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Automotive Skills Center

Tow service available 24 hours: +1 (907)590-1716

Automotive Skills Center
Automotive Skills Silent Auction

Fort Wainwright MWR will hold an sealed bid auction for abandoned vehicles.


Vehicles and equipment will be sold to the highest bidder as-is.

✔️ OPEN to Soldiers, Dependents, Retirees, DoD Civilians, & Civilians

 Pre-Auction Viewing:

June 22, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

June 23, 2:30 am - 7:30 pm





Free to attend.


📢 You must accept or pass on the item at the time of the call - only items you are the top bidder on at the time of the call can be discussed.


📢 Winning bids must be paid for with cash, money order, or credit card within 24hr of notification (credit card over the phone, cash/money order in person - 3730 Oak Street, Fort Wainwright, AK. All items must be removed within 48 hours of notification, or a storage fee of $20/day will begin accruing after 48hrs).


📢 MINIMUM BID IS $500 unless posted otherwise. All bids must be received by 4:30pm on April 13th to be eligible.




Fill out Bid Form, print and bring to the auction on June 29. No bids will be accepted after 4:30 pm.

For information call: 907-353-7436

Automotive Skills Center Services & Prices

Automotive Skills Center

Facility Overview
Taking care of your vehicle can be a challenge with the extreme Alaskan weather.  Let the knowledgeable staff at the Automotive Skills Center make things easy for you by assisting you in making repairs for you at prices lower than you will receive off post.

Looking to get your car serviced by experienced mechanics at a reasonable rate? Stop by the Automotive Skills Center and let the staff diagnose and repair your vehicle.

  • Wheel alignment
  • Safety inspections
  • Fuel injection cleaning
  • Battery tests/alternator testing
  • Tire repair
  • Winterization
  • Jump-start/lock-out assistance
  • Electrical/Mechanical diagnostics

They also have ASE Certified Mechanics on duty that will repair your vehicle by appointment.

Ten bays, including eight that are complete with lifts will make it easy for you to do the work yourself or under the guidance of an Auto Skills Center staff member. Auto Skills has all the tools and space you need to keep your vehicle in top condition. The Safety Orientation Class is a requirement to use the facility. We offer a variety of  times for your convenience. Please see the Mandatory Safety Orientation tab for more information.

Winterization Services

Call 907-353-7436 or stop by BLDG 3730 Oak Avenue for a free estimate.


Tow service available 24 hours

There is no need to look through the phone book to find the cheapest towing company in town.  Auto Skills has a wrecker truck to tow your vehicle to the destination of your choice.

Call +1 (907)590-1716 or +1 (907)353-7436 for 24/7 Towing Services.

Mandatory Safety Orientation

In order to use the bays within the Automotive Skills Center, you must complete the 30 minute Safety Orientation.

Participants will gain knowledge on basic shop operations and safety requirements as well as what the Automotive Skills Center can offer. Classes are approximately 30 minutes and followed by a short quiz. A qualification card will be issued to attendees upon completion of the class stating their approval to use the facility. No prior registration is needed. Please no late arrivals.

Class Times:

Monday & Thursday: Noon and 5:30 p.m.

Friday: Noon

Saturday: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sunday: Noon

Women's Clinic

The Automotive Skills Center offers a class exclusively for women. This hands-on learning experience covers a variety of topics, from routine maintenance to minor repairs.

Classes are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. Registration is recommended by calling +1 (907)353-7436.

Car Wash

Car Wash

Alaskan roads can leave a thick layer of dirt on your vehicle throughout the year.  Stop by Auto Skills and use one of their three indoor, heated car wash bays to keep your vehicle clean all year round. Each bay also has a vacuum station.


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