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Automotive Skills Centers


2 Locations to serve you.

Find us on Tower & Rose Barracks.

Automotive Skills Center -- Rose Barracks
Hours of Operation:
Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday - Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Training Holidays: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Facility is “first come, first served” operation.
Request appointment for: tire changes and wheel alignment

Automotive Skills Center -- Tower Barracks
Facility is “first come, first served” operation.
Request appointment for: tire changes and towing services.
Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Noon - 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, Federal Holidays & Training Holidays: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: Closed
German Holidays: Closed

Automotive Skills Centers have tools, equipment and the skilled staff needed to assist you with keeping your vehicle maintained in tip-top shape.

We offer modern bays with the basic tools you need to keep your vehicle in good working condition; both automatic and handheld car wash facilities to keep it clean; and a strip yard for when it’s time to ‘put it down’. 

NEW ON ROSE BARRACKS -- MOTORCYCLE LIFT BAY

The Automotive Skills Center on Rose Barracks now offers a motorcycle lift bay for $10 per hour. Bay rental includes: toolbox, tire mounting machine and additional tools needed for motorcycle maintenance. Note: Tire mounting and balance to be performed by shop personnel only.

Use the library's online resource tool called Chilton Library for repair, service and maintenance information on cars, trucks, vans and SUVs.

DO IT YOURSELF - SELF SERVICES

BAY (FLAT)

$6/hour*

BAY

*Use of electric hand
and air-powered tools included

$10/hour*

BENCH WORK

$3/hour

COMPRESSION TESTER

$15/engine

EXHAUST PIPE BENDER

$6

HEADLIGHT TESTER

$5

HOIST

$6

HYDRAULIC PRESS

$6 per use

PAINT BOOTH

$50/hour

PARTS WASHER

$5 per use

PRESSURE LIFT USAGE

$6/30 minutes

WELDING

$7/15 minutes

Need some extra help?
Let our experienced mechanics help you out for an additional Assistance Fee.

 

LET US HELP - AUTO CENTER SERVICES

TIRE SERVICE

Mounting & Balance

$15/tire

+$2/tire for

low profile tires

TIRE BALANCE

$7.50/tire

TIRE REPAIR

$20/tire

TIRE DISPOSAL

$2/tire

WHEEL ALIGNMENT

Front - $75

+ Back $25

BATTERY TEST

$5

BATTERY CHARGE

$5

BRAKE TESTER

$8/vehicle

BRAKE BLEEDER

$8/vehicle

BRAKE LATHE

$10 each

COMPUTER DIAGNOSTICS

$25

FUEL DRAIN

*price varies by make & model

$35 minimum*

FORKLIFT FEE SHOP AREA

$25

INSTRUCTOR WELD

$25/15 minutes

RADIATOR FAST FILL

$5

SERVICE LIGHT RESET

$5/vehicle

BUSHING PRESS

$6 + $25
Assistance Fee
per bushing

SPRING COMPRESSOR

$6 + $25
Assistance Fee
per axle

AIR CONDITIONER SERVICE

$50
Test & Filling

VEHICLE TURN-IN SERVICE

$70

VEHICLE STORAGE - Indoor

$10/night

VEHICLE STORAGE - Outdoor

$5/day


EMERGENCY SERVICES

TOWING HOOK UP FEE

$80

+ Round trip mileage

$1/km

CRANE AND WINCH USAGE

+ $60

VEHICLE UNLOCK

$40 +mileage
$1/km

*Services offered may vary among Automotive Skills Centers


We also offer:

  • Automatic Car Wash in both locations
  • Coin-operated wash and vacuum cleaners (open 24/7)
  • Towing service
  • Educational workshops for FRGs or other groups on winterization and other topics
  • Strip yard – salvage service
  • Learning opportunities for all levels of experience
  • Paint bay (Tower Barracks location only)
  • Mount and balance tires up to 24”
  • Vehicle unlock service (on and off-post)
  • Welding service available
  • Vehicle storage
  • Alldata online manuals
  • Solus Pro Snap-on diagnostic machine for US and European vehicles
  • Limited used car sales

 ... a do-it-yourself center with a twist – someone to show you how to do it!

  • Auto Skills Center - Rose Barracks
  • Request appointment for: tire changes and wheel alignment.
  • Military DSN (314) 476-2521
  • Hours:
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    11:30am-7:00pm
    Thursday
    11:30am-7:00pm
    Friday
    11:30am-7:00pm
    Saturday
    9:00am-4:00pm
    Sunday
    9:00am-4:00pm
    U.S. Holidays
    9:00am-4:00pm
    German Holidays
    9:00am-4:00pm
    Training Holidays
    9:00am-4:00pm

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