Welcome to Karmakanix

Your Bay Area Source for Audi, VW and Porsche Service and Repairs since 1995

Car_Repair_Blue_Icon_64 (2)What we provide for our service customers:

  • Karmakanix provides easy communication with texting and email for details about your service visit. We acknowledge that some customer’s work schedules do not allow them telephone access during some parts of their working day.
  • Spanish speaking personnel are always available for service and parts.
  • We do recommend you make an appointment. That keeps a time slot for working on your car. We welcome any emergencies or vehicle tow-ins, and appointments take priority.
  • We are familiar with all the major Used Car extended warranty providers. We review your contracts for the repair covered by these extended service contracts and warranties. Our service advisors handle the entire process of contacting the provider, assisting any inspectors, and collecting the payments. That’s why you bought an extended warranty, to have hassle free service.
  • Easy after hours drop off with envelopes and pens provided. Use our brass mail slot on the front door to keep your key safe. Our towing service is also familiar with this procedure.
  • You can pick up your car at your convenience before we open or after we close. Your key is protected in one of three real estate quality lockboxes. Ask your service advisor to set up your car for an after hours lock-out. We can use any number of your choosing as a code.
  • A Free Complimentary Inspection is provided the first time we see any car, for new or old customers. We want to know the condition of your vehicle, and probably you do too.
  • Free shuttle to and from Bart, 4th Street shopping, or any personal location within 5 minutes close by.
  • Wholesale rental cars from Hertz and Enterprise are available at a fixed price with unlimited miles while your vehicle is here for service. Karmakanix will get a rental car company to pick you up and keep you on the road. When you are done, just leave the rental with us, and the rental company will retrieve it for you.
  • We have 8 parking spaces in front of our building, and about 20 more in front of our building along the Log of Cars. Just pull up in one of our front spaces, and one of our porters will move your car as needed. Your vehicle is brought to the front door for you when you pick it up.
  • We can store 20 vehicles inside our building at night. Even though we have never had a break-in this century, all the sweethearts get moved inside each night.
  • Checks accepted gladly. Debit is preferred over credit cards. We accept all major credit cards including Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express.
  • We guarantee top quality service with fair prices. We want our service and expertise to be better and less expensive than any dealer. Our goal is 100% customer satisfaction.

Car_Repair_Blue_Icon_64 (2)While you are here:

  • We provide a modest customer waiting area with a clean and tidy restroom.
  • Free and Fast WiFi available, just ask for the code.
  • High quality fresh coffee and tea by the cup. Hot and cold filtered water are always available.
  • Our facilities are constructed to accommodate handicapped customers. Please feel free to ask for any assistance with any special needs.
  • Karmakanix is kid friendly. We have a play area with a small supply of toys and media. There are no sharp corners on our furniture. All our electrical outlets have child proof caps.

Car_Repair_Blue_Icon_64 (2)What you can do for us:

  • Please be sure you car has enough fuel for a test drive or two.
  • Make sure you are available for phone, text or email communication while your car is with us for service.
  • Make sure your has current registration tags. We are not responsible for tickets or towing and storage charges. Be sure to let us know if it is not legal to have your car parked or operated on public streets for any reason. We can work on that car, but we need to keep it off public territory.

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