Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

January 29, 2023

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Bentonville ... More

Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)

January 22, 2023

If youve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor. You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but its important that it be working correctly, or you may be experiencing some fairly significant engine issues... More

Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

January 15, 2023

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... More

Automotive Tips from Mr. Lube: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

January 8, 2023

When Bentonville drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake syste... More

Fuel Injectors

January 1, 2023

The last new American vehicles sold in Bentonville with a carburetor rolled out of the Arkansas dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Bentonville, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your... More

No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

December 25, 2022

Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine? It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles t... More

Full of Hot Air (Air Conditioning)

December 18, 2022

In warm weather, you want to be in a cool vehicle. When we're talking cool, we don't mean stylish or trendy, but cool as in not sweltering inside. And if your vehicle's air conditioner stops working correctly, it seems to always break at the worst timeduring a heat wave. Automotive air conditio... More

The Right Stuff (Choosing Replacement Parts)

December 11, 2022

Let's face it. Vehicles are complicated machines, each having thousands of parts. And since they're subjected to heat, cold, vibrations, bumps and much more, these parts wear out and need to be replaced. When your service advisor says you need a new part, you may have many options. Let's say ... More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Mr. Lube

December 4, 2022

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Bentonville. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better under... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Mr. Lube in Bentonville

November 27, 2022

Warm weather or cold, Bentonville drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Bentonville people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Mr. Lube, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air condition... More