The Mr. Lube Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

July 25, 2021

Modern Bentonville vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute t... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

February 7, 2021

Starting in 1996, Mr. Lube service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer that moni... More

Automotive Detective Work in Bentonville

September 13, 2020

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Bentonville. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when ... More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Mr. Lube in Bentonville

August 2, 2020

When we Bentonville residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his... More