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YES WE ARE OPEN, Call +1 (803)751-5755 COVID-19 Safety Precautions will be enforced. These precautions include, but are not limited to: Patrons will be screened with questions and temperature prior to being granted access to building. Masks are required at all times while in building. Guides are in place to maintain social distancing. Bay availability is limited at Self-Help to ensure social distancing. The number of patrons allowed inside building at any given time will be limited.

Auto Craft Shop

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The key to keeping your vehicle safe and reliable is regular maintenance.  At Fort Jackson Auto Craft Shop we make it easy for  You-do-it customers.   

The Auto Craft Shop is equipped 21 bays, 12 bays with vehicle lifts, a broad selection of tools and state-of-the-art equipment including online diagnostic databases in our new Computer Library/Classroom, which include vehicle specific wiring diagrams, maintenance information, labor estimates, technical service bulletins, and recalls.

We make it easy and affordable for you to perform regular maintenance on your vehicles by providing space, equipment, and help (if needed). Skilled staff members are on site and will answer technical questions and guide you through your self-service projects. 

We are open to all service members, Retirees, DA Civilians, Fort Jackson Civilians, National Guard members, Reservists, and the Families of all aforementioned patrons.  Family members must be 16 years of age to be in the shop and receive the safety training.

Auto Craft Shop is also disabled accessible thru the bay doors. Auto Detailing is by appointment only. Come meet our Staff!

Price Guide (pdf)

Per-Owned Vehicle Sales Lot

The POV Sales Lot, is operated by Auto Craft Shop, located at the corner parking lot of the Strom Thurmond Building off Marion Ave. Here you can sell your vehicles, boats, trailers, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles. You must have a government ID, proof of registration and insurance to park on the POV Sales Lot. The cost is $10 per vehicle for 30 days and this includes being advertised on the Fort Jackson Auto Craft webpage.

Register your vehicle at Fort Jackson Auto Craft Shop, 5669 Lee Rd.

Shoppers interested in purchasing a vehicle from the lot will find prices and contact information on the vehicle, usually posted near the windshield and the Auto Craft Shop webpage.

The Staff

The Auto Craft Shop staff is a courteous and professional staff well trained in the automotive areas and will assist and guide you with your project.

The Shop

The shop has a total of 21 bays

  • 9 Hydraulic lifts ( 4 posts and 2 posts)
  • 3 Mini hydraulic lift bays
  • 9 Flat bays
  • Bench work area

Lifts and floor jacks that will lift any type of vehicle are located throughout the shop areas. Jack stands in two and five-ton capacities and transmission jacks are also available for use.

Patrons are not permitted to work on a vehicle supported by one jack only; therefore, the shop provides ample jack stands for each bay.

Bench Work Area

The machine room has tables with a bench vise, a hydraulic press, a grinder and a drill press. This area is equipped to rebuild engines, transmissions and other parts. The machine room is treated like all other stall areas in the shop; patrons sweep and clean the tables after each use.

Jack's Car Wash

Located on Strom Thurmond Blvd., beside Burger King, has all your car wash needs. 5 do-it-yourself car wash bays, 1 automatic, 1 brushless automatic, vacuums, and frgmatic shampooers/vacuums.

Outside Parking Area

To accommodate major overhauls, the outside parking are can store up to 20 vehicles awaiting repair and/or repair parts.

Tool Distribution Center

The Tool Room is well stocked with standard and metric tools. Many specialty items are also available including air wrenches, spring and strut compressors, tach and dwell meters, volt and amp meters, cylinder hones, ring groove cleaners, cam bearing installers/removers, drill and some body tools.


All services available are on a first come, first serve basis.


Safety Classes given Thursday through Sunday as needed, on demand. Class lasts approximately 20 minutes, followed by a brief introduction to our shop.

Course Highlight

  • Patron Safety
  • Proper use of equipment
  • Control and management of hazardous material disposal
  • Fort Jackson mandatory recycling program

A DA Form 3031-1 (Qualification Card) will be issued to patrons after attending the training. The card is valid at other Auto Skills facilities.

Clean up begins a half hour prior to close. Please plan accordingly.

Auto Detailing


Auto Craft Shop now has detailing available Thursday-Sunday. 

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