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...
Posted in Fluids
on June 28, 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...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on June 21, 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...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on June 14, 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...
Posted in Automotive News
on June 07, 2020