Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

August 28, 2022

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More

Water Pump

February 13, 2022

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More

Coolant Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

April 5, 2020

Dexter residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Missouri temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it has ... More

Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter Radiator Service

January 26, 2020

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Dexter, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine w... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Dexter, Missouri

August 12, 2019

The cooling system keeps Missouri vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Dexter. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Dexter drivers associate with ... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Dexter, Missouri

August 9, 2019

Dexter auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Dexter, Missouri, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care o... More

Cooling System Components

August 7, 2019

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Dexter auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Missouri.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system usual... More