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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 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
80,664
Service Date
10/18/2019
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.
 
BOB J. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/19/2019

2014 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
135,620
Service Date
10/11/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL AND CONDITION
  • FOUND BATTERY BAD. CHARGING SYSTEM CHECKS GOOD AT THIS TIME
  • FOUND BLEND DOOR LEVER OFF OF ACTUATOR. MADE BUSHING TO HOLD LEVER IN PLACE. SYSTEM WORKS GOOD AT THIS TIME
  • IGNITION COIL – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • P0301-CYLINDER 1 MISFIRE FOUND #1 COIL FAULTY
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (%) Rear (%)
 
BRIAN G. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2019

2004 Toyota Sequoia

Toyota Sequoia

Mileage
318,207
Service Date
10/1/2019
Services Performed
  • FOUND BAD BEARINGS, RING AND PINION IN REAREND.
  • REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY – INCL BLEED BRAKES
 
JIMMY K. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/2/2019

2004 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
181,425
Service Date
9/25/2019
Services Performed
  • Diagnose air conditioning system
  • FOUND LEFT FRONT TIRE TO HAVE STEEL SHOWING AND IS OUT OF ROUND. RECOMMEND 4 TIRES AND ALIGNMENT
  • FOUND POWER STEERING PUMP MAKING NOISE DUE TO BEING LOW ON FLUID. POWER STEERING RETURN HOSE IS LEAKING
 
LISA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/25/2019

2011 Toyota Avalon

Toyota Avalon

Mileage
131,197
Service Date
9/6/2019
Services Performed
  • Replace front disc pads
 
JOHN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/7/2019

2009 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
349,065
Service Date
9/4/2019
Services Performed
  • SYSTEM WAS LOW, CHARGED WITH DIAGNOSTIC DYE.
 
BOBBY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/6/2019

2014 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
57,017
Service Date
8/26/2019
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
 
DON H. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/26/2019

2012 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
88,116
Service Date
8/22/2019
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.
 
BILL T. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/24/2019

2004 Toyota Sequoia

Toyota Sequoia

Mileage
315,523
Service Date
8/12/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK WHEEL BEARINGS
  • CUSTOMER WAS ADVISED STEERING RACK NEEDED REPLACEMENT. – PLEASE CONFIRM
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove and Replace – 4WD Front,One Side – [Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable).]
 
JIMMY K. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/22/2019

2006 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
85,408
Service Date
8/21/2019
Services Performed
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • Inspect charging system
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
 
SUSAN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/21/2019

2004 Lincoln Aviator

Lincoln Aviator

Mileage
108,201
Service Date
8/15/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK FOR SUSPENSION NOISE IN FRONT. CUSTOMER CAN DUPLICATE BY STANDING ON DRIVER SIDE RUNNING BOARD AND SHAKING VEHICLE.
  • BALL JOINT – Remove and Replace – Upper,One Side – [Serviced with Control Arm.] – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
 
JAMES E. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/17/2019

2005 Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer

Mileage
222,803
Service Date
8/14/2019
Services Performed
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • FOUND KEY FAULTY AND UN PROGRAMMED PATS RECEIVER. NEEDS TWO NEW KEYS AND PARAMETER RESET
  • MODULE RE PROGRAMMED
  • KEY
 
AMANDA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/16/2019