Technician Training at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

January 22, 2023

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter in Dexter. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive profess... More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Dexter

October 9, 2022

The hottest Missouri news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Dexter. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Dexter can do to ... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Dexter

July 10, 2022

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Dexter area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Dexter drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshield is... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

May 17, 2022

At Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter we get a lot of Dexter drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Missouri, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you ... More

Synthetic Oil for Dexter Autos

April 24, 2022

If you are a driver in Dexter and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it do... More

Don't Miss a Beat (Importance of Regular Maintenance)

February 6, 2022

In many places, license plates have to be renewed every year or else you can't drive your vehicle legally. Usually, you'll get a reminder from the agency that issues the plates. That kind of regular attention needs to be paid to your vehicle as well. Its manufacturer has determined a schedule o... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

January 23, 2022

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Missouri folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do ... More

10 Services Dexter Drivers Often Overlook

January 2, 2022

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Dexter. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. Speci... More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Missouri: Winter Car Prep for Dexter Drivers

September 12, 2021

When autumn comes around in Dexter, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Dexter drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Dexter driver... More

Severe Service Requirements

July 25, 2021

A lot of Dexter drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of autom... More