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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

2012 Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala

Mileage
87,000
Service Date
5/19/2020
Services Performed
  • BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL MODULE – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • REPLACE PIGTAIL
 
DONNA D. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/21/2020

2014 Fiat 500

Fiat 500

Mileage
68,301
Service Date
5/15/2020
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.
 
GAYLA S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/16/2020

2015 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
104,911
Service Date
5/14/2020
Services Performed
  • JOBBER ALIGNMENT
  • PROGRAM CUSTOMER SUPPLIED KEY FOB
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment (where applicable).] CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS
 
BETTY W. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/16/2020

2015 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
68,146
Service Date
5/15/2020
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.
 
WESTLEY P. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/15/2020

2007 Kia Spectra

Kia Spectra

Mileage
199,864
Service Date
5/6/2020
Services Performed
  • C/S VEHICLE WILL NOT GO IN TO GEAR
  • Diagnose air conditioning system
  • TOW VEHICLE
  • TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
CHARLENE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/9/2020

2013 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
60,946
Service Date
4/29/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND FAULTY COMPRESSOR, EXPANSION VALVE AND CONDENSER
 
SHONNIE F. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/29/2020

2007 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country

Mileage
118,329
Service Date
4/24/2020
Services Performed
  • IGNITION COIL – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • 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.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • TOOK FUEL SAMPLE AND IT TESTED NEGATIVE FOR WATER FOUND MISFIRE ON #5 CYLINDER DUE TO IGNITION COIL NOT SENDING SPARK. ALSO FOUND WORN OUT SPARK PLUGS WHICH CAN CAUSE IGNITION COIL FAILURE
  • TOW VEHICLE
 
TAMMY J. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/24/2020

2004 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
177,053
Service Date
4/24/2020
Services Performed
  • COULD NOT DUPLICATE
  • TOW VEHICLE
 
OSCAR N. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/24/2020

2004 Pontiac Grand Am

Pontiac Grand Am

Mileage
190,995
Service Date
4/21/2020
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.
 
DOROTHY L. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2020

2016 Chevrolet Sonic

Chevrolet Sonic

Mileage
77,554
Service Date
4/17/2020
Services Performed
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – Engine Mount,Front,Right Side of Engine Compartment
  • VIBRATION WHEN ENGINE RUNNING
 
RALPH N. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/21/2020

2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
140,607
Service Date
4/17/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL REAR SHOES
  • REAR BRAKES METAL TO METAL. LF HUB IS VERY LOOSE.
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove & Replace – 1500,4WD Front,One Side – [Includes: Repack and adjust Bearings (where applicable). Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable).]
 
STOKES P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/20/2020

2015 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
40,619
Service Date
4/17/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD HITTING ANOTHER EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD. INSTALL SELF TAPPING SCREWS TO CONNECTOR THE TWO HEAT SHIELD. ADVISED CUSTOMER TO TAKE AND TRY
 
DERRICK W. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/17/2020