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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

2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
205,141
Service Date
6/23/2020
Services Performed
  • P0420-BANK ONE CAT EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD. FOUND CONVERTER FAULTY. P0A93- INVERTER COOLING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE FOUND VEHICLE UNDER RECALL FOR THIS CODE
 
GARRETT B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/25/2020

2012 Ford Flex

Ford Flex

Mileage
100,784
Service Date
6/23/2020
Services Performed
  • C/S LOUD ROAD NOISE OR GRINDING WHILE DRIVING.
  • TRANSFER CASE ASSEMBLY – Removal & Installation – Twin Turbocharger
 
LISA I. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/23/2020

2006 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
148,468
Service Date
6/15/2020
Services Performed
  • ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • FOUND NO COMMUNICATION WITH PCM. CHECK ALL POWERS AND GROUNDS. CHECKED GOOD AT THIS TIME. REMOVED PCM AND OPENED UP AND PCM HAD BEEN UNDER WATER. REPLACED AS NEEDED
  • INSTALLED TIRE PLUG
  • LEFT REAR TIRE FLAT
  • MODULE RE PROGRAMMED
  • TOW VEHICLE
 
EDDIE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2020

2013 Scion xB

Scion xB

Mileage
77,085
Service Date
6/16/2020
Services Performed
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: R&I Glove Box.]
  • NO LEAKS FOUND AT THIS TIME. FOUND CABIN FILTERS DIRTY.
 
VICKI C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2020

2007 Honda Element

Honda Element

Mileage
259,123
Service Date
6/16/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL FRONT PADS AND ROTORS
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (0%) Rear (50%)
 
ASHLEY A. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2020

2006 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
232,042
Service Date
6/11/2020
Services Performed
  • HEATER CORE – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: R&I Instrument Panel.] – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • 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.
  • WATER INTRUSION – LEAKS OUT OF HVAC BOX INTO FLOORBOARD
 
JEREMIE T. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/12/2020

2011 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
145,546
Service Date
6/5/2020
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.
 
KAREN D. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/7/2020

2010 Mazda CX-7

Mazda CX-7

Mileage
120,529
Service Date
6/5/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND DRAIN PLUG LEAKING. ADVISED CUSTOMER TO REPLACE NEXT OIL CHANGE
 
ALMELI – LILI D. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/5/2020

2012 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
87,709
Service Date
5/29/2020
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – Lower Right,w/o Subframe Removal – [NOTE: OEM Procedures state to either R&I Powertrain or the Subframe assemblies to replace this component. Several sources indicate removal and installation of this component can be comp
  • INSTALL CAM BOLT ON LEFT FRONT FOR ADDITIONAL ADJUSTMENT
 
NATHAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/30/2020

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