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Jack Knoester, ASE, SPX OTC, IMACA - Owner | Japan Auto Care

Jack Knoester, ASE, SPX OTC, IMACA

Owner

"If you can put that together (points to a VW bug engine) you can have the job." Jack's first interview at 18 years old, aced it, and has been in the auto industry ever since. With positions at Niello, Braley & Graham Buick, Karl Kullman, McCoy's Automotive, Roseville BMW Subaru, Lasher, Paul Snyder, Family Service Center and more Jack decided to stick with Japanese cars and start his own shop in 1990.

Harley Rider, Family Man, Music Enthusiast


Steve Estes, ASE, Factory Toyota Trained, SPX OTC, IMACA - Master Tech | Japan Auto Care

Steve Estes, ASE, Factory Toyota Trained, SPX OTC, IMACA

Master Tech

A Master Tech with Specialized training on Toyota's Steve has been wrenching with Japan Auto Care for over 12 years. He has the ability to diagnose squeaks, rattle, clunks and Check Engine Lights in less time than the average technician. Steve understands the complexity of variable valve timing, anti-lock braking systems and Fuel Injection systems and more making diagnosis and repairs quicker and more thorough saving time and hassle.

Motorcycle Enthusiast, Family Man


Mackenzie Knoester, AMI, Workflow Management - Service Manager | Japan Auto Care

Mackenzie Knoester, AMI, Workflow Management

Service Manager

Growing up on the shop floor for 2 generations definitely got this girl ahead of most with her automotive knowledge and experience. Not a tech though Mackenzie can comprehensively explain the diagnostic procedures and causes of repairs needed on a vehicle. Mackenzie is knowledgeable with Technical Service Bulletins and recalls by the manufacturers along with aftermarket parts that are comparable and better then original equipment.

Drummer, Songwriter, Motorcyclist