Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

December 27, 2020

Why are wheel bearings for Dexter vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Dexter, Missouri.... More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Dexter, Missouri

December 20, 2020

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Dexter, Missouri, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Dexter, Missouri, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of charge. The man... More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

December 13, 2020

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Dexter.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

December 6, 2020

Dexter drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steerin... More