A Clean Sweep (Fuel Injector Cleaning)

April 30, 2023

Your vehicle gets its power from burning fuel, usually gasoline, and it counts on something called fuel injectors to send gas to the engine in a spray that is easy to ignite. Its a precise operation, and when its working well, you have plenty of power and an efficient engine. But after time, con... More

When Your Air Bag Light Comes On (Illuminated Air Bag Light)

April 23, 2023

There are some dashboard lights you should pay more attention to than others. One is the air bag light. If it's on and your vehicle is in an accident, your air bags probably won't do their job. Automakers began installing air bags in the late 1990's since they were mandatory in the United State... More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: Battery Testing

April 16, 2023

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Dexter drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible... More

Steering Clear in Dexter

April 9, 2023

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

April 2, 2023

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Missouri news. Dexter people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Dexter motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commuters,... More