Automotive Tips from Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center: Making a Battery Last Longer

January 26, 2020

One thing all Neosho drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply deplete... More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

January 21, 2020

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop... More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

January 20, 2020

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Neosho

January 19, 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

The Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

January 19, 2020

Modern Neosho 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 things... More

Synthetic Oil for Neosho Autos

January 18, 2020

If you are a driver in Neosho and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it do... More

Chilly Warning (Diagnosing a Noise in Cold Vehicle)

January 17, 2020

When the weather gets colder, sometimes the noises your vehicle makes will change. For example, you may notice a whining sound when you get going in the morning. It may go away when the vehicle warms up, but it's best not to ignore that sound because it could be a warning of worse things to com... More

Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

January 16, 2020

Hello Missouri! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll ... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

January 15, 2020

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center

January 14, 2020

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More