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 ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on December 29, 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 ...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on December 22, 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...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 15, 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...
Posted in Fluids
on December 08, 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...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 01, 2019