Charlies Fast Lube Perryville: Perryville, Missouri Oil Change
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Family Owned & Operated

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! We change your oil while you wait

Nice waiting areas, clean rest rooms, and fresh coffee to make your experience unique!

We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

Car Care Tips

Don't Neglect Your Spare (Spare Tire Care)

If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to. Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire (if we even have one) a second thought.If you have an SUV or truck with a spare, it may be mounted o... Read More

The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... Read More

The Light Nobody Wants to See (Check Engine Light)

You've probably had your Check Engine Light go on. Then it goes off and you figure, hey, whatever the problem was, it's gone now and I don't have to worry about it. Well, the problem may have gone away and it may not have.Your vehicle likely has one of these warning lights on the instrument pa... Read More

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

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Perryville 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, bu... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Per... Read More

A "Mounting" Problem (Motor Mounts)

You know how heavy your engine and transmission are, so you can imagine how tough the parts that hold them onto your vehicle's sub-frame must be. Not only must they support the weight, they also have to isolate vibrations and noise from the passenger cabin. Pretty tall order, wouldn't you say?... Read More

See the Light (Automatic High Beam Dimmers)

It's happened to all of us. We're driving down a highway at night and over a crest appears a car with its high beams blazing. You are momentarily blinded, hoping the other driver will switch them to their low beam setting and restore your vision.Not only do we not appreciate being blinded, fac... Read More

Differential Service in Perryville, Missouri - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Perryville, Missouri, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a different... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville

Hello Perryville! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Missouri vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government t... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville in Perryville

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Perryville road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pump... Read More

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