Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

June 28, 2020

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

June 21, 2020

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years. That comfortable relat... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

June 14, 2020

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Dexter driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter wil... More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

June 7, 2020

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Dexter can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Dexter wh... More