Deciphering the Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter Menu Board

October 23, 2022

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Dexter, Missouri, service centers like Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alpha... More

Hey Dexter Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

July 5, 2020

Nowadays, Dexter drivers are paying more at Missouri gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Missouri drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old ve... More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Dexter)

December 29, 2019

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More

Recommended Service Intervals at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

September 8, 2019

Most people in the Dexter area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some... More

Easy Miles ? Do Dexter Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

August 18, 2019

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called severe service maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a cons... More