Charlies Fast Lube Dexter: Dexter, MO Oil change
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Tire Replacement: What Dexter Drivers Need to Know

Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L... Read More

Talk to Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that Dexter folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be m... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Dexter: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Dexter drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Dexter drive... Read More

Under Pressure in Dexter: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Dexter, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 20... Read More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Dexter drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter in Dexter

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Dexter drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but it... Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

Why are wheel bearings for Dexter vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Charlie's Fast Lube Dexter post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Dexter, Missouri.... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Dexter drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steerin... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Dexter, Missouri Drivers

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... Read More

How Much is Enough for Dexter Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Dexter drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the techni... Read More

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