Battery Replacement at Mr. Lube in Bentonville

May 28, 2023

Hello, welcome to Mr. Lube. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Bentonville runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Mr. Lube are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV remote, they wear out... More

Beware Dangers of Spring Driving (Seasonal Driving Tips)

May 21, 2023

Sure, winter is quickly fading in the rearview mirror, but the peril of icy roads is replaced with a whole new set of driving challenges in spring. Deer and other wildlife. You are not the only one who gets spring fever. Animals do, too, and spring is the time they start looking for mates and fo... More

Bad Vibes

May 14, 2023

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... More

Such a Little Part (Climate Control Resistor)

May 7, 2023

You expect your heater/air conditioner to work like it should. You have a control for temperature and one for fan speed. You even have a control for what vents the air comes out of. Don't be surprised one day if your blower fan develops a mind of its own and starts going crazy. Most of the ti... More

How Much is Enough for Bentonville Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

April 30, 2023

Most Bentonville drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the t... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

April 23, 2023

Most Bentonville drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your v... More

A Hot Mess (AC System-Compresser)

April 16, 2023

Air conditioning used to be a real luxury in a vehicle, but now it's standard in most. Your vehicle's air conditioning system is built to last a pretty long time, but like anything mechanical, sometimes it fails. It helps to know a little about how the A/C works. There's a compressor that press... More

Hey Bentonville Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

April 9, 2023

Nowadays, Bentonville drivers are paying more at Arkansas gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Arkansas drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their o... More

Mr. Lube Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

April 2, 2023

Bentonville residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium ... More

Rotation Explanation (Tire Rotation Patterns)

March 26, 2023

You may notice that when you get your vehicle's oil changed, your service adviser may recommend that you have your tires rotated at the same time. The reasons are simple. That will allow your tires to wear more evenly and reduce the noise your tires make as you drive down the road. There are di... More