Perryville Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

February 25, 2019

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Perryville, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranksh... More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville in Perryville

February 17, 2019

Tires do a lot of work for Perryville drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Perryville. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passenger... More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville in Perryville

February 10, 2019

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... More

Differential Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville: Viva la Difference

February 4, 2019

Every vehicle on Missouri roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Perryville residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a m... More