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Auto Crafts Center

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Auto Crafts will be closed due to a scheduled power outage on September, Oct 10.

REOPENING ANNOUNCEMENT: APG Auto Crafts is open for business! Open SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS ONLY at this time.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

  • First reservation is 8 a.m. and last at 3:45 p.m.
  • To make a reservation during the week, call: 410-278-2134 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Auto Shop can be called directly on weekends: 410-278-5178

We are so pleased to once again offer this great service. Please note that operations will be limited due to COVID-19 safety measures. All new procedures will be explained in detail when reservations are made. All safety measures must be followed. Patrons who fail to abide by the safety protocol will be immediately dismissed from the property without refund.


The Auto Craft Center is a self-help facility featuring:

  • 9 Hydraulic Lift Bays
  • 4 General Flat Bays
  • 3 Body Shop Bays
  • Tire Change Station Bay
  • Wheel Alignment Bay
  • Paint Room Bay

There are knowledgeable personnel available for technical assistance. We offer a clean, safe, and earth-friendly environment to repair and perform maintenance on your privately-owned vehicles and equipment. General tools and some specialty tools are also available. You do the work – we ensure quality standards are met.

Qualification cards are accepted from other military installations or, ask our Auto Craft staff about getting your APG card.

You can:

  • use our OBD II scanner to scan your vehicles for emission failure codes
  • have your rotors/drums turned for you on our brake lathe
  • use our tire changers to mount tires... including low profile tires
  • use our computer wheel balancer
  • use our wheel alignment system
  • rent our car tow dolly
  • use our state of the art ALLDATA Repair® internet maintenance manual library
  • access the Chilton® Library online auto repair database.
  • and much more!
Basic Equipment Rental Fees

$2 off bay fees for Active Duty and Immediate Family

Item Price
General Bay $8 per hr, per vehicle
Lift Bay $10 per hr, per vehicle
Computer Wheel Balancer (weights included) $8 per tire
Tire Changer (regular) $5 per tire
Tire Changer (low profile) $9 per tire
Paint Booth $15 per hr or $55 per day
Battery Charger $5 per use
Brake Lathe $12 per rotor/drum
Hydraulic Press $4 per use
Glass Beading $10 per 30 min.
Welding $10 per 30 min.
Check Engine Light Diagnostic $7 per vehicle
Wet/Dry Vacuum $2 per use
Waste Oil Disposal Fee $1 per gal/oil fill
Motorcycle Portable Lift $5 per hour
Car Dolly with 2" Tow Ball $8 per hr or $40 per day
Wheel Alignment $70 per vehicle
Vehicle Storage (outside of building) $7 per day


All prices subject to change.

Long Term Storage Fees

1st Month: $80   •   2nd Month: $90   •   3rd Month: $100

After the third month, fees will be $120 per month, up to a maximum of six months. After that, if owner does not pay, fees become delinquent and vehicles will be considered abandoned and reported to APG law enforcement, and will be towed at owner's expense.