Auto Skills


  • Save money, get it done right and have the satisfaction of knowing you did it yourself at your base MWR Auto Skills Center. We specialize in all your automotive needs from changing/balancing tires and lift rental to steam cleaning, diagnostic and code reading. We supply the tools and the “know-how,” you provide the labor.

    San Diego's largest Auto Skills Center is at Naval Base San Diego, with over 100 stalls including seven drive-on vehicle lifts, three tire/brake lifts and a Convenience Store which stocks approximately 3,000 line items for performing routine maintenance, tune ups and brake work. Special order parts are available on normally a same day basis. Complete re-manufactured engines available at jobber prices. Automotive Diagnostic, Code Reading and Emission Pre-Checks performed. Brake Drums and Rotors surfaced at a discount when pads or shoes are purchased in our convenience store. A wide variety of other automotive services performed on and off site. Lock Out Services available for a reasonable fee.

    • Technical assistance available on site
    • Pressure wash stall
    • Military base vehicle lock out service, call 619-556-7009
    • Overnight or daily stalls available
    • U-Perform routine maintenance, tune-ups and brake work
    • Drive-on vehicle or tire/brake lifts
    • Automotive diagnostic and code reading available
    • Complete re-manufactured engines and other auto parts available at or below jobber prices
    • Purchase your brake pads or shoes in our store and have drums or rotors surfaced at a discount!

    Don’t forget to check out our Automotive Convenience Stores for oil filters, wiper blades and more at greatly discounted prices! We also offer special order parts.

    Facility Contact Information
    Auto Skills Center
    Tuesday-Friday: 11:30 am-7 pm
    Saturday-Sunday: 9 am-4:30 pm
    Bldg. 3234
    Address: Ravencroft & Recreation Way
    Base: Naval Base San Diego (NBSD)
    Vehicle Lock Out Services: Call for availability Monday-Friday, NBSD $20 / NASNI $30
    Phone (Office): 619-556-7009
    Automotive Convenience Store: 619-556-7008
    Fax: 619-556-9323
    Auto Skills Center
    Saturdat & Sunday: 9 am-5 pm
    Closed Weekdays
    Bldg. 825
    Address: McCain Blvd & Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
    Base: Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI)
    Phone: 619-545-7235
    On site mechanic, overnight stalls, daily stalls, steam cleaner, turn rotors and drums, tow dolly, batter charger, bead blaster, RV storage, used vehicle sales lot.
    Long-term parking customers, please call 619-545-7235 for appointment

    Automotive Retail Store

    Auto Skills CenterSave money, get it done right and have the satisfaction of knowing you did it yourself at your base Auto Skills Center. We specialize in all your automotive needs from changing/balancing tires and lift rental to steam cleaning, diagnostic and code reading. We supply the tools and “know how,” you provide the labor. We have hundreds of items in stock and offer Special Order Parts Service!

    Opportunity Lifts

    Safely store and transfer your car with MWR! Opportunity Lifts to Hawaii now available. Contact the NBSD Auto Skills Center at 619-556-7009.

    Locked out of your car?

    Vehicle Lock Out Service now available through NBSD Auto Skills Center. Contact the NBSD Auto Skills Center at 619-556-7009.


  • Car Wash Facilities

    Facility Contact Information
    Car Wash
    Open daily, 24 hours
    Bldg. 3459
    Base: Naval Base San Diego (NBSD)
    Phone: 619-556-7486
    Car Wash
    Open daily, 24 hours
    Bldg. 1495
    Address: Rogers Rd (near Golf Course entrance)
    Base: Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI)
    Phone: 619-545-7235
    Five self service washing stalls, vacuum, air fragrance, carpet cleaning machines, vending supplies
    Car Wash
    Open daily, 24 hours
    Bldg. 1211
    Base: Naval Amphibious Base (NAB)
    Phone: 619-437-3028
    Five self service washing stalls, vacuum, air fragrance, carpet cleaning machines, vending supplies
    Car Wash
    Open daily, 24 hours
    Bldg. adjacent to Bldg. 546
    Base: Naval Base Point Loma, Main Base (NBPL)
    Phone: 619-553-7546
    Three stall car wash with one steam cleaner stall. Vending machines and vacuum.

  • Vehicle Storage

    MWR is here to serve our Sailors! We offer convenient, inexpensive, safe storage for your vehicle while you are on deployment.

    Base Contact Information
    Naval Base San Diego Long Term and Non-Deployed Vehicle Storage:
    Phone: 619-556-3320
    Bldg. 3654
    Mon-Fri: 8 am-3 pm
    Naval Air Station North Island Phone: 619-545-7235
    Bldg. 825
    Daily: 9 am-3 pm
    Naval Amphibious Base Phone: 619-437-3028
    Bldg. 337
    Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-5 pm
    Point Loma NMAWC Sailing Center
    Phone: 619-524-6498
    Bldg. 606
    Daily: 9 am-5 pm