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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 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
45,762
Service Date
11/14/2019
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.
 
DON H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/14/2019

2004 Pontiac Grand Am

Pontiac Grand Am

Mileage
186,901
Service Date
11/8/2019
Services Performed
  • INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET – Remove & Replace – V6 Manifold – [Includes: R&I Plenum and Fuel Injectors.]
 
DOROTHY L. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/10/2019

2008 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
122,185
Service Date
11/6/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK FOR OVERHEATING AT IDLE. ALSO FAN SEEMS TO RUN A LONG TIME AFTER ENGINE IS OFF
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – LS,LT,LTZ,3.4L Eng
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
BRIAN W. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/9/2019

2006 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
225,371
Service Date
11/4/2019
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • BALANCE AND ROTATE 4 TIRES
  • CHECK FOR NOISE IN FRONT END. ALSO CHECK LEFT FRONT STRUT
  • 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.
  • STRUT – Remove & Replace – 4D Sedan Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • STRUT ASSEMBLY – Removal & Installation – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
 
JEREMIE T. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/4/2019

2016 Acura RDX

Acura RDX

Mileage
45,177
Service Date
10/22/2019
Services Performed
  • JOBBER ALIGNMENT
 
RON M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/4/2019

2006 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
135,388
Service Date
11/1/2019
Services Performed
  • FOUND FLUID LEVEL LOW. NO LEAKS FOUND AT THIS TIME
  • FOUND FRONT HUBS NOISY, UPON INSPECTION, FOUND VACUUM SUPPLY LINE HAD HOLE IN IT, CAUSING LOCKING HUBS TO PARTIALLY ENGAGE. REPAIRED VACUUM SUPPLY, NOISE GONE.
 
SHEILA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/1/2019

2015 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
69,843
Service Date
10/28/2019
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
 
JOSHUA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2019

2010 GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon

Mileage
203,364
Service Date
10/18/2019
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • BALANCE AND ROTATE 4 TIRES
  • BALL JOINT – Remove & Replace – 4WD Lower,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • FOUND DEAD SENSOR ON RF TIRE. REPLACED
  • FOUND MOST VIBRATION COMING FROM TIRE BALANCE. ROTATED AND BALANCED TIRES. VEHICLE WAS SMOOTH ON TEST DRIVE. RECOMMEND REAR BRAKE JOB SOON. PAD LIFE APPROX. 10%.
  • FOUND RF HUB BEARING NOISY, BOTH LOWER BALL JOINTS WORN. UPPER BALL JOINTS NOT RECOMMENDED AT THIS TIME, BUT DO HAVE SOME WEAR.
  • LABOR DEDUCTION FOR OVERLAP WITH BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT
 
KENT S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/23/2019

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