Auto Hobby

Building 1436, Located behind the Kadena Housing Office
Mobile • (036) 868-2221
Kadena DSN • 966-7355
Marine Camps DSN • 99-03-4580-0135 (Dial 6 – 7355)
From US • 1-512-672-7355

Hours of Operation

Maintenance
Monday – Friday • 8 am – 5 pm
Weekends • Closed
Holidays • Closed

Tool Room
Monday – Friday • 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday • 8 am – 8 pm
Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm

Parts Store
Monday – Friday • 8 am – 7 pm
Saturday • 8 am – 8 pm
Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm

The Kadena Auto Hobby  Center offers a variety of services for the automotive enthusiast. Services include battery charging, air conditioner charging, towing, brake work and diagnostic services. There are two work stalls, six auto lifts and limited vehicle and engine storage.

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Services

• Auto Resale Registration
• Auto Junking Service
*Auto Resale Lot (Lemon Lot) located on the corner of Kuter Blvd and Davis Ave, next to the Laundry Center.


New and Rebuilt Parts
• Vehicle Repair and A/C Service
Phone-In Auto Parts Ordering Service • 966-7355
Have vehicle registration and credit card ready.


Towing
Monday – Friday • 8 am – 5 pm
$44 • Per hour
*Not available on weekends and is limited or contingent on available personnel.


Lockout and Jumpstart
Monday – Friday • 8 am – 6 pm
Saturdays • 8 am – 7 pm
Sundays • 10 am – 4 pm
$22 • Per hour on base
$44 • Per hour off base
*Service is limited or contingent on available personnel.


Insurance
• American Insurance
• Japanese Compulsory Insurance (JCI)
• Vehicle De-registration
• Title Transfer
• Dwelling/Personal Property Insurance


We Care About Your Car Care Program
Bring your spouse’s deployment orders to the Airmen and Family Readiness Center in building 220 to get a voucher for one free safety inspection and oil change.   

Shop Services & Fees

Service Center • (036) 868-2232


Indoor Automotive Work Stalls with Lift
$4 • Per hour

Indoor Automotive Work Stalls without Lift
$3 • Per hour

Temporary Outdoor Vehicle Storage
$8 • Per day
The first 7 days can be approved by the shift supervisor but the next 7 days can only be authorized by the manager. Must be approved in advance. Any vehicle in the compound after 24 hours will be charged storage.

Temporary Indoor Vehicle Storage
$8 • Per night
Can only be authorized by the shift supervisor. Double hourly rate is charged if vehicle is in work stall during regular open hours and the customer is not working on it only if there is a waiting list.

Engine Storage
$3 • Day

Auto Resale Lot
$10 • Per 14 days
In and out for 14 days on lot.

Troubleshooting
$44 • Per hour

Machining of Brake Rotors or Drums
$12.50 • Each
Must be removed from vehicle and disassembled by owner.

Charging/Starting System Diagnostics Check
 $10 • Each

Battery Test
$5 • Each

Battery Charging
$4 • Each

Towing and Service Calls
$44 • Per hour
On or off base. Billing begins when wrecker leaves shop and ends when wrecker returns to shop. Does not include expressway or ferry tolls.

Towing Damaged Vehicles
$80 • Tow
Includes vehicles that will not roll freely, will not start, or require booming.

Jump Starting
$22 • 1/2 hour on base
$44 • Per hour off base

Vehicle Lock-out
$22 • Per hour on base
$44 • Per hour off base

Tire plugging
$6 • Each

Valve Stem Replacement
$4 • Each
Cost does not include parts.

Tire Rotation
$15 • Per vehicle
Removing all wheels and swapping position.

Tire changing
$5 • Per tire
Cars and light trucks. Removing and remounting each tire.

Tire changing
$10 • Per tire
Cars 45 series and below or large truck tires. Removing and remounting each tire.

Tire/ Wheel Balancing
$6 • Per tire
Standard wheel (hammer-on type weights).

Tire/Wheel Balancing
$8 • Per tire
Aluminum or Mag wheels (stick on weights).

Tire/Wheel Balancing
$10 • Per tire
Large tires/off road truck tires (may need to purchase weights).

R-134a Services
$85 • Per vehicle
Recover/recycle/vacuum/leak test/charge system.

R-134a Services
$100 • Per vehicle
Recover/recycle/vacuum/leak test/charge dual AC system.

Oil Filter & Oil Change
$16.50 • Per vehicle
Parts extra

Safety Inspection
$55 • Per vehicle
Estimated time frame can be 2 to 3 hours depending on the condition of the vehicle.

Completion of Work Customer Started
$55 • Per hour
Performed at the discretion of management.

Antifreeze Disposal
$1 • Per gallon

Battery Disposal
Free

Tire Disposal
$3 • Each

Repair Flat Rate
$44 • Per hour

* All items must be returned by 5 pm on date of rental.
** Service is limited or contingent on available personnel.