Engine Hydration for Bentonville Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

October 31, 2021

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

Right or Left? Mr. Lube Power Steering Service

October 24, 2021

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

On Board Diagnostics for Bentonville Motorists

October 17, 2021

Some Bentonville vehicle owners wonder why Mr. Lube and other Bentonville auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Mr. Lube for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Bentonville area, automotive diagnostics can cover quite a r... More

Don't Stack the Mat

October 10, 2021

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why. It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

October 3, 2021

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More