San Francisco Auto Repair and Auto Body Shop
5-star review 535 reviews
Call or Text: 415-551-9930
Ext 102 (Body Shop) | Ext 101 (Service Shop)
440 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Auto Body and Collision Center

Free Estimates
To get a fast, free auto body or collision repair quote email photos of the damage through this web form or bring your car to our collision shop (directions).
Lifetime Auto Body Warranty
Lifetime Warranty
We guarantee a lifetime of perfection on all your auto body and collision repair work. Never experience imperfections in your panel work or paint finish.

The most important thing is the quality of their work. Absolutely flawless.
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We Pay Your Auto Insurance Deductible

ISM Auto Body and Collision Center will pay up to $1000 of your auto insurance deductible saving you both time and out-of-pocket expense. We also provide a Lifetime Warranty on all of our auto body and collision work. Call (415) 551-9930 for details.


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ISM Auto Body and Collision Center focuses on providing great value and exceptional customer service. Whether you're looking for top-quality insurance repairs, or are paying out of pocket, ISM is dedicated to making sure your auto repair experience is as efficient and painless as possible.

Free Estimates

Bring your car into the shop or email us photos of the damage through this web form for a fast, free auto body or collision repair quote.

We Pay Auto Insurance Deductibles

Many Insurance company recommended body shops and collision centers give discounts on their jobs, the problem is that they don't always give them to you. Many of those shops give the discount to the Insurance companies for sending them the job. At our shop, we pass these savings directly to you in the form of a discount on your invoice that can be directly applied to your auto insurance deductible, saving you a considerable amount of out-of-pocket expense.

Factory Certified Parts

At our shop, we use the best, manufacturer approved parts and equipment. We have the AutoLogic system to diagnose any potential electrical system malfunctions after your accident. We also have laser guided frame straightening equipment that provides the greatest accuracy in the collision repair industry. For paint we use the latest, environmentally friendly, water-based Spies Hecker finishes and all our spray booths are equipped with state-of-the-art, downdraft heating systems for that perfect, flawless, high-quality finish.

Hassle-Free Auto Insurance Claim Service

We strive to make your accident repair as easy as possible. With one phone call you can have your car towed to our shop with an inexpensive, $19.95 a day Enterprise rental car waiting for you once you arrive. Towing is just $25 to our shop from anywhere in the San Francisco area. We also take any insurance and have a long history of working with all the major auto insurance carriers. We will make sure you get quality service and flawless workmanship, restoring your vehicle to perfect, pre-accident condition.

Insurance Repair Pros

We've worked with every insurance company out there. We've got experienced staff that can answer all your questions. A lot of times we even have answers customers have difficulty getting out of their own insurance companies. If you have any repair or insurance related questions, feel free to give us a call! We've worked with all of these companies—AAA, Farmers, Travelers, Progressive, State Farm, Gieco, Allstate, Allied, USAA, Liberty Mutual, American Family, GMAC and more.

Auto Repair Industry Citations

We are AAA Approved, ASE, ASA and I-CAR Certified. We also have the highest rating (A+) offered by the local Better Business Bureau.

Clean and Organized Shop

We have a large 15,000 sq/ft repair shop that we keep clean, neat, well organized and well equipped. Our office and shop floor both reflect our dedication to maintaining a comfortable and professional work environment for both our customers and employees alike.

We Don't Just Do Body Work

In addition to our fully equipped collision center, we have a complete mechanical shop with all the latest engine and diagnostic equipment. Our AutoLogic diagnostic system is the industry standard for BMW, Mini Cooper, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Volvo, Jaguar, and Range Rover. With AutoLogic we can flawlessly pinpoint any after accident issues with ECU programming, ABS Brake Systems, SRS restraint systems, Check Engine Lights, Warning Lamps and all fault code clearing.

Precision Electrical Work

While some shops have difficulty diagnosing tough electrical issues, we have experienced, certified technicians that have done plenty of work on the newer, high-tech vehicles. We will not only make sure your car is fully restored to its original condition, we will make sure it's running in tip top shape when it leaves our shop. While today's vehicles have lots of delicate electronics that may be damaged in a collision, we have the expertise to track down and fix every bit of damage caused by your accident.

35 Years of Collision Repair Experience

Our repair shop and collision center is a local, family-owned business. Giovanni Palazzo (owner) and the whole ISM family has proudly served the San Francisco community for over three decades.

References and Testimonials

We have helped thousands of people through the years! To read some of their reviews and testimonials you can browse through the online reviews page on our website. We also have reviews on all the major review sites. After we fix your car or SUV, if you would like to review us, please do so on our Google Page. Sometimes the other sites filter reviews so if you take the time to review us we'd love your review to stick around so other people can see it too!

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F. B. - Yelp Review

5 Star Rating

Unfortunately I came to meet the folks at ISM because my car was smashed in a parking lot. Fortunately they were honest, kind, and demonstrated the kind of professionalism that anyone would hope for in an auto body mechanic. My car looks so wonderful and there were no issues or problems with ISM's work. I think the world of Giovanni and his amazing staff (Sabrina in the office is really awesome). They were MOST helpful and I couldn't of asked for a better experience out of this bad situation. I am ALWAYS going back there even if I move far away. THANKS ISM!!!

Giant R. - Yelp Review

5 Star Rating

As the stars say, ISM is about as good as it gets for auto body repair work in San Francisco. My E46 BMW M3 has an unfortunate tendency to be hit while parked in San Francisco. And while none of the damage has been major, the repair work could easily have been screwed up. Thankfully, the good ISM folks are perfectionists and I've always had my car returned to me with flawless work done.

I really appreciate the professionalism at this shop -- they're not the cheapest, but certainly not the most expensive. They estimate accurately for the work they do and they don't set out to rip you off. Highly recommended and while I hope I never have to do any more work to the M3, I'll definitely turn to them if and when it happens.

Traci P. - Yelp Review

5 Star Rating

International Sports Motors and Antonio is "as good as it gets" for me when it comes to auto body work. Someone hit the side of my Black 325ci and Antonio worked quickly with the insurance company to repair the car to perfect condition.

Antonio gave a detailed estimate, explained the work carefully and kept me informed every step of the way. The team doesn't just slap some bondo on the side, they go out of their way to make it look like new. This may cost a little more than average, but it is money well spent, especially if you are a perfectionist like I am.

I would definitely take my car there again.

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