Transmission Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville in Perryville

May 29, 2022

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Perryville drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Missouri to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pr... More

Should Perryville Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

May 22, 2022

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your ... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

May 17, 2022

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

I Want a New Vehicle. Or Do I? (Vehicle Maintenance Payoffs)

May 8, 2022

Spring is a peak season for vehicle sales; companies aggressively market new models and offer all sorts of incentives. So you may be tempted to buy a shiny new beauty. But should you? If you've regularly maintained the vehicle you're driving now, you probably don't NEED a new one. Even if your... More

The Right Oil for the Season (Engine Oil Viscosity)

May 1, 2022

As the temperatures plunge, certain types of engine oil may not flow as easily as they did when it was warmer. Makes sense, doesn't it? Just like molasses gets thicker as the temperature goes down, engine oil does the same thing. So, maybe you're wondering if you have to change your oil as the s... More