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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

2017 Infiniti QX50

Infiniti QX50

Mileage
58,979
Service Date
9/10/2021
Services Performed
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (70%) Rear (70%) NOISE IS COMING FROM REAR BRAKES. RECOMMEND TURNING ROTORS TO GET RID OF NOISE. NOT A SAFETY CONCERN AT THIS TIME
 
CARRIE V. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/10/2021

2015 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
93,973
Service Date
9/10/2021
Services Performed
  • INSTALL PUSH CLIPS AS NEEDED
 
ROBERT W. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/10/2021

2012 RAM Pickup

RAM Pickup

Mileage
146,489
Service Date
9/3/2021
Services Performed
  • P0441 AND EVAP SMALL LEAK CODES. FOUND FUEL CAP LOOSE, PASSED FORCED EVAP LEAK TEST.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (0%) Rear (0%)
  • INSTALL FRONT AND REAR PADS AND ROTORS
 
SHEILA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/3/2021

2007 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
124,440
Service Date
8/6/2021
Services Performed
  • COULD NOT DUPLICATE
 
JOHN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/30/2021

2008 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
222,833
Service Date
8/16/2021
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.
 
DAVE J. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/19/2021

2005 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
159,573
Service Date
8/11/2021
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.
 
ANDY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/13/2021

2012 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
138,365
Service Date
8/10/2021
Services Performed
  • FOUND HOLE IN A/C CONDENSER
  • 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.
  • CONDENSER – Remove & Replace – XLS,Automatic Trans – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • EVACUATE, RECOVER, & SERVICE A/C SYSTEM
 
CHRISTIAN W. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/13/2021

2012 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
106,686
Service Date
7/26/2021
Services Performed
  • INSTALL BATTERY AND REPLACE TERMINALS
  • NO CODES IN ANY MODULES
 
BILL T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/27/2021

2010 Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave

Mileage
197,114
Service Date
7/21/2021
Services Performed
  • LOOK FOR A/C LEAK IN CONDENSER AREA. CUSTOMER HAS CONDENSER AND LINE IN BACK IF NEEDED.
  • WHEEL HUB – Remove & Replace – Front,Both INCLUDES AXLES CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS
  • FLUSH COOLING SYSTEM. CUSTOMER SUPPLIED FLUSH AND COOLANT.
  • CONDENSER – Remove & Replace –
  • FLUSH A/C
  • AIR COND HOSE – Remove & Replace – Discharge Hose,Hose & Tube Assembly,Condenser to Evaporator – [Includes: R&I Bumper Cover.] – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
 
CARROLL K. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/26/2021

2005 Mercury Mariner

Mercury Mariner

Mileage
204,708
Service Date
7/16/2021
Services Performed
  • INSTALL BATTERY
 
DON S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2021

2018 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
112,966
Service Date
7/13/2021
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.
  • TRANSMISSION OIL FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • 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.
  • CHECK FRONT BRAKES
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – 5.0L Eng
  • ROTATE FRONT TIRES TO REAR
  • REPLACE PINION SEAL
 
JEREMIE T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2021

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