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

Automotive Tips from Mr. Lube: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

May 1, 2022

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Bentonville.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing... More

Fears and Gears (Signs of Automatic Transmission Problems)

August 1, 2021

Automatic transmissions rule. The old days of shifting your own gears are a thing of the past for most drivers. But automatic transmission trouble can be a big inconvenience for any driver if it comes at the wrong time in the wrong place. Here are some signs to look out for that may mean you ar... More

Transmission Care in Bentonville, Arkansas

December 27, 2020

Do you have any plans around Bentonville, Arkansas, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cooler... More

Bentonville Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

June 6, 2020

Any Bentonville driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that if it ain't broke, don't fix it is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Bentonville residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of ... More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Bentonville

June 4, 2020

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do with the c... More

Automotive Tips from Mr. Lube: Timing Belt Overview

May 21, 2020

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Bentonville. The timing belts important j... More