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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 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

2010 Mazda CX-7

Mazda CX-7

Mileage
115,733
Service Date
8/9/2019
Services Performed
  • INSTALL AIR FILTER
 
ALMELI – LILI D. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2019

2009 Lexus IS 250

Lexus IS 250

Mileage
74,220
Service Date
8/6/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK VIBRATION AND NOISE IN DRIVETRAIN
  • OVERCHARGED, RECOVERED AND CHARGED WITH CORRECT AMOUNT
  • FOUND WIRING HARNESS ROUTED WRONG IN DOOR. ROUTED CORRECTLY
 
THAO D. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2019

2006 Volkswagen New Beetle

Volkswagen New Beetle

Mileage
63,062
Service Date
8/5/2019
Services Performed
  • BRAKE LIGHT BULB – Remove and Replace – One Side
 
GENE W. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/5/2019

2004 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
194,494
Service Date
7/17/2019
Services Performed
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • STEERING KNUCKLE – Remove and Replace – R1500,RWD One Side – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
 
WILLIAM T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/18/2019

2004 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
164,100
Service Date
7/3/2019
Services Performed
  • FOUND LEFT FRONT WHEEL BEARING BAD
 
ANA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2019

2006 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
167,648
Service Date
7/12/2019
Services Performed
  • LOCATE and ADVISE POSS COOLANT LEAK
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • RADIATOR – Remove and Replace – Automatic Trans
 
JOHNNY C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/12/2019

2013 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
163,972
Service Date
7/9/2019
Services Performed
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove and Replace – Front,One Side – [Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable).]
 
SARAH A. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/10/2019

2011 Ford Econoline

Ford Econoline

Mileage
65,035
Service Date
6/26/2019
Services Performed
  • MOUNT AND BALANCE 2 TIRES
 
STEVE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2019

2013 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
119,545
Service Date
6/25/2019
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
  • SECURE LOWER GRILLE AND INSTALL SPLASH SHIELD ( IN PASSENGER SEAT)
  • PULL PLUG TO CHECK CONDITION AND CHECK FOR OTHER POSSIBLE DUE MAINTENANCE ITEMS.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
 
AJ J. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2019

2006 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
79,271
Service Date
5/8/2019
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.
 
PHYLLIS S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/13/2019