If you haven't shopped in the Perryville area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Perryville, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on April 28, 2019
Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A ...
Posted in Parts
on April 21, 2019
Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called "severe service" maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on April 14, 2019
Welcome to the Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Perryville conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the wate...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 07, 2019