Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: Signs of an Alignment Problem

October 30, 2022

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Dexter drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While... More

Deciphering the Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter Menu Board

October 23, 2022

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Dexter, Missouri, service centers like Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alpha... More

Free Money (Almost) (Fuel Saving Tips)

October 16, 2022

You spend a lot of money on a vehicle, probably the most money you'll spend on anything except a house. But the spending doesn't stop after you've bought it. It goes into things like insurance, repairs and fuel. One good piece of news is that you can cut down the amount you spend on fuel if yo... More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Dexter

October 9, 2022

The hottest Missouri news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Dexter. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Dexter can do to ... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Dexter Drivers

October 2, 2022

Dexter residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to b... More