About Mechanic Shop; in Ronan, MT

About K-O Auto in Ronan, MT

K-O Auto | Auto Repair & Service in Ronan, MT

Meet the K-O Auto Crew!

James Opened K-O Auto in 1994. Since then they have been delivering high quality automotive repair service on all makes and models.


This is just one demonstration of our commitment to superior quality. We were up against 500 shops across 7 states, but we did it!

K-O Auto | 2019 AAA Top Shop Winner K-O Auto | 2019 AAA Top Shop Winner
  • James KrellOwner
    • Was born in South Carolina
    • Moved to Montana at an early age, and grew up in the Mission Valley
    • ASE Master Technician
    • Parents owned a gas station at Post Creek
    • Attended school in St. Ignatius
    • Graduated 1980, then went to Helena Vo-Tech
    • Been a Technician for 41 years
    • Married and Has 3 Kids and 3 Stepsons and 5 grand Kids
    • Hobbies: Enjoys watching High School Sports, Officiating Basketball for 28 years, outdoors of Montana- Hiking, Fishing, Boating, Snowmobiling, Motor Bike trips, and the list goes on
  • CharlesManager/ Service Advisor
    • Nickname: Chazz
    • Was Born In St Ignatius, MT
    • Has been working at K-O Auto for 11 years
    • Married with 2 children
    • I enjoy being able to help people keep their vehicle on the road
    • Hobbies:Spends time with family outdoors, going Hunting, Camping, Fishing, riding ATV's
    • Very happy to help anyone that comes into K-O Auto
  • MatylinService Advisor
    • Born in Spokane, WA
    • I have a 2 year old son who always keeps me on my toes
    • Hobbies: Painting, reading, hiking, binge watching Supernatural
    • Love Helping People anyway I can
  • DavidASE Technician
    • Was Born in Ronan, MT
    • Has two kids and two grandkids
    • Been a Technician for 34 years and a Ford Master Tech
    • Being a Technician is my hobby and i just keep on doing it
    • Hobbies: Stock Car racing, Fishing, Camping
  • NickLube Technician
    • Was Born in St Ignatius, MT
    • I've always loved cars and trucks and everyone needs them, so i like to keep everybody's vehicles running great
    • Hobbies: Working on cars, DJ, Food/Cooking, Art and doing things with family and friends
    • Proud to be part of the K-O Family
  • DaltonTechnician
    • Was born in Kalispell, MT
    • Went to UTI Auto Program
    • Been an Auto Technician for 5 years
    • Hobbies: Video Games, Hiking and Camping