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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

2015 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
121,252
Service Date
1/26/2023
Services Performed
  • Battery Cable Ends/Terminals Corroded Causing Headlights Pulsing.. Cleaned Terminals and pulsing went away..
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – V8
  • Replace rear brake pads. Inspect condition and thickness of rear brake disc rotors. Retract rear brake caliper actuators. Clean and lubricate rear brake caliper slide mechanism. Adjust parking brake. Road test vehicle.
  • 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.
 
BETTY W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/26/2023

2007 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
142,578
Service Date
1/18/2023
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.
  • CHECK BATTERY
 
JOHN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2023

2013 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
108,666
Service Date
1/12/2023
Services Performed
  • P0336-CKP CIRCUIT
  • C/S VEHICLE RUNS POORLY AFTER FILL UP… CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR – Remove & Replace
 
MICAYLEE G. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2023

2010 Mazda CX-7

Mazda CX-7

Mileage
139,888
Service Date
12/30/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK FOR NO POWER STEERING
  • POWER STEERING PUMP – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Bleed System.]
  • JOHNS AUTO CENTER CONDUCTS A VISUAL COURTESY CHECK THAT GOES OVER SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND MAINTENANCE ITEMS ON YOUR CAR TO PREVENT UNEXPECTED BREAKDOWNS.
  • 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.
 
ALMELI – LILI D. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/30/2022

2007 Cadillac CTS

Cadillac CTS

Mileage
187,211
Service Date
12/1/2022
Services Performed
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • FOUND WATER IN FUEL
  • CLEAN FUEL LINES
 
CESAR H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/8/2022

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
246,249
Service Date
11/29/2022
Services Performed
  • C/S WAS TOLD BY TRANSMISSION SHOP THAT VEHICLE HAS A MISFIRE AND COMPUTER IS NOT LETTING TRUCK GO IN TO LOCKUP
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – F150,V6
  • PERFORM INDUCTION SERVICE
 
BRANDON J. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/1/2022

2019 Lincoln Navigator

Lincoln Navigator

Mileage
86,984
Service Date
11/29/2022
Services Performed
  • LOCATE & ADVISE POSS COOLANT LEAK
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • HEATER HOSES – Remove & Replace – Main,Both – [NOTE: Deduct 0.2 when used in conjunction with Radiator Hose(s) – R&R.]
 
DENNY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/30/2022

2006 Nissan 350Z

Nissan 350Z

Mileage
175,708
Service Date
11/18/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND AFTERMARKET BREATHER TUBE RUBBING BODY, POSITION TUBE DIFFERENTLY TO ELIMINATE PROBLEM
  • REAR TIMING COVER LEAKING, REPLACE GASKET AS NEEDED
  • TIMING CHAIN – Remove & Replace – All 3 Chains in order to replace rear timing cover seals-chains guides and tensioners not changed
 
KIM B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/23/2022

2016 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
93,069
Service Date
11/17/2022
Services Performed
  • P0442-EVAP SMALL LEAK DETECTED FOUND PURGE SOLENOID NOT WORKING PROPERLY-REPLACED AS NEEDED
  • EVAPORATIVE CANISTER PURGE SOLENOID – Remove & Replace
 
JANET G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/17/2022

2013 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
74,063
Service Date
11/11/2022
Services Performed
  • ELECTRONIC STEERING MOTOR COUPLER – Remove & Replace – [Includes: R&I Steering Column Assembly.]
  • SECURE FRONT BUMPER COVER
  • MISC. PARTS
 
JAMES R. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/11/2022

2016 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
89,883
Service Date
11/4/2022
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.
  • ROTATE FRONT TIRES TO REAR
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (40%) Rear (40%)
 
IAN R. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/10/2022

2017 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
31,166
Service Date
10/27/2022
Services Performed
  • CLEANED AND LUBRICATED SUNROOF TRACKS
 
MIKE D. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/27/2022