The Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville Guide to Servicing Your Differential

September 29, 2019

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Perryville drivers. A lot of us in Perryville don't know what a differential is or what it's for... More

Fuel Injection Basics for Perryville

September 22, 2019

All modern Perryville vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Perryville drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right timeto be mixed with air and burned in th... More

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

September 15, 2019

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville in Perryville

September 8, 2019

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Perryville drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls he... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville

September 1, 2019

Good vehicle care for us Perryville residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required diffe... More