Charlies Fast Lube Dexter: Dexter, MO Oil change
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I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Dexter

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... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

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 ... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Dexter Autos

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... Read More

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

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... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

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 ... Read More

10 Services Dexter Drivers Often Overlook

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... Read More

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

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... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

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... Read More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower.The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter?

Today's Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Dexter drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Missouri who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the di... Read More

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