For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Dexter)

December 29, 2019

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: Serpentine Belt Overview

December 22, 2019

The technicians at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds ... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Dexter

December 15, 2019

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technica... More

Need a New Battery? Call Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter Today

December 8, 2019

Hello Dexter drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Dexter, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues over a... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter for Better Performance

December 1, 2019

Hi Dexter residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the eng... More