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

Timing Belt

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Dexter

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do with the c... Read More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Dexter.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Dexter. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understand... Read More

Ask Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co... Read More

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