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Auto Skills

Auto Skills Center will be closed November 17th - 30th. Facility will open for regular business hours Tuesday, December 1st.

The Auto Skills Center is located at Building 1430 at the corner of Aberdeen and Dyer. The facility is set up for self-help auto maintenance, but also has qualified automotive professionals to perform maintenance and service repairs. The facility has all the tools and equipment needed for minor service or major repairs, four lifts and four open bays. Available technical equipment includes a brake-drum lathe, front-end alignment rack, engine analyzer, tire changing and wheel balancing machines, alternator and starter test equipment, plus a variety of manuals for most American and foreign cars. The car wash is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Mandatory Auto Safety Skills Course

Do-it-yourself mechanics wishing to use the Auto Skills Shop are required to read the Auto Skills SOP then download and fill out the questionnaire below. Once you have completed the questionnaire, print out the last two pages of the PDF and please take the form over to the Auto Skills Center (Bldg. 1430).  You will be given a shop orientation and issued a shop card.

Auto Skills Shop Card Q&A (PDF)

Self Service Usage Fees
Self Service Equipment Price
Flat Bay ($3 Minimum) $4/hr
Lift Bay ($3 Minimum) $6/hr 
Tire Balancer $1.50/tire 
1/4oz Stick On Weights $.10 each
Tire Machine $2/tire
Spring Compressor $3
Shock/Strut Compressor $3
Parts Washer $3 
Specialized Tools $2 
Welder/Torch ($7 Minimum) $15/hr
Disposal Fees
Disposal Price
Oil and Filter $3/Free when using shop products
Bulk Oil $7 up to 12qts
Tires $2.50/tire
Batteries $3
Antifreeze $3

$4 SHOP FEE MANDATORY ON LABORED SERVICES

Oil Change
Oil Change Price
5 qts Conventional 5w-20 or 5w-30 $32.50
5 qts Synthetic 0w-20, 5w-20 or 5w-30 $42.50
Customer Provided Products $15
Each qt over 5 qts Prices May Very
Tire Repair/Maintance
Flat Repair On Vehicle
Flat Repair Plug $12
Flat Repair Patch (Remove Tire From Rim) $16

FLAT REPAIR NOT AVAILABLE FOR SIDEWALL PUNCTURES

 

Tire Service Price
Balance & Rotation Package $35
Balance  $7.50/per tire
Rotation $20
Mount & Balance 4 Tires $60
Mount & Balance 4 Tires w/4 New Rubber Valves $62
Mount Tire $7.50
Mount Tire w/New Rubber Valve $8
Wheel Alignments
Wheel Alignments (Toe Adjustments Only) Price
Camber Kit Install $20
Front Only $60
Front and Rear (If adjustments to rear are available) $80
Air Conditioner
Air Conditioner Price
Full Service $72 (up to 30oz R-134 included)
Check $30

A/C PART INSTALL WILL BE SEPRATE LABOR CHARGE (Price May Vary)

 

Coolant
Coolant Services Price
Vacuum Flush (1 Gallon Coolant Included) $65
Complete Flush (2 Gallon Coolant Included) $80
Labor Rate
Labor Rate $80/hr
On-Site Storage Rates
Storage Fee
Vehicle Storage Inside Fenced Area $2/per day
Vehicle Storage Inside Shop Area (Rate begins day after vehicle is still in shop area) $48/per day

CHARGES MAY VARY DEPENDING ON ARRIVAL TIME