Sorry for the inconvenience but our Car Wash is not currently accepting credit cards for payment. While we are addressing this problem if you come into Auto Hobby Tuesday-Saturday 9am - 6pm to purchase a car wash, we will give you $2 off your car wash until our issue is resolved.
Fairchild Auto Hobby is an automotive dream shop designed with our maintainers in mind. Do the work yourself, or let our expert mechanics handle it for you. You'll find state-of-the-art equipment, tools, lifts, weights, chargers and online automotive resources to help get your vehicles into optimum condition. Come on in and we'll help you get your hands dirty and have some FUN - today!
Offering 13 bays, nine with vehicle lifts, one motorcycle lift, a broad selection of
no cost tools and equipment for your do-it yourself project. Maintenance and repairs are
available for your vehicle and are performed by trained/certified mechanic.
Engine Diagnostics & Troubleshooting
Special Order Parts - US & UK Spec
Double Pass Soap
Double Pass Rinse
Spot Free Rinse
2 Step Soap
Spot Free Rinse
2 Step Soap
Spot Free Rinse
Single Pass Soap
Spot Free Rinse
Learn the basics of Auto maintenance like oil change, putting on a spare tire, and, windshield wiper replacement. Fixing your car yourself can save you big money in the long run.
- Ages 16 +
- $20 min
- 4 / max 6
Call Auto Hobby at 247-2310 to sign up today
The Auto Hobby Shop is holding basic welding classes. Learn the equipment available at the Auto Hobby Shop. Learn basic wire-feed (MIG) welding principles and how to diagnose different types of welds.
The class is geared toward automotive repair and common practices.
- Class is 45 min instruction and 1 hr 15 min hands-on
- Registration is required at least two days prior and cancellation fees apply within 24 hours prior to class.
- For safety reasons, participants must wear long pants (jeans) and closed-toed shoes/boots with no synthetic material, including running shoes.
- 10 am - noon
- $20 equipment and gear provided (however, if you have your own gear you want to use feel free to bring it) - Age 18 and up
- Participants 1 minimum / 4 maximum
- Payment is due at the time of registration.
Call the Auto Hobby Shop at 247-2310 for details and to sign-up.
|Lift Stall||$5.00 per 1/2 hour|
|Flat Stall||$4.50 per 1/2 hour|
|Bench Work||$3.00 per 1/2 hour|
|Mount Truck Tire (Shop Staff)||$12.00 per tire|
|Mount Car Tire (Shop Staff)||$10.00 per tire|
|Balance Truck Tire||$10.00 per tire|
|Balance Car Tire||$8.00|
|Tire Rotation||$20.00 per vehicle|
|Flat Repair Truck||$25.00 per tire|
|Flat Repair Car (tires off)||$25.00 per tire|
|Nitrogen Tire Fill||$6.00 per tire|
|Tire Disposal||$5.00 per tire|
For you Do-It-Yourselfers, each stall is equipped with a general needs toolbox, workbench, lighted work area, and air. Any specialty tools can be checked out through the tool crib. Our knowledgeable staff is available at all times to answer questions and assist you. We even have online automotive resources to help you get to the heart of any problem.
Not interested in doing your own repairs? Great! Our team has more than 130 years of combined mechanics expertise under the hood to quickly diagnose and fix the problem and get you back on the road.
Visit us, enjoy a snack and watch TV! Give us a call today! (509) 247-2310
|Plasma Cutter||$20.00 per hour|
|Oxygen / Acetylene or Arc Welder||$20.00 per hour|
|TIG Welder||$20.00 per hour|
|Wire Feed Welder||$20.00 per hour|
|Minimum Charge||1/2 hour|
|Turn Brake Rotor / Drum||$15.00 each|
|Air Conditioning Service (R134a)||$85.00 plus materials|
|Headlight Aiming||$25.00 per vehicle|
|Lube / Oil Filter||$25.00|
|Lube / Oil Filter|
(Customer Provided Parts)
|Check Engine / Service Light||FREE|
|Transmission Fluid Flush Only||$80.00 plus fluids|
|Coolant Fluid Exchange||$80.00 plus fluids|
|Safety Check Inspection||$45.00 per vehicle|
|Brake Fluid Exchange||$80.00 per vehicle|
|Battery Service||$20.00 each|
|Battery Charge||$7.50 each|
|Lock Out Service|
|$50.00 per lockout|
|$50.00 per jump|
|Shop Labor Rate|
$90.00 per hour
Welcome to the Auto Hobby Shop
Below are some guidelines extracted from our regulations and Operating Instructions. Failure to comply may result in loss of access to shop:
Please sign in at the front desk prior to starting work.
You will be assigned a work area depending on what type of work you intend to do.
Shop staff is available for advice and minor assistance.
If you want us to do the work, current shop labor rates will apply.
See shop staff for disposal of any materials that have been contaminated by carburetor and brake cleaners, engine degreasers, fuel filters and paints
For Safety reasons, children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the work bays.
Children 12 to 15 years are eligible to work one on one with a parent or guardian. (Ask shop staff for details)
Remove all jewelry while working.
Secure loose fitting clothing.
Shirts and closed toed shoes are required in the shop.
Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the premises.
Use of facility for personal monetary gain is prohibited.
Do not remove tools, or equipment from the facility.
Please clean tools, equipment and stall area prior to checking out.
If you do not clean up a $10.00 fee will be added to your bill at check out.
Clean all oil spills immediately to avoid safety hazards and prevent spill from being tracked throughout the shop.
If you have a large spill please notify shop staff, so we can ensure clean-up is in accordance with environmental regulations.
Safety stands are required whenever vehicle is jacked up and must be used in pairs
Obtain authorization from shop staff prior to using equipment.
Due to safety and environmental considerations, work outside of the facility is not permitted.
Overnight parking is not permitted. If you are going to have your vehicle towed, please communicate with staff.
Personal stereos and radios are not permitted to be played in the shop
It is our desire to make the time you spend here as enjoyable as possible. If there is anything you need, or don’t understand please ask.
Tues - Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun & Mon: Closed
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