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Face covering IS REQUIRED in this facility REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS. Effective 30 July 2021.

Automotive Skills and Service Center

COVID-19 Information

Automotive Skills and Service Center is open with the following restrictions:

  • Open to service members, retirees, DoD civilians, contractors and their families
  • Face covering must be worn inside at all times
  • Six feet of social distancing from others must be maintained
  • Staff will wear a face covering and gloves when inside customer vehicles and will perform CDC-recommended disinfecting procedures
  • Customer waiting room remains closed

The Fort Knox Automotive Craft Shop is a convenient, inexpensive, and professional auto service center open for all Fort Knox personnel and their Family members. We offer first-come, first-served automotive repair and service from our skilled ASE certified, on-site mechanics as well as access to proper equipment for self-help maintenance.

Our professional services include:

  • Alignments
  • Tune-ups
  • Full Brake Service
  • Full Diagnostics
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Safety Inspections
  • On-site Parts Inventory
  • A full line of All-Season Tires
  • 4-Tire Nitrogen Fill
  • Much More
Motorcycle Storage

Storing your bike just got easier!

Store your motorcycle or trike with us in our climate controlled storage facility.

Requirements include:

  • Authorized patron of the Automotive Skills and Service Center
  • Current state registration, license plate and proof of insurance
  • Must be current owner as listed on the registration and proof of insurance

Touring Bike and below: $30 per month

Trikes: $40 per month

Service Center Pricing
Service and Repair Price
Service/Safety Check $85
Battery Charge Starts at $10
Brake Repairs Estimates only after inspection
Tune-ups Estimates only after inspection
Computer Wheel Balance $6.50 each
Mount and Balance Tires $18 each
Mount and Balance - Reverse Mount $30 each
Rotate and Balance (4 Tires) $28
Tire Repair (Patched) $20 each
Tire Repair (Patched) Revers Mount $32 each
Nitrogen Conversion $26 for 4 tires or $6.50 per tire
Nitrogen Top-off $2.50 per tire
General Maintenance Prices Price
Minimum Service Charge $30 per hour
Diagnostics $55 per hour
Posted Labor Rate


per hour

Diagnostics Fees Price Remarks
Check Engine Light (Emission) Scan Tool Only FREE  
Service Check Inspection $85  
Alignment Minimum $42.50 Pre Alignment Inspection
Alignment Complete $85  
AC Service $85 + cost of R134A
Battery Charge $12  
Charging System Diagnostics $55  
Cooling System Diagnostics $55  
Brake Inspection Diagnostics $50 $25 off if repaired at ASSC
Steering Diagnostics $55  
Fuel System Diagnostics $55  
Pre Trip Inspection $25  
Suspension Diagnostics $55  
Standard Labor Charges Price Remarks
Brake Service $90 Per axle + cost of parts, estimate provided after inspection only
Oil Change $16 Plus cost of oil and filter
Rotate and Balance $28  
Visual Brake Pad Inspection $5 Only with rotate and balance
Oil Change (Diesel) $25 Customer provides oil and filter
Tune Up Per estimate Estimate after inspection only
Fluid Check $5 Plus fluids

A Shop Supply Fee of $5 will be applied to all repair orders of $40.

Same-As-Cash Plans

We are happy to offer Same-As-Cash payment plans. No credit check*, no interest!

To qualify you will need a valid identification card and proof of Social Security. Just fill out our simple promissory note and provide a one-time $10 filing fee. Use this Same-As-Cash offer on brakes, suspension, tires or any service or repair that we provide to you. Plans that are available include:

  • 90 Days Same As Cash Invoice total $150.00 - $500.00 - 25% down with 3 monthly payments to follow. Available to Active Duty, Retired Military, Family Members and DoD Civilians only.
  • 120 Days Same As Cash Invoice total $500.05 - $1,499.95 - 20% down with 4 monthly payments to follow. Available to Active Duty, Retired Military, Family Members and DoD Civilians only.

*Must not be on the Fort Knox Bad Check list or have a previous account fall into collections to be approved.

If you like working on your car, we have 28 bays available to perform your own maintenance and even offer classes to teach you how. To utilize self-help bays, you must complete a mandatory safety brief which includes a safety video and a review of the shop rules which takes about 30 minutes total.

Mandatory Training Requirements

Attending a safety class is a mandatory requirement to utilize the self-help areas of the Automotive Skills & Service Center. This 30 minute class is offered from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, classes will be conducted on a as needed basis, a slight delay in training may be encountered not to disrupt a class already in session. This delay will be no longer than 30 minutes or until the class in session ends. Upon completion you will be issued a DA Form 3031-1 Qualification Card which must be presented at the time of check-in for facility use. Qualification cards issued at other installations will be honored.

We apologize for any inconvenience this requirement may cause.

Self-Help Pricing
Service Price
General Maintenance Bay $4 per hour or $40.50 per day
 Lift Bay $6 per hour or $58.50 per day
Tire Machine with Lift $7 per hour
Overnight Storage $3 per night
Storage Lot $3 per 24 hours
Drums Turned $12.50 each
Rotors Turned $12.50 each
Springs Compressed $15 each
Code Read FREE
HVAC Evac $25
Wheel Balance $6.50 each
Mig Welder $6 per hour

* All self-help work must stop 30 minutes prior to closing for cleanup.

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