Port Clinton Auto Repair

Ottawa County’s oldest family owned auto repair facility, family owned since 1949

Port Clinton Auto Repair is a state-of-the-art auto repair and custom muffler center located in downtown Port Clinton, Ohio. Our years of experience make us the perfect people for your auto repair needs and services.

"Where we treat your car like family"

   Repair Services

We take your car very seriously here at Port Clinton Auto Repair. Rest assured that when you bring your car in, it will be serviced professionally and in a timely manner.

   Preventative Care

Carrying quality parts is always an important piece of quality repairs, and Port Clinton Auto Repair is no exception. Expect nothing less than the best for your vehicle.

   Help & FAQs

At what milage should I get specific services? First check the manual for your automobile. If your manual is missing or does not answer your question, feel free to contact us.

Your trusted choice for the following quality services:


  • We service all makes and models
  • Brakes
  • Suspension
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Cooling System
  • Diagnostics
  • Engine Repair
  • Electrical Repair
  • Transmission Service
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • 30/60/90 Scheduled Maintenance
  • Shocks & Struts
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Exhaust
  • Lube, Oil & Filter

In 1949, Jack's Friendly Mobile Service Station started at the corner of Perry and Monroe Streets in Port Clinton by Kim's father, Jack Smith. In 1979 the business changed hands with Kim Smith assuming the business and changing the name to The Muffler Smiths. Currently the Muffler Smiths has moved to a new location at 222 Buckeye Blvd. and operates as Port Clinton Auto Repair. 

Here are a few more reasons why our customers choose Port Clinton Auto Repair

  • 6 month interest free financing

  • Complementary towing (with diagnostic & repair) *up to $50.00 value

  • 90 day in house financing

  • Used car pre-purchase inspection

  • Great referral program

  • Car Care Card Club – (for fantastic savings)

  • Clean facility

  • Clean waiting area with complimentary beverages and snacks

  • Child friendly 

  • Pet friendly

  • Courtesy loaner vehicle

  • Courtesy shuttle service

  • Wi-Fi

  • Certified AAA shop

Questions? Just ask!

 (419) 734-5184