TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Perryville Vehicle

March 29, 2020

Perryville drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Missouri come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Perryville area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of... More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Perryville

March 22, 2020

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Perryville automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, ... More

Idle Talk about Engines (Causes of Rough Engine Idling)

March 15, 2020

When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n... More

Ready, Set, COLD! (Getting Vehicle Ready for Winter)

March 8, 2020

When the temperatures plunge, your vehicle better be ready because it faces a whole new set of challenges. Rubber stiffens, glass fogs, fluids freeze. Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster. So here are some tips for getting ready for those inevitable colder temperatures. Mak... More

Perryville Exhaust and Emissions Service

March 1, 2020

Many Perryville residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville is really a lot more comprehensive these da... More