back!

-Ashley R.
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