At Jim Grizzle Tire, we understand the importance of routine maintenance and tune-ups in extending your vehicle’s lifespan and avoiding costly auto repairs. Let our team of expert technicians inspect your vehicle to ensure it is road-ready for safe travels ahead. With three convenient locations across Arkansas, we’re the trusted name from Fort Smith to Van Buren and beyond for all your auto repair and maintenance needs.

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Regularly scheduling oil changes is one of the easiest and most efficient methods to extend your vehicle’s lifespan. Oil changes offer a multitude of advantages, such as enhancing fuel efficiency, minimizing emissions, and optimizing your vehicle performance.


Spotting damage or leaks in your vehicle’s A/C system can be a proactive and cost-effective measure, ensuring everyone’s comfort and well-being during your car journeys. Explore how Team Grizzle can efficiently service and fix your A/C system, keeping it in top condition when you need it most.


Ensuring your family’s safety on the road is paramount, and your vehicle’s brakes are essential for achieving that. Visit any of our three Arkansas locations and let our skilled experts conduct a thorough brake inspection. Rest easy knowing your brakes are in excellent condition as you hit the road with confidence.


Lift kits offer numerous benefits, boosting customization and vehicle performance. When deciding between a body lift or suspension lift, consider factors like warranty, fuel economy, and driving dynamics. At Jim Grizzle Tire, we offer top lift kit brands with diverse options to match your preferences and goals.


You can rely on the certified technicians at Jim Grizzle Tire to ensure a smooth and safe ride for your vehicle. Whether you need new tires, flat tire repairs, or a wide range of top-notch tire services, including wheel alignments, tire installations, balancing, rotations, inspections, flat repairs, and more, we have all your tire needs covered in the Fort Smith, Van Buren and surrounding areas.

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The drivetrain, responsible for transferring power from the engine to the wheels, is one of your vehicle’s most complex systems. Consistent differential maintenance is key to prevent wear and damage, ultimately extending the life of your drivetrain. Drivetrain failure can pose a serious risk on the road, making regular maintenance essential for your vehicle’s safety and longevity.

Your vehicle features intricate electrical systems comprising components like the battery, lights, and alternator. Any faults or deviations from the operating parameters are logged, triggering warning lights. When dashboard warning lights illuminate, it’s crucial to bring your vehicle to the experts promptly for a thorough inspection and necessary repairs.

Your vehicle’s exhaust system functions actively to manage the release of harmful exhaust gases while driving. The exhaust and emission control systems collaborate closely to regulate emissions and control noise levels. If you experience excessive noise, gasoline odors, or reduced fuel efficiency and acceleration.

Engine replacement ranks among the auto industry’s costliest repairs. Regular maintenance curbs this expense and ensures engine longevity. Neglecting the check engine light can lead to severe consequences. Early warning sign ignorance might lead to total vehicle shutdown. Prompt issue diagnosis by our experts is just a request away.

Vehicles comprise various mechanical systems relying on fluids for lubrication and cooling. To meet these needs, we offer a range of Fluid Exchange services, covering transmission, radiator, coolant system, brake system, differential, and power steering. Visit any of our three Arkansas locations, and our experienced mechanics will perform necessary fluid exchanges to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

If you’re experiencing sluggish acceleration or poor performance while driving, it may be a sign that your vehicle’s fuel system needs cleaning or a fuel injection service. A clogged fuel filter or system can adversely affect fuel efficiency and your vehicle’s overall performance. Whether you require a fuel system cleaning, fuel filter replacement, or fuel injection service, you can trust our skilled technicians to effectively address the issue.

Whether your headlight has a crack allowing water to fog up the lens or your brake light experiences an electrical issue causing it to short out, our professional and experienced technicians can handle any challenge. Team Grizzle prioritized your safety on the road, so give us a call or stop by for bulb replacements or any headlight or taillight repairs you might need.

Don’t leave your used car purchase to chance. It’s crucial to thoroughly understand the vehicle’s history before making a significant decision. While services like Carfax reports provided by many dealerships can shed light on a vehicle’s background, they can’t definitively determine its safety for driving. Ensure your peace of mind by requesting a pre-purchase inspection today.

Your engine’s cooling system serves three main functions: preventing overheating, maintaining the engine’s temperature for emission requirements, and providing heat in winter. Components like the thermostat, water pump, electric cooling fan, radiator, and hoses work together, emphasizing the importance of regular maintenance. We recommend an annual coolant flush and inspection for signs of corrosion, fractures, or leaks to ensure optimal system performance.

Your vehicle’s steering and suspension system are critical for road control, bearing the weight of your vehicle and ensuring a safe, smooth ride by keeping tires in contact with the road. Regular inspections, including shocks and struts, are essential—at least once a year or more frequently based on driving conditions. Watch for common signs of issues such as tire shaking, steering difficulties, vehicle pulling, or persistent bouncing after bumps. Stay vigilant for these indicators to address steering or suspension concerns promptly.

Your vehicle’s speedometer serves two critical purposes: ensuring your safety and keeping you within the legal speed limit. It’s crucial to have a functioning and accurate speedometer at all times. If you encounter any issues or have doubts about its accuracy, please visit any of our locations for a thorough inspection, repair, or calibration service.

The transmission plays a vital role in ensuring a smooth transfer of engine power to the tires, enhancing driver control and safety. Without proper maintenance, your vehicle’s transmission can experience issues that significantly impact your driving experience. Signs of transmission problems include grinding noises, gear slipping, hard shifting, and other disruptive issues. It is recommended to have a transmission fluid exchange every 50,000 miles to maintain optimal performance.

To keep your transmission in good condition, consider the following tips: avoid shifting while the car is still in motion, refrain from riding the brakes excessively, and allow a few minutes for the engine to warm up before engaging gears. These practices contribute to the overall well-being of your transmission.

At Jim Grizzle Tire, we understand the significance of avoiding any fleet downtime for your business. Our skilled technicians provide comprehensive services, maintenance, and repairs to ensure your peace of mind and enable you to concentrate on serving your customers. Our fleet management and maintenance services encompass a wide range of offerings, including but not limited to

  • Brake Repair and Maintenance 
  • Computer Diagnostics 
  • DOT Inspections 
  • Jump Starts 
  • Oil Changes 
  • Preventative Maintenance 
  • Tire Repair & Replacement 
  • Transmission Services 
  • Vehicle Maintenance Record & Budget 
  • Windshield Replacement

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Don’t let auto repairs and tire expenses strain your budget. With our flexible financing options, you can access the automotive services and maintenance you need now and pay conveniently over time. Trust Jim Grizzle Tire to keep your vehicle in prime condition, ensuring you hit the road with confidence for all your adventures.