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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

2008 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

Mileage
158,355
Service Date
9/21/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND LEFT FRONT WHEEL BEARING MAKING NOISE
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove & Replace – One Side,Front
 
KAM V. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/22/2022

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
175,820
Service Date
9/19/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK FRONT END AND ADVISE
  • BALL JOINT – Remove & Replace – F150,RWD Lower,Both,w/o Steering Knuckle Removal – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace – V8,Gas
 
JAMES K. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/21/2022

2005 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
192,374
Service Date
9/16/2022
Services Performed
  • CHARGE A/C WITH LEAK DETECTION DYE
  • Service air conditioner. Check condition of all belts and lines. Evacuate and recharge with reclaimed R-134. Test system performance.
 
SHAWNA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/21/2022

2013 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
71,967
Service Date
9/15/2022
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.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (40%) Rear (50%)
 
DALE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/16/2022

2016 Dodge Journey

Dodge Journey

Mileage
118,554
Service Date
9/9/2022
Services Performed
  • INSTALL AND PROGRAM TPMS SENSOR
 
CRAIG L. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/9/2022

2011 GMC Terrain

GMC Terrain

Mileage
142,313
Service Date
9/2/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND TRANSPONDER IN IGNITION KEY FAULTY-REPLACED AS NEED
  • CHECK AND REPAIR
  • MODULE RE PROGRAMMED
  • KEY
  • INSTALLED TIRE PLUG
  • TOW VEHICLE
 
CARLA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/7/2022

2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Ford F-250 Super Duty

Mileage
83,965
Service Date
8/19/2022
Services Performed
  • INSTALL CABIN AIR FILTER
 
CLAYTON M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/23/2022

2007 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
137,880
Service Date
8/18/2022
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.
 
JOHN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/24/2022

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mileage
95,259
Service Date
8/19/2022
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.
 
MICHELE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/19/2022

2015 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

Mileage
73,375
Service Date
8/18/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM-HAS TO CHARGE BATTERY OFTEN TO GET VEHICLE TO START
 
JENNIFER C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/18/2022

2017 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
65,191
Service Date
7/29/2022
Services Performed
  • WINDSHIELD WASHER INOP
  • WASHER PUMP – Remove & Replace
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (%) Rear (%)
  • 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.
 
KAREN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2022

2019 Nissan Kicks

Nissan Kicks

Mileage
27,338
Service Date
7/29/2022
Services Performed
  • A/C IS FULLY CHARGED AND PRESSURES LOOK GOOD AT THIS TIME. NO REPAIRS NEEDED
 
KRIS G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2022