Charlies Fast Lube Dexter: Dexter, MO Oil change
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Nice waiting areas, clean rest rooms, and fresh coffee to make your experience unique!

We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

Family Owned & Operated

We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! We change your oil while you wait

Car Care Tips

Older Vehicles

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Dexter area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that... Read More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Dexter. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expos... Read More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Dexter

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Dexter area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Dexter area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you... Read More

Slipping into Fall (Driving with ABS Brakes)

As the weather changes over from hot to colder, drivers will have to deal with more slippery streets. And it's important to know how to drive with the brakes you have on your vehicle. In the 1970s, anti-lock braking systems (ABS) started to be installed on vehicles and they've been a game chang... Read More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... Read More

Used Cars: Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Dexter drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Dexter area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when famili... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Dexter drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes ar... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

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... Read More

Brake Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter in Dexter

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Dexter drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Missouri driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter, our team will check your brake system and let you know if ther... Read More

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