Auto Skills Marine working on car

The Auto Skills Center offers an extensive collection of tools, advanced machinery, battery chargers, a brake center, steam cleaners, and electronic testing equipment to help support auto needs. There is plenty of stall space to work on vehicles, and knowledgeable mechanics are on-hand for advice and assistance. The Auto Skills Center is your source for everything your vehicle may need on Camp Pendleton!

Do it all yourself with ASE Certified expert advice at every step.

  • Affordable Auto Parts Shop with everything from oil to brakes to lights
  • Extensive tool collection and a wide range of machinery services
  • Stall rentals for a clean and safe workspace
  • On-site, expert support from knowledgeable mechanics

Rates are per vehicle.

Auto Stalls

Flat $7.50/hour
Lift $12.50/hour
Bench with Storage $12/day
Overnight Stall Rate $15/day
On-Board Computer Check $50 (Free retesting)
Charging System Test $16.25
Steam Cleaning $17/half hour
Tire Service
Mounting $12.20+/tire (Price for tire services will vary based on tire size.)
Balancing $14+/tire (Price for tire services will vary based on tire size.)
Repair $30+/tire (Price for tire services will vary based on tire size.)
Disposal $12/tire (Price for tire services will vary based on tire size.)
Machine Shop Services
Brake Drum Resurface $17.50/each
Brake Rotor Resurface $20/each
On Car Brake Lathe (Rotor Only) $25/each
Service Struts $28/each
Hydraulic Press Work $50/hour (1hr minimum)

Fees for other machine shop tasks determined by amount of work required to perform task. For other services, check with an employee for pricing and availability.

Welding / Fabrication
110V MIG Welder, Certified Staff $55/hour
220V MIG Welder, Certified Staff $60/hour
Oxy Acetylene, Certified Staff $60/hour
110V MIG Welder, Patron $45/hour
220V MIG Welder, Patron $55/hour
Oxy Acetylene, Patron $40/hour
  • Stall issuance, machine shop, and tire services are secured 90 minutes before the posted closing time. Customer cleanup starts 45 minutes before close!
  • 30-day temporary storage for vehicles being worked on Auto Skills Center ($20.00/day)
  • Recycle Center for waste, antifreeze, automotive oils, batteries, and old auto parts/scrap metal (we will only take parts that are adequately drained of all fluids; please drain them before dropping them off at our facility).
  • Vehicle on-board scanner
  • Alternator, battery, and starter testing
  • Hand tools available within the facility

Have a project? We have long-term stall discounts available.

A discount of 50% or more when you take advantage of these great deals! The regular stall fee is $7.50 per hour/$60 per day plus the overnight price of $15 total per day, $72.

15- and 30-consecutive days options to choose from:

Option 1 - 15 consecutive days
For $250, rent a long-term stall for 15 consecutive days
Included are 2 hours of lift and 30 minutes of power wash use.

  • This fee must be prepaid and is nonrefundable; no transferring of stalls or substituting of vehicles.
  • The lift and power wash allowance must be used within 15 days; this incentive expires after 15 days and can only be used for the vehicle assigned to the long-term stall.

Option 2 - 30 consecutive days
For $400, rent a long-term stall for 30 consecutive days. Included are 4 hours of lift and 1 hour of power wash use.

  • This fee must be prepaid and is nonrefundable; no transferring of stalls or substituting of vehicles.
  • Lift and power wash must be used within 30 days; this incentive expires after 30 days and can only be used for the vehicle assigned to the long-term stall.

To utilize the Auto Skills Center, you must meet eligibility and ownership requirements. The following will need to be proved: a DoD ID card (CAC, Retired, reserve, or dependent ID) along with the vehicle registration or proof of insurance in the patron's name upon check-in. (Please bring these items to the check-in window to utilize the Auto Skills Center) Please Note: DoD contractors are not eligible.

  • Our shop services are secured 90 minutes before the posted closing time (machine shop, tire services)
  • Stall issuance will secure 90 minutes before the posted closing time.
  • Stall cleanup will commence 45 minutes before the posted closing time.
  • Auto Skills Center tools are not allowed to leave the premises.
  • Please follow all directions the Auto Skills Staff provided about Safety and Hazardous Waste. If unsure, please ask any Auto Skills staff for assistance.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required when inside the Auto Skills compound (sandals or open-toe shoes are not allowed).
  • For safety reasons: No children under 13 years old are allowed in the work area. A customer waiting area is available if necessary.
  • No unsupervised children are allowed at the Auto Skills Center.
  • Smoking is not allowed within the Auto Skills Center. (This includes e-cigarettes or other vaping products). There is a designated smoking area located in our parking lot if necessary.
  • No consumption of alcoholic beverages is allowed in the Auto Skills compound.
  • No personal welding/torch equipment is allowed at the Auto Skills Center.
  • No personal paint equipment (paint guns or airless paint equipment) is allowed within the Auto Skills Center.
  • No pets are allowed within the Auto Skills Center compound (exception: service animals).

Our objective is to support a shopping experience for Marines, having access to needed and elective automotive parts, accessories, and products. Full access to the vendors below will allow service members, retirees, DoD personnel, veterans, and family members to repair, service, and perform upgrades in the comfort and confidence of their MCB Auto Skills Center.

Highline Warren
Highline Warren is North America's premier distributor of automotive chemicals and products.

Factory Motor Parts
OEM parts provider with a vast inventory available for next-day delivery. Repair & service parts, batteries, and complete engines.

NAPA
A trusted source for automotive parts, accessories & know-how for your car, truck, or SUV.

O’Reilly Automotive
An American auto parts retailer that provides automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories to professional service providers and do-it-yourself customers.

Variety of brands include:

  • AMSOIL
  • Royal Purple
  • Red Line
  • Mobil 1
  • Lucas
  • Motorcraft

 

Need your windows tinting? Give us a call! Or call Solar Care directly at (760) 519-4294 and set up an appointment to get your windows tinted here at Auto Skills. These services are mobile and provided anywhere on Camp Pendleton. Please mention Auto Skills when you call them.

Offered Services:

  • Verified by Business
  • Anti-Glare Window Film Installation
  • Ceramic Window Film Installation
  • Fade Reduction Window Film Installation
  • Graphic Window Film Installation
  • Anti-Graffiti Window Film Installation
  • Decorative Window Film Installation
  • Frosted Window Film Installation
  • Virtual Consultations

Contact Information

Auto Skills Center & Retail Store

BLDG 13191
Camp Pendleton, CA


Phone: 7607255963

Auto Skills Retail Store: 7607255092

Wed-Fri 12pm-8pm
Sat-Sun 9am-5pm
  • Check-in ends and cleanup begins 90 minutes before closing
  • Auto Skills Center is located on Rattlesnake Canyon & 13th St Building 13191.
  • Shop services (machine shop and tire services), secure 90 minutes before the posted closing time.
  • Stall issuance secures one hour before closing.
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