Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter in Dexter

June 12, 2022

When we Dexter residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abil... More

The Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

January 9, 2022

Modern Dexter vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute things... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

April 4, 2021

Starting in 1996, Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a ... More