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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

2004 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
155,289
Service Date
6/10/2021
Services Performed
  • A/C COMPRESSOR – Remove & Replace – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • Service air conditioner. Check condition of all belts and lines. Evacuate and recharge with reclaimed R-134. Test system performance.
 
DENISE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2021

2011 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
132,809
Service Date
6/9/2021
Services Performed
  • REMOVED INTAKE TO PERFORM COMPRESSION TEST. FOUND CYLINDER 3 TO HAVE LOW COMPRESSION. NEED TO PULL HEAD FOR FURTHER INSPECTION.
 
JERRY J. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/10/2021

2016 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
129,938
Service Date
5/3/2021
Services Performed
  • FOUND P0303. IGNITION COIL ON NUMBER 3 CYL HAS FAILED. SPARK PLUGS ARE WORN. RECOMMEND SET OF PLUGS AND #3 COIL.
  • IGNITION COIL – Remove & Replace –
 
LEAH R. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/4/2021

2015 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
82,411
Service Date
5/3/2021
Services Performed
  • MASTER CYLINDER – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Bleed Brake System. NOTE: Deduct .4 when used in conjunction with any other Brake operation(s).]
  • NO BRAKES
 
TASHA S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/4/2021

2011 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
107,644
Service Date
4/20/2021
Services Performed
  • SPARK PLUGS AND WIRES- Remove & Replace – 1500,V8,Gas/Ethanol ******CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PLUGS AND WIRES*******
 
BILL R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/21/2021

2007 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country

Mileage
195,741
Service Date
4/15/2021
Services Performed
  • FUEL PUMP – Remove & Replace CUSTOMER SUPPLIED AND DIAGNOSED.
 
MELVIN T. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/16/2021

2010 Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger

Mileage
204,793
Service Date
4/14/2021
Services Performed
  • A/C COMPRESSOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Serpentine type Belt(s).]
  • Includes installation of premium brake pads. Machine surface rotors. Clean and lubricate caliper slide mechanisms. Clean and repack wheel bearing if required. Adjust parking brake.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – V6 – [Includes: R&I Upper Intake Manifold.]
 
DUSHAUN R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/15/2021

2016 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban

Mileage
71,446
Service Date
4/5/2021
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
 
NANCY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/7/2021

2006 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
94,103
Service Date
4/1/2021
Services Performed
  • LOCATE & ADVISE POSS COOLANT LEAK
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace
 
FRANK K. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/3/2021

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Ford F-250 Super Duty

Mileage
235,767
Service Date
3/30/2021
Services Performed
  • FOUND SYSTEM LOW. CHARGE AT 1.90 LBS. SPEC 3.53 LBS. NO OBVIOUS LEAK FOUND. CHARGED WITH DYE FOR FURTHER DIAGNOSTICS.
 
KIRK W. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/31/2021

2008 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
135,271
Service Date
3/29/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK FOR RATTLE NOISE ON START UP. DOESNT LAST VERY LONG
  • LOCATE & ADVISE POSS COOLANT LEAK
  • LOCATE & ADVISE POSS OIL LEAK
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace – Automatic Trans
 
GARY P. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2021

2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Mileage
289,338
Service Date
3/19/2021
Services Performed
  • FOUND CONVERTER STOPPED UP.
  • INSTALL CONVERTER
  • 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.
 
LIBBY P. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2021