Welcome to Payne's Service Center, Durham's complete auto service center

Formerly Melton's Service Center

We still have the same ASE certified mechanics, staff and great service.

About Us

Our Shop

 ASE Certified Technicians

2 Blocks from East Campus!

We Work on All Makes & Models

We are a Certified North Carolina State Vehicle Inspection Facility

Some of our services include:

  • Oil Changes
  • Factory Scheduled Maintenance
  • North Carolina State Vehicle Inspections
  • Tire Rotation & Replacement
  • Flat Tire Repair
  • Engine Repair & Performance Diagnostics
  • Exhaust & Muffler Repair
  • A/C Repair
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Brakes
  • Tire Sales
  • Transmission Repair
  • Suspension & Steering
  • Filter Replacements
  • Fluid Flushes
  • Pre-Purchase Vehicle Inspections

Family Owned & Operated

We offer :

12 month/12,000 mile warranty on all parts and labor.

Our ASE certified technicians undergo many hours of training each year and specialize in all aspects of auto repair, from routine maintenance to complex engine repairs. Our staff includes VW, Toyota, and Subaru repair specialists who hold ASE Master Certifications, a very difficult accomplishment. For your convenience, we offer early bird/after hours drop off, and new tire sales.Due for an oil change or inspection? Need a second opinion about a repair? We’d love to help. Everyone on our team of ASE certified technicians is highly skilled at working on all years, makes and models of domestic and import cars, trucks, SUVs and hybrids. Schedule your next appointment and find out why Durham drivers know and trust Payne’s Service Center. 

Contact Us

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. 

Vehicle drop-offs begin at 7:00am
Repairs begin at 7:30am   

Payne's Service Center

719 Iredell Street, Durham, NC 27705

(919) 286-7633


 Mon-Fri: 7:00am to 5:30pm 

Drop us a line!