What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

March 26, 2023

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... More

Dexter Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

March 19, 2023

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Dexter on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered signifi... More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

March 12, 2023

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Dexter drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulde... More

Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Dexter

March 5, 2023

Let's talk about something critical for all Dexter drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps you... More