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Welcome to John's Auto Center,
your car care center in Fort Smith, AR!

SERVING FORT SMITH AND THE SURROUNDING AREA SINCE 1970!

Established in 1970, John's Auto Center strives to meet the needs of every customer by providing the best automotive experience at competitive rates and in a timely manner. Our goal is to clearly explain each vehicle’s diagnosis and plan for repair to your satisfaction. You can trust our team of certified technicians to provide you with high-quality automotive repairs and service and know that your car will be handled with the latest in diagnostic technology and equipment.

If you’re looking for auto repair in Fort Smith, AR, you’ve found us. Here at John's Auto Center we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Fort Smith car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day. We aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back and have you recommending us to your friends!

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Fort Smith, we are totally confident that John's Auto Center is the best option in town!

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Need a ride to work or home after dropping off your vehicle?

No problem!

Need a tow fast?

We provide
24 Hour Wrecker Service

Roll Back or Wheel Lift
Winch Outs
Unlocks
Abandon Car Removal

We service most foreign and domestic models from general maintenance to complete engine overhauls.

Let us be your automotive care provider!

About John's Auto Center Fort Smith, AR

John's Auto Center is a family owned and operated business caring for our River Valley customers in the same location for nearly 50 years. John opened the doors in 1970 with the vision to do automotive repair faster and better. Our goal has always been to build a long-lasting relationship with each customer based on trust and integrity. We strive to be a one stop shop for all your automotive needs.

Check out our Services for more information, then make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Fort Smith, AR

What sets John's Auto Center apart from all of the others in Fort Smith, AR?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Fort Smith, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At John's Auto Center, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Fort Smith auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Fort Smith, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2016 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
48,752
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • MOUNT AND BALANCE 2 TIRES
 
SHANNON R. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2020

2004 Pontiac Grand Am

Pontiac Grand Am

Mileage
194,073
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • FAILED HYDROCARBON.
  • FAILED HYDROCARBON. MISFIRE IS FROM COOLANT LEAKING INTO CYLINDERS AFTER SITTING A WHILE.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
DOROTHY L. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/22/2020

2013 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue

Mileage
100,086
Service Date
9/2/2020
Services Performed
  • COULD NOT DUPLICATE. HAD HISTORY CODES IN TCM "REVERSE FAILURE"
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
LAURA J. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/3/2020

2008 Nissan Titan

Nissan Titan

Mileage
136,898
Service Date
8/28/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACED SHIFT BUSHING AT END OF SHIFT CABLE. ALSO REPAIRED DETENT THAT FELL OUT DUE TO FAULTY BUSHING
  • TOW VEHICLE
 
BRENT M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/3/2020

2015 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
52,750
Service Date
8/28/2020
Services Performed
  • AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SENSOR – Remove & Replace – 1.6L Eng
  • FOUND OPEN IN AMBIENT AIR TEMP CIRCUIT. ACCESSED AAT, FOUND RODENT DAMAGED WIRING AND TEMP SENSOR. SOLDERED IN NEW PIGTAIL AND REPLACED AMBIENT AIR TEMP SENSOR. AFTER REPAIRING AAT SENSOR, FOUND SEVERAL OTHER RODENT DAMAGES AREAS IN WIRING. REPAIRED SEVERAL CHEWED SPOTS IN WIRING. ALL CODES CLEARED AND DID NOT RETURN ON TEST DRIVE.
  • REPAIR RODENT DAMAGE TO WIRING
 
NORMA-JEAN A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/30/2020

2004 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
189,839
Service Date
8/10/2020
Services Performed
  • Diagnose air conditioning system
  • FOUND LOW FREON LEVEL AND DRIVER'S SIDE FAN MOTOR INOP.
  • FOUND LOW FREON LEVEL AND EXTREMELY DIRTY CABIN AIR FILTER
  • VIBRATION @70
 
LISA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/10/2020

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
112,389
Service Date
7/27/2020
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
JEFF B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/29/2020

2017 GMC Acadia Limited

GMC Acadia Limited

Mileage
55,794
Service Date
7/15/2020
Services Performed
  • Diagnose air conditioning system DOESN'T SEEM TO BE A COLD AS IT SHOULD BE
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
CASEY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/18/2020

2012 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
95,792
Service Date
7/15/2020
Services Performed
  • Replace front brake pad linings and machine front brake disc rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
 
BILL T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2020

2010 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
136,442
Service Date
7/8/2020
Services Performed
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Bleed Cooling System.]
 
JAMES N. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/9/2020

2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Mileage
277,241
Service Date
6/26/2020
Services Performed
  • ADVISE NO START
  • Clean gum and soft carbon deposit from fuel delivery components and inside combustion chamber. Perform complete fuel pressure and volume test. Road test vehicle.
  • COULD NOT DUPLICATE AT THIS TIME
  • Diagnose air conditioning system
  • INSTALL MISSING DOOR PANEL.
  • LOOK FOR LOOSE PLASTIC UNDER FRONT. RE-ATTACH
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • FUEL
 
LIBBY P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/8/2020

2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
205,141
Service Date
6/23/2020
Services Performed
  • P0420-BANK ONE CAT EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD. FOUND CONVERTER FAULTY. P0A93- INVERTER COOLING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE FOUND VEHICLE UNDER RECALL FOR THIS CODE
 
GARRETT B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/25/2020