Below 45 Degrees in Bentonville: Consider Winter Tires

August 6, 2023

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Bentonville drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Arkansas drivers ran out... More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Mr. Lube in Bentonville

July 16, 2023

Tires do a lot of work for Bentonville drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Bentonville. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passeng... 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

Saving Lives in Bentonville with Tire Pressure

March 5, 2023

All new passenger vehicles on our Bentonville, Arkansas, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is tha... 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

Under Pressure in Bentonville: TPMS

October 16, 2022

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Bentonville, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. So... More

The Mr. Lube Guide to Custom Wheels

September 4, 2022

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Bentonville drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, ... More

Tire Tread Depth for Bentonville, Arkansas Drivers

July 17, 2022

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Bentonville

December 5, 2021

Do you like to shop for shoes in Bentonville?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buying... More

Mr. Lube Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

September 12, 2021

Welcome to the Mr. Lube automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Bentonville conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire will actually ri... More